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Ban Ki-moon says he's very concerned about developments in the Ukraine and doesn't want to see a "chaotic and dangerous" situation deteriorate.
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MSF has criticised the international community's response to the Ebola outbreak gripping west Africa.
Ukrainian forces have ceded a strategic eastern airport to pro-Russian insurgents as the government in Kiev accused Moscow of launching a "great war" that could...
A hearing into the transportation of children from Northern Ireland institutions to Australia has opened and will examine claims of widespread abuse.
Britain's lower house Speaker has responded to criticism of the planned appointment of an Australian as head clerk by 'pausing' the recruitment process.
A hearing into the historic transportation of children from Northern Ireland institutions to Australia opened on Monday, sparking calls for a nationwide inquiry...
A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion.
Poland has marked the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II with a wreath-laying ceremony at Gdansk port.
Ukrainian troops abandon the airport of Luhansk after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.
Airbus passengers may one day be able to make a virtual visit to the cockpit. Since 9/11 passengers have not been welcome in the pilot's inner sanctum.
Zara Phillips has competed at the World Equestrian Games in France, just seven months after the birth of her daughter Mia.
Six people were killed when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.
Ukrainian border services say two patrol boats have been attacked on the Azov Sea coast.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says talks are needed on statehood to be considered for the restive east Ukraine region.
The EU says Russia has a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions.

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