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Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:41:46 GMT
Iraq launches a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State. 
Ukraine truce 'still not complete'  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:37:35 GMT
John Kerry accuses rebels of a "piecemeal" approach to the ceasefire agreement for eastern Ukraine, withdrawing weapons in only selective areas. 
Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:59:42 GMT
Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the second year running by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires. 
'No disrespect' in Netanyahu speech  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:18:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama. 
Thieves raid museum in French castle  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:05:17 GMT
Thieves take 15 "priceless" Chinese artefacts from Fontainebleau castle in France, in a raid that lasted just seven minutes. 
Police question Nemtsov girlfriend  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:14 GMT
Russian police are still questioning the Ukrainian girlfriend of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead in Moscow. 
US police shoot homeless man dead  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:55:55 GMT
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles. 
Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:23:52 GMT
Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says. 
Bangladesh arrest over writer murder  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:35:14 GMT
Police in Bangladesh arrest a radical Islamist for alleged involvement in the hacking to death of atheist writer Avijit Roy. 
Namibia president wins $5m award  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:11:24 GMT
Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership. 
Brooks set for new role at News Corp  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:56:51 GMT
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be re-hired by Rupert Murdoch. 
Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:44:43 GMT
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices. 
VIDEO: Rivals size up at mobile phone show  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:33:56 GMT
Mobile phone industry leaders and innovators are at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 
VIDEO: Giant cake served for Rio's birthday  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:20:31 GMT
The city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has been celebrating its 450th anniversary, with events including the baking of a 450-metre long birthday cake for the residents. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:20:18 GMT
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World News From BBC
Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:41:46 GMT
Ukraine truce 'still not complete'  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:37:35 GMT
Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:59:42 GMT
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