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Egyptian soldiers have clashed with jihadists after a wave of militant attacks in the Sinai peninsula which claimed at least 30 lives.
Republican Mitt Romney has said he is not running for the White House in 2016, in a surprise announcement.
Saudi authorities have delayed the flogging of a blogger for the third time in the face of growing international pressure.
Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle has left hospital six weeks after he was struck by a lorry.
Conservative chairman Grant Shapps has ruled out a coalition deal with UKIP in the event of a hung parliament after the general election.
Police searching for mother-of-four Samantha Henderson have found a body in a lake.
A top British diplomat was the focus of a secret government file about his "unnatural" sexual behaviour, Sky News can reveal.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an apparent insider attack at Kabul airport in which three Americans were shot and killed.
US economic growth slowed in the final quarter of 2014, but its performance was enviable when compared to new woes for the eurozone and Russia.
David Cameron described Winston Churchill as "a great leader and a great Briton," but did he know the former Conservative Prime Minister had a stutter and once spent three days hiding in a mineshaf
Four Polish burglars who "savagely" beat a senior lecturer during a raid on his house in Wimbledon have been jailed.
At least six people have been killed after shells hit a cultural centre and a trolleybus in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
Officials in Jordan say they are still awaiting proof that a pilot held by Islamic State is alive, as the country works closely with Japan to secure the release of two hostages.
A teenager who forced his way into a Dutch TV station acted alone and has no links to terror groups, police have said.
A least 49 people have been killed after a bomb tore through a mosque in Pakistan, according to officials.
Thailand's military junta has stepped up its campaign of intimidation against opponents by ordering a former minister and prominent leader of the Red Shirt protest movement to report to barracks fo
Facebook is going head-to-head with apps like FourSquare and Yelp by flagging up local sights and restaurant tips based on where you are.
Portsmouth Naval Base is to get a £100m investment to improve facilities so that two new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers can dock there.
A pensioner who received an unpaid bill of more than £4.7bn says the tax man must have mistaken him for tycoon Richard Branson.
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