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Kenya leader sets fire to tusks 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:21:37 GMT 
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant ivory as part of the East African nation's efforts to curb poaching.


Myanmar students defy police 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:22:20 GMT 
    Hundreds of students protesting against an education bill in Myanmar have defied an order to disperse despite being surrounded by police.


Russians bid farewell to Nemtsov 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:54:44 GMT 
    Thousands of Russians bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov during his funeral in the capital Moscow.


Chile's Villarrica volcano erupts 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:50:00 GMT 
    The Villarrica volcano, one of the most active in South America, erupts in southern Chile, spewing ash and lava into the air.


Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:25:03 GMT 
    Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say.


Congress approves security funding 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:20:57 GMT 
    Congress has passed a security funding bill that will not rollback the president's recent immigration reforms.


Workers' pay 'below pre-crisis level' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:04:52 GMT 
    Incomes for those of working age are still below pre-crisis levels, according to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).


Gambaccini 'was victim of witch-hunt' 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:04:24 GMT 
    Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini backs a 28-day limit on the use of police bail after saying he was the victim of a "witch-hunt".


UK government sells Eurostar stake 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:07:46 GMT 
    The UK government says it is selling its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to an Anglo-Canadian consortium for £757.1m.


Body parts found in Becky search 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:33:02 GMT 
    The family of missing teenager Becky Watts say they are "devastated" as police reveal body parts are discovered at a house in Bristol.


In pictures: Dealing with addiction 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT 
    David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction


Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT 
    Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show


Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT 
    Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died


Day in pictures: 2 March 2015 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:33:44 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 2 March


Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:56:41 GMT 
    News photos from around the world
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