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UN to investigate ex-chief's death 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:56:35 GMT 
    A UN panel is to start investigating the mysterious 1961 death in a plane crash of its former Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold in Zambia.


Flood warning issued in Kashmir 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:27:53 GMT 
    A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.


French elections see swing to right 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:21:03 GMT 
    Local elections give a big boost to France's conservative UMP, led by ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy, and inflict a bruising blow to the ruling Socialists.


Death toll from Chile floods rises 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:51:13 GMT 
    The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 17 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.


Israel ex-PM guilty of corruption 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:21:31 GMT 
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial after being cleared in 2012.


Boston bombing prosecution rests 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:58:03 GMT 
    The prosecution in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rests its case against defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with 30 counts related to the attack.


E-cigarette use 'high among teens' 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:53 GMT 
    A substantial number of teenagers are experimenting with e-cigarettes, even those who have never smoked, a study suggests.


Parties focus on economy and health 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:15:05 GMT 
    Pledges on the economy, businesses and mental health are expected from Westminster's party leaders as general election campaigning continues.


UK couple found shot dead in Spain 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:03:57 GMT 
    British couple Peter and Jean Tarsey, both aged 77, have been found dead with bullet wounds in a village near Benidorm, Spanish police say.


Family of four dead in Gibraltar flat 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:14:54 GMT 
    Four people including a British man and two children have been found dead in a flat in Gibraltar, police in the British territory have said.


Election 2015 in pictures: 30 March 
  Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:47:45 GMT 
    Parliament is dissolved and the race for No 10 begins


Your pictures: Docks 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:44:05 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.


Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:02:40 GMT 
    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.


Kathmandu graffiti 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:49 GMT 
    The walls of the Nepali capital come to life


Day in pictures: 27 March 2015 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:31:23 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 27 March

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Winter Garden
3 of 5 stars true
This book is beautifully written and I learned a great deal about what happened in Russia during the reign of Stalin. My favorite book, of late. ~LDL Staff
Poison Study
4 of 5 stars true
Fast-paced, this book is hard to put down. ~LDL Staff

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