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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.


Kidnapped Libya Opec official found 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 21:58:19 GMT 
    One of Libya's most senior energy officials, Opec representative Samir Salem Kamal, is released more than two weeks after being kidnapped.


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.


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.


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  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:09:02 GMT 
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