BBC News - Home 13 February 2018

Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un calls for further reconciliation

Kim Jong-un advocates "livening up" relations with the South after decades of mistrust.

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Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian viral slap video teen goes on trial

For Palestinians, Ahed Tamimi is a national icon, but to Israelis she is a violent trouble-maker.

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Winter Olympics: Would Chloe Kim have made it as a South Korean?

The American-South Korean teenager has won an Olympic Gold but social media are imagining another life.

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Grand Canyon crash: Parents' tribute to 'wonderful' sons

Stuart and Jason Hill were among three Britons killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon.

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Commonwealth in secret succession plans

The Commonwealth is beginning to decide who might succeed the Queen as head of the organisation.

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South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go

President Jacob Zuma is refusing to resign so his party has issued a formal demand, officials say.

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Russia Saratov crash: Ice on sensors 'may be cause'

That could have led to wrong speed data and contributed to the crash that killed 71, officials say.

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South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go 'urgently'

President Jacob Zuma is refusing to resign so his party has issued a formal demand, officials say.

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Boston Dynamics' latest SpotMini robot opens doors

Boston Dynamics' latest design of the SpotMini robot is able to open doors.

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South Korea jails Choi Soon-sil, friend to Park Geun-hye, for corruption

Choi Soon-sil was at the heart of a corruption scandal that felled the country's first female president.

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Chibok girls kidnapper Haruna Yahaya jailed in Nigeria

Haruna Yahaya will serve 15 years behind bars after admitting his role in the April 2014 kidnap.

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Oxfam: Haiti's president condemns UK charity over scandal

It follows the charity's admission staff members hired prostitutes while delivering earthquake aid.

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Pakistan gang 'stole spinal fluid from women'

The gang obtained the fluid from more than 12 women, including a teen, to sell on the black market.

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Russian court rejects mother's adoption bid after breast surgery

A court took her two adopted boys from her after the surgery saying she identified herself as a man.

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Portugal police 'find cocaine in traveller's padded pants'

Police in Portugal have arrested a man accused of carrying 1kg (2.2lb) of cocaine in fake buttocks.

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Banned Georgian sex manual reveals strange beliefs

The 300-year-old tome offers some sage advice.

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What Kim Jong-un's new photo tells us about North Korea

A recently released photo by state media outlet KCNA shows a more casual side to the Kim family.

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The moment Saakashvili deported from Ukraine

The former president of Georgia was detained at a Kiev restaurant by law enforcement agents in camouflage.

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How to handle an unexploded 75-year-old bomb

London City Airport has reopened after an unexploded World War Two bomb was safely moved from the area.

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Taiwan's pedestrian crossing men get girlfriends

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Taiwan's street crossing men have got girlfriends.

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They were meant to protect the public, but instead they robbed them

The members of the Gun Trace Task Force were convicted for racketeering and robbing city residents.

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Haitian Oxfam workers tried to warn of sex scandal before

Former staff knew of "sex parties" but suffered consequences when they warned of the sexual exploitation.

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Ben Stokes to join England squad in New Zealand

Ben Stokes will join the England squad in New Zealand after appearing at Bristol Magistrates Court on Tuesday on a charge of affray.

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Winter Olympics: Chloe Kim wins halfpipe gold medal for United States

American snowboard sensation Chloe Kim produces a brilliant performance to take gold in the women's halfpipe.

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New Zealand v England: England beaten by Black Caps in Wellington

England suffer a third Twenty20 defeat in a row as they are beaten by New Zealand in the tri-series which also involves Australia.

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Six Nations: France drop several players for Italy game after night out

France head coach Jacques Brunel drops a number of players who went out in Edinburgh after the Six Nations defeat by Scotland on Sunday.

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Winter Olympics: Marcel Hirscher wins first Olympic gold in men's combined

Austrian skiing great Marcel Hirscher wins a long-awaited first Olympic gold medal with victory in the men's combined event.

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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie crashes out of 500m short-track final

Briton Elise Christie misses out on an Olympic medal after falling in the 500m short-track speed skating final.

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Eric Radford: Skater is first openly gay man to win Winter Olympics gold

Canada's Eric Radford says he "might explode with pride" after winning a milestone gold.

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Winter Olympics: Why ice hockey is missing biggest NHL stars

The world's best ice hockey players are absent from the Olympics because of a row with the NHL. BBC Sport explains the stand-off.

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Day-by-day guide to events

The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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