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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:25:55 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: The man who invented impressionism 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:34:45 GMT 
    Will Gompertz takes a look at the Inventing Impressionism exhibition at The National Gallery.


VIDEO: Boston bombing trial begins 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:11:48 GMT 
    The trial of the man Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of planting bombs at the finishing line of the Boston marathon, begins in the Massachusetts state capital.


VIDEO: 'Green supercar' unveiled in Geneva 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:51:55 GMT 
    An "environmentally friendly" supercar has been unveiled at Geneva's International Motor Show.


VIDEO: Chinese treasures stolen in France 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 23:52:01 GMT 
    More than a dozen artefacts have been stolen from a Chinese museum near Paris, including a replica of the King of Siam's crown that was given to Napoleon III.


The lessons from Russia's latest killing 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:28:08 GMT 
    The killing of Boris Nemtsov adds to the growing sense of unease about dark undercurrents in Russian politics, says Bridget Kendall.


Could Clinton emails shake up 2016 race? 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:22:14 GMT 
    Hillary Clinton relied exclusively on a personal email account during her time as secretary of state. Is this the kind of "unforced error" that could puncture her air of inevitability?


Can regional force defeat Boko Haram? 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:56:37 GMT 
    Thomas Fessy looks at whether the regional task force has a fighting chance against Nigeria's Boko Haram militant group.


VIDEO: Ukraine's deadly mines - in 90 secs 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:23:55 GMT 
    Ukraine's latest mining disaster in Donetsk has claimed dozens of lives. But why are the country's mines so dangerous?


VIDEO: China's military compared - 60 secs 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:39:38 GMT 
    China's defence budget is set to rise by about 10% in 2015 - here's a quick look at where that places it in the ranks of the world's biggest military spenders.


Can Iraq's army dislodge Islamic State? 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:38:36 GMT 
    As the Iraqi army tries to dislodge Islamic State militants from Tikrit, Michael Knights looks at whether government troops and volunteer brigades are able take the bigger prize of Mosul.


Sony VR helmet set for 2016 launch 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:44:28 GMT 
    Sony unveils an upgraded version of its PlayStation virtual reality helmet, which it says will go on sale in the first half of 2016.


Prince condemns illegal ivory trade 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:02:43 GMT 
    Prince William condemns illegal wildlife trading and calls for more international help in a speech on the final day of his tour of China.


India surprises with second rate cut 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:07:19 GMT 
    The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.


Oligarch given North Sea deadline 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:52:01 GMT 
    Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman has seven days to convince the UK government not to force him to sell newly acquired oil and gas assets in the North Sea.
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