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Clashes in Egypt's Sinai after jihadists kill 30

Egypt's army and jihadists clashed in Sinai Friday, leaving two children dead, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi flew home early from an African summit after militant attacks killed at least 30 people.

Wasting time in Moscow

There were expectations that this week’s “Moscow forum” of meetings on the Syrian crisis would be a resounding failure.

Wasting time in Moscow

There were expectations that this week’s “Moscow forum” of meetings on the Syrian crisis would be a resounding failure.

Ricciardo gets into top gear for F1 title battle

Daniel Ricciardo reckons he can take one title off Lewis Hamilton this year – and mount a proper crack at the Briton’s Formula One crown as well – after being best of the rest to Mercedes in 2014.

Pole vault legend Bubka to run for top IAAF job

Former Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka announced Wednesday he is running for the presidency of world athletics body IAAF, taking on Briton Sebastian Coe in a battle between two of the sport’s greats.

Beaufort Castle: From military post to landmark

When Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, then Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon stood in front of Beaufort Castle and, addressing his soldiers, said the edifice had secured a front for his men.

Think roasted rack of lamb is too fancy? Wrong!

Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? One of the ways I spell romance is with a roasted rack of lamb for two. Most of us never get to enjoy this wonderful dish outside fine restaurants, but there’s no reason not to make it at home.