Mar 02, 2015
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The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.
The crisis in Syria has let to a surge in investigations and interventions carried out by anti-terrorism officers, according to the Metropolitan Police.
Tougher laws to tackle drug driving come into force across England and Wales on Monday - with new limits on eight illegal and eight prescription drugs.
The city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary on Sunday with a series of events.
In the parts of northern Syria where so called Islamic State has taken control, a brutal code of public floggings and executions is being enforced with particular dangers for women.
The BBC speaks exclusively to a former member of Islamic State who met Mohammed Emwazi - dubbed "Jihadi John" - during his early days in Syria.
CCTV images have emerged showing the three British teenage girls who are believed to have gone to Syria to join Islamic State.
Two American astronauts have ventured out on a spacewalk for the third time in a week, to install cables on the International Space Station.
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Lawmakers in the US avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department after passing a one-week funding extension two hours before a deadline.
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