BBC News - World 6 February 2018

US shares regain ground after big losses

US shares staged a rebound in morning trading, after a steep sell-off on Monday that spread globally.

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SA postpones Zuma state of nation speech

The move to halt Thursday's speech in parliament comes as pressure piles on President Zuma to quit.

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Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak

More than a thousand private guards are withdrawn at Pyeongchang as 41 suffer vomiting and diarrhoea.

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Maldives ex-President Nasheed seeks help from India and US

Mohamed Nasheed asks for the Indian army's help releasing political prisoners amid a worsening crisis.

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Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 'critically ill'

The main opposition leader, who is being treated for cancer, is reportedly suffering from exhaustion.

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Bitcoin falls below $6,000

Investor fears over tightening crypto-currency legislations could be contributing to the fall.

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German industrial workers win right to flexible hours

Industrial workers will be able to reduce their weekly hours to look after their families.

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Poland President Duda 'will sign' controversial Holocaust bill

Andrzej Duda backs a controversial law that has drawn angry protests from Israel and the US.

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Mogadishu truck bomber sentenced to death

At least 500 people died last October in the attack carried out at a busy junction in Somalia's capital.

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Powerball winner sues for anonymity over $560m jackpot

The US woman wants the money but does not want her details to be released, as state law dictates.

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Drone footage shows highway pile-up

One person has died and 11 others were injured in crashes along a highway in Missouri, US.

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John Mahoney, who played Marty Crane in Frasier, has died at the age of 77.

A look back at the career of John Mahoney who played Marty Crane in Frasier.

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North Korea launches 'exclusive' new beer

Communist country launches a new beer made using an "exclusive" new brewing technique.

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'Reindeer rebellion' in central Finland

Put-upon locals campaign to have animals penned up all year round.

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Louboutin faces setback in EU legal battle over red soles

An advisor to the EU's top court says Louboutin does not have exclusive rights over red soles.

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11 things we spotted in the Oscars class photo

Including bulging biceps and cardboard cut-outs.

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