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Ireland is the best country in the world, new survey suggests

Republic’s contribution to humanity sees it take top spot in first Good Country Index<p>Tue, Jun 24, 2014, 09:27<p>Previous ImageNext Image<p>Ireland is the …

Released Sudanese Christian woman detained at airport

A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith -- and then released -- was detained with her family on Tuesday as they tried to leave the African country.<p>Her legal team told CNN that Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, her American husband, Daniel Wani, and their two …

Malaysian court to Christians: You can't say 'Allah'

Malaysia's highest court has rejected a challenge from the Catholic Church seeking to overturn a ban on non-Muslims using the word "Allah" to refer to God.<p>But after the Federal Court announced its verdict on Monday, the government released a statement saying that the ruling would only apply to the …

As EU's 'Juncker summit' looms, Britain spurns olive branches

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union officials have offered Britain several olive branches to try to prevent a summit on Friday ending in isolation and defeat, but Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected them, preferring to make a stand on principle.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks …

ISIL rebels control Baiji refinery in Iraq

Sunni rebels led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have taken control of an important oil refinery and have offered Iraqi troops safe passage if they give up their weapons and leave, according to Al Jazeera sources.<p>Sources in Salaheddin said on Tuesday that Sunni rebels had captured the …

Ukraine army helicopter shot down despite ceasefire

<b>The Ukrainian military says one of its helicopters has been shot down by pro-Russian rebels in the east, killing all nine people on board.</b><p>It says the Mi-8 helicopter was hit by a rocket shortly after take-off outside the rebel-held city of Sloviansk.<p>It comes a day after the rebels vowed to observe …

Sudan death row woman Meriam Ibrahim detained again

Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman released from death row in Sudan on Monday, was detained with her husband and two children at Khartoum airport on Tuesday as the family attempted to leave the country.<p>Agents from the National Intelligence and Security Services (Niss) apprehended the family just …