Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech on immigration at the Home Office in London, Britain, May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool

Labour backs Cameron's EU referendum plan

The Labour Party will back David Cameron's plans to hold a referendum on the country's European Union membership by the end of 2017, its acting leader said.  Full Article 

Islamic State killed 400 people in Syria's Palmyra - state TV 12:18pm BST

BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters have killed at least 400 people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, most of them women and children, Syrian state television said on Sunday.

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Iran says OPEC unlikely to change output ceiling - Mehr news agency

8:59am BST

DUBAI - OPEC is unlikely to change its production ceiling when the group meets in June, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency.

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Irish voters back gay marriage in 'social revolution'

10:08am BST

DUBLIN - The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a dramatic social shift in a traditionally Catholic country that only decriminalised homosexuality two decades ago. | Video

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Insight - Unable to halt Europe-bound migrants, Tripoli demands help

10:42am BST

TRIPOLI - Europe cannot halt the deadly traffic of African migrants across the Mediterranean unless it ends a boycott of forces that have seized power in the Libyan capital and helps authorities there cope, the de facto government in Tripoli said.

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Rohingya Muslims found on boat rescued by Myanmar navy

7:02am BST

ALAETHAKAW VILLAGE, Myanmar, May 24 - At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official accounts that all onboard were from Bangladesh.

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Ruling party seen winning as Ethiopians vote, opponents complain

6:32am BST

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to hand a landslide win to the ruling party, which boasts about delivering strong economic growth while opponents say it has trampled on political freedoms.

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Help needed for Nepal quake disabled

Nepalis disabled after two earthquakes struck the country say they need help, as health workers struggle with stretched facilities and manpower. Yiming Woo reports.