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3 March 2015 Last updated at 05:25 ET

Russia restricts Nemtsov mourners

Several EU politicians and Russia's opposition leader are barred from attending the funeral of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.


The exterior of the Arak heavy water production facility in Arak, IranObama seeks long Iran nuclear freeze

The US president says Iran should freeze nuclear activity for 10 years, ahead of a controversial Washington speech by Israel's prime minister.

coffeeCoffee 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.

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Lahore Literary Festival: Book lovers defy the bombers

A sense of patriotism, a desire for progress and an awareness of danger were all palpable at Lahore's annual literary festival.

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