Police will be given temporary powers to seize passports at UK borders of Britons they suspect are travelling abroad to fight with terror groups, David Cameron has announced.

Aid arrives to Iraq town after IS siege broken

Aid has begun to flow to a small northern Shiite town in Iraq, a day after security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and US airstrikes broke a two-month ...

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Ashya parents to remain in custody

A Spanish judge has ordered the detention for 72 hours of a British couple who took their critically ill five-year-old son abroad against doctors’ advice.

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Russia calls for Ukraine ceasefire deal

Russia’s foreign minister has urged those holding a new round of talks on easing Ukraine’s crisis to push for a ceasefire between Ukrainian government troops and ...

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Man kills two in China school attack

A 40-year-old man has stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping to his death, ...

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Relatives slam 'cruel' arrest of Ashya King's parents

Relatives of a five-year-old brain cancer patient taken from hospital in England without doctors’ consent have described the decision to arrest his parents as “cruel”. ...

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Rebels 'fire on border guard boat' in Ukraine

A border guard vessel has been attacked by land-based forces, Ukraine said, hours after Russian president Vladimir Putin called for immediate talks on a political ...

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Police arrest man after two shot dead in New Zealand

A man suspected of killing two unemployment office workers and critically injuring a third has been arrested following a manhunt that lasted seven hours and kept ...

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Israeli land takeover raises tensions in West Bank

Israel has laid claim to nearly a thousand acres of land in the West Bank, in defiance of a Palestinian demand for a halt on settlements.

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Japan warns of toilet roll shortage if quake hits

Japan is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40% of the nation’s supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone.

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'Huge' numbers of children abused in the UK

A child protection campaigner has warned that the sexual exploitation of youngsters in the UK is a much wider issue than had been acknowledged.

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Ashya's parents await court ruling

Legal proceedings against the parents of a five-year-old brain cancer patient who took him out of hospital without doctors’ consent are expected to continue in Spain ...

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Islamic terrorists 'want to hit US'

Cities in America and western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State (IS) militants’ future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, two top politicians ...

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