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Uighur scholar's students on trial 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:52:59 GMT 
    Seven university students linked to jailed Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti have reportedly gone on trial in China's westernmost province of Xinjiang.


Hungary police 'blame rape victims' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:47:19 GMT 
    Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.


Colombia rebels release two soldiers 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:42 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.


Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:58:54 GMT 
    At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.


Five children die in US house fire 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:00:31 GMT 
    Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.


Concerns raised over anti-terror bill 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:27:52 GMT 
    Powers to exclude some British fighters returning from Syria and Iraq was an "announcement waiting for a policy", the independent reviewer of terrorism says.


Learning disability care 'failing' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:54:54 GMT 
    People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.


Facebook criticism over Rigby 'unfair' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:44:04 GMT 
    It would be "almost impossible" for internet firms to monitor all website postings for possible terrorist content, a former MI6 director says.


Universal postal service 'at risk' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:51:47 GMT 
    Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".


In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:28:14 GMT 
    Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson


Day in pictures: 25 November 2014 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:05 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 25 November


In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:45 GMT 
    Night of unrest follows a jury's decision


The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:15:29 GMT 
    The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas


Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT 
    The best news photos from around the world


Day in pictures: 24 November 2014 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:49:11 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 24 November
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