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Russia restricts Nemtsov mourners 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:34:42 GMT 
    Several EU politicians and Russia's opposition leader are barred from attending the funeral of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.


Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:07:11 GMT 
    Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say.


Coffee linked to 'cleaner' arteries 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:08:56 GMT 
    Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - South Korean researchers believe.


Obama seeks long Iran nuclear freeze 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:23:40 GMT 
    The US president says Iran should freeze nuclear activity for 10 years, ahead of a controversial Washington speech by Israel's prime minister.


Chile's Villarrica volcano erupts 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:24:13 GMT 
    The Villarrica volcano, one of the most active in South America, erupts in southern Chile, spewing ash and lava into the air.


India's Maharashtra state bans beef 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:59:45 GMT 
    The Indian president approves a bill which bans slaughter of cows and sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra.


Emwazi tape: I'm no extremist 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:05:51 GMT 
    A recording emerges in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John, denied being an extremist.


Bali Nine men to leave for execution 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:56:35 GMT 
    Authorities in Bali confirm that two Australian drug smugglers will be transferred on Wednesday to the island where they will be executed.


$80m for Sierra Leone to fight Ebola 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:58:54 GMT 
    The International Monetary Fund says Sierra Leone is to receive more than $80m (£52m) immediately to help the country overcome the Ebola outbreak.


'Cloudy' drug halts US execution 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:42:06 GMT 
    The execution of the first woman in Georgia in 70 years is postponed because the drug that was to be used appeared "cloudy", US officials say.


'Attractive jihadists lure UK girls' 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:58:06 GMT 
    "Attractive" jihadist fighters can be "eye candy" to lure in British Muslim girls, a woman who was radicalised online tells BBC Newsnight.


'Monitoring deal' on Ukraine truce 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:30:29 GMT 
    Ukrainian, Russian, French and German leaders agree to send observers to areas of Ukraine where truce violations are reported, Kiev says.


VIDEO: Chinese treasures stolen in France 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 23:52:01 GMT 
    More than a dozen artefacts have been stolen from a Chinese museum near Paris, including a replica of the King of Siam's crown that was given to Napoleon III.


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.


VIDEO: BBC retraces Selma rights march 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:57:15 GMT 
    America is closing in on the 50th anniversary of one of the seminal moments of the country's civil rights movement, the march from Selma to Montgomery.
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World News From BBC
Russia restricts Nemtsov mourners  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:34:42 GMT
Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:07:11 GMT
Coffee linked to 'cleaner' arteries  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:08:56 GMT
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