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Egypt faces a long and difficult battle with militants, the country's president says, in his first remarks since a deadly attack in the Sinai region.
Nadir Ciftci's 10th goal of the season clinches a place in the Scottish League Cup final for Dundee United at Hampden.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu, the presenter of a BBC debate programme on governance in Kenya, reflects on what he has learned in nearly three years travelling around the country.
The government of Bahrain revokes the nationalities of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state BNA news agency has reported.
Events are held at Stoke City to mark the 100th anniversary of football legend Sir Stanley Matthews' birth.
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.
Homes and businesses are left without phone or broadband after a thief steals 200m of cable.
Huddersfield defender Tommy Smith is taken to hospital by helicopter after suffering a severe head injury.
Police in the Netherlands say a man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations.
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A major route in the Highlands - the A82 road - has been restricted to one lane because of a rock fall.
A Welsh police and crime commissioner says the proposal to offer Tasers to all front-line police officers is a mistake.
Serena Williams says vomiting during the final helped her beat Maria Sharapova to win a sixth Australian Open title.
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".
John Carver claims victory in his first game since being confirmed as Newcastle head coach as Hull's poor run continues.
Funerals take place in Pakistan for the victims of a suicide attack on a Shia mosque during Friday prayers which killed at least 60 people.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects any cancellation of Greece's debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts.
Thousands have gathered in Madrid for a rally organised by the radical leftist party Podemos.
Lance Armstrong should get back his seven Tour de France titles, according to former rider Scott Mercier.
A Church of England vicar apologises for posting a link to an article which claimed Israel was responsible for the 9/11 attacks.