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Court ruling jeopardises Egypt poll

6 hours 19 min ago
Egypt's Supreme Court rules part of an election law unconstitutional, possibly delaying parliamentary polls which begin this month.

VIDEO: Syrian female doctor who fled IS area

6 hours 43 min ago
In the parts of northern Syria where so called Islamic State has taken control, a brutal code of public floggings and executions is being enforced with particular dangers for women.

VIDEO: Syrian female doctor who fled IS area

6 hours 43 min ago
In the parts of northern Syria where so called Islamic State has taken control, a brutal code of public floggings and executions is being enforced with particular dangers for women.

US 'to deport Bosnian war suspects'

7 hours 5 min ago
US officials are trying to deport 150 Bosnian immigrants suspected of involvement in war crimes during the 1992-95 war, the New York Times says.

US 'to deport Bosnian war suspects'

7 hours 5 min ago
US officials are trying to deport 150 Bosnian immigrants suspected of involvement in war crimes during the 1992-95 war, the New York Times says.

Morgan blames bowlers after defeat

7 hours 31 min ago
England captain Eoin Morgan criticises his bowlers after the nine-wicket humbling by Sri Lanka at the World Cup.

Chilean girl appeals to president

7 hours 49 min ago
A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.

VIDEO: How do you bake a 450-metre cake?

10 hours 5 min ago
The city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary on Sunday with a series of events.

VIDEO: How do you bake a 450-metre cake?

10 hours 5 min ago
The city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary on Sunday with a series of events.

Political second-jobs clarity urged

February 28, 2015 - 11:44pm
Election candidates are "riding for a fall" if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser says.

US sex abuse suspect held in Brazil

February 28, 2015 - 11:06pm
Police in Brazil arrest an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in the US state of Minnesota.

VIDEO: Kasyanov pays tribute to Nemtsov

February 28, 2015 - 9:18pm
Former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov plays tribute to Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday.

VIDEO: Kasyanov pays tribute to Nemtsov

February 28, 2015 - 9:18pm
Former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov plays tribute to Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday.

VIDEO: Protests in Nepal over constitution

February 28, 2015 - 9:16pm
Police in Nepal have clashed with demonstrators angry at plans for a new constitution that they say is not democratic enough.

VIDEO: Protests in Nepal over constitution

February 28, 2015 - 9:16pm
Police in Nepal have clashed with demonstrators angry at plans for a new constitution that they say is not democratic enough.

Uruguay bids farewell to pauper president

February 28, 2015 - 8:50pm
Uruguay bids farewell to the leader who was as good as his word

A Welsh enclave in America

February 28, 2015 - 8:20pm
How St David's Day is marked in one community far from Wales

Fury 'ready' to fight Klitschko

February 28, 2015 - 8:12pm
Tyson Fury easily beats Christian Hammer and turns his attention to Wladimir Klitschko and a world title showdown.

Anger over new powers for Turkish authorities online

February 28, 2015 - 7:51pm
Anger over new powers for the Turkish authorities online

Mumbai attacks suspect's luxury jail time

February 28, 2015 - 7:38pm
The luxury lifestyle of Pakistan's most notorious prisoner