BBC News - World 16 January 2018

Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.

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Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Several shots were fired at Oliver Ivanovic outside his office in the northern city of Mitrovica.

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Moscow's 2017 December was its 'darkest' on record

Russia's capital had no sunshine last month, and now Siberia is in a deep freeze.

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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh and Myanmar agree repatriation timeframe

Families, orphans and children born out of rape are among those expected to be sent back to Myanmar.

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Pulse fishing: MEPs vote for ban on controversial method

The European Parliament votes for a ban on fleets using the controversial method of pulse fishing.

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Jordan urged to end animal mistreatment at Petra site

Donkeys, horses and camels are beaten and forced to carry tourists in extreme heat, a group says.

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Pope feels 'pain and shame' over Chile sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis asked the victims of sexual abuse by priests for forgiveness as he spoke in Chile.

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Nigeria releases Boko Haram suspects after rehabilitation

The authorities say the group has been de-radicalised and can re-enter society.

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France will not allow another 'Jungle' camp in Calais, says Macron

France's president vows to prevent another migrant camp as hundreds continue to gather in Calais.

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Hubble scores unique close-up view of distant galaxy

The Hubble telescope has scored an unprecedented close-up view of one of the Universe's oldest galaxies.

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Colombia motorway bridge collapses killing nine workers

The bridge was under construction when it collapsed into a ravine south-east of the capital, Bogotá.

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California car crashes into second floor building

Dashcam shows airborne car crashing into second floor of a building.

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China exam tests students on teacher names

Students who could not identify and name their teachers had 41 points deducted from their score.

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Dolores O'Riordan and Asia's enduring love for The Cranberries

Dolores O'Riordan, who has died age 46, had a particular place in the hearts of Asian music fans.

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The tragedy that inspired The Cranberries' biggest hit

How an IRA bombing led to The Cranberries' biggest hit and got them banned by the BBC.

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