BBC News - World 8 December 2017

Jerusalem row: Clashes erupt over Trump move

Israeli-Palestinian violence flares amid protests over Donald Trump's controversial policy shift.

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Ramaphosa believes South Africa's President Zuma rape accuser

The South African president was accused of raping an old family friend but was acquitted in 2006.

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'Samurai sword' attack leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine

The attack, said to have been sparked by a succession feud, leaves three people dead.

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California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee as new blaze spreads

Some 200,000 residents have been evacuated and a state of emergency declared for a new blaze in San Diego

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Germany's Love Parade organisers on trial over stampede deaths

Ten people are on trial over a stampede at the Love Parade festival in 2010 that led to 21 deaths.

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Iran sanctions case witness Reza Zarrab says cellmate made death threats

Reza Zarrab, a key witness in an Iran sanctions trial, says he was moved into the custody of the FBI.

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Bitcoin's rollercoaster ride after hitting $17,000

The digital currency plunges after hitting a new high on Friday, sparking fresh concerns.

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Bryan Singer: Director denies raping 17-year-old boy

The film-maker "categorically denies" allegations that he assaulted a 17-year-old boy in 2003.

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Chinese boy, 13, 'decapitates mother and posts video'

The boy allegedly filmed the killing and posted a video clip via WeChat, media say.

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Japan seeks longer-range cruise missiles amid North Korea threat

A plan to purchase new cruise missiles is likely to anger supporters of Japan's pacifist constitution.

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Lynette Daly case: Two Australians jailed after sex assault death

The two men attacked Lynette Daly on a New South Wales beach and she later bled to death.

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Solo to run for US soccer presidency

World Cup winner and long-time USA goalkeeper Hope Solo announces she is running for president of the US Soccer Federation.

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The luxurious ghost airport in one of the world's poorest countries

Nacalas International Airport in Mozambique operates at only 4% of its capacity.

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'Party bros' troll LA council meeting

"House party enthusiasts" speak against a crackdown in the Hollywood hills.

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Pope Francis wants Lord's Prayer changed

He calls for a better translation of a phrase about temptation.

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Japanese firm to use drone to force overtime staff to go home

The Japanese plan to force staff home by using a musical drone leaves experts unimpressed.

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Death that shocked India

The parents at the centre of an incident that shocked India tell the BBC about their ordeal.

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