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Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:59:46 GMT
Iraq launches a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State. 
Lavrov: Progress with Ukraine truce  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:33:06 GMT
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov tells the UN there has been tangible progress in implementing the Ukraine ceasefire. 
US police shoot homeless man dead  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:55:55 GMT
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles. 
Police question Nemtsov girlfriend  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:14 GMT
Russian police are still questioning the Ukrainian girlfriend of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead in Moscow. 
Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:23:52 GMT
Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says. 
Bangladesh arrest over writer murder  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:35:14 GMT
Police in Bangladesh arrest a radical Islamist for alleged involvement in the hacking to death of atheist writer Avijit Roy. 
Namibia president wins $5m award  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:11:24 GMT
Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership. 
N Korea opens fire as drills start  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:58:36 GMT
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into the sea as annual US-South Korea military exercises get under way, officials in Seoul say. 
Brooks to join Murdoch-owned Storyful  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:56:51 GMT
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be re-hired by Rupert Murdoch. 
Arrests after HK shopping protest  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:42:45 GMT
Hong Kong police arrest more than 30 people after protesters gathered for a third time against mainland Chinese tourists. 
Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:44:43 GMT
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices. 
First tree seeds for Doomsday vault  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:39:48 GMT
The Svalbard "Doomsday" seed vault, which protects the world's food crops, accepts its first consignment of seeds from forest tree species. 
VIDEO: Giant cake served for Rio's birthday  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:20:31 GMT
The city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has been celebrating its 450th anniversary, with events including the baking of a 450-metre long birthday cake for the residents. 
VIDEO: Ishiguro's wife 'demanded rewrite'  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:02:39 GMT
Kazuo Ishiguro describes how his wife told him to "totally rewrite" his latest novel, The Buried Giant. 
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