BBC News - World 21 February 2018

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

During a 60-year career, Graham became one of the best-known preachers of the 20th Century.

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Florida shooting survivors rally for stricter gun controls

A youth-led anti-gun movement born out of Florida's deadly school shooting stages its first protest.

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Bjorgen makes history at Olympics

The United States win gold in the women's team sprint free as Norway's Marit Bjorgen becomes the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time.

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Syria war: Eastern Ghouta bombing 'catastrophic'

A doctor working in the Eastern Ghouta says there is no food, no medicine, and no international aid.

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Firefighter's on call time counts as work, ECJ rules

The ruling from Europe's top court may allow workers across the EU to charge for this kind of work.

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South Africa police station raid: Five killed in Umtata

Five policemen and a soldier are shot, two "execution style", during a raid by armed robbers.

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Peru coach plunges off Pan-American Highway killing dozens

Emergency officials say at least 30 people died when the coach plummeted off the highway at night.

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Bahrain activist jailed for five years over Twitter comments

Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to five years in prison for criticising the government on Twitter.

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US teenager jailed for smuggling tiger across Mexico border

The teenager was sentenced after a Bengal tiger cub was found in his car at the US-Mexico border.

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Syria war: Desperate rescue efforts in rebel enclave

White Helmets in Eastern Ghouta find people trapped in the rubble after government bombardments.

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Tasmanian tiger 'joeys' revealed in 3D

Scientists scan Tasmanian tiger specimens to better understand the marsupial's development in the pouch.

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North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South

Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty.

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Letter from Africa: Mugabe 'unloved' on his birthday

Robert Mugabe is one of many leaders who find themselves out of favour once they lose power.

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