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- Outcry as IS 'wrecks' Assyrian site
- Archaeologists and officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.
- Three charged over US data breach
- US authorities charge three men for their roles in what they claim is one of the biggest data breaches in American history.
- Dawn probe achieves Ceres orbit
- Nasa confirms that its Dawn probe has gone into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
- Canada gunman's video lists motives
- In a newly-released video made by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who carried out attacks in Canada last year blames its foreign policy.
- Doctor feared Harrison Ford fireball
- The doctor who pulled US actor Harrison Ford from the wreck of a plane crash says he feared a fireball from the aircraft's leaking fuel.
- CIA director orders major overhaul
- CIA director John Brennan says he has ordered one of the biggest structural reorganisations in the US spy agency's history.
- US missionary freed in Nigeria
- A US woman who was abducted last month by masked gunmen in central Nigeria is now free, officials say.
- Call to double monitors in Ukraine
- Russia and Germany call for the number of OSCE observers monitoring a truce in eastern Ukraine to rise from 500 to 1,000.
- Snowden yearns for Switzerland move
- The fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden tells a Swiss audience he would love to get asylum in Switzerland.
- US senator 'faces corruption charge'
- The US justice department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, US media reports say.
- Neighbours to give Venezuela food
- Foreign ministers from the regional Unasur bloc promise to help Venezuela overcome a shortage of food, medicine and other products.
- Tanzania rounds up 32 witchdoctors
- Tanzanian police arrest 32 witchdoctors as part of the country's campaign to halt the murder of albinos for their body parts.
- VIDEO: Romanians living under London flyover
- People from Romania are sleeping rough in a camp hidden beneath the flyovers of the North Circular, the BBC has revealed.
- VIDEO: Skiers rescued after cable car accident
- Two hundred tourists have had a dramatic rescue from stranded cable cars at a ski resort in northern Italy.
- VIDEO: The cockroach turned into a cyborg
- BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Clash of new and old in Moroccan music
- For the BBC's Best Nightclub in Africa series, Radio 1Xtra's DJ Edu travels to Morocco to check out the music scene.
- VIDEO: Revolutionary urinal 'makes energy'
- A toilet that could revolutionise sanitation facilities in refugee camps has been developed by a group of researchers at the University of the West of England.
- VIDEO: More women in German boardrooms
- A law passed in Germany will see 100 of the country's largest businesses appointing more women on their supervisory boards to meet the newly set quota of 30%.
- VIDEO: The 'Google' of real things?
- Camfind is an app which lets users take snaps of physical objects and find out more about them.
- Why migration is changing almost everything
- What's the message in experimental figures on the true shape of migration in England?
- 'Emailgate' shows Hillary what's ahead
- Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of her personal email to conduct business as US secretary of state could spell dangers ahead.
- Fears over UK Sunni-Shia divide
- Sunni and Shia Muslims have co-existed in peace in the UK in the past, says Caroline Wyatt - but there are concerns about growing tensions.
- Gen Soleimani: Iran’s rising star
- The head of the Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force has emerged from a lifetime in the shadows to achieve almost celebrity status in Iran, reports BBC Persian's Bozorgmehr Sharafedin.
- VIDEO: Why did men wear burkas in Kabul?
- A group of Afghan men have worn burkas during a march through capital Kabul to draw attention to women's rights. BBC News looks at the issues since the fall of the Taliban.
- VIDEO: The Ceres space probe - in 60 secs
- The US space agency's Dawn probe is set to go into orbit around Ceres. What will it find there?
- Germany Eurovision entrant withdraws
- The winner of the search to find Germany's Eurovision Song Contest entrant turned down the chance to represent his country on live TV.
- Fifty Shades of Grey boy causes stir
- An 11-year-old boy who dressed as a character from Fifty Shades of Grey was excluded from his school's World Book Day celebrations, says his mother.
- US adds 295,000 jobs in February
- The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, Labor Department figures show.
- Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones
- Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March.
- Millions at risk from 'Freak' bug
- Microsoft issues a security warning about a bug that could let attackers spy on supposedly secure communications.
- Dozens arrested in cybercrime raids
- The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has mounted a "strike week" against suspected hackers resulting in 56 arrests.
- Harris doubts Oscar host return
- Neil Patrick Harris has said he doubts he will ever present the Oscars again, following on from his much-criticised hosting of the event this year.
- Doctor Who: Coleman 'planned to quit'
- Actress Jenna Coleman planned to quit Doctor Who at the end of series eight, writer Steven Moffat confirms.
- Pop-up playgrounds fold themselves
- US researchers build tiny electronic scaffolds using a new technique aimed at merging biology with electronics.
- Science 'squeezed out of primaries'
- Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.
- Disrupting chemicals ‘cost billions’
- Common chemicals that disrupt hormones could cost more than €150bn a year in damage to health in Europe, studies claim.
- Liberia releases last Ebola patient
- Liberia has released its last Ebola patient after going a week without any new cases for the first time since May 2014, according to health officials.
- Ward wins epic to give GB 2-0 lead
- A thrilling James Ward comeback gives Great Britain a 2-0 Davis Cup lead over the United States in a mammoth tie in Glasgow.
- Erratic McIlroy throws club in lake
- Rory McIlroy launched his club into a lake during an erratic second round at the WGC-Cadillac Championship in Miami.
- How Iran's feminist genie escaped
- Iran's 1979 revolution may have handed ultimate power to an ayatollah - but for women it had plenty of positive side-effects.
- Striking gold with a hoard of lost property
- Welcome to the Zurich store where much of Switzerland's lost property ends up for sale.
- 'Forced Santa' wins Dow Jones fight
- A middle-aged Dow Jones accountant who said he was forced to dress up as Father Christmas and branded an "old buffer" wins his unfair dismissal case.
- Danes 'should teach Prophet cartoons'
- Danish teaching group calls for controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to be printed in school textbooks.
- S Sudan talks failure 'unacceptable'
- Mediators in peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels have said the sides' failure to reach a deal is morally and politically "unacceptable".
- Schools named after Peshawar victims
- Pakistani authorities rename 107 schools in honour of the victims of last year's massacre of children and teachers at a school in Peshawar.
- Austria advises against Klimt return
- One of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should not be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, an Austrian panel has ruled.
- Argentina prosecutor 'was murdered'
- Independent tests show that Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was deliberately killed, his family says, ruling out accident or suicide.
- Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike'
- The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.
- Boston victim 'spotted bomber’
- A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings told the court that he locked eyes with one of the bombers just before the attack.
- TV election debates 'will go ahead'
- Broadcasters say they will proceed with plans for three TV election debates, despite David Cameron saying he will only take part in one.
- Four charged over Becky body parts
- Four people appear in court accused of helping to hide or dispose of the body parts of teenager Becky Watts.
- Boy, 13, admits party row murder
- A 13-year-old boy admits murdering a man after an argument about a party in north London.
- Migrant population 'up 565,000'
- The migrant population of England has risen by 565,000 since 2011, with two-thirds coming from the EU, analysis by the University of Oxford estimates.
- Week in pictures: 28 February - 6 March 2015
- News photos from around the world
- In pictures: Child migrants on Lampedusa
- Unaccompanied children from North Africa
- In pictures: Chile volcano eruption
- Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has erupted
- How did WW2 change the way people dressed?
- How did WW2 change the way people dressed?
- In pictures: Cape Town wildfires
- Blazes on the outskirts of Cape Town
- Day in pictures
- Images from around the world: 5 March
- Your pictures: Adventure
- Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure
- In pictures: Dealing with addiction
- David Stewart's images on fighting addiction
- Overheard on the ladies' coach
- The interesting things you hear in a women-only carriage
- The man who posted himself to Australia
- The man who posted himself to the other side of the world
- Broken dreams for woman forced to flee IS-held Syria
- How IS fighter's tip-off led to narrow escape for Syrian woman
- Nadiya Savchenko: Ukraine resistance symbol in Russia
- Captive Ukraine pilot defiant in Moscow jail
- Day in pictures: 6 March 2015
- Striking images from around the world over the past 24 hours
- How Indians evade ban on rape film
- How Indians are still watching rape documentary
- MH370: Behind the tenacious deep-sea hunt for missing plane
- The tenacious deep-sea search for MH370
- Quiz of the week's news
- Who hasn't banned selfie sticks yet?
- Baltic states shiver as Russia flexes muscles
- Europe editor Katya Adler on the alarm at Russian muscle-flexing
- Female intuition: Spotting Moroccan music talent
- Overcoming sexism to spot Moroccan hip-hop talent
- VIDEO: NYC classical sheet music shop shuts
- Much-loved New York sheet music shop closes down
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