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Bill Murray Hurls Fans' Phones Off Rooftop

Bill Murray lost his temper and threw two fans' phones off the roof of a restaurant in California, police say.

Egypt Under Pressure Over Giulio Regeni Murder

There are growing calls inside and outside Egypt for authorities to investigate the torture and murder of Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni independently and fairly.

Pope And Patriarch Meet After 1,000-Year Rift

The Pope and head of the Russian Orthodox Church have met for the first time in a historic encounter of reconciliation following a 1,000-year split in Christianity.

FIFA Favourite's FA Did Deal With Match-Fixer

The Bahrain Football Association authorised a convicted match-fixer to organise a friendly international on its behalf while under the leadership of the favourite to become the next president of FIFA, Sky News can reveal.

Assad Vows To Seize Back Control Of Syria

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a "long time", as international pressure grows for a ceasefire.

Pakistan Foils Bid To Free Pearl's Killer

Pakistan says it has foiled an attempt to free a British-born militant who is on death row for the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

Auschwitz Survivor Tells Of Death Selections

Holocaust survivors have spoken of their ordeals at the Auschwitz death camp during the trial of a former SS sergeant facing 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

Medieval Ship Raised From Dutch Riverbed

Archaeologists have raised a medieval ship from a riverbed in The Netherlands, where it had rested for more than 500 years.

Austria Will 'Close Border' To Migrants

Austria will close its border to migrants in the coming months because numbers are reaching a "maximum", according to reports.

Russia Flexes Its Military Muscle In Crimea

Up to 8,500 Russian troops have been staging military drills on the border with Ukraine.

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Syria Fighting To Halt In A Week's Time

Syria Fighting To Halt In A Week's Time

A plan has been agreed for a "nationwide cessation" of violence in Syria in a week's time, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.

E-Cigs 'As Dangerous As Tobacco' In Pregnancy

E-Cigs 'As Dangerous As Tobacco' In Pregnancy

Using e-cigarettes while pregnant may be as harmful for a woman's baby as smoking tobacco, scientists have warned.

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