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Islamic State attacks in Egypt kill 50

Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai yesterday in which 50 people were killed, the largest attack yet in the insurgency-hit province, security sources said.

'Europe's future secure'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday that "the future of Europe is not at stake" in the Greek crisis but she warned against accepting a compromise at any price that would weaken the EU.

US breaks free from past as it restores ties with Cuba

The US and Cuba formally agreed yesterday to restore diplomatic relations on July 20, setting up a trip to Havana by John Kerry, who will become the first US secretary of state to visit the country in 70 years.

Saudi prince pledges $32bn fortune to charity projects

Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal yesterday promised his entire $32-billion fortune to charitable projects in coming years, in one of the biggest such pledges.

God save the Pope from dope

Pope Francis will decide for himself if he chews coca leaves to ward off altitude sickness when he lands next week at La Paz, Bolivia, the highest international airport in the world, the Vatican said.

Disabled man's sex-life furore

A Johannesburg father claims that his dignity has been impaired by a well-known sexologist saying that his masturbating of his disabled son was "incestuous".

Six killed in gun battles as Burundi awaits vote results

Six people including a policeman were killed in gun battles Wednesday in the latest violence in Burundi, as it awaits results from elections boycotted by the opposition and condemned internationally.