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  1. At least 1,100 killed in Iraq in February

    At least 1,100 killed in Iraq in February

    The UN mission to Iraq says violence in the country claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February.

  2. 'Jihadi John' relatives under watch in Kuwait

    'Jihadi John' relatives under watch in Kuwait

    Kuwait City (AFP) - Kuwaiti authorities are closely monitoring several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in the Gulf emirate where the Islamic State executioner was born, press reports said on Sunday.

  3. Faded seaside towns are fertile ground for UKIP

    Faded seaside towns are fertile ground for UKIP

    Ramsgate (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Deprived of tourists by the advent of cheap foreign holidays, many of Britain's faded seaside towns have become pockets of deprivation -- and fertile territory for the populist, anti-European UK Independence Party (UKIP).

  4. Rebel deminers comb Ukraine battleground town

    Rebel deminers comb Ukraine battleground town

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) - A week since pro-Russian rebels forced Ukrainian soldiers from the key transport hub of Debaltseve, the sound of explosions still reverberates around the eastern town.

  5. Venezuela travel ban for George W Bush

    Venezuela travel ban for George W Bush

    A US travel ban on Venezuelan officials has resulted in the South American nation issuing a raft of travel restrictions on American citizens and diplomats.

  6. S.Korea's President Park urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'

    S.Korea's President Park urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'

    Seoul (AFP) - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo.

  7. Estonians go to the polls amid concerns over Russia

    Estonians go to the polls amid concerns over Russia

    Tallinn (AFP) - Estonians went to the polls on Sunday in legislative elections with voters in the Baltic concerned about security in the face of their powerful neighbour Russia's military resurgence.

  8. 'Gone girl' stunt goes wrong

    'Gone girl' stunt goes wrong

    A woman is facing possible charges after her ‘Gone Girl’ stunt went wrong.

  9. Venezuela to limit US diplomats, require visas for Americans

    Venezuela to limit US diplomats, require visas for Americans

    Caracas (AFP) - President Nicolas Maduro plans to limit the US diplomatic presence in Venezuela and require American tourists to obtain visas, in a sign of growing tensions between the two countries.

  10. US ice storm halts nearly 1000 flights

    US ice storm halts nearly 1000 flights

    An overnight storm in Texas has grounded nearly 1000 flights out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

  11. NZ troops sent to Iraq causes concerns

    NZ troops sent to Iraq causes concerns

    A terrorism expert and New Zealand's opposition say sending troops into Iraq is giving the terrorists what they want.

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