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Opposition wins Nigeria election 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:06:04 GMT 
    Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria's presidential poll, in the country's first ever election victory by the opposition.


Bloody end to Turkey hostage crisis 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:44:40 GMT 
    A Turkish prosecutor and two gunmen who took him hostage have been killed after a shootout in Istanbul, officials say.


Lufthansa knew of co-pilot depression 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:10:49 GMT 
    The Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz informed Lufthansa's flight school in 2009 of a "serious depressive episode", the airline says.


Deadline for Iran talks extended 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:21:00 GMT 
    Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran will continue past a midnight deadline into Wednesday, US officials say.


'Alarming' rise in death sentences 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:51:06 GMT 
    Human rights group Amnesty International says there was an "alarming" increase in death sentences in 2014, with almost 500 more issued than in 2013.


US lifts Egypt weapons freeze 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:56:21 GMT 
    President Barack Obama has told his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, that the US will resume military aid to Egypt, frozen since 2013.


EU milk quota system is abolished 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:02:31 GMT 
    EU milk quotas are scrapped, bringing an end to more than 30 years of efforts to prevent overproduction.


Turkey hit by massive power cut 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:02 GMT 
    A huge power cut hits dozens of provinces across Turkey for several hours, causing transport chaos.


Libya Tripoli-based Islamist PM fired 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:28:09 GMT 
    MPs remove Omar al-Hassi as head of Libya's Islamist-backed alternative government in Tripoli amid allegations of financial irregularities.


Iraqi forces in 'major Tikrit push' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:22:06 GMT 
    Iraqi forces have made major advances against Islamic State (IS) in Tikrit - retaking the government headquarters, officials say.


Indiana to 'fix' law on religion 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:25:54 GMT 
    The governor of Indiana has said that he wants state lawmakers to "fix" a religious freedom law that has created a national outcry by the end of this week.


Evidence links China to GitHub attack 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:03:32 GMT 
    Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.


VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:51 GMT 
    Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".


VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'? 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:26 GMT 
    Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.


VIDEO: China warning over global warming 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:24:45 GMT 
    The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.
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World News From BBC
Opposition wins Nigeria election  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:06:04 GMT
Bloody end to Turkey hostage crisis  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:44:40 GMT
Lufthansa knew of co-pilot depression  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:10:49 GMT
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