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Pakistan mosque blast kills dozens  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:16:21 GMT
A bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan kills at least 40 people and injures many more, officials say. 
Putin ally to build bridge to Crimea  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:45:48 GMT
A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions. 
US rejects Guantanamo Bay demand  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:55:02 GMT
The US dismisses a Cuban demand to hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to normalise bilateral ties. 
Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:36:42 GMT
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula. 
Canadian PM seeks wider terror laws  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:52:48 GMT
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. 
Army to set up 'social media unit'  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:34:39 GMT
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age". 
Churchill's funeral anniversary marked  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:10:36 GMT
Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey. 
Cumberbatch in call for gay pardons  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:12:26 GMT
Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for being gay to be pardoned. 
Midnight tax return deadline looms  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:18:26 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to log on today to file a self-assessment tax return and avoid a £100 fine. 
In pictures: Destruction in Kobane  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:34 GMT
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town 
Day in pictures: 30 January 2015  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:45 GMT
Images from around the world: 30 January 
At the pump  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:47:07 GMT
Petrol stations around the world 
In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:04:39 GMT
Pictures from around the country 
Your pictures: City skylines  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:50:51 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines" 
Day in pictures: 28 January 2015  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:22:02 GMT
Images from around the world: 28 January 
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