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The men who uncovered Assyria 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT 
    Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist.

Bulgaria buskers 'must be qualified' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:39:43 GMT 
    Bulgaria's second city decides buskers must have a formal music qualification to play in the city's central areas.

Work earlier in summer, says Japan PM 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:17:45 GMT 
    Japan's prime minister says people should start work earlier during summer months for a better work-life balance.

Nigeria rivals sign peace accord 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:35:52 GMT 
    Nigeria's two main presidential candidates sign an agreement to prevent violence in tightly contested elections due on Saturday.

Singapore advises against Lee queues 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:14:32 GMT 
    Singaporean authorities say the queue to view statesman Lee Kuan Yew lying in state is now nine hours long and urge people not to join.

Clarkson has a job offer - in Russia 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:08:04 GMT 
    Less than 24 hours after being dropped by the BBC Jeremy Clarkson has already been offered work, in Russia.

Argentine president's case dismissed 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:51:55 GMT 
    A court of appeals in Argentina has upheld a decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Shia militia 'in Tikrit pullback' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:48:14 GMT 
    A US general says Iranian-backed Shia militia in Iraq are no longer leading the battle to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State.

Six missing in NYC building collapse 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:08:30 GMT 
    As many as six people are missing after an explosion sent flames tearing through a New York City building, police say.

Labour to cap private profits in NHS 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:38:28 GMT 
    A Labour government would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS, Ed Miliband says as he launches the party's election campaign.

Richard III tomb goes on display 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:00:03 GMT 
    The sealed tomb of King Richard III is unveiled after a service in Leicester Cathedral.

Internet sting paedophile jailed 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:52:04 GMT 
    A man who was trapped by internet paedophile hunters after trying to groom a teenage girl is jailed for a year.

Royals visit Stephen Lawrence Centre 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:34:07 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the Stephen Lawrence Centre in south London.

Kathmandu graffiti 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:49 GMT 
    The walls of the Nepali capital come to life

Day in pictures: 26 March 2015 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:35:09 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 26 March
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