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- Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him'
- Defence lawyers do not deny Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's involvement in the deadly bombing but argue that he was coerced by his brother.
- Blast 'hits Aleppo intelligence HQ'
- Dozens of Syrian security personnel and rebels have been killed in an attack on an intelligence facility in the city of Aleppo, activists say.
- 'First human' discovered in Ethiopia
- Scientists working in Ethiopia have uncovered a jawbone fossil which may push the origin of humans back 400,000 years.
- India vows rapist interview inquiry
- India's home minister promises an inquiry into how a TV crew was allowed to interview a death-row prisoner convicted over the Delhi 2012 gang rape and murder.
- Leader of Mexico's Zetas cartel held
- Omar Trevino Morales, the leader of Mexico's Zetas drugs cartel and one of the country's most wanted men, has been captured, security officials say.
- Thirty feared dead in Ukraine mine
- Some 30 miners are feared dead in a suspected methane gas blast at a coal mine in a rebel-held region of eastern Ukraine.
- Iraq in bid to encircle IS in Tikrit
- Iraqi soldiers and Shia militiamen are seeking to surround Islamic State fighters in Tikrit, on the third day of an operation to retake the city.
- WW2 'Japan battleship wreck found'
- US billionaire Paul Allen announces he has discovered the famous WW2 Japanese battleship, Musashi, more than 70 years after it was sunk.
- Putin urges end to political murders
- Russian President Vladimir Putin demands an end to "shameful" political killings in Russia, after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
- Mugabe sued over party sackings
- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is sued for wrongful dismissal by two former allies, accused of supporting an assassination attempt against him.
- US high court divided over Obamacare
- The US Supreme Court appears sharply divided over a healthcare law challenge that could threaten health insurance for eight million Americans.
- France seeks 1982 attack arrests
- A judge in France issues arrest warrants for three people suspected of being behind a 1982 attack on a Jewish restaurant in Rue des Rosiers in Paris.
- VIDEO: Ford's white van with built-in bike
- The BBC's Dave Lee talks to Ford's chief design engineer Tom Thompson about the company's electric bike project.
- VIDEO: Rio at 450: The city in photographs
- As Rio celebrates its 450th anniversary, a photographic exhibition offers an insight into the early days of the city's development.
- VIDEO: Black girl 'forced out of Alabama school'
- As the BBC's Aleem Maqbool retraces one of the great civil rights journeys, the march 50 years ago from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama, he finds segregation still happening in a different form.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: The man who invented impressionism
- Will Gompertz takes a look at the Inventing Impressionism exhibition at The National Gallery.
- VIDEO: Boston bombing trial begins
- 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
- An "environmentally friendly" supercar has been unveiled at Geneva's International Motor Show.
- VIDEO: Chinese treasures stolen in France
- 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
- 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?
- 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?
- 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
- 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
- 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?
- 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
- 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
- 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
- The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.
- EU puts off end to roaming charges
- EU governments defy the European Parliament by deciding that roaming charges for mobile phone users should remain at least until the end of 2018.
- China and US clash over backdoors
- China rejects President Obama's criticism of its attempt to make companies put backdoors in their software and share their encryption keys.
- Ford launches e-bikes at mobile show
- Ford has been showing off two e-bikes at Mobile World Congress as manufacturers start to look beyond the car.
- Royal hoax station committed crime
- A radio station broke the law by broadcasting a hoax call with a nurse caring for the Duchess of Cambridge, Australia's high court rules.
- Blurred Lines track made $16m profit
- Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams made more than $5m (£3.26m) each from 2013 hit Blurred Lines, according to figures revealed during a copyright trial.
- Magic 'metamaterials' storm physics
- The hot topic at a major US conference is materials that can be designed with surprising properties, from programmable rubber to springy ceramics.
- Autism appears 'largely genetic'
- Autism is caused by genetic make-up in 74-98% of cases, a Medical Research Council study of 516 twins indicates.
- Adults get flu 'every five years'
- Adults catch real flu about once every five years, while children get it every other year, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China.
- Coffee linked to 'cleaner' arteries
- Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - South Korean researchers believe.
- ODI triple century possible - Clarke
- A batsman could soon score 300 in a one-day international, according to Australia captain Michael Clarke.
- Phelps may be reinstated for Worlds
- Michael Phelps may be allowed to compete at swimming's World Championships in Russia after originally being banned.
- Delhi rapist says victim shouldn't have fought back
- In 2012 an Indian student was raped on a bus in Delhi and died of horrific internal injuries. Leslee Udwin spoke to one of the rapists while making a film about the case.
- The spy who came in from al-Qaeda
- Aimen Dean describes his years working in Afghanistan and London as one of the West's most valuable assets in the fight against militant Islam.
- Moles dig for history in Denmark
- Moles are being used by a museum in Denmark to help gather information at an archaeological site.
- Erdogan fined for statue insult
- Turkey's president is fined for making disparaging remarks about a statue in 2011.
- Lesotho opposition forms government
- Five opposition parties in Lesotho form a coalition government after snap elections, called after a failed coup, did not produce an outright winner.
- Australian pair moved for execution
- Two members of the Bali Nine Australian drug smuggling ring are moved to the Indonesian island where they and other foreigners face execution.
- New wave of Paris drone alerts
- Ten more drones are spotted flying over Paris and reports say police are searching for four men after a chase in the east of the city.
- Brazil in huge ‘oil kickback’ probe
- Brazil's chief prosecutor seeks to investigate 54 people, including politicians, for alleged involvement in a kickback scheme at state oil firm Petrobras.
- Kerry to meet Gulf leaders in Riyadh
- US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Gulf leaders in Riyadh to address their concerns over a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
- US will not charge Darren Wilson
- The US justice department has said it will not charge former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson over the killing of black teenager Michael Brown.
- Stepbrother charged with Becky murder
- The stepbrother of missing Bristol 16-year-old Becky Watts is charged with her murder.
- Farage: Get migration back to normal
- Nigel Farage sets out UKIP's plan to cut work-related immigration to the UK but rules out setting a target, as David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash over the issue.
- Lovers convicted of killing girl
- A woman and her sadistic lover who created a cyber fantasy world are convicted of killing her young daughter, who suffered 50 injuries.
- Family tribute to killed ex-UK marine
- The family of a former Royal Marine believed to be the first Briton killed fighting IS extremists in Syria say they are "devastated" but "proud" of their son.
- Your pictures: Adventure
- Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure
- In pictures: Dealing with addiction
- David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction
- Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for
- Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show
- Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures
- Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died
- Day in pictures: 3 March 2015
- Images from around the world: 3 March
- Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015
- News photos from around the world
- Halfway in 24-year photo project
- Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year
- Brit Awards 2015: In Pictures
- Highlights from this year's ceremony in London
- Striking gold with a hoard of lost property
- The lost property shop stuffed with diamonds, bikes... and a leg
- Viewpoint: Why I loved Nemtsov
- A murder in an atmosphere of hatred and intolerance
- 'Tomboy, I wear glasses, look dorky'
- The Indian who attracted proposals through honesty
- The man protecting China's elephants
- The man protecting the home of China's wild elephants
- Day in pictures: 4 March 2015
- A selection of striking news photos from around the world
- VIDEO: The man who changed parenting
- The man who changed parenting forever
- Durban eyes Olympic prize after Commonwealth
- Durban eyes Olympics after Commonwealth gold
- In pictures: Cape Town wildfires
- Wildfires rage around Cape Town
- When an ordinary car is not enough
- When an ordinary car just isn't good enough
- VIDEO: 'Migrant worker' hip-hop in Saudi Arabia
- Video challenges how South Asian migrants are seen in Gulf
- China's Tube crush
- How London's male commuters set Chinese hearts racing
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