At least nine members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a suicide vehicle bomb attack in eastern Logar province.

Scotland would vote yes to independence today, poll finds

Scotland would vote Yes to independence if another referendum were held today - just six weeks after a majority voted No, a poll has found.

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Nigerian school kidnap victims 'married off'

The leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremist group denies agreeing to a ceasefire and says more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have all converted to Islam and been ...

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Trick-or-treat girls killed in Californian hit-and-run

Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in costume have been hit by a vehicle and killed while on a pedestrian crossing at junction in southern California.

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American nurse has ebola quarantine eased by court

A US nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her.

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Fourth death from US school shooting

One of the teenagers wounded in a US school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria.

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Virgin Galactic deal with first commercial spaceflight death

A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere exploded during a test flight over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot.

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Court approves Ecuadorian re-election, abolishing term limits

Ecuador’s highest court has endorsed and sent to the National Assembly a constitutional reform package that would allow indefinite re-election for President Rafael ...

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