BBC News - World 15 February 2018

Florida shooting: Teachers 'were warned' about Nikolas Cruz

Expelled former student Nikolas Cruz is being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

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Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn in surprise resignation

Hailemariam Desalegn said he was stepping down in a bid to end unrest and a political crisis.

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Spanish woman's 'sexist' rejection letter sparks furore

An agency in Spain has allegedly rejected a woman for a job on the grounds she was not a man.

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Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African president

In his first presidential speech, the former mineworker and businessman vows to tackle corruption.

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Oxfam scandal: Ex-director hits out at 'lies and exaggerations'

Accused of hiring prostitutes in Haiti, the former executive hits out at "lies and exaggerations".

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Chinese woman joins handbag in X-ray machine

A Chinese woman worried about theft joined her bag on the conveyor belt at train station security.

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India woman dies after hair caught in go-kart wheel

She was at an amusement park with her family when her hair became tangled in the wheels of a go-kart.

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German lawyer cheesed off with endless pizza deliveries

More than 100 pizzas have been delivered in just over a fortnight - now police are investigating.

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Venezuela 'political prisoners' held hostage in jail riot

Rioting inmates at the Tocuyito jail in Venezuela are holding three "political prisoners" hostage.

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Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures

Snapchat's changes have sparked a backlash as users complain that it is more difficult to use.

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South Africa: Hopes for the future after Zuma's departure

South Africans share their feelings about Jacob Zuma's presidency and what they hope for the future.

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Rio Carnival: Evil rat stars in winning political parade

Beija Flor samba school wins Rio Carnival with a show sharply criticising corruption in Brazil.

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North Korea cheerleader: 'We were on the frontline'

Former North Korean cheerleader Han Seo-hee shares what it was like being in the "army of beauties".

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New Zealand man fined for drink-driving motorised cool box

Police in New Zealand and Australia say the "unauthorised" vehicles should not be on the roads.

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