BBC News - World 19 January 2018

Pope Francis 'slander' comment angers Chile abuse victims

Francis said there was no evidence a Chilean bishop had covered up another priest's actions.

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Europe storm: Germany in huge clean-up as trains run again

Dutch and German transport resumes but removing all the storm debris is a huge task.

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Michael Douglas: Former employee accuses actor of sexual harassment

Susan Braudy claims she felt "humiliated" by the Hollywood star's behaviour.

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Turkey steps up Syria shelling as invasion of Afrin looms

It says it marks the start of a planned invasion of northern Syria to wipe out Kurdish fighters.

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US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

The Senate lacks the votes needed to avert a federal closure that may carry huge political fallout.

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Pakistan Zainab murder: DNA suggests suspect in other case was 'innocent'

DNA tests suggest the real killer could be linked to several other killings - and still at large.

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Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon'

Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.

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'Shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a "technical" issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.

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Patricia Dagorn: France's 'Black Widow' jailed for poisonings

Patricia Dagorn was accused of poisoning four men, two of whom died, in attempts to enrich herself.

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Fake-bomb TV crew held at New Jersey airport

The crew allegedly tried to get the device past security at Newark Liberty and film the response.

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Yu Wensheng: China human rights lawyer arrested on school run

He was reportedly seized by dozens of people, including a Swat team, while walking his child to school.

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Ukraine crisis: Kiev defines Russia as 'aggressor' state

Ukrainian MPs pass a law defining areas seized by separatists as temporarily occupied by Russia.

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President Putin takes a dip into icy water

Russian President Vladimir has taken part in a traditional Orthodox ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.

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British 'extreme kayaker' sets 128ft waterfall record

Bren Orton plunged down the Big Banana falls in Mexico, setting a British record.

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Smiling Macron and May pose for selfie

UK PM tweets a photo of her and the French President with guests at the V&A after an Anglo-French summit.

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South Korea to reward 'dogparazzi' informers

Seoul government cracks down on unmuzzled dogs as animal laws are tightened.

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