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US troops in Poland for exercises
A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
Posted 7 minutes 7 seconds ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
Czech deer still avoid Iron Curtain
A new study has found that deer on the border between the Czech Republic and old West Germany still stick to their sides despite the barrier having vanished long ago.
Posted 4 hours 52 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
Russian Duma passes film swearing ban
Russia's lower house passes a bill banning swearing from films, music and other works of art.
Posted 6 hours 21 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane'
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
Posted 6 hours 21 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
Poster wars breaking out across Europe
Fear, hope, shock or fun - the election posters going up across Europe
Posted 7 hours 49 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award
Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears.
Posted 8 hours 1 minute ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
EU in slow progress on deficit cuts
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.
Posted 10 hours 45 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
US runs the show in Ukraine - Russia
Russia's foreign minister accuses the US of "running the show" in Ukraine, influencing Kiev's anti-terror operations in the east.
Posted 12 hours 25 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
Blair warns West over radical Islam
Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
Posted 14 hours 22 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
Shakespeare 'a cultural icon' abroad
William Shakespeare is the UK's greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth.
Posted 14 hours 28 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
In the pink
Armagh hoping for a sea of pink when Giro d'Italia comes to town
Posted 14 hours 34 minutes ago - 04/23/14 - Full Story
US threatens more Russia sanctions
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington will impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine.
Posted 19 hours 8 minutes ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Mali group says French hostage dead
Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012, is dead.
Posted 1 day 3 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Ukraine alert as politician 'killed'
Ukraine's acting president calls for the relaunch of the anti-terrorist operation in the east after two men, one a local politician, were allegedly tortured to death.
Posted 1 day 5 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Russian social network founder fired
The founder of Russian social network VKontakte says he has been fired and that his site has been taken over by allies of President Putin.
Posted 1 day 6 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
'Putin coins' mark Crimea annexation
A Russian company issues 1kg Putin coins to mark the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region by Moscow.
Posted 1 day 7 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Russia's Navalny fined for libel
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is fined for libelling a councillor - and could face jail soon.
Posted 1 day 9 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Malta criticised for mass bird shoot
A leading British naturalist accuses Malta of failing to prevent large-scale illegal shooting of migratory birds by hunters.
Posted 1 day 11 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
AUDIO: Migrant birds 'shot as trophies'
Wildlife expert Chris Packham and Sergei Golovkin from Malta's Wild Birds Regulation Unit discuss the number of illegal bird hunters operating in Malta.
Posted 1 day 12 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Novartis in $16bn GSK division deal
Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drug makers, agree to exchange some assets and combine their consumer healthcare units.
Posted 1 day 13 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Karachay-Cherkessia profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key dates for this Russian republic
Posted 1 day 13 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Dagestan profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Dagestan, including key events and facts about this diverse and volatile republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
Posted 1 day 13 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
VIDEO: How does MEP expenses system work?
Ben Wright reports on how a lack of transparency in the European Parliament's allowances system leaves it open to abuse by members.
Posted 1 day 14 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Manchester United sack manager Moyes
Manchester United manager David Moyes is sacked only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson.
Posted 1 day 14 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
Moyes future is still no clearer
David Moyes's future remains uncertain a day after reports emerged suggesting his 10-month reign at Manchester United was over.
Posted 1 day 15 hours ago - 04/22/14 - Full Story
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