BBC News - World 12 January 2018

Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

A UN official called the reported words racist, but the president says he did not use that language.

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Germany coalition talks: Merkel welcomes breakthrough

Chancellor Merkel's party reaches agreement on key sticking points with the Social Democrats.

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China professor accused in #MeToo campaign is sacked

A student wrote on social media that he had tried to rape her - in a post read by millions.

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French publisher suspends reprint of Céline's anti-Semitic texts

Plans to republish controversial pamphlets by author Louis-Ferdinand Céline had sparked an outcry.

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James Franco: Five women accuse actor of inappropriate behaviour

The Hollywood actor is accused of inappropriate behaviour by several women, US media report.

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India Supreme Court judges: Democracy is in danger

Supreme Court judges accuse the chief justice of breaking court rules - in an unprecedented move.

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Norway's Sigrid wins BBC Sound of 2018

Norwegian pop star Sigrid tops the BBC Sound of 2018 list, which tips music's Next Big Things.

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Nigerian army: Ian Squire kidnapper killed

A manhunt for the gang leader had been under way since he kidnapped four Britons last year.

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Iran nuclear deal: Trump to extend sanctions waiver - reports

The move will leave the nuclear deal intact, but the US leader wants to toughen it, reports say.

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Indonesia crocodile stuck in a tyre worries rescuers

It has been stuck for more than a year, and officials worry it will get strangled if it keeps growing.

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Pakistan Zainab murder: Anger in Kasur as other parents speak out

Zainab was raped and killed on her way to class, while Ayesha was killed on her father's birthday.

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#AfricanGangs: Communities respond to negative label in Australia

African-Australians claim #AfricanGangs label to share positive stories in a social media campaign

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