BBC News - World 12 February 2018

South Africa: ANC leaders expected to ask President Zuma to resign

Leaders of South Africa's governing party are widely expected to ask the president to step down.

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Russia Saratov crash: Investigators comb crash site near Moscow

Teams collect debris and body fragments in deep snow after a passenger jet crashed near Moscow, killing all 71 on board.

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Peter Rabbit film producers apologise over allergy scene

Sony Pictures "regrets" a scene in the film where bunnies pelt a character with blackberries.

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Harvey Weinstein: New York state sues Weinstein Company

The lawsuit alleges the studio failed to protect staff from abuse by Harvey Weinstein.

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Johnny Hallyday's children contest exclusion from his will

French singer Johnny Halliday left his estate to his fourth wife, excluding his biological children.

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Winter Olympics: N Korean cheerleaders in 'Kim Il-sung mask' row

South Korea's government says the masks were just "a handsome man" but conservatives are angry.

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Pakistani Taliban deputy Khalid Mehsud 'killed in drone attack'

Khalid Mehsud was reportedly killed in a drone strike last week, in a move seen to weaken the Taliban.

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New crayfish that doesn't need males to mate becomes all-powerful

The self-cloning species, which can be bought in Canada, is banned in Europe and two US states.

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Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm

Data centres mining the crypto-currency will use more electricity than homes this year, an energy firm says.

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Cambodia deports seven tourists accused of producing pornography

The group deny the allegations, saying they did not produce any pornographic material.

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Venezuela kidnap: Baseball star Elías Díaz's mother freed

Ana Soto, the mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elías Díaz, was held for three days near Maracaibo.

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Indian woman killed by 'celebratory gunshots' at wedding party

An Indian man who fired shots to celebrate his daughter's upcoming wedding has been arrested, police say.

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Flames engulf highway in China after gas tanker overturns

Dashcam footage captures the moment that gas from an overturned tanker ignited.

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London aid workers help Bangladesh Rohingya refugees

Aid workers from London take a 5,000-mile trip to help Muslims who have fled Myanmar.

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Winter Olympics: South Korean skater suffers wardrobe malfunction

"Five seconds into my routine, my hook came undone," says South Korean pairs figure skater Yura Min.

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Nigerian snake ate millions of naira, clerk says

A Nigerian sales clerk has been suspended after she claimed a snake ate 36m naira.

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Shot by Italy gunman on the way to get a haircut

Arguments over a hate-filled shooting in Macerata may decide next month's election.

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