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Doubts on Iran deal as deadline looms 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:41:56 GMT 
    Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.


Tunisia in landmark presidency poll 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:13:38 GMT 
    Tunisians vote in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.


Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life' 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:36:12 GMT 
    Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's F1 title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".


India tea workers kill boss over pay 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:27:26 GMT 
    Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India stab and beat to death the owner during negotiations over pay arrears.


Afghan MPs approve security pact 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:07:19 GMT 
    The lower house of the Afghan parliament approves a security agreement allowing US and Nato troops to remain in the country.


Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:09:43 GMT 
    A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.


Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:49:49 GMT 
    Marion Barry, a four-term Democratic mayor of Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.


Kenya bus gunmen 'want religious war' 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:14:16 GMT 
    The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.


Flood warnings for US snowmelt 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:44:00 GMT 
    Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.


Philippines remembers 2009 massacre 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:19:25 GMT 
    The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".


Foreign Office 'fails bereaved Britons' 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:05:44 GMT 
    The consular service provided by the UK Foreign Office sometimes falls short of what the public "can legitimately expect", a report by MPs says.


New web data powers plan for police 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:32:47 GMT 
    A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.


VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:40:28 GMT 
    Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket


VIDEO: Street pole-dancing in Buenos Aires 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:10:33 GMT 
    Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.


VIDEO: Dizzy world of aerobatic flying 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:09:15 GMT 
    Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics
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