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Day in pictures: 27 November 2014

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:53
A selection of images news from around the world
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VIDEO: Why are Thais raising three fingers?

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:52
A Thai protester says the military government has reacted aggressively to their use of the salute featured in the Hunger Games films.
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Phillip Hughes: Reactions in quotes

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:45
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit by a ball.
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VIDEO: Snow and rain calms Ferguson protest

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:43
After two days of unrest, the streets of Ferguson in Missouri were mostly quiet on Wednesday night, as Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.
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Japan reporter denies S Korea libel

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:25
A Japanese reporter denies defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, at the start of a trial criticised by Japan and local journalists.
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Propaganda warning over Ukraine conflict

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:15
Europe's governments told to get out of news business
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India match off after Hughes death

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 19:01
A match between a Cricket Australia XI and India is cancelled after the death of Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Radio host charged over sexual abuse

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:34
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi appeared in court to face sexual assault charges.
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Israeli Arab 'second class' protest

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:31
Hundreds of Israeli Arabs stamp their Facebook pictures with "second class citizen" to protest at a proposed law.
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Greek services paralysed by strike

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:15
A 24-hour general strike over austerity measures shuts schools and public offices in Greece and heavily disrupted transport.
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Hughes injury 'incredibly rare'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 18:01
The injury that claimed the life of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes has been described as "incredibly rare".
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Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 17:16
Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.
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HK student leader taken to court

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 16:51
Prominent student leader Joshua Wong and other activists appear in a Hong Kong court to face charges following their arrests in Mong Kok.
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'A hero to kids around the nation'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 16:29
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland pays tribute to batsman Phillip Hughes, who has died after being struck by a ball.
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Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 16:14
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.
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Williams could replace North on wing

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 15:58
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.
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Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 15:55
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
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Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 15:27
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
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Japan's shares fall in mixed trade

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 14:57
Asian shares saw mixed trading on Thursday as investors hoped for more stimulus by central banks around the world.
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Thai elections 'could be delayed'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 13:36
Thailand's finance minister tells the BBC that elections to end military rule might now not take place until 2016.
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