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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.


Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:57:49 GMT 
    Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.


US and Turkey discuss IS and Syria 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:39:48 GMT 
    The US vice-president and Turkish president discuss ways to fight Islamic State and strengthen the Syrian opposition, despite reports of strained relations.


Colombia general 'free next week' 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:21:47 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.


Benghazi report clears US response 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:22:13 GMT 
    A US inquiry finds no wrongdoing by the Obama administration in responding to the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.


Obama defends immigration reform 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:22:14 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.


NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:36:16 GMT 
    The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.


Police and NHS phone lines restored 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:31:09 GMT 
    Non-emergency police and medical phone lines are now working, Vodafone says, after technical problems disrupted services for a number of hours.


Baby 'looked like Auschwitz victim' 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:41:43 GMT 
    A four-and-a-half month-old baby girl looked 'like something from Auschwitz' when found at her home in east London, a court is told.


Balcony collapse victims named 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:12:58 GMT 
    Two Polish men who died after a balcony collapsed in west London on Friday are named as Tomasz Procko, 22, and Karol Szymanski, 29.


Day in pictures: 21 November 2014 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:31:30 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 21 November


In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:54:20 GMT 
    Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States


Picture power: Bird flu 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:38:24 GMT 
    The story behind the picture


In pictures: Mike Nichols films 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:30 GMT 
    A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols


Day in pictures: 20 November 2014 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:08:45 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 20 November
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