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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. 
Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks'  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:47:19 GMT
Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium. 
Tensions ease in protest-hit Ferguson  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:59:34 GMT
A level of calm returns to the streets of Ferguson after two nights of unrest, although dozens of protesters have been arrested in California. 
Children tested for Ebola on Tyneside  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:00:08 GMT
Two young patients who have spent time in Africa are tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola after displaying viral symptoms. 
Craig Whyte held at Heathrow Airport  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:38:19 GMT
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte is arrested after arriving in the UK from Mexico where he had been detained. 
'Too few' toddlers having flu vaccine  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:50 GMT
Too few toddlers and young children are having the seasonal flu vaccine, the chief medical officer for England warns. 
Search for teachers 'may go abroad'  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:10:42 GMT
A continuing teacher recruitment shortage may prompt schools to look abroad for new teachers, experts say. 
Your pictures: Insects  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:12:17 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "insects" 
Day in pictures: 26 November 2014  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:54:02 GMT
24 hours of news images: 25 November 
In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:28:14 GMT
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson 
Picture power: Pausing the moment  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:21 GMT
Story behind an image of a student protest 
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 
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