BBC News - Home 18 March 2018

Syria war: Turkey-backed forces oust Kurds from heart of Afrin

Turkish-backed forces wave flags and remove a Kurdish statue after seizing the centre of Afrin.

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Russia spy row: UK lab could be poison source, says ambassador

Comments by Russia's ambassador to the EU are dismissed as "nonsense" by the Foreign Office.

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Russia goes to the polls in presidential election

Vladimir Putin seeks another six-year term, facing off against seven other candidates.

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Andrew McCabe: Ex-FBI deputy director gave notes to Russia inquiry

The memos could support claims of obstruction of justice against President Trump, US media say.

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Sri Lanka violence: Nationwide state of emergency lifted

The measure was in place earlier this month to stop violent attacks against Muslims by Buddhist

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Gravesend nightclub: 13 people hurt as car drives into club

A 21-year-old man is arrested after 13 people suffered injuries including broken bones.

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Greenland lost buoy washed up on Sutherland beach

Used for gathering data near a massive glacier, the buoy had last transmitted information in 2015.

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Russia election: Food and 'polar bears' in polling stations

Colourful scenes as Russians vote in a presidential election Vladimir Putin is expected to win.

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