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Namibia votes in first Africa e-poll  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:33:00 GMT
Namibians are voting to elect the country's new president and parliament - in what is the first electronic national election in Africa. 
India relaxes visas to boost tourism  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:24:22 GMT
Tourists from US, Australia, Brazil, Germany and Japan can now get visas on arrival in India after the country extended its limited scheme. 
Italy suspends flu drug over deaths  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:41:39 GMT
Italy suspends the use of two batches of a flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis after four people died within 48 hours of receiving the drug. 
Mexican president to overhaul police  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:28:18 GMT
Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September. 
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. 
Police attend 'Black Friday' crowds  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:52:49 GMT
Police are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers. 
Lowest ever winter deaths recorded  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:17:31 GMT
The lowest ever number of winter deaths were recorded last year, official figures for England and Wales show. 
Energy firms hit with £39m penalty  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:16:44 GMT
Regulator Ofgem imposes record £28m penalty on power generator Drax, while InterGen faces an £11m payout, for missing energy saving obligations 
Plebgate row was 'nonsense incident'  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:14:47 GMT
A police officer who witnessed the so-called "plebgate" row says it was a "nonsense incident" that should not have cost Andrew Mitchell his job. 
Lewis Hamilton: A photographer's view  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:29:41 GMT
A photographer's view 
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 
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