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Liberia holds vote delayed by Ebola 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:08:49 GMT 
    Liberia votes in a senate election that was postponed because of the Ebola outbreak, with ex-footballer George Weah among the candidates.


Cairns children's mother arrested 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:26:13 GMT 
    Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.


Turkey issues warrant for Gulen 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:17:08 GMT 
    Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.


Colombia Farc truce follows killings 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:01:43 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers.


Israel launches Gaza air strike 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:37:58 GMT 
    Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.


Plea by parents of Aurora accused 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:19:26 GMT 
    The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.


Ambulance targets plan revealed 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:35:32 GMT 
    Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.


Welby seeks gay marriage 'bridge' 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:04:35 GMT 
    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.


Second arrest over off-duty PC death 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:54:36 GMT 
    A second man is arrested on suspicion of murdering off-duty police officer Neil Doyle, who died after being attacked in Liverpool on Friday.


More support for ex-forces prisoners 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:27:13 GMT 
    Ex-armed forces members who are sent to prison will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the Ministry of Justice says.


Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:42:43 GMT 
    News photo from around the world


Picture power: Doused with milk 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:12:51 GMT 
    Treated for the effects of pepper spray


Day in pictures: 18 December 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 18 December


In pictures: US-Cuban relations 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:53:41 GMT 
    Story of Cuba's relationship with the US


Picture power: Under the dress 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:37 GMT 
    Actress America Ferrera red-faced
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