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Activist slashes US envoy to S Korea 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:56:29 GMT 
    A militant Korean nationalist slashes the face of the US ambassador to South Korea, with the North calling it a "knife shower of justice".

Clinton ready to make emails public 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:16:37 GMT 
    Hillary Clinton responds to a growing controversy over her emails when she was a US secretary of state by urging officials to release them swiftly.

NZ 'spying on Pacific neighbours' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:34:38 GMT 
    New Zealand is conducting mass surveillance over its Pacific neighbours, documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden say.

'Watergate' leak at German spy agency 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:10:28 GMT 
    German intelligence tackles a flood after taps are mysteriously removed at its unfinished HQ in Berlin, in a scandal dubbed 'Watergate'.

India threatens BBC over rape film 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:22:54 GMT 
    India's home minister says action will be taken after the BBC aired a documentary in the UK featuring an interview with a convicted rapist.

Indonesia rejects prisoner swap offer 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:53:38 GMT 
    Indonesia rejects a last-ditch offer from Australia of a prisoner swap aiming to save the lives of two Australian men on death row.

Abbott hints at MH370 search limits 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:56:35 GMT 
    Australian PM Tony Abbott says the massive search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cannot "go on at this intensity forever".

Bolivia ex-drug czar Nina arrested 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:36:37 GMT 
    Bolivia's former drug car Gen Oscar Nina is arrested on suspicion of having links to drug trafficking, Bolivian officials announce.

Singapore to cane German vandals 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:10:10 GMT 
    Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.

Iran 'frees envoy held in Yemen' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:37:18 GMT 
    An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say.

Liberia 'Ebola-free' for one week 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:18:32 GMT 
    Liberia goes a week without any new cases of Ebola - the first time such a milestone has been reached since May 2014, the WHO says.

McDonald's in antibiotic chicken move 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:48:25 GMT 
    The world's biggest restaurant chain, McDonald's, will stop US purchases of chicken injected with antibiotics important to human medicine.

VIDEO: The greatest threat to China's elephants 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:44:00 GMT 
    The greatest threat to China's wild elephants is no longer poaching but habitat destruction.

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

VIDEO: The 'Alcatraz of Indonesia'. 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:03:34 GMT 
    The BBC looks at the prison, which has been called "the Alcatraz of Indonesia" - where two Australians, expected to face execution this week, have been transferred.
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