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6 March 2015 Last updated at 16:38 ET

Schools named after Peshawar victims

Pakistani authorities rename 107 schools in honour of the victims of last year's massacre of children and teachers at a school in Peshawar.


Umarali KuvatovTajik opposition leader murdered

A Tajik opposition leader is shot dead by an unknown attacker in Istanbul, opposition sources tell the BBC.

File photo of gold bars at the Czech National Bank in Prague 16 April, 2013Gold seized from N Korea diplomat

Customs officials in Bangladesh find about $1.7m (£1.1m) worth of gold bars and ornaments in the hand luggage of a North Korean diplomat.

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