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Russian politician Nemtsov shot dead 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:09:26 GMT 
    Boris Nemtsov, a leading Russian opposition politician and ex-Deputy PM, is shot dead in Moscow ahead of a march against the war in Ukraine.


Greek PM vows 'no third bailout' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:37:26 GMT 
    Greek PM Alexis Tsipras denies his country will need a third international bailout, and vows to "start working hard" to change the country.


US homeland security nears shutdown 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:43:53 GMT 
    US short-term funding bill for US homeland security, increasing the threat of a partial agency shutdown at midnight on Friday.


Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:04:56 GMT 
    The Mexican president hails the capture of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.


Star Trek legend Nimoy dies at 83 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:08:43 GMT 
    Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.


Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:39:36 GMT 
    A former MI6 chief defends the actions of security services, as a former teacher reveals "Jihadi John" had anger management therapy at school.


Snatched baby found after 17 years 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:21:02 GMT 
    A South African girl has been found 17 years after she was stolen from her mother shortly after being born in a Cape Town hospital.


US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:16:00 GMT 
    A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.


UN laments IS statue 'war crimes' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:16:46 GMT 
    The reported destruction of historic artefacts in Iraq by Islamic State militants is a war crime, the head of the UN agency for culture says.


'Progress' in US-Cuba diplomatic talks 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:19:46 GMT 
    Cuban and US diplomats are optimistic about progress at talks in Washington on restoring full relations between the two countries.


Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:58:14 GMT 
    Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.


Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:27:20 GMT 
    Teenagers are at risk of permanent hearing loss by listening to music "too much, too loud", the World Health Organization says.


VIDEO: Kanye West in tears over mentor teacher 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:28:47 GMT 
    Singer Kanye West got emotional talking about his former fashion design teacher, Louise Wilson, who died last year.


VIDEO: Israeli and Iranian musicians in harmony 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:10:32 GMT 
    Iranian harpsichord player Mahan Esfahani and Israeli mandolin player Avi Avital talk about how a mutual love of Bach brought them together.


VIDEO: Is 2015 the year of 'eye-tracking'? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:09:26 GMT 
    The BBC's Richard Taylor looks at "eye-tracking" technology which could be used in gaming, entertainment and healthcare, and asks if it could go mainstream.
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World News From BBC
Russian politician Nemtsov shot dead  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:09:26 GMT
Greek PM vows 'no third bailout'  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:37:26 GMT
US homeland security nears shutdown  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:43:53 GMT
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