BBC News - World 22 February 2018

Trump endorses guns for teachers to stop shootings

Donald Trump says teachers trained to carry concealed guns could stop school shootings.

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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea's General Kim Yong-chol to attend

Kim Yong-Chol, a high-ranking official, is thought to have masterminded several attacks on South Korea.

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Seychelles protects an area 'as big as Britain' in Indian Ocean

A novel deal with donors including Leonardo DiCaprio turned public debt into conservation funding.

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Fear of war looms over Syria neighbours, Iran says

Iran's deputy foreign minister dismisses warnings about its presence in Syria as "propaganda".

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Saudi Arabia to invest $64bn in entertainment

The conservative kingdom promises thousands of Western-style events, include Cirque de Soleil.

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Euro 2016: Russian arrested over England fan attack

He is wanted for a serious attack on an England fan during Euro 2016 and may face 15 years in jail.

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Novartis case: Greek MPs to probe alleged bribery

Ten top Greek politicians will be investigated over alleged bribes by medicines giant Novartis.

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White nationalist Jared Taylor sues Twitter over ban

Jared Taylor's lawyer claims the suspension of his client's account is a form of Twitter censorship.

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Sacked pregnant worker loses European court case

EU judges defend a Spanish bank's dismissal of a pregnant worker in general staff cuts.

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Explosion at US embassy in Montenegro

An assailant threw an explosive device into the embassy compound before killing himself.

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Game helps players spot 'fake news'

Players run their own fake news empire so they can learn how misinformation is spread.

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Lunar New Year: Who owns the 'lucky money' in a red envelope?

A woman successfully sues her parents for keeping her "lucky money" sparking widespread debate.

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World's longest glass bridge visited by thousands daily

Chinese tourists celebrate the new lunar year by walking across the world's longest glass bridge.

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Florida shooting: Parents and pupils speak to Trump

President Trump met pupils and parents affected by school shootings in Florida and across the US.

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Justin Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses Indians

The Canadian prime minister has been wearing traditional Indian attire at every possible opportunity.

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Indonesian president pays $800 for Metallica gift

Metalhead president is hailed for buying back gift in fight against corruption.

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Moscow university students protest World Cup fan zone

Russian students claim partial victory over plans to force them off campus during the World Cup.

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Syria war: Families struggle to survive in Eastern Ghouta, under siege

Syrians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta live in fear as the government steps up its bombardment.

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