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Co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane' 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:44:11 GMT 
    The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.


Yemen leader Hadi gets Saudi refuge 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:50:44 GMT 
    Yemen's President Hadi arrives in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.


Buildings collapse in New York blast 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:36:42 GMT 
    At least 19 people are injured after an explosion causes two buildings to collapse in New York's East Village.


Argentine president's case dismissed 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:51:55 GMT 
    A court of appeals in Argentina has upheld a decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.


US agents 'attended sex parties' 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:36:45 GMT 
    A new report alleges that US drug enforcement agents attended sex parties funded by drug cartels while stationed overseas.


Shia militias 'in Tikrit pullback' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:48:14 GMT 
    A US general says Iranian-backed Shia militias in Iraq are no longer leading the battle to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State.


MPs warn on growth of UK jihadists 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:31:13 GMT 
    Not enough is being done to prevent people leaving the UK to join Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a group of MPs warns.


Asylum claims 'highest for 22 years' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:23:09 GMT 
    The UN's refugee agency says the number of refugees seeking asylum in developed countries rose by 45% in 2014, with Germany receiving the most claims.


Indiana emergency for HIV 'epidemic' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:41:13 GMT 
    The governor of Indiana has declared a public health emergency and authorised a needle sharing programme, after an HIV outbreak "reached epidemic proportions" in part of the state.


US soldier 'plotted to support IS' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:12:21 GMT 
    A US soldier and his cousin are arrested and charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State, the Department of Justice says.


Court allows Charles letters release 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:39:15 GMT 
    The Supreme Court says letters by Prince Charles to government departments can be published, after a campaign by the Guardian newspaper.


Richard III reburial service held 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:06:52 GMT 
    A service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury to mark the reburial of King Richard III, takes place at Leicester Cathedral.


VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'? 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:26 GMT 
    Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.


VIDEO: China warning over global warming 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:24:45 GMT 
    The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.


VIDEO: India 'looking strong' in World Cup 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:46:24 GMT 
    India have looked very impressive in the cricket World Cup, and cricket columnist Ayaz Memon has been speaking to the BBC in Mumbai on their chances of winning the tournament.
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