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Tamil becomes Sri Lanka's top judge 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:16:01 GMT 
    Sri Lanka's president appoints a Tamil judge as the new chief justice - the first member of the country's minority community to hold the post in decades.


Putin ally to build bridge to Crimea 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:45:48 GMT 
    A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions.


Venezuela issues new protest rules 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:00:28 GMT 
    New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.


Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:36:42 GMT 
    Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula.


Romney won't run in 2016 election 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:22:52 GMT 
    Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.


Tasers 'needed for all police' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:41:02 GMT 
    All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.


Victim fund tops £100k in two days 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:20:44 GMT 
    Well-wishers donate more than £100,000 in two days to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his Gateshead home.


Army to set up 'social media unit' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:15:55 GMT 
    The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".


Man critical after Belfast shooting 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:17:28 GMT 
    A man who was shot in the head in north Belfast is in a critical condition in hospital, police say.


In pictures: Destruction in Kobane 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:34 GMT 
    Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town


Day in pictures: 30 January 2015 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:45 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 30 January


At the pump 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:47:07 GMT 
    Petrol stations around the world


In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:04:39 GMT 
    Pictures from around the country


Your pictures: City skylines 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:50:51 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines"


Day in pictures: 28 January 2015 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:22:02 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 28 January
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