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Putin pledge on Nemtsov murder 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:06:03 GMT 
    Russia's President Putin vows to bring the killers of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov to justice, as world leaders demand a transparent inquiry.


Kurdish leader seeks Turkey peace 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:03:32 GMT 
    The jailed leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group urges his followers to end a 30-year armed struggle and seek a democratic peace.


Looted Iraq museum opens 12 years on 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:24:36 GMT 
    Iraq's national museum officially reopens in Baghdad, 12 years after it was looted in the aftermath of the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.


UK 'must prepare for Russian threat' 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:35:11 GMT 
    Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies, the former head of MI6 says.


Eight guilty over $100m Paris heists 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:55:08 GMT 
    Eight men are jailed over a double heist on the Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris that netted watches and jewels worth more than $100m.


Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:59:00 GMT 
    One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.


India budget to boost investment 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:25:36 GMT 
    Indian PM Narendra Modi's government unveils a business-friendly budget aimed at attracting greater investment for the economy.


Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:57 GMT 
    President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."


Egypt lists Hamas as terrorist group 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:43:32 GMT 
    An Egyptian court designates the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of supporting an insurgency in northern Sinai.


Rwanda urged to take BBC to court 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:25:26 GMT 
    An inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide.


Pegida UK stages first demonstration 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:26:22 GMT 
    About 2,000 protesters demonstrate against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".


Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered' 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:02:38 GMT 
    A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.


VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:19:30 GMT 
    Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.


VIDEO: Hungarian village up for rent 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:50:13 GMT 
    A small Hungarian village has put itself up for tourists to rent, in an attempt to raise money to revitalise it.


VIDEO: Modi's budget: Business reaction 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:48:16 GMT 
    India Business Report's Shilpa Kannan gauges business reaction to Narendra Modi's first budget at the Confederation of Indian Industry in Delhi.
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