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Russians 'will not cave in' to West 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:22:59 GMT 
    Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.


Cuba 'will stay on' communist path 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:23:11 GMT 
    Cuban President Raul Castro hails a recent move to normalise relations with the US but stresses that Havana will not change its political system.


Israel launches Gaza air strike 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:37:58 GMT 
    Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.


Plea by parents of Aurora accused 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:19:26 GMT 
    The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.


Ambulance wait times 'may increase' 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:45:11 GMT 
    Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients in England could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.


Ken Clarke attacks 'silly' EU debate 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:57:23 GMT 
    Pro-Europeans have got to "organise themselves properly" to defeat the "silly" arguments for leaving the EU, former Tory Chancellor Ken Clarke says.


Be honest on cuts, says Mandelson 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:21:24 GMT 
    Former Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says Labour's shadow cabinet has to "play as a team" and be up front about public spending cuts.


May 'could disband child abuse panel' 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:54:23 GMT 
    The independent panel set up to support the planned public inquiry into historical child abuse could be disbanded, the BBC understands.


Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:42:43 GMT 
    News photo from around the world


Picture power: Doused with milk 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:12:51 GMT 
    Treated for the effects of pepper spray


Day in pictures: 18 December 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 18 December


In pictures: US-Cuban relations 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:53:41 GMT 
    Story of Cuba's relationship with the US


Picture power: Under the dress 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:37 GMT 
    Actress America Ferrera red-faced


In pictures: Pakistan school attack aftermath 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:29 GMT 
    Families have begun burying their dead


Picture power: A scar on the landscape 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:56:57 GMT 
    Brazil's worst drought in 80 years
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