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Deadly attacks hit Egypt's SinaiEgyptian armoured vehicles head along a road in El-Arish on way to the Rafah. 13 August 2011

At least 26 people, including soldiers, are killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.


HospitalLabour peer backs private role in NHS

Former Labour health minister Lord Darzi tells BBC's Newsnight it is irrelevant whether NHS care is delivered by the private or the public sector.

Two Eagles balloon over sea near Japan. 26 Jan 2015Balloonists surpass distance record

Two pilots have surpassed the world distance record for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.

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