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  • Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town

    02 Feb 2015 : DEBALTSEVE (UKRAINE) - Battles raged Sunday between government forces and pro-Russian rebels for control of a strategic transport hub as the death toll mounted in east Ukraine following the collapse of ceasefire talks.

  • Greek finance minister says eyeing new debt deal by 'end May'

    02 Feb 2015 : PARIS - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Sunday said he wanted to reach a new agreement with international creditors on his country's debt burden "by the end of May".

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  • Egypt frees Australian reporter Greste after 400 days in jail

    01 Feb 2015 : Egypt freed and deported Australian journalist Peter Greste on Sunday after more than 400 days following a global outcry over his jailing on charges of backing the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Japan condemns 'despicable' IS hostage beheading claim

    01 Feb 2015 : World leaders reacted with outrage Sunday after Islamic State militants announced they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, as Jordan vowed to do all it could to save a captured airman.

  • Nigerian army repels fresh Boko Haram assault on key city

    01 Feb 2015 : Nigeria's military on Sunday repelled a Boko Haram assault on the key city of Maiduguri as violence raged across the country's northeast just two weeks before national elections.

  • US recalls two million cars again over airbag defect

    01 Feb 2015 : WASHINGTON - US transport authorities have recalled more than two million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles for a second time over faulty airbags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.

  • EU, US look for 'fresh start' in trade talks

    01 Feb 2015 : BRUSSELS - US negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.

  • Cancer movie wins top prize at Sundance

    01 Feb 2015 : LOS ANGELES - "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a moving drama about a teenager who befriends a classmate with cancer, won the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday.

  • Protesters to return to HK streets

    01 Feb 2015 : Thousands of pro-democracy protesters will rally on Hong Kong's streets Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months.

  • Greece rejects new loans as money runs out

    01 Feb 2015 : ATHENS - The decision by Greece's anti-austerity government in Athens to refuse fresh EU-IMF loans has set economists guessing how long Greece's meagre finances can last.

  • Shock state election rout piles pressure on Australian PM

    01 Feb 2015 : Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday his government had "lessons to learn" from a state election rout in Queensland, amid growing leadership questions after his unpopular move to knight Britain's Prince Philip.

  • America's homeless capital LA counts its down-and-outs

    01 Feb 2015 : LOS ANGELES - Notebook in hand, Ana Alvarez walked along the streets of Skid Row, the downtown Los Angeles district that's sometimes called the homeless capital of America.

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