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VIDEO: Video shows fierce battle in Ukraine

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:53
Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.

Hezbollah says it does not want war

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:53
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group, Hassan Nasrallah, says it does not want war with Israel but is not afraid to fight, after deadly border clashes.

Kenyan Jeptoo banned for doping

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:42
Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years for failing a doping test.

Shake Shack shares surge on debut

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:40
Shares in US burger firm Shake Shack surge more than 130% on their New York Stock Exchange debut, valuing the firm at $1.8bn.

Body found in missing mum search

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:39
A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.

Saudis shelve blogger flogging again

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:34
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.

Easy as Pi: Your tech round-up

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:33
Rory Cellan-Jones rounds up the week's essential tech

Costa must change, says Pellegrini

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:31
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Chelsea striker Diego Costa must change after being banned for stamping.

Day in pictures: 30 January 2015

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:20
Images from around the world: 30 January

VIDEO: More snow forecast for parts of UK

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:07
Wintry weather continues to cause travel disruption in parts of England.

McIlroy leads in Dubai after 64

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:54
Rory McIlroy surges into the lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic after firing a superb 64.

Curfew in Kirkuk amid IS attacks

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:53
A curfew is imposed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk following fierce overnight fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State militants.

Kenya bid to beat reading record

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:31
Pupils at about 400 Kenyan schools try to break the world record for having the most people reading aloud simultaneously from the same book.

Controllers banking on Philae wake-up

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:28
The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.

Mitchell 'refused' libel settlement

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:25
Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.

President Correa's troll warfare

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:24
The politician who names and shames online abusers

Burglars jailed for lecturer attack

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:23
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

US growth slows in fourth quarter

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:04
The economy expanded by 2.6% in the last three months of 2014 - sharply lower than in the third quarter.

US rejects Guantanamo Bay demand

Fri, 2015-01-30 04:55
The US dismisses a Cuban demand to hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to normalise bilateral ties.

Super-prison's £23m for Wrexham

Fri, 2015-01-30 04:40
The "super-prison" being built in Wrexham will bring £23m a year to the local economy and 1,000 jobs.

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