A report by Ukraine’s parliament has revealed that more than 300 soldiers were killed during a weeks-long battle that marked a crushing setback in the military campaign to root out pro-Russian separatist forces in the east.

Man accused of attack on US consulate in Benghazi pleads not guilty

A Libyan militant has pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including US ambassador Chris Stevens.

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Bodies of seven women discovered in Indiana

The bodies of seven women have been found in Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman and led investigators to at least three other bodies, authorities ...

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Sweden continues hunt for mystery submarine

Sweden’s biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

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Turkey helps Kurds cross into Syria to defend border town

Turkey’s top diplomat has announced that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to “give support” to fellow Kurds defending the border town ...

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Iraq his by multiple blasts

Militants have unleashed attacks on Iraq’s majority Shia community, killing at least 33 people.

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EU in €1bn Ebola fund talks

European Union nations are working to reach one billion euro in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the ...

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WHO declares Nigeria free of Ebola

The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria free of Ebola.

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Driver throws kissing gay couple off London bus

Transport chiefs in England have launched an investigation after a gay couple were reportedly thrown off a bus for kissing.

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Parents release heart-breaking statement on losing three kids on MH17

An Australian couple have released a heart-rending statement describing their "ongoing hell" and "unfathomable pain" over the deaths of their three children in the ...

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Police investigate Savile payout claim

Police in England are investigating whether an alleged victim of prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile has made a fraudulent compensation claim.

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Australia lifts Parliament veil ban

Australia’s Parliament House lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.

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Female ministers quit amid funds probe in Japan

Japan’s trade and justice ministers have resigned after accusations that they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ...

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Nepal mountain rescue mission finishes

Nepal is ending rescue operations in its northern mountains today, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly ...

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Survivor nurse returns to Africa to treat Ebola victims

The British nurse who survived Ebola will begin his second spell treating people infected by the deadly virus after returning to the country where he caught the ...

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'Outsiders' in Hong Kong protests

External forces are involved in pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of the financial capital for more than three weeks, Hong Kong’s chief executive has ...

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Firefighters tackle blaze at gas-fuelled power station in UK

Fire investigation officers are due to travel to the site of a gas-fuelled power station in England following a major blaze.

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Viagra 'could treat heart disease'

Viagra could provide a treatment for heart disease as well as problems in the bedroom, a study suggests.

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US airdrops arms to Kurds in Kobani

The US military has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

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