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Hamas denies holding Israeli soldier

The military wing of the Islamist group insists it is not holding a missing Israel soldier and says he could have died in an Israeli air strike.


Protests against Islamist militants have been taking place in LibyaUK suspends Tripoli embassy services

The Foreign Office says operations at the British embassy in Tripoli are to be temporarily suspended as violence worsens in Libya.

Gammy, the baby boy abandoned by an Australian coupleAustralian pair abandon Down's baby

An online campaign for a baby with Down's Syndrome left with his surrogate Thai mother by an Australian couple raises more than £70,000.

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