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24 October 2014 Last updated at 08:27 ET

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormedMembers of the Tunisian military move to a position near a house in the town of Oued Ellil near the Tunisian capital Tunis, 24 October 2014

Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.

Proposed Qatar 2022 stadium at Madinat Ash Shamal'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat. BBC Sport

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