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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.


Nigeria victor issues Boko Haram vow 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:35:10 GMT 
    The winner of Nigeria's presidential election Muhammadu Buhari vows that militants Boko Haram will "soon know the strength of our collective will".


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.


US senator charged with corruption 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:59:54 GMT 
    US Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, is accused of using his influence to illegally benefit his long time friend, an eye doctor from Florida.


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.


Alps crash video 'must be handed in' 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:43:56 GMT 
    A lead investigator into the Germanwings crash calls for anyone with footage of the disaster to hand it over to the authorities.


Thai government replaces martial law 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:26:17 GMT 
    Thailand's military government announces it is lifting martial law, but replaces it with measures that critics say could be even more sweeping.


Gun attack on Istanbul police HQ 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:13:13 GMT 
    Police kill an armed woman assailant and wound a gunman who opened fire outside Istanbul's police HQ, the city's governor says.


Three dead in French Alps avalanche 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:07:40 GMT 
    Three tourists, two Austrians and an Italian, are killed in an avalanche at a national park in the French Alps.


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.


Gaza man 'tricked' into Banksy sale 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:56:11 GMT 
    A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care' 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:14:37 GMT 
    Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.


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: Latest pictures of Alps crash site 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:15:02 GMT 
    French authorities have released further footage of the Germanwings plane crash site, as recovery work continues.


VIDEO: Saudi Arabia's bid to stop IS threat 
  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:39:15 GMT 
    Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.
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