The Telegraph
Wednesday , August 27 , 2014

Hamas, Israel agree on extended truce

Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip today reached a long-term ceasefire after seven weeks of fighting, according to officials on both sides....   | Read..

Obama approves Syria air surveillance

President Obama has authorised surveillance flights over Syria, a precursor to potential airstrikes there, but a mounting concern for the White House is how to target the...   | Read..

iPhones recalled over faulty batteries

Apple has admitted that some iPhone 5 handsets were sold with defective batteries which ran out too quickly and has launched a free replacement scheme to resolve the issu...   | Read..

4 killed in Brazil prison riot

A bloody prison uprising in southern Brazil that left at least four inmates dead at the hands of fellow prisoners, including two by beheading, seemed to ease yesterday af...   | Read..

Talks suffer as Kiev captures Russian troops

Ukraine released video clips today of what it said were captured Russian soldiers, raising tensions as President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia met in Minsk, the capital of ...   | Read..
The daughter of a Ukrainian soldier hugs her father on Tuesday during a farewell ceremony in Kiev. (AFP)
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Sharif meets army chief as protests continue

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the country’s army chief today as a political deadl...   | Read..

1400 children ‘abused’ in English town

Around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in one town over a 16-year period, a damning report h...   | Read..