BBC News - World 25 February 2018

China proposes to let Xi Jinping extend presidency beyond 2023

The Communist Party wants to scrap a two-term limit, seen as a move to keep Xi Jinping in office.

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North Korea willing to hold talks with US, says South Korea

South Korea's president met a top North Korean general at the end of the Winter Olympics.

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Syria war: Air strikes resume hours after UN approves ceasefire

Government forces bomb a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, hours after the UN called for a truce.

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End in sight to Olympic ban on Russia

Russia's Olympic ban will be lifted if there are no further doping violations from their athletes at Pyeongchang 2018, the IOC says.

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Sridevi: Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack

She was one of the few Indian actresses to see huge box office success without a male hero's support.

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Trump-Russia: Democrats defend Russia inquiry in memo

The memo counters Republican allegations of bias against the campaign of Donald Trump.

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Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague

A prominent leader of Syria's Kurdish community is arrested in Prague on a Turkish warrant.

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Japan police question US tourist over severed head

Japanese police question an American man after a woman's severed head was found in his holiday flat.

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Sridevi 'paved the way for Bollywood women'

Tributes are paid to Indian superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who has died of a heart attack aged 54.

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Sridevi Kapoor fans pay tribute to 'great actress'

The Bollywood superstar featured in almost 300 films over five decades.

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Sridevi obituary: From Bollywood actress to Indian icon

During a career spanning five decades, Sridevi captivated India as a huge box office success.

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Xi Jinping's power play

China has proposed scrapping presidential limits. The BBC's Celia Hatton looks how it came about.

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