BBC News - World 28 February 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods pulls assault-style rifles as Florida students return

Dick's Sporting Goods is to stop selling the kind of gun used in the Florida school attack.

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N Korea 'providing materials for Syria chemical weapons'

Pyongyang has been sending acid-resistant tiles, valves and pipes to the country, a UN report finds.

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Russia's Olympic membership is restored by IOC

Russia's Olympic membership is restored by the International Olympic Committee following its suspension from Pyeongchang 2018.

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Slovakia grapples with murdered journalist's last story

Jan Kuciak's piece claims an Italian crime syndicate with government links is embezzling EU funds.

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Taliban offer: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seeks talks

President Ghani says the militants could become a legitimate party if they help end years of war.

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Trump Nobel Peace Prize nomination probed amid fakery concerns

The committee that awards the prize has filed a report with Norwegian police.

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Ryan Seacrest: US TV host rejects harassment allegations

A former stylist to the US TV presenter alleges he repeatedly sexually harassed and assaulted her.

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Europe freezes as 'Beast from the East' arrives

From the Italian ruins of Pompeii to the high German peaks, extreme cold hits Europe, killing 10.

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Russian police accused of 'Putin graffiti campaign'

Fence disappears after video of 'police officer's' graffiti art goes viral on Russian internet.

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Theresa May rejects EU's draft option for Northern Ireland

The prime minister attacks proposals for Northern Ireland to stay in a customs union with the EU.

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Sridevi Kapoor: India crowds say goodbye to Bollywood star

The popular film star was cremated as fans lined the streets of Mumbai to pay their respects.

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Why is Wrinkle in Time a film for the moment?

Hollywood's first black female director explains why Disney's Wrinkle in Time has captured the spirit of the moment.

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Japanese electric toilet symbols go global

Pictograms including one of a soggy bottom accepted as global standard.

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Rio military deployment stirs controversy in Brazil

About 3,000 soldiers are sent to patrol the streets, but residents say they are being harassed.

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Why English courts are opening in the EU

Other countries try to lure post-Brexit business overseas by hearing legal cases in English.

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