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updated Sun. February 1, 2015

Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:29:15 GMT
Jordan vows to do all it can to secure the release of a pilot captured by IS, after a video appears to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage.
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:46:16 GMT
Boko Haram Islamist militants launch a fresh assault on the strategically important Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say.
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:42:05 GMT
pro-democracy protesters return to Hong Kong's streets for the first time since mass demonstrations last year, but their numbers are far lower.

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:42 GMT
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:11:22 GMT
Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:08:30 GMT
Ex-Colombian intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado appears in court in Bogota charged with spying on politicians, judges and journalists.

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:01:56 GMT
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:01:38 GMT
New Jersey's Governor and US Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie will start a three-day visit to Britain and is due to meet PM David Cameron.

Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:25:23 GMT
A three-year-old US boy shoots and injures his mother and father with the same bullet after pulling a gun from her handbag in a New Mexico motel.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:30:40 GMT
At least 40 people, including soldiers and civilians, are reported to have died in Eastern Ukraine as ceasefire talks end without progress.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:45:07 GMT
At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured when a fire swept through a plastics factory in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, officials say.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:43:13 GMT
A blaze rages for more than 17 hours at one of Russia's largest public Libraries, destroying parts of the building in the capital Moscow.
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:37:37 GMT
Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:57:52 GMT
Louis Armstrong's personal copy of his appearance on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs is among the recordings to be added to the show's online archive.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:52:48 GMT
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.




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