BBC News - World 26 January 2018

Davos: Trump launches attack on 'predatory' trade

The president says he will always put the US first, but insists "America First is not America alone".

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South Korea hospital fire kills at least 37 in Miryang

At least 37 people are killed and 70 hurt in the deadliest blaze in the country for a decade.

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Turkey's Erdogan vows to fight Kurdish forces as far as Iraq

President Erdogan says he will target Manbij next, heightening the risk of a US confrontation.

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Trump-Russia inquiry: President denies trying to fire Robert Mueller

The president calls a report about the man leading the Russia meddling inquiry "fake news".

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Elizabeth Hawley: 'Chronicler of the Himalayas' dies at 94

Tributes have been pouring in for Elizabeth Hawley, a leading authority on the world's highest mountain.

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Giulio Regeni murdered in Egypt 'over research' - Italian prosecutor

Giulio Regeni, murdered in 2016, was "betrayed" by some people he met, Rome's chief prosecutor says.

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Nutella 'riots' spread across French supermarkets

Police respond to violent scenes in French supermarkets as shoppers rush to grab cut-price Nutella.

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Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting best actress Oscar

The actor will not be presenting the Oscar for best actress due to past claims of sexual harassment.

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Czech election: Tight run-off between Zeman and Drahos

The two-day vote pits the pro-Russia, anti-immigration president against a pro-EU academic.

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Tourists sexually assaulted in Senegal's Casamance region

Earlier this month, gunmen killed 14 people in the same restive region of Casamance.

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China to develop Arctic shipping routes opened by global warming

Global warming will allow new faster shipping routes to be developed in the Arctic, China says.

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France mourns star chef Paul Bocuse

Chefs in white jackets fill Lyon cathedral for the funeral of the "pope" of French cuisine.

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China's eight-year-long smartphone growth comes to an end

The fall ends eight years' growth in the world's largest mobile phone market.

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Padmaavat: India audiences puzzled over controversy

Bollywood film Padmaavat has sparked months of protests - but what do audiences think of it?

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Donald Trump to Rwanda's Kagame: An honour to have you as a friend

The US president and the new head of the African Union sing the praises of each others' countries.

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Museum offers gold toilet to Trump instead of Van Gogh's work - report

The Guggenheim declines a White House request for a Van Gogh, instead offering an 18-karat lavatory.

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South Koreans conquer fear of dining alone

Sales of meals-for-one are on the increase in South Korea despite the taboo of eating alone.

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What's wrong about this picture?

The cover of the Hollywood issue of Vanity Fair appeared to show her with an extra limb.

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Nutella riots: A brief history of shopping scraps

Clashes over cut-price Nutella in France are not the first time bargain hunters have turned violent.

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Afrin's Kurds: 'We will never abandon our homes'

A Syrian woman says Turkish forces are trying to "ethnically cleanse" the Kurdish enclave of Afrin.

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Africa's week in pictures: 19 - 25 January 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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