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More than 60 people have died in attacks in and around Baghdad, apparently targeting Sunnis, in the worst day of violence in Iraq for months.
More than 60 people have been killed and dozens hurt in several bomb attacks apparently targeting Sunnis, in Iraq's worst day of violence for months.
Police find what they believe is a bomb in the Foxes Glen area of west Belfast - the scene of a gun attack on officers on Thursday afternoon.
Ahead of his final match in charge of Manchester United, manager Sir Alex Ferguson looks back on his decision to retire - and reveals what he will miss most about the club.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh placed their feet in casts on Friday as they visited Cornwall
Conservative protesters have broken up a gay rally in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.
Leinster produce a display of clinical finishing as they beat Stade Francais in Friday's Amlin Challenge Cup final.
The UN's refugee agency says that more than 1.5m people have fled the conflict in Syria, and warns the total is likely to be far higher.
The mayor of the Canadian city of Toronto, Rob Ford, denies allegations that he has been caught on video smoking crack cocaine.
Stoke City are to investigate after reports that a pig's head was left in striker Kenwyne Jones's locker.
Retired IT manager Nigel Clarke, from Kent in the UK, has launched a website listing the call centre menu sequences for accessing thousands of services.
James Anderson becomes only the fourth England player to take 300 Test wickets during the first Test against New Zealand.
The inquest into the death of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko could be replaced by a form of public inquiry to allow evidence about Russia's alleged role in the killing to be heard in secret.
Senior US tax officials deny the extra scrutiny given to conservative political groups ahead of the 2012 election was motivated by partisan bias.
Air raids target a militant training camp in north-east Nigeria as a military plane is hit by anti-aircraft fire, officials say.
Ian Poulter describes his performance as "disgusting" after being eliminated from the World Match Play Championship.
The Official Charts Company has revealed the most streamed song of the last twelve months
Lightning strikes a house as a thunderstorm brings torrential rain to south west Wales.
After years of conflict, it can be difficult to imagine the people of Mogadishu enjoying a nightlife.
The extradition of fugitive Andrew Moran is delayed by an investigation into separate charges by Spanish police.