"To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations--such is a pleasure beyond compare."
- Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:11:40 GMT
- Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste is deported from Egypt after 400 days in prison and later arrives to Cyprus.
- Greece debt talks 'must help Europe' Sun, 01 Feb 2015 19:44:24 GMT
- Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says his priority is European well-being, after talks in France on the debt issue.
- Jordan vow after hostage beheading Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:51:57 GMT
- Jordan vows to do all it can to secure the release of a pilot captured by IS, after a video appears to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage.
- Nigeria 'repels' Boko Haram attack Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:57:07 GMT
- The Nigerian army says it has repelled a new assault by Boko Haram Islamist militants on the strategic north-eastern city of Maiduguri.
- Obama plans tax on overseas profits Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:17:53 GMT
- US President Barack Obama plans to tax US firms on profits made and cash held overseas, raising funds for a major road-improvement plan in the US.
- Djokovic beats Murray in Melbourne Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:07:52 GMT
- British number one Andy Murray is beaten in four sets as Novak Djokovic wins a fifth Australian Open title.
- Protesters back on Hong Kong streets Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:02:11 GMT
- Pro-democracy protesters return to Hong Kong's streets for the first time since mass demonstrations last year, but their numbers are far lower.
- Damascus bus bomb blast kills four Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:29:58 GMT
- A bomb explodes on a bus in Syria's capital Damascus, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, activists and media reports say.
- Mosque open days to ease 'tensions' Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:55:13 GMT
- Mosques across the UK have been opened the public later in a bid to "reach out to fellow Britons following tensions around terrorism".
- US boy, three, shoots both parents Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:25:23 GMT
- A three-year-old US boy shoots and injures his mother and father with the same bullet after pulling a gun from her handbag in a New Mexico motel.
- Man scattering ashes swept into sea Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:22:17 GMT
- A 51-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering his sister's ashes in North Cornwall.
- Ghana 3-0 Guinea Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:16:45 GMT
- Ghana ease into their fifth consecutive Africa Cup of Nations semi-final by comfortably beating Guinea in Malabo.
- VIDEO: Music's role in surviving Holocaust Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:09:08 GMT
- A service at Westminster Abbey on Sunday will honour work written by prisoners during the Holocaust - and the role that music played in helping some survive
- VIDEO: Bollywood star 'succumbed' to twitter Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:01:09 GMT
- Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan says that he has "succumbed" to social media as a way to connect with his fans and well-wishers.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:09:02 GMT
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