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Outcry as IS 'wrecks' Assyrian site 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:17:12 GMT 
    Archaeologists and officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.


Doctor feared Harrison Ford fireball 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:59:15 GMT 
    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.


Dawn probe achieves Ceres orbit 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:11:44 GMT 
    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 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:32:31 GMT 
    In a newly-released video made by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who carried out attacks in Canada last year blames its foreign policy.


Call to double monitors in Ukraine 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:35:43 GMT 
    Russia and Germany call for the number of OSCE observers monitoring a truce in eastern Ukraine to rise from 500 to 1,000.


Palestinian driver attacks Israelis 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:29:06 GMT 
    A Palestinian man drives into a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem, injuring six Israeli policewomen in what police say was a "terrorist attack"


Snowden yearns for Switzerland move 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:14:41 GMT 
    The fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden tells a Swiss audience he would love to get asylum in Switzerland.


Millions at risk from 'Freak' bug 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:05:44 GMT 
    Microsoft issues a security warning about a bug that could let attackers spy on supposedly secure communications.


Police criticised over Syria girls 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:37:11 GMT 
    The parents of three girls feared to be in Syria say police failed to tell them they spoke to the trio weeks ago when another girl went missing, reports say.


Alps murders motorcyclist ruled out 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:10:48 GMT 
    A motorcyclist who was being sought over the murders of four members of a Surrey family in the French Alps is ruled out of the investigation.


Schools named after Peshawar victims 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:05:21 GMT 
    Pakistani authorities rename 107 schools in honour of the victims of last year's massacre of children and teachers at a school in Peshawar.


Berlusconi ends community service 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:02:09 GMT 
    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi completes his final hours of a community service sentence for tax fraud.


VIDEO: Skiers rescued after cable car accident 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:52:52 GMT 
    Two hundred tourists have had a dramatic rescue from stranded cable cars at a ski resort in northern Italy.


VIDEO: More women in German boardrooms 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:25:20 GMT 
    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 cockroach turned into a cyborg 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:35:12 GMT 
    BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights
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