BBC News - World 21 January 2018

Syria: Turkey says ground troops moved in on Afrin

US-backed Kurdish militants say they have beaten back Turkish troops in northern Syria.

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Kabul: Gunmen shot Intercontinental Hotel diners - eyewitness

Foreigners at the Intercontinental Hotel were deliberately targeted, an eyewitness told the BBC.

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North Korea Moranbong girl band leader heads Olympic inspection team

The team is on a landmark visit to inspect cultural venues for next month's Winter Olympics.

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Iraq sentences German woman to death over IS involvement

Captured in Mosul, she was found guilty of giving logistical support and helping carry out attacks.

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Ethiopia Waldiya: Five killed by police at religious festival

Officers fired on a crowd that had reportedly begun shouting anti-government slogans.

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DR Congo: Anti-Kabila protests dispersed with tear gas

At least one person is killed during a crackdown on protests against President Joseph Kabila.

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US shutdown: Senate in bid to end impasse

The US Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to try to break the impasse over federal funding.

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Australian Open: Grigor Dimitrov beats Nick Kyrgios to reach quarter-finals

Grigor Dimitrov ends home hopes of a men's champion with a stunning victory over Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open.

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French President says Donald Trump is not a 'classical politician'

France's president criticises Donald Trump's crude comment about African countries, in a BBC interview.

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Pope Francis in Peru: Violence against women 'a plague'

Pope Francis speaks out as he holds Mass in Trujillo, Peru.

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