This is BBC World News. I’m Tanya Beckett: here are the headlines.
There is concern from Ukraine’s interim leader at what he calls a “serious threat of separatism” following the overthrow of president Yanukovych. The whereabouts of the former president are still unknown.
At least 29 students have been killed after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a boarding school in Northeast Nigeria. The remote school in the town of BuniYadi in troubled Yobe state was attacked over night when students were in their dormitories.
And a newspaper in Uganda has published a list of what it calls the country’s 200 top homosexuals just a day after a new anti-gay bill was signed into law. Some of the names published of Ugandans who’ve not iden-identified themselves as gay.
And president Obama has asked the pentagon to make plans to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 if no bilateral security deal is in place.