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Greeks vote in 'make-or-break' poll 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:36:59 GMT 
    Greeks vote in general elections, with the anti-austerity Syriza and the centre-right New Democracy parties seen as front-runners in a tight race.


India braces for Obama's Delhi visit 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:44:48 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama is due to arrive in India for a three-day visit, protected by one of India's biggest-ever security operations.


Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:29:44 GMT 
    Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close flyby.


US planes targeted by bomb threats 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:36:17 GMT 
    Police search two aircraft at Atlanta's airport after receiving "credible" bomb threats - but later give the all-clear.


Japan PM outrage at 'hostage death' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:56:57 GMT 
    Japan says it is seeking to verify a video that suggests hostage Haruna Yukawa has been killed by IS militants.


Rockets kill 30 in eastern Ukraine 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:40:12 GMT 
    Eastern Ukraine rebels have launched an offensive on the city of Mariupol, one of their leaders says, as rockets kill and injure dozens in the port city.


Lungu wins Zambia presidential poll 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:45:20 GMT 
    Defence Minister Edgar Lungu wins Zambia's presidential election for the governing Patriotic Front with 48.3% of the vote.


Venezuelans protest over shortages 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:27:13 GMT 
    Thousands of Venezuelans attend an opposition march blaming failed government policies for widespread shortages.


Spain arrests jihadist suspects 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:39:52 GMT 
    Four suspected Islamist militants "prepared and willing to attack Spain" are arrested in the Spanish territory of Ceuta bordering Morocco, police say.


Argentina probes key witnesses 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:33:06 GMT 
    Investigators continue to question key witnesses over the death of top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, whose body was found at his apartment a week ago.


Tangerine Dream's Froese dies at 70 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:03:06 GMT 
    Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.


VIDEO: Brazilians told to save water 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:25:54 GMT 
    Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country's most populous region is experiencing its worst drought since 1930.


VIDEO: Body clocks and blindness 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:35:43 GMT 
    Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all?


VIDEO: Killer whale could be set free 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:46:17 GMT 
    In the next few days the authorities in the United States will decide whether to put killer whales on the list of endangered species.


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  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:45:02 GMT 
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