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Audio of 'warning' to Russia jet issued 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:22:01 GMT 
    The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.

Billionaire arrested in Petrobras probe 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:15:30 GMT 
    One of Brazil's richest businessmen and a leading senator are arrested as part of a corruption inquiry into the state oil giant Petrobras.

Facebook wife-killer convicted in US 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:20:23 GMT 
    A man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the corpse on Facebook is found guilty of murder by a jury in Florida.

Germany vows to do more against IS 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:40:25 GMT 
    Germany will do more to fight Islamic State militants, Chancellor Angela Merkel says in response to a French call to do more in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Jailed Chinese journalist appeal fails 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:26:57 GMT 
    A Chinese court upholds a guilty verdict against a senior journalist accused of leaking state secrets, but reduces her sentence from seven years to five, her lawyer says.

Hungary court clears terror suspects 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:31:55 GMT 
    A court in Hungary rules that four men detained as suspected terrorists are in fact World War Two enthusiasts.

Venezuela opposition figure 'killed' 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:48:16 GMT 
    A regional opposition leader in Venezuela is shot dead at a public meeting, his party says, less than two weeks before parliamentary elections.

Pope urges Kenyans to work for peace 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:09:12 GMT 
    Pope Francis urges Kenyans to work for peace as he starts his visit to Africa, with crowds lining the streets of the capital to welcome him.

Protests after Chicago dashcam video 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:42:32 GMT 
    The release of a video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times sparks largely peaceful protests in Chicago.

NFL star had brain trauma disease 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:30:58 GMT 
    A legend of American football, Frank Gifford, suffered from a concussion-related brain injury when he died, his family reveals.

Apple buys Star Wars animation company 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:55:43 GMT 
    Apple purchases the company behind motion-capture technology used in the latest Star Wars film.

VIDEO: Anger in Chicago over police killing 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:12:33 GMT 
    Hundreds of protesters in Chicago voice their anger over a video showing a white officer shooting a young black suspect 16 times.

VIDEO: Baby found in NY church nativity manger 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:58:48 GMT 
    A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.

VIDEO: Switzerland’s vanishing natural wonder 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:07:26 GMT 
    Striking drone footage shows the extent of the retreat of Switzerland's Rhone Glacier, as scientists warn such magisterial ice-masses will have almost vanished by the end of the century.

VIDEO: Canada 'strong role to play' against IS 
  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:05:48 GMT 
    The end of its bombing campaign against Islamic State does not mean Canada is scaling back its role, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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