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Malaysia declares MH370 an accident 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:19:58 GMT 
    Malaysia officially declares the disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident, and says all 239 people on board are presumed dead.

Hezbollah 'wants no Israel conflict' 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:27:38 GMT 
    Israel says it has received a message from Lebanese militant group Hezbollah indicating it opposes military escalation after lethal border clashes.

Ebola virus mutating, scientists say 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:55:38 GMT 
    Scientists at the Institut Pasteur in France who are tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated.

Italy leaders wrangle over president 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:29:51 GMT 
    Italy's political leaders try to agree on candidates as parliament prepares to vote for a new president to replace Giorgio Napolitano.

AirAsia co-pilot 'was flying plane' 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:01:58 GMT 
    More details emerge from the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 flight recorder, including evidence the French co-pilot was controlling the plane before it crashed.

Sydney inquest hears of siege deaths 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:25:40 GMT 
    An inquest into the Sydney siege hears that one hostage was killed by police fire as they stormed the cafe after the gunman killed the manager.

Ivorian pledge to hunt child killers 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:39:52 GMT 
    Police in Ivory Coast set up a special unit to investigate a series of suspected ritual killings of children and to patrol areas near schools.

N Korea 'may be restarting reactor' 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:31:54 GMT 
    Satellite images indicate North Korea may be trying to restart a nuclear reactor used to produce fuel for atomic weapons, a US think tank says.

Shell to cut spending by $15bn 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:06:35 GMT 
    Falling oil prices are forcing Royal Dutch Shell to cut back investment by some $15bn (£9.9bn) over the next three years.

Sabbath bassist in bar fight arrest 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:07:53 GMT 
    Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler is arrested in the United States after a bar fight, police say.

Thorn Birds author McCullough dies 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:57:50 GMT 
    Australian author Colleen McCullough, best known for her novel The Thorn Birds, dies aged 77.

Icebergs 'have sound signature' 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:55:04 GMT 
    Listening to icebergs could help to assess the extent of glacier melt, a study suggests.

AUDIO: Michelle's uncovered head - was it ok? 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:33:21 GMT 
    The Saudi journalist and academic Najah Al-Osaimi says is acceptable for a foreign woman to come Saudi Arabia not to wear a headscarf.

VIDEO: How toys are going hi-tech in 2015 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:53:24 GMT 
    Toys are getting ever more hi-tech - from robots that can research the internet to toy drones and plastic pets.

VIDEO: Clues to King John's lost treasure 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:33:53 GMT 
    Laser technology is providing fresh clues about the mysterious disappearance of King John's lost treasure and where it could be hidden.
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