BBC News - World 6 March 2018

Kim Jong-un to meet S Korea leader in landmark summit

The two men will meet for the first time in an April border summit, South Korean officials say.

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Russian plane crash in Syria 'kills 32'

A Russian transport plane crashes in Syria, killing all 32 people on board, Russia's military says.

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Oldest message in a bottle found on Western Australia beach

A family found the message, dropped in 1886 by a German ship, on a remote beach in West Australia.

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Syria war: 'Chlorine attack' on besieged Eastern Ghouta

Medics say they are treating people with breathing difficulties, as Russia offers rebels a way out.

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Rohingya crisis: UN envoy says refugees facing 'forced starvation'

Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingyas is continuing, a UN envoy says after visiting refugees.

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USS Lexington: Lost WW2 aircraft carrier found after 76 years

The aircraft carrier USS Lexington went down in the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea, with 216 lives lost.

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Florida shooting: State lawmakers pass gun control measures

They voted to raise the legal age to buy rifles from 18 to 21, and rejected a plan to arm teachers.

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France to set legal age of sexual consent as 15

Changes to the consent law will mean that sex with children who are under 15 is considered rape.

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Sri Lanka violence: State of emergency declared over attacks

The authorities are trying to stop the spread of violence against Muslims.

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World's last male northern white rhino Sudan improves slightly

Sudan, whose future was "not looking bright", rallies slightly as his carers treat his wounds.

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Trump-Russia: Former aide Nunberg wavers over defying Mueller inquiry

Initially Sam Nunberg was openly defiant, in a series of interviews that have stunned Washington.

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Diver films sea of plastic off Nusa Penida near Bali

Rich Horner filmed himself swimming through rubbish off the island of Nusa Penida near Bali.

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Russian spy incident: What we know

Two people fell ill on a park bench in Salisbury, now a 'major incident' has been declared by police.

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Hong Kong 'tiger' scare after feline sighting

A couple hiking in Hong Kong called the police - but are likely to have seen a leopard cat instead.

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'Super Monster Wolf' a success in Japan farming trials

A flashing, howling robot that protects crops from wild animals is going into mass production.

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Estonian district votes to get cannabis leaf flag

A local government shake-up gave locals the chance to vote for a new flag and coat of arms.

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New Zealand census campaigner takes to his TARDIS

Self-styled laird refuses to take part in national count as minorities claim New Zealand census is flawed.

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What is populism, and what does the term actually mean?

We're told that populism is on the rise - but what exactly does that mean?

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