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Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:37:40 GMT 
    The US state of Missouri orders 2,200 National Guardsmen to Ferguson to quell unrest after a police officer was cleared over the killing of Michael Brown.


Messi breaks Champions League record 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:11:54 GMT 
    Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Champions League's all-time top scorer by scoring against Apoel Nicosia.


S Leone Ebola workers dump bodies 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:05:52 GMT 
    Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies in public in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.


Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:29:59 GMT 
    Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.


Theft of shoes from WW2 death camp 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:49:21 GMT 
    Thieves steal shoes belonging to Jewish Holocaust victims at a former concentration camp in Poland


France puts Russian warship on hold 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:20:13 GMT 
    France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.


Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:58:54 GMT 
    At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.


Hungary police 'blame rape victims' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:47:19 GMT 
    Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.


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.


Hughes to have scans on Wednesday 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:13:49 GMT 
    Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head and will have scans on Wednesday.


Armed jewel robbers in Paris chase 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:43:39 GMT 
    Two armed robbers who held up a jewellery shop and took a hostage hand themselves in to police following a chase across Paris.


VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:29 GMT 
    A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.


VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:07:46 GMT 
    A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.


VIDEO: Angelina Jolie on directing Unbroken 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:27:31 GMT 
    Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie has attended the premiere in London of her new film, Unbroken.


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  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:49:44 GMT 
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