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Iran nuclear talks near key deadline 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:37:27 GMT 
    Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.


'Conservative surge' in French polls 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:48:26 GMT 
    French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy's Conservative UMP and its allies make major gains in the final round of local elections, exit polls suggest.


Solar aeroplane heads for China 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:07:31 GMT 
    Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.


Arab League to create military force 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:46:34 GMT 
    Arab League countries meeting in Egypt agree to create a joint Arab military force amid a crisis in Yemen and regional jihadist threats.


Count begins after close Nigeria vote 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:53:18 GMT 
    Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.


PM warns voters of 'stark choice' 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:48:49 GMT 
    David Cameron is to tell voters they face a "stark choice" between him and Labour's Ed Miliband, as the election campaign officially gets under way.


Greece's creditors mull new reforms 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:08:46 GMT 
    Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.


Bodies found days after NY gas blast 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:07:56 GMT 
    Three days on from a massive gas blast in New York that flattened three buildings, two bodies are found in rubble.


DNA of 78 Germanwings victims found 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:05:22 GMT 
    Five days after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, investigators say they have isolated DNA of 78 people on board.


Deal creates largest travel retailer 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:41:45 GMT 
    Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.


VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:51 GMT 
    Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".


VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'? 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:26 GMT 
    Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.


VIDEO: China warning over global warming 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:24:45 GMT 
    The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.


VIDEO: India 'looking strong' in World Cup 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:46:24 GMT 
    India have looked very impressive in the cricket World Cup, and cricket columnist Ayaz Memon has been speaking to the BBC in Mumbai on their chances of winning the tournament.


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  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:36:35 GMT 
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