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Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:36:50 GMT
The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike. 
Argentina prosecutor 'was murdered'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:41:20 GMT
Independent tests show that Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was deliberately killed, his family says, ruling out accident or suicide. 
Harrison Ford injured in plane crash  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:09:49 GMT
US actor Harrison Ford is in a "fair to moderate condition" after crashing a small plane on to a golf course in Los Angeles. 
PLO ends Israel security assistance  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:41:19 GMT
The Palestinian Liberation Organisation ends security co-operation with Israel which dates back to the 1993 Oslo Accords. 
'Boko Haram' kill dozens in Nigeria  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:49:51 GMT
Suspected Boko Haram militants kill at least 64 people in a raid on a remote village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses say. 
Top US circus to end elephant act  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:42:54 GMT
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus said it plans to stop using the animals by 2018. 
Thousands flee battle for Iraqi city  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:23:01 GMT
A military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from Islamic State forces about 28,000 people to flee their homes, the UN says. 
Boston victim 'spotted bomber’  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:05:13 GMT
A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings told the court that he locked eyes with one of the bombers just before the attack. 
Film-maker defends India rape film  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:09:09 GMT
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action. 
ECB raises eurozone growth forecast  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:45:18 GMT
The European Central Bank raises this year's growth forecast for the eurozone to 1.5%, and says it will begin its quantitative easing programme next week. 
Plane skids off New York runway  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:26:52 GMT
A passenger plane has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City amid snowy conditions. 
Nuclear deal 'very bad for Iranians'  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:54:00 GMT
Israel's prime minister warns the people of Iran that the nuclear deal being negotiated by their government and world powers is "very bad" for them. 
VIDEO: Inside Mexican drug lord's cave hideout  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:21:54 GMT
The leader of the Zetas drugs cartel, notorious for its violence, has been arrested in Mexico by security forces. 
VIDEO: US circus group to stop using elephants  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:27:31 GMT
One of the biggest circus companies in the United States has said it will stop using elephants in its shows by 2018. 
VIDEO: Software designs robotic solutions  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:34:31 GMT
The latest in robotics including software which can design electronics to solve problems