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Japan outrage at hostage 'beheading' 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:35:03 GMT 
    Japan reacts with anger as a video is released online appearing to show the murder of hostage Kenji Goto by an Islamic State militant.


Key Nigerian city under fresh attack 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:46:16 GMT 
    Boko Haram Islamist militants launch a fresh assault on the strategically important Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say.


Greek PM offers olive branch on debt 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:42 GMT 
    Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.


Protesters back on Hong Kong streets 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:10:18 GMT 
    Pro-democracy protesters return to the streets of Hong Kong for the first time since the mass Occupy demonstrations ended last year.


Abbott vow after Queensland rout 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:11:22 GMT 
    Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".


Ex-Colombia spy chief appears in court 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:08:30 GMT 
    Ex-Colombian intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado appears in court in Bogota charged with spying on politicians, judges and journalists.


Chile proposes to end abortion ban 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:01:56 GMT 
    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.


Mosque open days to ease 'tensions' 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:13:25 GMT 
    Mosques across the UK will open their doors to the public later in a bid to "reach out to fellow Britons following tensions around terrorism".


Whitney's daughter 'found in bath' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:43:04 GMT 
    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late American singer Whitney Houston, is found unresponsive in a bathtub in a home in Georgia, US police say.


Balloonists complete Pacific journey 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:37:37 GMT 
    Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.


New Jersey governor begins UK visit 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:01:38 GMT 
    New Jersey's Governor and US Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie will start a three-day visit to Britain and is due to meet PM David Cameron.


VIDEO: Music's role in surviving Holocaust 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:09:08 GMT 
    A service at Westminster Abbey on Sunday will honour work written by prisoners during the Holocaust - and the role that music played in helping some survive


VIDEO: Guitar 'that changed world' up for auction 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:04:15 GMT 
    A pioneering Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar, the Black Beauty, is to be auctioned in New York in February.


VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:49:18 GMT 
    Drone maker introduces no-fly zones in the US, plus other technology news


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:49:46 GMT 
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