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Ferguson jury process is 'broken' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:14:41 GMT 
    Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".


Many dead in twin Nigeria blasts 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:54 GMT 
    Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say.


Messi breaks Champions League record 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:34:28 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.


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.


Eight Yemen hostages freed in raid 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:45:13 GMT 
    A group of seven Yemenis and a US military expert kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants are freed by Yemeni forces, an official tells the BBC.


More Bill Cosby shows cancelled in US 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:49:53 GMT 
    Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault.


Players to get support over Hughes 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:19:55 GMT 
    Players who witnessed batsman Phil Hughes suffering a serious head injury in Sydney will be given counselling.


VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:49:02 GMT 
    A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.


VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:56:55 GMT 
    Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.


AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:54:38 GMT 
    Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.
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