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At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
A 21-year-old student from Eritrea talks about his hopes for the future after being rescued from migrant boat bound for Italy.
The family of a soldier found dead at a Surrey army barracks says police are stalling a new inquest into her death.
The former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald QC, expresses "great regret" that he was not told of historical child abuse allegations against former Labour MP Lord Janner.
Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event.
Jeremy Clarkson says he will miss hosting Top Gear, in his first comment since he was dropped from the BBC show.
At least 33 people are killed and 100 injured in an explosion in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials say.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Raheem Sterling's behaviour has become an unwanted distraction.
A senior rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says the Minsk peace deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.
Australian police say they have broken up an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event, arresting five teenagers.
A group calling itself the Ukrainian Insurgent Army says it was behind the deaths of two anti-government figures in Kiev this week.
Gun battles lasting several hours break out on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican border city that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.
The reverberations of the Bangladeshi war of independence in 1971 are still creating big Islamic turmoil in the world’s third-most populous Muslim nation.
Finland candidate's unusual tactics to encourage people to vote
The United Arab Emirates you've probably never heard of
A blind man and a double amputee on a 10-year mission
The photographers who refuse to abandon traditional film cameras
The strange afterlife of Einstein's brain
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to announce plans for a new task force to crack down on the illegal exploitation of workers in a speech on immigration.