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Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:14:22 GMT
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an Iran nuclear deal could "pave Iran's path to the bomb", in a contentious speech to the US Congress. 
Emwazi father 'in state of shock'  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:45:10 GMT
The father of Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi is in "shock" as he helps officials build a profile of his son, the BBC is told after the first meeting with him. 
Ex-CIA chief in federal charge plea  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:20:18 GMT
David Petraeus, a former four-star general, reaches a plea deal with the US Justice Department in which he will admit to mishandling classified materials. 
'Racial bias' at Ferguson police  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:15:29 GMT
The US Justice Department has found evidence of racial bias at the Ferguson police department, US media reports. 
Delhi police block gang rapist film  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:14:02 GMT
Police in India secure a court injunction blocking the broadcast of an interview with one of the Delhi gang rapists on death row. 
Russians bid farewell to Nemtsov  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:54:44 GMT
Thousands of Russians bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov during his funeral in the capital Moscow. 
Paris journalist fined over drone  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:55:11 GMT
An Al Jazeera journalist is fined €1,000 (£725;$1,120) for flying a drone in Paris in the midst of a security alert sparked by unexplained drone sightings. 
Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:25:03 GMT
Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say. 
Clinton under scrutiny over emails  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:59:47 GMT
Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of a personal email account when she was US secretary of state is probed as a possible violation of federal rules. 
Stalin wiped from Soviet Gulag museum  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:58:41 GMT
A Soviet prison camp from the Stalin era - the only one fully preserved - no longer exists as a museum dedicated to political prisoners, its director says. 
India's Maharashtra state bans beef  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:17:22 GMT
The Indian president approves a bill which bans the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra. 
Ebola nations 'need huge aid plan'  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:49:29 GMT
Liberia's president calls for an aid package for the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa along the lines of the post-WWII Marshall Plan. 
VIDEO: 'Green supercar' unveiled in Geneva  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:51:55 GMT
An "environmentally friendly" supercar with has been unveiled at Geneva's International Motor Show. 
VIDEO: Tourists flock to Japan's Cat Island  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:36:12 GMT
Tourists from around Japan have been flocking to a tiny fishing community, to see what has been nicknamed Cat Island. 
VIDEO: 3800 couples in mass wedding  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:35:08 GMT
Around 3,800 couples from the Unification Church have taken part in a mass wedding in Gapyeong, South Korea. 
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