Google and Facebook are taking different routes to expanding internet use and access among the unconnected in developing countries.
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The US and Israeli leaders are at odds over how best to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions.
The United Nations has cast a cloud on hopes raised by Ukraine peace talks with a report that paints a bleak picture of developments in the country.
Drivers in the UK will be prosecuted if they are caught exceeding new legal limits for eight illegal drugs and eight prescription drugs.
Boris Nemtsov's girlfriend has given an emotional interview amid a swirl of speculation about who was responsible for the high-profile assassination.
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has asked the United Nations and the European Union for a contingent of peacekeepers to be sent to the country's east.
Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John", was bullied while at school in the UK, his old headteacher says.
More than 6000 people have died in eastern Ukraine as government forces fight pro-Russian rebels, the UN human rights office says.
Gunfire has dwindled on the front line in Ukraine in the lead-up to talks about gas supplies.
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A 15-year-old Danish boy has reportedly been placed in a juvenile home amid fears he will be radicalised by his Muslim father.
Ikea is launching a range of desks, table and lamps that will use wireless technology to charge phones that are placed on or near the furniture.
The British man who became known as Jihadi John said he felt like a "dead man walking" before leaving the UK for Syria, reports say.
Thousands of supporters have marched to the Moscow bridge where opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in an apparent political assassination.

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