BBC News - Home 8 April 2018

Strikes hit Syrian airfield, state media report

Air strikes hit a Syrian military airport with loud explosions heard, Syrian state media report.

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Syria war: Trump condemns Syria for 'chemical attack' on Douma

The US president blames Russia, Iran and "Animal Assad", saying there will be a "big price to pay".

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Viktor Orban: Hungary PM re-elected for third term

Hungarian right-winger Viktor Orban claims a landslide victory in general elections.

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German van attack: 'Suspect had mental health problems'

Authorities say the German national acted alone when he drove into diners in Muenster, killing two.

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Feeding mother offered university place after viral photos

Jahan Taab nursed her baby during a university entrance exam. Photos of her went viral and changed her life.

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In the US, you don't have to kill to be a murderer

Police shot dead a burglary suspect, but his 15-year-old accomplice will go to prison for the murder

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Masters 2018: Patrick Reed wins at Augusta for first major title

American Patrick Reed wins his first major title with a one-shot win at the Masters, ahead of compatriot Rickie Fowler, with Rory McIlroy falling to joint fifth.

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N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang 'ready to discuss denuclearisation'

North Korea's nuclear arsenal will be on the agenda at a leaders' summit, US officials say.

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Deutsche Bank boss to step down amid continued losses

British-born John Cryan is leaving Germany's biggest lender two years early amid continued losses.

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Russian spy: Politicians in 'idiot' row over poisoning

A bitter row breaks out between Labour and the Tories over the response to the Salisbury attack.

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North Korea: Runners take part in Pyongyang's marathon

The annual race marks North Korean founder Kim Il-sung's birth.

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Canada crash: Country mourns Humboldt Broncos bus dead

The Canadian prime minister will attend a vigil for the 15 killed in a collision in Saskatchewan.

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Lula turns himself in after police stand-off

Brazil's former president forced his way through crowds of supporters to surrender to the authorities.

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Paris-Roubaix: Michael Goolaerts dies after crash

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts dies aged 23 following a crash in Paris-Roubaix.

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Ronda Rousey 'brings a spotlight' to women's WWE

The former UFC champion will compete in her first ever WWE match in front of around 80,000 people.

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Meet the Brit in charge of fixing NYC's subway

New York City's subway - and millions of disgruntled commuters - are at the end of their rope. Meet the man who's supposed to fix it all.

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Meet the 'fearless' drag queens of Beirut

Performing queens and the growing gay scene in Lebanon.

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Burning Man: Hedonistic festival's unlikely relocation

How did the origami magic mushrooms of the desert festival Burning Man end up in Washington, DC?

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Commonwealth Games: Jamell Anderson and Georgia Jones get engaged on court

England basketball players Jamell Anderson and Georgia Jones get engaged on court at the Commonwealth Games.

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Leslie Cheung: Asia's gay icon lives on 15 years after his death

Leslie Cheung, one of the first celebrities to come out as gay in Asia, is still inspiring people today.

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Bhutan's 'Shangri-La' caught between two rival superpowers

Bhutan is a traveller's dream - but it is caught between two Asian giants and nervous about the future.

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Letter from Africa: The handshake that left millions of Kenyans confused

Joseph Warungu reflects on the plight of Kenyan opposition supporters after their leader reconciled with his political nemesis.

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Bahrain GP: Sebastian Vettel wins, Lewis Hamilton third after fine overtake

Sebastian Vettel wins a dramatic Bahrain GP, which sees a mechanic run over and Lewis Hamilton's spectacular overtake.

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Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo scores in a 10th straight game for Real Madrid - but they are held to a derby draw by Atletico Madrid.

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Commonwealth Games: Wales win bowls men's pairs to deny Scotland's Alex Marshall

Wales win gold in the bowls men's pairs to prevent Alex Marshall becoming Scotland's most successful Commonwealth Games athlete.

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Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer put Spain into semi-finals

Spain beat Germany to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals after Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer win both singles matches on Sunday.

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Commonwealth Games: Wales' Dai Greene withdraws from 400m hurdles after hamstring tear

Wales' former world 400m hurdles champion Dai Greene withdraws from the Commonwealth Games after tearing a hamstring in training.

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Commonwealth Games: Rhys McClenaghan grabs NI gold as Duncan Scott beats Chad le Clos

Northern Ireland claim their first Commonwealth Games medal with Rhys McClenaghan's gold as Scotland's Duncan Scott beats Chad le Clos in the pool.

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