BBC News - World 29 December 2017

North Korea: South seizes ship amid row over illegal oil transfer

South Korea's revelations come after China denied US claims of allowing oil shipments to the North.

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Egypt attack: Twelve die as gunmen hit Coptic Christians

Gunmen target a Coptic-owned shop after a deadly attack on a church in the same area south of Cairo.

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Bronx fire: Twelve die in New York apartment block blaze

Four children are among the dead in an apartment blaze described by the mayor as an "unspeakable tragedy".

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Iran hit by second day of anti-government protests

Anger at rising prices and corruption has spread to more general anti-government grievances.

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South African court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

South Africa's parliament failed to hold the president to account over public funds, the ruling says.

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Rose Marie: Dick Van Dyke Show star dies at 94

The actress and singer performed for presidents and mobsters, and starred on the Dick Van Dyke Show.

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New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

The safety measure reflects concern about large-scale sexual assaults at public events in Germany.

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Syria war: Evacuations of critically ill people completed

A final group of medical evacuees leaves a rebel-held area near the Syrian capital, Damascus.

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Kamala Mills: Fire at Mumbai complex kills 15 people

Fifteen people die after a blaze raced through a rooftop restaurant at the Kamala Mills centre.

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German court keeps Auschwitz SS guard Oskar Gröning in jail

Oskar Gröning's appeal on the grounds of old age and fragility is rejected.

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Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away star's sister dies in crash

The sister of Jessica Falkholt, who starred as Hope, has died in hospital following a horror crash.

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World first for dog's broken leg

A new treatment that has saved a dog's broken leg is to be tried on humans.

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Contact made with 'missing' Angolan satellite

Data links to Angosat-1 have been restored after it went missing for two days.

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N Korea marks the birth of Kim Jong-un's grandmother

North Korean media hail Kim Jong-un's grandmother as a "war heroine".

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