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World News From BBC

Republicans savage immigration plan 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:27:34 GMT 
    President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to give more than four million undocumented migrants work permits "damages the presidency" says a Republican leader.

Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:14:10 GMT 
    US Vice President Joe Biden, on a visit to Ukraine, says Russia faces "greater isolation" if it fails to pull back its military forces.

Chilean colonels jailed for torture 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:02:19 GMT 
    Two retired Chilean colonels - Ramon Caceres and Edgar Cevallos - are jailed for torturing the father of President Michelle Bachelet in 1973.

Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:04:43 GMT 
    Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.

Britain objects to Falklands signs 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:31:21 GMT 
    The UK criticises an Argentine law requiring public transport vehicles to carry signs declaring the country's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands.

'No new ideas at talks' - Iran 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:29:22 GMT 
    Iran's foreign minister says he has heard "no new ideas" as talks with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme stretch into the evening.

Dutch 'Syria bride' custody extended 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:38:39 GMT 
    A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.

Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:39:41 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.

Uganda uproar over toddler's death 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:01:27 GMT 
    The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.

Zambia leader suspended by his party 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:27:27 GMT 
    Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.

DR Congo axe attackers kill dozens 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:22:37 GMT 
    At least 50 people have been massacred by machete and axe-wielding attackers in eastern DR Congo, according to activists.

World's biggest crane ship sets sail 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:02:33 GMT 
    The world's largest crane ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, sets sail from its shipyard in Korea for Rotterdam port in the Netherlands.

VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:18:51 GMT 
    The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.

VIDEO: £3bn to fix crumbling Westminster 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT 
    Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned.

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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