Saturday, 14th February 2015

World News

Shelling continues as Ukraine cease-fire deadline approaches (CBS News)

Deadly Copenhagen shooting treated as terror attack (CBS News)

Ukrainian president orders ceasefire (BBC)

Copenhagen shooting leaves one dead in Charlie Hebdo-style attack (Daily Mail)

Both Sides Vow to Abide Uneasy Truce in Ukraine (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Killed hours before the ceasefire: Russian rebel dies in bitter last-gasp battle for control of key targets in eastern Ukraine as fragile peace deal officially begins (Daily Mail)

Shooting at Danish Free-Speech Event Kills One (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

One dead in shooting at Danish meeting with artist who drew Mohammad (Reuters)

VIDEO: Bloodshed ahead of Ukraine ceasefire (BBC)

'Misfits' plotted Valentine's Day murders in Canada mall - minister (Reuters)

Canadian Police Say They Foiled a Plot by 3 Suspects to Kill People at a Halifax Mall (New York Times - Paywall)

Rockets shatter nerves in southeast Ukraine (CNN)

Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey (Los Angeles Times)

Cease-fire period underway in Ukraine (Fox News)

Fighting in Yemen kills 16 Shiite rebels, 10 Sunni tribesmen (Washington Post - Paywall)

Battles rage ahead of Ukraine truce (BBC)

Canadian man and American woman charged over foiled mass shooting plot (Guardian)

Copenhagen shooting: Danish police hunt killer (Guardian)

You guys used to be slaves': Racist London tube video investigated by police (Russia Today)

Deadly attacks continue in eastern Ukraine in hours before cease-fire (Los Angeles Times)

Police: 1 dead in shooting at Copenhagen free speech event (Washington Post - Paywall)

Clashes in Ukraine Ahead of Cease-Fire (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Misfits Plotted Valentines Day Canada Mall Murders: Minister (Newsweek Magazine)

Copenhagen Shooting Audio Reveals Shocking Moment Gunman Opened Fired On Free Speech Debate (Huffington Post)

Rebel Leader Repudiates Cease-Fire in a Key Town Held by Ukraine (New York Times - Paywall)

Danish Prime Minister Calls Shooting a Terrorist Attack' (Newsweek Magazine)

Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire - Kiev military (Reuters)

Denmark: Deadly cafe shooting a likely terror attack (CBS News)

Germany's Merkel, France's Hollande speak with Putin, stress all must stick to Ukraine truce (Fox News)

Clashes Continue in Iraq Near Base of U.S. Troops (New York Times - Paywall)

Valentine's Day Snow Hurricane' to Hit New England (Time Magazine)

Benedict Cumberbatch marries Sophie Hunter in Valentine's Day ceremony on the Isle of Wight - and even arch-nemesis Moriarty makes the guest list (Daily Mail)

Police shot at event tied to Mohammed cartoonist (CNN)

1 dead in Copenhagen cafe shooting in 'likely' terror attack (Los Angeles Times)

1 Dead in Copenhagen Cafe Shooting in 'Likely' Terror Attack (New York Times - Paywall)

Obama Acknowledges U.S. Plays Offense' on Foreign Hacking (Time Magazine)

Russia shrugs off US envoy's 'evidence' of Russian troops in Ukraine (Russia Today)

Karen Danczuk reveals winning bidder for a Valentine's Day date with her has to cancel because they have other plans tonight (Daily Mail)

South West Trains has some Valentine's Day fun with passengers (Daily Mail)

Top officials close rank around Argentina's embattled president (Reuters)

Witness describes attack (CNN)

Deadly Shooting Kills 1 at Copenhagen Free Speech Event (Time Magazine)

Why PR People Are Obsessed With Valentine's Day (Newsweek Magazine)

E. Ukraine leaders order ceasefire, voice amendments to constitution (Russia Today)

One dead in Danish blasphemy attack (BBC)

Shelling in Ukraine raises fears over ceasefire (CNN)

Tribal leader: Anbar could fall to ISIS 'within hours' (CNN)

Islamic State Sprouting Limbs Beyond Its Base (New York Times - Paywall)

US-led forces launch nine more air strikes after Isis advances in Iraq (Guardian)

Boko Haram city attack repelled (BBC)

One Dead, Three Injured in Copenhagen Blasphemy Debate Shooting (Newsweek Magazine)

Police injured after shots fired in Copenhagen during blasphemy debate (Guardian)

Anti-terror police arrest east London man on suspicion of supporting ISIS (Daily Mail)

Moment two Irish travellers assault man in Bristol caught on video (Daily Mail)

Extremist group Boko Haram in fierce clashes with Nigerian troops during fresh assault on town (Daily Mail)

Copenhagen Shooting At Free Speech Event Kills One And Injures Police Officers (Huffington Post)

Alleged ISIS supporter arrested in London (CBS News)

Rebels Fight For Territory Ahead of Ukraine Ceasefire, Kiev Military Says (Newsweek Magazine)

Why the Father of the Internet' Thinks You Should Print Out Your Photos (Time Magazine)

Danish cafe terror: One dead and at least three injured after Charlie-Hebdo like attack (Daily Star)

Copenhagen shooting: Two suspects on the run after man is killed in attack during blasphemy debate organised by cartoonist Lars Vilk (Independent)

'Three police shot' in Copenhagen during blasphemy debate as French ambassador speaks (Independent)

Copenhagen shooting: One dead and three police shot during blasphemy debate organised by cartoonist Lars Vilk (Independent)

Why Indonesia is losing drug war (CNN)

One dead after Copenhagen cafe shooting (Channel4)

Ukraine conflict: Everything you need to know (CNN)

Charlie Hebdo-style attack in Denmark leaves one dead as police hunt for gunmen (Daily Express)

Shooting at blasphemy debate in Copenhagen featuring controversial cartoonist Lars Vilks (Russia Today)

Ukraine ceasefire in 'big danger' (CNN)

Police Investigate Video Of Woman Telling Man 'You Have A Problem Because You Used To Be Slaves' (Huffington Post)

'Totally out of it': Man gets so high on drugs he falls asleep as his mugshot is taken (Daily Express)

Valentine's Day Puns Dominate South West Trains Display Boards (Huffington Post)

Isis video shows 17 captured Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in cages being paraded through town (Independent)

How US aid worker Kayla Mueller was taken hostage by Isis - and how attempts to save her failed (Guardian)

Photographer Margot Raggett captures African wildlife enjoying Valentine's Day (Daily Mail)

What does Russia's President Putin really want? (CNN)

Only in Bangkok: the world's weirdest Valentine's Day ritual (Channel4)

Fury of bigamist Adrian Linham's friend duped into being best man at BOTH his weddings (Daily Mail)

Canada foils 'mass shooting plot' (BBC)

Social housing tenants at One Tower Bridge told to stay away from the garden (Daily Mail)

How the Hershey's Kiss Conquered Valentine's Day (Time Magazine)

1 dead as Copenhagen cops hunt for gunmen in apparent-terror attack on free-speech event (Fox News)

French President blasted in media for using public funds' for his actress lover (Russia Today)

Islamic State Hits Iraq Base Used by U.S. (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

U.S. alleges Russian fighting in Ukraine hours ahead of cease-fire (Washington Post - Paywall)

Boko Haram militants repelled after attack on northeast Nigeria's Gombe - source (Reuters)

ISIS Attacks Air Base While Wearing Iraqi Military Uniforms (Time Magazine)

What a more serious Ukraine war might look like (CNN)

Top Obama aide John Podesta reveals his biggest regret from 2014 (Daily Mail)

Jordan to get more US weapons to fight ISIS - report (Russia Today)

Russian holiday company offering guided tank-tours of Ukraine (Daily Mail)

The Valentine's Day That Should Have Stopped Me From Getting Married (Time Magazine)

Lethal Boko Haram attack in Chad (CNN)

ISIS 'Plans More Burnings' As 17 Orange-Clad Captives Seen In Cages (Huffington Post)

Blasts, gunfire as Boko Haram attack Nigerian city of Gombe (Russia Today)

ISIS hostage James Foley's parents come out against Obama administration in wake of beheading (Daily Mail)

Venezuela president accuses US of plotting to blow up presidential palace (Daily Mail)

Terror offenses: London man arrested (CNN)

Kenneth Noye who murdered Stephen Cameron in road-rage attack may be freed in weeks (Daily Mail)

Manchester United's Robin van Persie stopped by police on way to training (Daily Mail)

How to fall in love with your other half all over again through Valentine's Day (Daily Mail)

U.S. copters help Iraq troops battling ISIS (CNN)

Fighting in southern Yemen kills 16 Shiite rebels, 10 Sunni tribesmen (Fox News)

Ukraine crisis: Former British armoured vehicles arrive in conflict zone after being sold off by private firm (Independent)

Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigeria town, engages in heavy fighting with army (Fox News)

Attack on Polio Vaccination Team in Pakistan Leaves One Dead (New York Times - Paywall)

SDLP offices targeted in attack (BBC)

Half UK's bank customers have less than two months' wages stashed away for a rainy day (Daily Mail)

Fierce fighting in Ukraine as ceasefire looms (Channel4)

Iran's Leader Sends Obama New Letter (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

M40 crash involving 40 vehicles leaves one dead and dozens injured (Daily Mail)

Stop slaughter' Syrian granny rants at ISIS fighters, calls them devils' (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

US eyeing new air base' in Iraq amid talk of major offensive on ISIS (Russia Today)

Benedict Cumberbatch to marry pregnant Sophie Hunter on Valentine's Day (Daily Mail)

Rebels push on as Ukraine ceasefire approaches (Financial Times - Paywall)

London police arrest man suspected of supporting Islamic State group (Fox News)

Ukraine peace deal 'in great danger' (BBC)

Eastern Ukraine ceasefire in doubt as pro-Kiev forces report 120 attacks (Guardian)

Havana photos show why tourists are flocking there after US travel ban was lifted (Daily Mail)

Benedict Cumberbatch To Marry Sophie Hunter? Fans React To Valentine's Day Wedding Rumours On Twitter In Typically Understated Fashion (Huffington Post)

ISIS fighters wearing Iraqi Army uniforms attack Iraqi base where US Marines are stationed (Daily Mail)

Iran's Supreme Leader exchanges 'secret letter' with US president (Independent)

Will ceasefire hold? Thin hopes in E. Ukraine hours before agreed truce (Russia Today)

Ukraine Battle Rages Before Cease-Fire (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Fighting persists in Ukraine as cease-fire looms (Fox News)

M40 Car Crash Pile-Up Leaves One Dead After 30 Cars Collide Near Bicester, Oxfordshire (Huffington Post)

Six wounded in bomb attack on police station in Egypt's Sinai - sources (Reuters)

Would YOU wear a flesh-coloured body suit in public? One brave FEMAIL writer tries out a Kanye-inspired creation (with some surprising results) (Daily Mail)

Pakistani schoolboy injured in Peshawar attack to receive surgery at same UK hospital as Malala (Independent)

Captain of Hong Kong ferry found guilty of manslaughter over 2012 sinking which left 39 dead - including one British child (Daily Mail)

Boko Haram launches first attack on Chad (Guardian)

The workshy French ban 7 day a week bakery boss: Baguette maker says he will lose £185,000 a year and be forced to lay off some of his 22 staff (Daily Mail)

At least one dead in fatal thirty car M40 pile-up (Daily Star)

Chad's former dictator Hiss ne Habr put on trial for crimes against humanity and war crimes (Independent)

Police foil 'arranged fight' in park (BBC)

Ukraine crisis: Peace deal in 'great danger' as fierce fighting continues just hours before ceasefire deadline (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Peace deal in 'great danger' as fierce fighting continues just hours before midnight ceasefire (Independent)

Argentine President Accused of Coverup (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Nigeria Pushes U.S. for Troops Against Militants (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Political stakes high for Iran's president in nuclear talk (Fox News)

Fighting in Ukraine persists in day before cease-fire is to take effect (Fox News)

So who DID order police to demand names of Charlie Hebdo buyers? Anger grows as newsagents and customers insist officers WEREN'T acting of their own accord (Daily Mail)

Russia asks U.N. Security Council to take action on Ukraine (CBS News)

Governments too slow to scrap laws biased against women, report says (Guardian)

Taliban mosque attack kills 19 in Pakistan (CNN)

The £800m tycoon and his very tiny tax bill: He's Topshop boss Philip Green's best friend and built Britain's most expensive new home. So why did Richard Caring take out millions from HSBC's Swiss bank? (Daily Mail)

Canadian police say Valentine's Day mass shooting plot foiled (Reuters)

U.S. man funded Pakistan attack (CNN)

Isis suicide bombers attack Iraqi air base with over 300 US Marines and detonate vests (Independent)

Second Argentine prosecutor renews probe of President (CNN)

Police in Canada foil Valentines Day mall shooting plot (CBS News)

WorldViews: How a method used to wipe out smallpox is making a comeback in the fight against Ebola (Washington Post - Paywall)

Police say they thwart 2 suicide car bomb attacks at police station in Egypt's northern Sinai (Fox News)

Baby born seven weeks early is one of the youngest ever to receive a heart transplant (Daily Mail)

Son of Chilean president resigns (BBC)

Canadian police say mass shooting planned for Valentine's Day foiled (Los Angeles Times)

ISIS 'nascent' in Afghanistan (CNN)

UN ends support for Congo military offensive against rebels after protesting generals' abuses (Fox News)

Iran's president retains top ayatollah's backing despite criticism as nuclear deadline nears (Fox News)

Cumberbatch's Valentine's Day wedding - papers (BBC)

Obama comments on Muslim shooting controversy (CBS News)

Cold, snow to strike on Valentines Day weekend (CBS News)

Valentine's Day massacre? Murder-suicide plot averted' in Canada police (Russia Today)

Alabama police rough up Indian grandfather (CBS News)

7 Science-Based Tips To Make You Sexier On Valentine's Day (Time Magazine)

Police in Canada foil Valentine's Day massacre plot (Fox News)

APNewsbreak: Suspect in Halifax plot confessed to wanting to attack mall (Fox News)

N.C. shooting victims father: Obamas condemnation welcome, but late (CBS News)

Deadly Washington state police shooting caught on camera (CBS News)

Why do politicians speak the way they do? (BBC)

JAPAN DIARY: A man buying Valentine's Day chocolates is an unusual sight in Tokyo (Fox News)

Drone kills ISIS recruiter in Afghanistan (CNN)

Canada: Attack Plot Is Foiled, Police Say (New York Times - Paywall)

Why America's Yemen policy is failing (CNN)

Canada: Mass shooting plot foiled (CNN)

19th Century Valentine's Day trolls (BBC)

Hands-off strategy in Ukraine spurs critics of Obama's foreign policy (Los Angeles Times)

ISIS video: 'Peshmerga in cages' (CNN)

Why half of France is still in love with the sleaziest man on the planet: It's laid bare his sickening depravity. But that's not the only shocking thing about the sex trial of ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Khan (Daily Mail)

Canadian police foil plot to carry out mass shooting at public venue in the Halifax region (Independent)

Do Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton have an Obama problem? (CBS News)

Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei sent Obama secret letter - WSJ (Reuters)

Why America loves a police car chase (BBC)

ISIS suicide attack thwarted (CBS News)

Putin 'delayed ceasefire by 10 days to seize territory' as toll rises in Ukraine to 20 dead and 34 wounded - briefing from EU leaders (Daily Mail)

Russia asks UN Security Council to take rare action on Ukraine by endorsing cease-fire deal (Fox News)

Mass shooting foiled in Nova Scotia (Guardian)

Iraqi forces repel Islamic State attack on base in Anbar province (Los Angeles Times)

Modi Presses India Police to Solve Christian Attacks (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

The tax man with his snout in the trough: As HMRC boss, Dave Hartnett persecuted small taxpayers while striking sweetheart deals with tax-avoiding giants. He did almost nothing about the HSBC scandal, then went to work for them (Daily Mail)

Indian govt extremely disturbed' about Alabama police assault of Indian national (Russia Today)

US Judge Tosses Coastal Damage Suit Against Oil Companies (Time Magazine)

Egypt: Explosion Kills a Police Officer (New York Times - Paywall)

Alabama's Stand Against Gay Marriage Crumbles (Time Magazine)

Prison attack frees 6 al Qaeda (CNN)

U.S. To Resupply Jordan With Munitions For Campaign Against ISIS: Officials (Newsweek Magazine)

Obama Calls on Silicon Valley to Help Thwart Cyber Attacks (Time Magazine)

Obama Asks Companies For Cooperation on Cybersecurity (Newsweek Magazine)

Syrian forces make gains against rebels in country's south (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: Nursery hit ahead of Ukraine ceasefire (BBC)

Woman filmed on tube telling black man 'you guys used to be slaves' (Daily Mail)

Canadian police say they've foiled attempt to kill people in a public place (Fox News)

Obama touts cyber plan, but is Silicon Valley ready? (Russia Today)

Case Against Argentine President Moves Forward (Time Magazine)

U.S. Accuses Kremlin of Joining Ukraine Rebels in Assault Ahead of Cease-Fire (New York Times - Paywall)

UK delivers armoured cars to Ukraine (BBC)

Obama denounces 'outrageous murders' of three U.S. Muslims (Reuters)

ISIS launches suicide attacks at Iraqi base housing US Marines (Russia Today)

Chapel Hill shooting suspect Craig Hicks had at least a dozen guns at his home, police say (Independent)

New prosecutor reopens case against Argentine president (CBS News)

Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire (Reuters)

Triumph of the spirit: Tormented at school for her facial deformity, she had a breakdown. Offered surgery, she nearly spurned it as against God's will. Now as a vicar she campaigns against abortion (Daily Mail)

Argentine Prosecutor Moves to Charge President in Political Scandal (New York Times - Paywall)

US President Obama says cyber-security among greatest challenges (Independent)

Suspect in Shooting of 3 Students Had 13 Guns, Stash of Ammo (Time Magazine)

Fierce fighting surges before cease-fire in Ukraine (CBS News)

Chapel Hill Suspect in Muslim Student Shooting Had a Dozen Guns and Ammo Stockpile (Newsweek Magazine)

Signs of a Push Against ISIS, Amid Doubts on Iraqi Troops (New York Times - Paywall)

Argentine president faces new indictment (Financial Times - Paywall)

Civil rights group challenges FBI chief's claim that police racial bias is unconscious' (Russia Today)

Cyber world like Wild West', says Obama (Financial Times - Paywall)

Freed Al-Jazeera journalist: Why can't Canada get me home? (Independent)

VIDEO: Man lights up cigarette on train tracks despite imminent SPEEDING TRAIN (Daily Star)

Amanda Holden at the centre of Twitter backlash as she sends 9-year-old daughter to school dressed as Pretty Woman prostitute for fancy dress day (Daily Mail)

Isis fighters in suicide attack on Iraqi air base (Guardian)

Obama condemns 'outrageous murders' (BBC)

At least 19 killed in attack on Shi'ite mosque in Pakistan (Reuters)

Islamic State tries to attack base where hundreds of U.S. troops are stationed (Washington Post - Paywall)

Chapel Hill shooting: President Barack Obama denounces 'brutal and outrageous murders' (Independent)

Fighting continues in Ukraine despite approaching cease-fire (Washington Post - Paywall)

Website of UAE Newspaper al Ittihad Hacked by Group Claiming ISIS Affiliation (Newsweek Magazine)

Iraqi army repels attack on base hosting U.S. Marines, officials say (Reuters)

Taliban kill 20 in Pakistan mosque attack (CBS News)

Valentines Day Hashtag Asks Users to Capture Love in Four Words (Newsweek Magazine)

American Sniper Chris Kyle murder trial: Video shows alleged killer fleeing police in truck (Independent)

Mexico condemns shooting of man by Washington State cops for throwing rocks (Russia Today)

Elderly woman filmed confronting ISIS militants and branding them 'devils' (Daily Mail)

France's 'Dirty Harry': Mayor under fire over police '7.65 caliber new friends' posters (Russia Today)

Boko Haram attacks village in Chad as revolt spreads (Reuters)

Woman jailed over nose-bite attack (BBC)

Britain's longest serving policeman retires from Metropolitan Police after 47 years of service (Daily Mail)

Suicide bombers infiltrate Iraq base used by U.S. Marines (CBS News)

At least 19 people killed and 60 injured in Taliban suicide bomb and gun attack on a Pakistan mosque (Daily Mail)

That's one way to get away from it all! Private island off Skye goes on sale for just £10,000... but there are no buildings and is only the size of half a football pitch (Daily Mail)

Gary Johnson jailed for 22 years for attack on Christopher Spinks with machete (Daily Mail)

Mexico police barricaded in station over labour dispute clash with federal agents (Guardian)

Argentine prosecutor renews case against country's president (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: Refugees tell of Boko Haram savagery (BBC)

One more donor needed for twin sisters with liver failure (CBS News)

Ukraine Says Putin Agreed To Free Pilot; He Denies It (New York Times - Paywall)

'He'd look like a t**': Brits say PM Cameron couldn't pull off Barack Obama YOLO video (Daily Star)

Ukraine conflict: Marathon in Minsk (BBC)

Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed (Los Angeles Times)

Boko Haram Carries Out First Attack in Chad (New York Times - Paywall)

Shropshire farmer dies after being kicked in head by one of his cows (Daily Mail)

Even With Cease-Fire, Economy in Ukraine Is Crumbling (New York Times - Paywall)

Swedish Police Make Arrests in Raids on Torrent Sites (Newsweek Magazine)

Iraqi Forces Fend off ISIS Attack on Anbar Air Base Used By United States Marines (Newsweek Magazine)

Ukraine crisis: At least 25 dead as rebels seize more territory ahead of ceasefire deadline (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Merkel must keep up tireless work rate or risk losing goal of a 'united Europe' (Independent)

Firing squad executions are one step closer to coming to Wyoming (Independent)

Egypt poised for Libya evacuations as Isis hostage photos emerge (Guardian)

ISIS Takes Over Radio Station in Libya, Reports Say (Newsweek Magazine)

Probe into role of Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in alleged Iran cover-up moves forward following death of prosecutor (Independent)

Failed ISIS raid tests US forces in Iraq (Fox News)

Bombers make it onto Iraq base used by U.S. troops (CBS News)

Minsk ceasefire in balance as fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine (Guardian)

Why would Putin stop in face of weakness? (CNN)

Argentina's president may face charges over alleged terrorist attack cover-up (Guardian)

Seven women remember their worst ever Valentine's Day (Daily Mail)

Eco-warrior makes home in giant nesting box in protest against felling of tree (Daily Mail)

A Translation of Facebook Statuses on Valentine's Day (Huffington Post)

WorldViews: Angry Ecuadorian president says comedian John Oliver has little nuts' (Washington Post - Paywall)

Why People With a Learning Disability Are Kissing on Camera for Valentine's Day (Huffington Post)

Israel Election: Why Is Netanyahu Addressing Congress? (Newsweek Magazine)

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan mosque (Los Angeles Times)

Is Getting a Valentine's Day Card From Your Child Cute or Creepy? (Huffington Post)

Isis raid on base hosting US forces fails (Financial Times - Paywall)

Evolution - Why Some American Politicians Are Forced To Deny Basic Science (Huffington Post)

One in Four Young Saudis at Risk of Heart Attack, Study Warns (Newsweek Magazine)

Turkish police use water cannon on protesters decrying religion in schools (Reuters)

UN envoy: Nigeria's military needs to show 'greater resolve' in fighting Boko Haram extremists (Fox News)

Why Politicians Must Engage With Ethnic Minority Voters (Huffington Post)

Police stop-search claim 'inaccurate' (BBC)

Flight to Dublin diverted to Denmark after drunk man strips semi-naked (Daily Mail)

Fighting follows Ukraine summit (BBC)

Were UK police ordered to demand the names of Charlie Hebdo buyers? (Russia Today)

Rogue cops and their sinister assault on free speech: Using anti-terror laws to spy on journalists shows some police continue to forge ahead with crusade against Fleet Street writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN (Daily Mail)

Violence against women surges, one-fifth of attacks occur while asleep or unconscious (Russia Today)

Alabama police slam Indian grandfather into the ground, unprovoked video (Guardian)

25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire deadline (Fox News)

Inside terror group's plot to attack heart of Europe (CNN)

So why DID a pretty young woman join a sugar daddy dating site? Student, 22, admits to taking cash from older man... but says there is NOTHING wrong with that (Daily Mail)

Pakistani Taliban attack Shia mosque (BBC)

Ukraine ultranationalist leader rejects Minsk peace deal, vows 'to continue war' (Russia Today)

Kurdish fighters hold ground against daily ISIS attacks (CNN)

Fears grow for almost 200 whales stranded on a New Zealand beach as volunteers fight to keep them alive... and nobody can explain why they ended up there (Daily Mail)

Boko Haram Attacks Chadian Village as Revolt Spreads (Newsweek Magazine)

Day in pictures: 13 February 2015 (BBC)

Long way from peace': Over 10 civilians killed in E. Ukraine shelling after Minsk agreement (Russia Today)

It's Valentine's Day in Thailand, call the police (Daily Mail)

First Boko Haram attack on Chad (BBC)

In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day (Los Angeles Times)

Girl who escaped Boko Haram reveals Chibok kidnapping inspired them (Daily Mail)

Pictured: Man murdered at gipsy wedding in shotgun attack (Daily Mail)

Connecticut School Restrained One Child 700 Times in One Year (Newsweek Magazine)

Boko Haram Launches First Attack on Chadian Village (New York Times - Paywall)

ISIS hostage John Cantlie tells family: Let me go, get on with your lives' (Russia Today)

Italy, Germany close Yemen embassies as Al-Qaeda seizes army base (Russia Today)

Busted: Kiev MPs try to fool US senator with proof' of Russian tanks in Ukraine (PHOTOS) (Russia Today)

He's no dumbo! Romantic man proposes to his elephant-loving girlfriend by getting the engagement ring presented by animal's TRUNK (Daily Mail)

Valentine's Day Is No Match for Cricket (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Is that the STD clinic? Aerial view of health centre shows it's shaped just like a spread-eagled man - complete with penis (Daily Mail)

Fighting Rages in Run-Up to Ukraine Ceasefire (Newsweek Magazine)

Disabled man Shane Burcaw reveals humiliation of strangers who assume his girlfriend is his carer (Daily Mail)

Valentine's Day - Premier League gift guide: A Manchester City bra, Liverpool slippers, West Ham's baby bodysuit and more (Daily Mail)

Illegal immigrant who was ordered to leave Britain in 1997 is still living here and fighting deportation nearly 18 YEARS later (Daily Mail)

'I want to show that having a disability won't hold you back': British man set to become first disabled male model to appear on New York catwalk (Daily Mail)

Paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury asked by police for advice on how to prevent cases like his' (Daily Mail)

The 50 things every 'real' man needs to know (Daily Mail)

John Cantlie tells family to 'let it go and get on with your lives' after final ISIS video (Daily Mail)

Ukraine is a hot potato': Why US stood back from Minsk talks? (Russia Today)

EU's Tusk: No proof Europeans fighting in Ukraine, refutes Croatia's claim (Russia Today)

Race against time in NZ pilot whale rescue - video (Channel4)

Sinosphere Blog: Chinese President Returns to Mao's (and His) Roots in Yan'an (New York Times - Paywall)

WorldViews: Do church bells violate human rights? One Austrian thinks so. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Police pepper-spray protesting students in Sydney including a legally blind girl (Russia Today)

WorldViews: Why does this Buddhist-majority nation hate these Muslims so much? (Washington Post - Paywall)

Will there be peace in Ukraine after Minsk deal? (Channel4)

US police charged for pushing Indian (BBC)

Philippine Military 'Behind' President (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

We'd be terrorists': US could destroy ISIS only by turning Iraq, Syria into molten glass' Congressman (Russia Today)

Family of slain Muslims calls Chapel Hill shooting 'absolutely domestic terrorism' (Russia Today)

EU to restart gas talks with Russia, Ukraine (Russia Today)

Leaders reach new Ukraine cease-fire accord, but doubt remains (Los Angeles Times)

Boko Haram escapee says some Chibok girls still alive (CNN)

Noam Chomsky on Islamic State and Ukraine - video (Channel4)

Minority Report-style CCTV system analyses crowd movements to alert police (Daily Mail)

'I met 24 of the Chibok schoolgirls held by Boko Haram' (Channel4)

VIDEO: Why is Med so deadly for migrants? (BBC)

Day in pictures: 12 February 2015 (BBC)

The man who rescued 500 Nigerian schoolgirls from Boko Haram (Channel4)

Day in pictures: 11 February 2015 (BBC)

Beaten and starved: the Indonesian maid leading fight against domestic abuse (Channel4)

Watch dramatic moment rockets hit soup kitchen in Ukraine (Channel4)

Ukraine in ruins - before-and-after images from the conflict (Channel4)

One year on from the Somerset floods (BBC)

Ukraine conflict: US 'may supply arms to Ukraine' (Channel4)

Gunmen fire on French police during PM's visit to Marseille (Channel4)

Free Super Bowl for wrongfully jailed man (CNN)

The war against Islamic State: It will be a long haul (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Italy's president: Matteo gets his man (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Banyan: Still fighting (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Fighting in Ukraine: Give war a chance (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Attack in Tripoli: Islamic State heads west (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Pakistan after the Peshawar school massacre: The man with a plan (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Justice in Argentina: The president and the prosecutor (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Rick Scott tries to clarify attack ad on Charlie Crist (Miami Herald)

Missing Miami woman’s ex kills himself after police find body in car trunk (Miami Herald)

Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Ponzi scheme (Miami Herald)