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—Anna Garlin Spencer

 

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Militants claim deadly Kenya attack 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:49:12 GMT 
    Militants from Somali group al-Shabab say they attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 people, in revenge for security raids on mosques.


West 'seeks Russia regime change' 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:26:46 GMT 
    Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.


Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.


'Big gaps' hamper Iran nuclear talks 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:19:01 GMT 
    Important sticking points remain in talks with Iran, Western powers warn, as negotiations on Tehran's nuclear programme enter their final stages.


Iraq troops battle IS in Ramadi 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:18:21 GMT 
    Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.


Thai king's absence sparks concern 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:24:17 GMT 
    King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.


Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:38:35 GMT 
    An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.


US 'to expand' Afghan combat role 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:30:28 GMT 
    US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.


Bahrain holds disputed election 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:55:52 GMT 
    Voters are going to the polls in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias are urging a boycott.


Portugal ex-PM held over tax fraud 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:24:13 GMT 
    The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.


Mexico vows action on rule of law 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:05:58 GMT 
    Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.


Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:10:29 GMT 
    The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.


VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:38 GMT 
    Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.


VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:36:19 GMT 
    The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.


VIDEO: YouTube studios for internet stars 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:27:26 GMT 
    YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
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