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India vows rapist interview inquiry  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:02:23 GMT
India's home minister promises an inquiry into how a TV crew was allowed to interview a death-row prisoner convicted over the Delhi 2012 gang rape and murder. 
Putin urges end to political murders  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:18:15 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin demands an end to "shameful" political killings in Russia, after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. 
Argentine president case challenged  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:35:06 GMT
An Argentine prosecutor appeals against last week's decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. 
Iraq in bid to encircle IS in Tikrit  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:13:41 GMT
Iraqi soldiers and Shia militiamen are seeking to surround Islamic State fighters in Tikrit, on the third day of an operation to retake the city. 
US high court divided over Obamacare  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:31:05 GMT
The US Supreme Court appears sharply divided over a healthcare law challenge that could threaten health insurance for eight million Americans. 
Cameron: I'll only do one TV debate  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:22:21 GMT
David Cameron says he will take part in only one TV debate ahead of the general election featuring seven party leaders, amid a growing row over the issue. 
Further child benefit cap considered  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:44:28 GMT
The Conservatives are considering limiting child benefit to three children, which could save £300m a year in the long term, BBC Newsnight learns. 
Fraud office probes Bank auctions  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:02:54 GMT
The Serious Fraud Office is investigating liquidity auctions held by the Bank of England during the financial crisis, the Bank says. 
Exam changes 'risk school problems'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:46:04 GMT
Head teachers warn the overhaul of the exam system is likely to cause significant problems for schools. 
In pictures: Cape Town wildfires  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:59:27 GMT
Wildfires on outskirts of Cape Town in South Africa 
Day in pictures: 4 March 2015  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:19:05 GMT
Images from around the world: 4 March 
Your pictures: Adventure  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:07:41 GMT
Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure 
In pictures: Dealing with addiction  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT
David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction 
Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT
Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show 
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died 
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World News From BBC
China premier unveils economic goals  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:40:34 GMT
US envoy to S Korea in knife attack  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:55:42 GMT
MH370 search 'may be scaled back'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:56:35 GMT
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