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Israel-Hezbollah clashes kill three  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:27:57 GMT
Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper are killed as Hezbollah militants trade fire with Israeli forces along the Lebanese border. 
Greece will not default - PM Tsipras  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:16:14 GMT
New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says his country will not default on its bailout debts, as bank stocks lose more than 25% of their value. 
Castro issues Guantanamo Bay demand  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:56:53 GMT
Cuba demands the US hands back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalised. 
US Supreme Court blocks executions  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:59:44 GMT
The US Supreme Court postpones the executions of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in the procedures is cruel. 
Jordan offers IS prisoner swap  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:32:28 GMT
Jordan offers to free an Iraqi prisoner for a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic State after the group threatens to kill the pilot and another hostage. 
AI will not kill us, says Microsoft  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:54:36 GMT
The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind. 
Russia boycotts European rights body  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:20:46 GMT
The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe resumes its boycott in protest at Ukraine sanctions. 
France releases anti-jihadist video  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:05:50 GMT
The French government hits back in the fight against home-gown jihadists by releasing an anti-extremism online video. 
US north-east digs out of heavy snow  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:24:46 GMT
Residents of New England are digging out after up to 36in (91cm) of snow fell in a day-long blizzard that caused power cuts and paralysed travel. 
Iran picks new United Nations envoy  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:09:26 GMT
Iran has selected Gholamali Khoshru as its ambassador to the United Nations in New York, less than one year after the US rejected its first choice. 
Cape Town honours last white ruler  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:07:06 GMT
Cape Town's city council votes to rename a street after South Africa's last white ruler despite opposition from the national governing party. 
BBC 'should improve local news'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:42:51 GMT
BBC News should increase both its local and global coverage and improve its digital services if it is to remain relevant, the corporation has said. 
Skull clue to exodus from Africa  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:43:49 GMT
An ancient skull discovered in Israel could shed light on the migration of modern humans out of Africa some 60,000 years ago. 
VIDEO: Inside Tripoli's battle-ravaged airport  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:21:01 GMT
Footage inside Tripoli's abandoned airport shows the extent of damage caused by clashes. 
VIDEO: Ukraine hospitals 'under attack'  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:41:36 GMT
The BBC's Sarah Rainsford meets Andreas Koutepas, the local Medecins Sans Frontieres co-ordinator in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, who says that hospitals in the region have come under attack.