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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.


Romney won't run in 2016 election 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:22:52 GMT 
    Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.


Tasers 'needed for all police' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:08:38 GMT 
    All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.


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.


RE lessons 'never been needed more' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:12:40 GMT 
    Developing "religious literacy" in schools will make young people less vulnerable to radicalisation, a leading teacher is to say.


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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