BBC News - World 15 January 2018

Syria war: Turkey denounces US 'terror army' plan for border

Turkey president vows to "suffocate" efforts to train Kurdish fighters and create a new border force.

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Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China

Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could badly damage marine life.

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Catherine Deneuve apologises to sex assault victims

The French actress said she was sorry if she had offended victims of what she called "hideous acts".

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Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

The hotel has been a luxury detention centre for dozens of princes held on suspicion of corruption.

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Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

The double bombing in a busy square in the heart of the Iraqi capital has injured more than 90.

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Malware populates children's apps with porn adverts

Apps containing the malicious code were downloaded more than three million times.

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Jakarta stock exchange walkway collapses

Dozens are hurt when a mezzanine floor where a student group has gathered collapses into the lobby.

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Hawaii alert: Employee who sent missile warning reassigned

People in the US state received messages warning of an imminent attack after a human error on Saturday.

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French FA suspends referee after kicking incident

The referee who aimed a kick at a Nantes player and sent him off against Paris St-Germain is suspended "until further notice" by the French FA.

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France's 'Black Widow of the Riviera' tried over poisonings

Patricia Dagorn is accused of seducing and poisoning four elderly men - two of whom died as a result.

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Zimbabwe aide: I feared Robert Mugabe lynching

Robert Mugabe could have been killed like Muammar Gaddafi, his ex-spokesman says.

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Twelve hurt in Russia knife fight at Perm school

A teacher and 11 children were slashed at a school in Perm as two boys fought with knives.

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Car hurled into upper floor of California building

The vehicle was left suspended above the ground, but both people in it survived the crash.

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Singapore recruits swanbots to test water quality

Swanbots are taking to the waters of Singapore in order to test the quality of its reservoirs' drinking water.

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Detroit auto show: Will technology upstage the car show?

The Detroit motor show is a major industry event, but technological advances are changing the traditional order.

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