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British brothers jailed over Syrian terror camp

British brothers jailed over Syrian terror camp

Two brothers from London have became the first Britons to be convicted for attending a militant training camp in Syria as Western governments increasingly warn of the threat posed by fighters returning from conflicts in the Middle East.

Sausage dogs shoud be petted, not eaten

Sausage dogs shoud be petted, not eaten

An animal rights group has petitioned the Swiss government to ban a traditional, if rare, practice of eating cats for dinner and turning dogs into sausages.

Football: Mignolet still a weak link for Liverpool - Grobbelaar

Football: Mignolet still a weak link for Liverpool - Grobbelaar

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet must take some of the blame for their indifferent start to the season, according to Anfield great Bruce Grobbelaar.

Russia is not a threat to anyone - Putin

Russia is not a threat to anyone - Putin

President Vladimir Putin said Russia would safeguard its own security and that of its allies but posed a threat to no one.

Football: Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around - Ramsey

Football: Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around - Ramsey

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is adamant Arsene Wenger is still the right man to lead the club and believes the Frenchman should not be perturbed by criticism from the club's second-largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov.

Generations needed to fix British banks' 'toxic culture'

Generations needed to fix British banks' 'toxic culture'

A "toxic culture" that has cost British banks £38.5 billion in fines and compensation over the past 15 years will take a generation to fix, an independent think tank says.

Football: Pellegrini revives City's Champions League spirits

Football: Pellegrini revives City's Champions League spirits

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, with his flagging side trailing 2-1 to Bayern Munich, gave his players a halftime pep talk that sparked a revival and kept their Champions League hopes alive.

Cricket: Australia's Hughes in intensive care

Cricket: Australia's Hughes in intensive care

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is in critical condition in a Sydney hospital after undergoing emergency surgery for a severe head injury suffered when he was struck on the helmet by a ball during a domestic match.

Ferguson cop: 'I know if he reaches me, he kills me'

Ferguson cop: 'I know if he reaches me, he kills me'

The white police officer recalled that he felt like a powerless child sitting inside his patrol vehicle as the fist of a black teenager swung through his open window.

US to leave more troops in Afghanistan - sources

US to leave more troops in Afghanistan - sources

The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

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