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China's super-rich communist Buddhists 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:35:29 GMT 
    There are new signs that while a crackdown on Tibetan nationalism continues, China may be softening its position towards the Tibetan Buddhism, and even the Dalai Lama.

'Room service over' for rescued koala 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:10:32 GMT 
    A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.

China revives 'Moscow of the East' 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:30:43 GMT 
    Chinese city with historic Moscow ties gets Russian theme park.

AU backs anti-Boko Haram troops plan 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:04:56 GMT 
    The African Union backs plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.

Pakistan mosque blast kills dozens 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:16:21 GMT 
    A bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan kills at least 40 people and injures many more, officials say.

Churchill's funeral anniversary marked 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:10:36 GMT 
    Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey.

Deadly blast hits Mexico hospital 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:35:00 GMT 
    A gas tank lorry explodes outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby.

Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:36:42 GMT 
    Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula.

Canadian PM seeks wider terror laws 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:52:48 GMT 
    Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Body found in missing mum search 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:15:11 GMT 
    A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.

Burglars jailed for lecturer attack 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:35:21 GMT 
    Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

Mitchell 'turned down' libel deal 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:30:28 GMT 
    Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.

MP Murphy to stand down at election 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:53:37 GMT 
    Paul Murphy is to stand down as Labour MP for Torfaen after 28 years in parliament.

Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:21:55 GMT 
    News photos from around the world

In pictures: Destruction in Kobane 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:34 GMT 
    Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town
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