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Russia and Germany call for the number of OSCE observers monitoring a truce in eastern Ukraine to rise from 500 to 1,000.
CIA director John Brennan says he has ordered one of the biggest structural reorganisations in the US spy agency's history.
A thrilling James Ward comeback gives Great Britain a 2-0 Davis Cup lead over the United States in a mammoth tie in Glasgow.
The deputy first minister tells the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis that he wants his party to be the biggest in Ireland, north and south of the border.
The Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is free to continue working while under investigation, regulators rule.
The doctor who pulled US actor Harrison Ford from the wreck of a plane crash says he feared a fireball from the aircraft's leaking fuel.
Tanzanian police arrest 32 witchdoctors as part of the country's campaign to halt the murder of albinos for their body parts.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans denies an FA charge for allegedly spitting at Newcastle's Papiss Cisse.
The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, Labor Department figures show.
Police investigating the killing of a man who was shot at a wedding in County Fermanagh last month charge a second man with murder.
The Greens want to tax and spend more and get Labour to do it too
The fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden tells a Swiss audience he would love to get asylum in Switzerland.
Broadcasters say they will proceed with plans for three TV election debates, despite David Cameron saying he will only take part in one.
Officials say Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed ancient art and sculptures in the Assyrian city of Nimrud, which dates back to the 13th Century BC.
Mediators in peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels have said the sides' failure to reach a deal is morally and politically "unacceptable".
In a newly-released video made by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who carried out attacks in Canada last year blames its foreign policy.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson breaks the British record as she claims the European Indoor pentathlon title in Prague.
The Met Office issues an amber "be prepared" weather warning for areas surrounding Loch Ness and a yellow warning for other parts of Scotland.
The surgeon who treated Harrison Ford at the scene of his plane crash has explained what happened amid fears the plane could have exploded.
A middle-aged Dow Jones accountant who said he was forced to dress up as Father Christmas and branded an "old buffer" wins his unfair dismissal case.