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Widow wants 'Jihadi John' alive 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:03:33 GMT 
    The widow of a UK aid worker killed by "Jihadi John", the masked IS militant identified as a man from London, tells the BBC she wants him caught alive.


Greek violence ahead of debt vote 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:38:19 GMT 
    Greek police clash with rioters after the first protest against the left-wing government, ahead of a key German vote on extending the bailout.


Cyber attacks top US threat list 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:07:36 GMT 
    A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals.


Argentine president case dismissed 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:59:26 GMT 
    A federal judge in Argentina dismisses accusations that President Cristina Fernandez had covered up alleged Iranian involvement in 1994 a bomb attack.


Actress's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:56 GMT 
    A $150,000 custom-made Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress, worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars, is stolen in Hollywood.


Parents in march for Mexico students 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:18:30 GMT 
    The parents of 43 Mexican students who went missing five months ago in the town of Iguala lead a march in Mexico City to demand justice.


Islamic State 'smashes Iraq statues' 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:52:00 GMT 
    A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.


Fawwaz guilty of US embassy attacks 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:30:06 GMT 
    A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998, killing 224 people.


Net neutrality rules passed by FCC 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:01:32 GMT 
    The US Federal Communications Commission votes in favour of tougher internet regulation, upholding the principle of net neutrality.


Japan's shares at fresh 15-year high 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:11:34 GMT 
    Shares on Japan's main index were up on Friday morning due to a weaker yen against the US dollar and despite a raft of mostly disappointing economic figures.


Canadian court keeps oath to Queen 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:01:04 GMT 
    Canada's Supreme Court rejects a move to scrap the country's citizenship oath, which requires applicants to swear allegiance to the UK monarchy.


Leukaemia changes 'almost inevitable' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:17:59 GMT 
    It is "almost inevitable" that people's blood will take the first steps towards leukaemia, researchers show.


VIDEO: An eco-system inside your home 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:48:36 GMT 
    The smart garden that fits inside your house and provides fresh healthy food


VIDEO: Highlights of 2015 Brit Awards 
  Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:57:18 GMT 
    The Brit Awards celebrated a year of British music success in a star-studded show in London


VIDEO: Madonna and other famous fallers 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:21:47 GMT 
    Madonna is not the only famous name to take a tumble - she is joined by Naomi Campbell, Jennifer Lawrence, Neil Kinnock, Bob Dole, Robert Mugabe and Zola Budd.
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