BBC News - World 25 January 2018

Rohingya crisis: US diplomat quits advisory panel

A veteran US diplomat resigns from a panel on the Rohingya crisis, accusing Myanmar of a "whitewash".

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Oprah not interested in presidential bid

Oprah Winfrey tells a US magazine she does not "have the DNA" to run for the White House in 2020.

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Padmaavat: India tightens security as controversial film opens

Riot police are deployed for the release of Padmaavat after violent protests by Hindu hardliners.

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EU court rejects sexuality tests for gay asylum seekers

Asylum seekers must not be subjected to psychological tests to determine their sexuality, judges say.

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Italy train crash: Three killed in derailment near Milan

The cause of the accident is not yet clear but a collapse of the rail track is under investigation.

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Trump-Russia inquiry: President 'looking forward' to interview

The president says he is ready to face investigators over Russian election interference allegations.

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N Korean hockey players arrive in the South for joint team

They will form a joint team with the South, marking a controversial thaw between the two sides.

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Calais and Boulogne blocked by protesting French fishermen

Calais and Boulogne are hit by protests over the controversial use of electrified nets to catch fish.

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David Copperfield responds to sexual assault allegation

The world's highest paid magician responded to a claim he assaulted and drugged a woman in the 1980s.

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Oscars 2018: Mandera bus attack film Watu Wote nominated

Watu Wote is nominated for best short live action film at the Oscars.

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Russia probe: Trump 'looking forward' to FBI interview

President Trump has said for the first time he is willing to be interviewed under oath by the FBI.

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Syria minister: 'We will respond to Turkey's violation'

Syria says it will "act accordingly" to defend itself after Turkey invaded northern Syria.

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Italy train crash: Rescuers work to free Milan passengers

Several people have died after a train derailed near Milan in the morning rush hour.

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Semi-naked Russian cadets spark 'Satisfaction Challenge'

Russian air cadets dancing in their underwear have gone from threat of expulsion to the start of a video craze.

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Boris Johnson 'is descendant' of mummified Basel woman

A Swiss woman who died in 1787 after contracting syphilis is identified as an ancestor of the politician.

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The TV shows you didn't know Meryl Streep appeared in

The Oscar winner is hitting the small screen in Big Little Lies but has more TV credits than you think.

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Chung Hyeon: The Korean tennis star making history

Chung Hyeon will be the first South Korean to play in the semi-finals of a tennis Grand Slam.

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