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Thousands in Moscow at Nemtsov march 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:11:18 GMT 
    Thousands of people are gathering for a march in Moscow to honour opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday.

Egypt elections set to be delayed 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:10:54 GMT 
    Parliamentary elections in Egypt are set to be delayed after the country's Supreme Court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.

CCTV shows UK girls on way to Syria 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:56:10 GMT 
    New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK girls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.

Estonia votes amid Russia fears 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:42:17 GMT 
    Estonians are choosing a new government, in an election dominated by concerns over Russian action in Ukraine.

US sex abuse suspect held in Brazil 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 04:06:01 GMT 
    Police in Brazil arrest an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in the US state of Minnesota.

Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:09:13 GMT 
    Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, have held a big rally in Rome against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.

US 'to deport Bosnian war suspects' 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:48:15 GMT 
    US officials are trying to deport 150 Bosnian immigrants suspected of involvement in war crimes during the 1992-95 war, the New York Times says.

S Leone vice-president in quarantine 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:53:06 GMT 
    The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.

Chilean girl appeals to president 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:03:48 GMT 
    A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.

Emwazi 'felt like dead man walking' 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:39:32 GMT 
    The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.

Venezuela limits US diplomats 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:44 GMT 
    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.

VIDEO: Museum displays Iraq's rich history 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:56:18 GMT 
    Iraq's national museum has reopened 12 years after it was closed following the American invasion of the country.

VIDEO: World record set at ploughing event 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:18:53 GMT 
    A new world record is achieved at the 100th Mullahead ploughing match in County Armagh.

VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:19:19 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

VIDEO: Congressman pays 'Downton' decor costs 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:46:29 GMT 
    An American congressman has to pay back $40,000 of public money after re-decorating his office in the style of the period television drama Downton Abbey
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