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Paris journalist fined over drone

March 3, 2015 - 11:55am
An Al Jazeera journalist is fined €1,000 (£725;$1,120) for flying a drone in Paris in the midst of a security alert sparked by unexplained drone sightings.

Pape fails in suspension appeal

March 3, 2015 - 11:54am
France lock Pascal Pape fails in his bid to overturn a 10-week suspension for kneeing Ireland's Jamie Heaslip in the back.

Ebola nations 'need huge aid plan'

March 3, 2015 - 11:49am
Liberia's president calls for an aid package for the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa along the lines of the post-WWII Marshall Plan.

Fiat boss wary over tech challenge

March 3, 2015 - 11:40am
The traditional motor industry would be foolish to ignore moves by Google and Apple into car technology, says Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne.

VIDEO: Grim remains of MH17 shown

March 3, 2015 - 11:28am
All 298 people on board MH17 died when the airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July, close to the border with Russia.

How Iran is involved in battle for Tikrit

March 3, 2015 - 11:27am
How Iran is playing a key role in Iraq's fight to retake Tikrit

Myanmar students defy police

March 3, 2015 - 11:22am
Hundreds of students protesting against an education bill in Myanmar have defied an order to disperse despite being surrounded by police.

Barclays annual profits fall 21%

March 3, 2015 - 11:20am
Barclays reports a 21% fall in full-year statutory pre-tax profits, as boss Antony Jenkins is awarded his first bonus as chief executive.

French families fight shipwreck case

March 3, 2015 - 11:13am
Eleven years after the deaths of five sailors in the mysterious sinking of a French trawler, their families have launched a final appeal in court.

Sex abuse on industrial scale - PM

March 3, 2015 - 11:10am
Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.

Russians bid farewell to Nemtsov

March 3, 2015 - 10:54am
Thousands of Russians bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov during his funeral in the capital Moscow.

I'm not under pressure - Pellegrini

March 3, 2015 - 10:43am
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is under no pressure from the club's owners to retain the Premier League.

VIDEO: Sports diplomacy for prince in China

March 3, 2015 - 10:39am
Prince William has been practicing his sports diplomacy skills on the second day of his trip to China.

US city regrets blaming slain boy

March 3, 2015 - 10:19am
The mayor of Cleveland apologises for language in recent court documents that blamed a 12-year-old for his own death.

Tanzanian vow to end albino killings

March 3, 2015 - 10:16am
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete pledges to end the killings of albinos, which he says has brought shame on the East African nation.

Alonso to miss Australian Grand Prix

March 3, 2015 - 9:51am
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso will miss the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March on medical advice.

Sex gangs targeted hundreds of girls

March 3, 2015 - 9:51am
As many as 373 children may have been targeted for sex by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the last 16 years, a serious case review finds.

Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit

March 3, 2015 - 9:25am
Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say.

VIDEO: Respects paid to Boris Nemtsov

March 3, 2015 - 9:22am
Thousands of Russians have bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as his funeral took place in the capital Moscow.

India's Maharashtra state bans beef

March 3, 2015 - 9:17am
The Indian president approves a bill which bans the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra.