27 February 2015 Last updated at 11:29

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.


German deputies cast their vote at the Bundestag lower house of parliament in Berlin on Friday on the approval of the four-month-extension of the Greek bail-out programme German MPs back Greek loan extension

German MPs vote overwhelmingly to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, despite public scepticism.

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The widow of a UK aid worker killed by "Jihadi John", the masked IS militant identified as a man from London, tells the BBC she wants him caught alive.

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