"The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books."
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) American associate justice, US Supreme Court
- Thousands in Moscow at Nemtsov march Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:19:47 GMT
- Thousands of people are gathering for a march in Moscow to honour opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday.
- 'Hundreds' of S Sudan boys seized Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:20:59 GMT
- Hundreds of South Sudanese boys have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the UN says, blaming a government-allied militia.
- CCTV shows UK girls on way to Syria Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:56:10 GMT
- New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK girls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.
- Egypt elections set to be delayed Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:10:54 GMT
- Parliamentary elections in Egypt are set to be delayed after the country's Supreme Court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.
- Estonia votes amid Russia fears Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:42:17 GMT
- Estonians are choosing a new government, in an election dominated by concerns over Russian action in Ukraine.
- US sex abuse suspect held in Brazil Sun, 01 Mar 2015 04:06:01 GMT
- Police in Brazil arrest an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in the US state of Minnesota.
- Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:09:13 GMT
- Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, have held a big rally in Rome against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.
- US 'to deport Bosnian war suspects' Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:48:15 GMT
- US officials are trying to deport 150 Bosnian immigrants suspected of involvement in war crimes during the 1992-95 war, the New York Times says.
- S Leone vice-president in quarantine Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:53:06 GMT
- The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.
- Chilean girl appeals to president Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:03:48 GMT
- A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.
- Emwazi 'felt like dead man walking' Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:39:32 GMT
- The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.
- Venezuela limits US diplomats Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:44 GMT
- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.
- VIDEO: Museum displays Iraq's rich history Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:56:18 GMT
- Iraq's national museum has reopened 12 years after it was closed following the American invasion of the country.
- VIDEO: World record set at ploughing event Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:18:53 GMT
- A new world record is achieved at the 100th Mullahead ploughing match in County Armagh.
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