1. Athens 1944: Britain’s dirty secret
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-11-30 at 13:30:10

When 28 civilians were killed in Athens, it wasn’t the Nazis who were to blame, it was the British. Ed Vulliamy and Helena Smith reveal how Churchill’s shameful decision to turn on the partisans who had fought on our side in the war sowed the seeds fo...

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2. Baby found buried on Sydney beach
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-01 at 04:52:58

Australian police are investigating after the body of a baby is found buried at a beach in Sydney, a week after another baby was found abandoned in a drain.

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3. Hong Kong protesters clash with police near heart of financial district
     Published by Reuters on 2014-12-01 at 01:53:21

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police baton-charged and pepper-sprayed thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators in the early hours of Monday who were trying to encircle government headquarters, defying orders to retreat after more than two months of prot...

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4. Darren Wilson, Officer in Ferguson Shooting, Resigns From Police Dept.
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-30 at 19:27:40

The officer said in a letter that he hoped his resignation would “allow the community to heal,” his lawyer said. A grand jury declined on Monday to indict him for killing an unarmed black teenager.

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5. Pope, in Turkey, Issues Call to Protect Middle Eastern Christians
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-01 at 00:50:26

Francis and his counterpart in the Orthodox Church vowed to work together to prevent a Christian exodus from the Middle East.

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6. St. Louis Rams Protest Ferguson Decision With ‘Hands Up’
     Published by Huffington Post on 2014-12-01 at 05:56:56

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before trotting onto the field for their pregame introductions, five St. Louis Rams players stood with their hands raised in a show of compassion and solidarity for Ferguson protesters.

Some Rams players took the field in a “Hands Up...

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7. Boko Haram: A common enemy?
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-01 at 02:16:31

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan calls for unity after mosque attack but can civilians rise up against armed group?

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8. Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn violence
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-01 at 08:06:40

Francis tells Turkish president attacks carried out in the name of Islam need condemnation from world's Muslim leaders.

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9. Egyptian Judges Drop All Charges Against Mubarak
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-30 at 21:44:31

The court’s decision means former President Hosni Mubarak could go free for the first time since his 2011 removal from office.

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12. Netanyahu Hints at Possibility of New Elections
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-30 at 22:40:06

Amid growing acrimony among the fractious partners of Israel’s governing coalition, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also berated ministers for attacking him.

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13. Japanese Unearth Remains, and Their Nation’s Past, on Guadalcanal
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-01 at 09:02:21

Expeditions to the South Pacific island where many thousands died reflect a surge in interest among young Japanese in World War II.

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14. Belo Horizonte Has Become the Capital of Brazilian Soccer
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-30 at 22:19:06

Belo Horizonte, the city associated with Brazil’s embarrassing 7-1 loss in the World Cup semifinals, has experienced an unlikely soccer rebirth.

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15. Iraq uncovers 50,000 ‘ghost soldiers’
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2014-12-01 at 05:19:52

Prime minister reveals existence of 50,000 fictitious names crowding the payroll in major fraud for the country's army.

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16. Swiss reject immigration curbs
     Published by BBC on 2014-11-30 at 23:50:47

Swiss voters decisively reject a referendum proposal to cut net immigration to no more than 0.2% of the population.

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17. Police: Missing Ohio State Football Player Found Dead
     Published by Huffington Post on 2014-12-01 at 04:18:39

The body of an Ohio State University football player who had been missing since Wednesday was found in a dumpster near campus, Columbus police said on Sunday evening. Kosta Karageorge, a 22-year-old defensive lineman, is believed to have been killed by a ...

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18. Optimism Faces Grave Realities at Climate Talks
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-11-30 at 23:36:05

Even as United Nations negotiators expressed optimism that they may finally achieve an elusive deal, experts caution that it probably will not be enough to stave off the near-term impact of global warming.

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19. Pro-EU parties edge Moldova poll
     Published by BBC on 2014-12-01 at 08:21:01

Partial results from Moldova's parliamentary elections show that pro-EU parties have a narrow lead over those backing closer ties with Russia.

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