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Colombia general 'released soon' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:31:48 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels reach an agreement with the government over the conditions necessary for releasing an army general and four others.


Two cleared in landmark FGM case 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:16:23 GMT 
    The doctor and father of a 13-year-old who died after allegedly undergoing female genital mutilation are cleared in a landmark trial in Egypt.


Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:12:36 GMT 
    Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.


Counting under way in Rochester poll 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:59:28 GMT 
    Votes are being counted in the the Rochester and Strood by-election where the UK Independence Party is hoping to gain its second elected Westminster MP.


Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:03:16 GMT 
    Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from the Labour front bench over a tweet she sent during the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.


Muslim schools 'set for criticism' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:11:56 GMT 
    Reports highly critical of "safeguarding" at seven east London schools, including six Muslim schools, are set to be published by Ofsted.


Parliament repairs 'could top £3bn' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:31:54 GMT 
    Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than £3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.


In pictures: Mike Nichols films 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:30 GMT 
    A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols


Day in pictures: 20 November 2014 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:08:45 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 20 November


In pictures: Scarcity and Waste 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:11:28 GMT 
    Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award


Your pictures: Movement 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:39:28 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"


Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:59:56 GMT 
    Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq


Day in pictures: 19 November 2014 
  Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:42:57 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 19 November


In pictures: Faith Through a Lens 
  Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:24:46 GMT 
    Faith Through a Lens competition


Vaccinating a remote community 
  Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:25:22 GMT 
    Vaccinating a remote community
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