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Greece will not default - PM Tsipras  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:29 GMT
New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tells his first cabinet meeting his country will not default on its bailout debts, but will negotiate with creditors. 
Apple profit 'biggest in history'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:22:28 GMT
Record sales of iPhones help Apple to report a first quarter profit of $18bn, the biggest ever quarterly profit for a public company. 
Lebanon fire injures Israeli troops  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:27:07 GMT
An attack on an Israeli military vehicle wounds four solders near the Lebanon border and the Israeli army responds with shellfire. 
N Korea leader 'to visit Russia'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:57:35 GMT
Russia says North Korea's has accepted an invitation to visit Moscow, which would be his Kim Jong-un's overseas trip as leader. 
Litvinenko post-mortem 'dangerous'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:04:27 GMT
The post-mortem examination of Alexander Litvinenko was probably the most dangerous ever conducted in the Western world, the inquiry into his death hears. 
AirAsia body search 'could end soon'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:14:48 GMT
Indonesia's search and rescue agency chief says the hunt for victims of AirAsia QZ8501 could be called off if no more bodies are found soon. 
Japan condemns Goto hostage video  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:21:06 GMT
PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release. 
US warns of more sanctions on Russia  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:41:23 GMT
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew threatens a possible extension of sanctions on Russia because of the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. 
Asylum group 'legally held at sea'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:14:37 GMT
Australia's month-long detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea last year was legal, the High Court rules. 
Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:26:09 GMT
Militants attack a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say. 
US admits snow forecast errors  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:35:20 GMT
The US National Weather Service says its forecasting is "subject to error", after predictions of a historic blizzard for New York City fell flat. 
England drives global football deals  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:24:10 GMT
Football clubs spent a record £2.7bn in international transfers in 2014, with English football clubs accounting for £795m of the total. 
VIDEO: Greece's push for a debt "haircut"  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:07:22 GMT
Opposition to austerity is at the core of Greece's new leader's agenda but it will also push for half of Greek debt to be written off, bringing it down to a more sustainable level, a so-called "haircut". 
VIDEO: 'I had to survive to tell the world'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:12:29 GMT
Kitty Hart-Moxon survived two years as a prisoner at the infamous Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. She spoke to Witness about how she coped. 
VIDEO: 'Holodeck’ recreates crimes in 3D  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:31:47 GMT
Researchers have developed a virtual reality system that recreates crime scenes as virtual worlds. 
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Greece will not default - PM Tsipras  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:29 GMT
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