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'Sharp rise' in foreign fighters  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:21:27 GMT
A UN report says that more than 25,000 foreign fighters have travelled to join militant groups such as al-Qaeda and Islamic State. 
Attack on Kenya university compound  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 06:03:23 GMT
At least two people are killed as gunmen storm a university compound in the north-eastern Kenyan town of Garissa, near the Somali border. 
Russian trawler sinks with 54 dead  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:39:47 GMT
A trawler sinks off the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's Far East, with 54 confirmed dead and 15 still missing in freezing seas. 
Pressure builds on key Yemen city  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:39:45 GMT
Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified as Houthi rebels try to seize control of the city from forces loyal to the president. 
Strict water limits for California  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:36:09 GMT
The governor of California has announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history after years of drought. 
US senator charged with corruption  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:26:05 GMT
A top US senator, Democrat Bob Menendez, is charged with 14 counts of corruption but dismisses the accusations as false. 
Iraq forces declare Tikrit 'victory'  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:16:03 GMT
The Iraqi government declares what it says is a "magnificent victory" over Islamic State militants in the city of Tikrit after a month-long siege. 
Further delay to Iran nuclear deal  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:05:02 GMT
Talks on Iran's nuclear programme will overrun to at least Thursday morning, two days after the original deadline, the US says. 
IS militants 'enter Damascus camp'  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:51:16 GMT
Islamic State militants enter the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in the Syrian capital, seizing control of large areas, reports say. 
US teachers convicted over cheating  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:11:23 GMT
Eleven former school teachers and administrators are convicted of falsifying students' test scores in Atlanta, Georgia. 
Queensland greyhound body dump found  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:11:27 GMT
The bodies of at least 55 greyhounds - apparently linked to racing - are found dumped in Queensland, in the latest setback for the scandal-hit sport. 
Mediterranean 'accumulating plastic'  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:11:05 GMT
Large quantities of plastic debris are building up in the Mediterranean Sea, say scientists. 
VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal'  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:51 GMT
Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal". 
VIDEO: Riding with Ukrainian rebels  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:21 GMT
Natalia Antelava joins a patrol of pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine. 
VIDEO: 'We should be standing in 5ft of snow'  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:00:48 GMT
The governor of California has announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history after years of drought. 
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