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Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:29:42 GMT 
    Tens of thousands line the streets in torrential rain in Singapore to see the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.


Kerry stays on for more Iran talks 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:53:10 GMT 
    US Secretary of State John Kerry cancels a planned return to the US to stay in Switzerland as the Iran nuclear talks approach their deadline.


Air Canada plane 'exits' runway 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:23:14 GMT 
    An Air Canada aeroplane landing at Halifax leaves the runway while landing at Halifax, but only minor injuries are reported.


Nigeria voting continues after delays 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 04:15:55 GMT 
    Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.


Briton's father in plea to airlines 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:07:26 GMT 
    The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".


Yemen leader accuses 'Iran stooges' 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:59:10 GMT 
    Yemen's president accuses Iran of destabilising his country, as Saudi Arabia vows to continue air strikes until Yemen is "stable and safe".


France votes in local elections 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:17:54 GMT 
    Parts of France head to the poll for local elections seen as a key barometer for the presidential vote in two years' time.


Europol chief warns on encryption 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:38:11 GMT 
    A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism.


'Threats' against BBC boss investigated 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:03:54 GMT 
    Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.


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.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:02:38 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Yemen 'on the brink' of civil war 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:10:44 GMT 
    The United Nations envoy to Yemen has warned that the country could slide into prolonged conflict like Iraq, Syria or Libya.
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