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Turkey 'knew downed plane was Russian' 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:42:05 GMT 
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin rejects as "impossible" Turkey's claims it did not know the fighter jet it shot down was Russian.

Saudi Arabia 'planning mass executions' 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:24:44 GMT 
    Amnesty International expresses alarm at reports that Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people - including Ali al-Nimr - in a single day.

Support for climate deal 'declines' 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:35:12 GMT 
    A public opinion survey suggests that support for strong action on climate change has declined since 2009.

Turkish journalists charged with spying 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:18:25 GMT 
    Two prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with espionage after alleging that Turkey's secret services sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria.

El Salvador priest suspended over abuse 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:08:42 GMT 
    El Salvador's Catholic Church suspends a well-known priest, Jesus Delgado, for sexually abusing a young girl in the 1980s.

Trump denies mocking disabled reporter 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:19:39 GMT 
    Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.

Thieves steal $250m of Nigerian oil 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:23:28 GMT 
    Thieves have stolen nearly $250m of petrol from a single pipeline this year, Nigeria's state oil company says.

Canadian Miss World 'barred from China' 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:41:36 GMT 
    Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.

BHP rebuts UN 'toxic waste' claim 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:11:50 GMT 
    Australian mining giant BHP says mud spilled by the devastating collapse of a dam at a Brazilian mine is not toxic.

'Dead' Baloch rebel leader is alive 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:43:02 GMT 
    A separatist leader from Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, previously thought to have died in a raid in August, is shown in a new video.

Lord Coe ends association with Nike 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:30:30 GMT 
    IAAF president Lord Coe ends his 38-year ambassadorial role with American sportswear giant Nike.

Talking therapy 'eases dental phobia' 
  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 01:22:27 GMT 
    People with a dental phobia are more likely to undergo treatment without sedation if they have had Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), research suggests.

VIDEO: Salah Abdeslam 'phoned people for lift' 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:56:05 GMT 
    A friend of one of the main suspects still being hunted by police after the Paris attacks has said Salah Abdeslam phoned people in Brussels following the attacks and asked them to drive to get him.

VIDEO: Citizen journalists capture life in Raqqa under Islamic State 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:24:02 GMT 
    Citizen journalists are the main - and often only - source of information about life in a city controlled by the so-called Islamic State.

VIDEO: Afghan rapper escaped child marriage 
  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:01:26 GMT 
    The BBC speaks to Sonita Alizadeh, who started rapping after she was nearly sold as a bride by her family.
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