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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

World News From BBC

Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:45:28 GMT
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012. 
Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:33:27 GMT
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour. 
Slumbering lions win top photo prize  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:24:49 GMT
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. 
WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak. 
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease. 
Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:29:29 GMT
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe at half-time. 
Kansas City level World Series  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:56:41 GMT
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two to level the best-of-seven World Series. 
Remembering Ben Bradlee  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT
Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93. 
Tales from the India Office  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT
Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories. 
Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:29:47 GMT
A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC. 
Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:45 GMT
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears. 
Sweden could use force in sub hunt  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:27 GMT
Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC. 
Cuba leads way on Ebola effort  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:11 GMT
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers. 
Syria air force 'steps up strikes'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:31 GMT
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say. 
Four guilty of Blackwater killings  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:16:30 GMT
A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.