BBC News - World 1 February 2018

Kenya TV shutdown: Court suspends ban imposed over Odinga 'inauguration'

Channels were taken off-air over plans to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga's unofficial "inauguration".

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Trump Russia: Republicans 'materially altered' memo on FBI

The secret memo reportedly says the FBI abused its surveillance powers to target the Trump campaign.

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Poland's Senate passes controversial Holocaust bill

Israeli MPs react with fury, passing a counter-bill to make denial of Holocaust complicity illegal.

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State of the Union: Trump audience figures boast questioned

Despite Mr Trump's claim, Nielsen says Presidents Obama, Clinton and Bush all drew bigger ratings.

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World War Two bomb in Hong Kong defused by police

Thousands were forced to evacuate as Hong Kong police worked to defuse the "severely damaged" bomb.

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Russians athletes Olympics ban overturned

A decision to overturn the Olympic life bans of 28 Russian athletes "may have a serious impact on the future fight against doping", says IOC.

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Turkey court 'reverses release' of Amnesty head Taner Kilic

A court in Istanbul had ordered the release of Taner Kilic, who is on trial on terrorism charges.

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Top Ugandan musician dies after 'pub brawl'

Mowzey Radio died hours after the Ugandan president donated $8,300 towards his hospital bills.

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Atari co-founder denied award over sexist behaviour

Social media campaign sees top gaming body abandon plan to honour Atari founder.

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India unveils 'world's largest' public healthcare scheme

The government said it will benefit around 500 million poor people and will "be the world's largest".

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O Canada: Senate backs gender-neutral changes to national anthem

The move is set to change the words "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command" in O Canada.

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Hijab Ambassador Shazia Hossen on why she started wearing one

Nike's first UK Hijab Ambassador Shazia Hossen and journalist Asha-Luul Hussein on why they started wearing a hijab in adulthood.

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The woman who photobombed Beyonce: 'I think it's hysterical'

The woman whose shocked reaction to meeting Beyonce went viral has called the response "hysterical".

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Chinese man loses licence after building his own tank

A homemade tank cost one Chinese man his driving licence and a fine.

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Belarus forests face beetle 'catastrophe'

Belarus foresters are working full-time to halt a bark beetle infestation in their pine plantations.

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Iron Biby: From fat-shamed boy to World's Strongest Man contender

After years of bullying, he realised his strength when he threw one of his tormentors across a room.

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Germany strikes explained: The long and the short of it

Industrial workers want the option of working less to look after their families, while not losing pay.

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