BBC News - World 7 March 2018

S Korean envoys 'to take message from Kim to US'

Senior officials are to visit the US this week to discuss their meeting with N Korea's Kim Jong-un.

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Gary Cohn: Key Trump economic policy adviser resigns

Gary Cohn was said to be angered by Donald Trump's plans for tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

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Coca-Cola plans to launch its first alcoholic drink

The US giant's first alcoholic product in its 125-year history will be an alcopop-style drink in Japan.

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Google tech used by Pentagon 'to analyse drone videos'

Search giant confirms its image recognition tech is being used, reportedly to analyse drone videos.

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Sri Lanka police and Buddhist rioters clash after emergency declared

The authorities are trying to stop violence by Buddhists targeting minority Muslims from spreading.

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Mario Balotelli condemns Italy's first black senator

The footballer posts online about anti-immigrant League politician, Toni Iwobi, saying "shame!"

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Brexit means drifting apart but we don't want to build a wall - Tusk

Donald Tusk says the EU will be positive in talks with the UK, but Brexit means "drifting apart".

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South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala in hospital after attack with saw

South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala is reportedly attacked while training by three men attempting to cut off his legs with a saw.

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Mississippi lawmakers approve earliest US abortion ban

Mississippi's state senate approves the earliest abortion ban in the US for pregnant women.

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Belgium sexism law: Man who insulted officer first to be convicted

A man who told a female police officer that her job did not suit women has been fined.

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Russia MP: 'I don't feel people up. Well, OK, just a little'

Farida Rustamova is the third journalist to accuse Duma deputy Leonid Slutsky of sexual harassment.

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Killed Salvadorean archbishop Romero to be made a saint

Archbishop Óscar Romero was shot dead while he celebrated Mass in El Salvador in 1980.

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Sergei Skripal and the 14 deaths under scrutiny

A suspected poisoning in Salisbury led to renewed attention on a string of deaths in the UK.

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Mother's Day: The Belgian nursery school ditching traditional celebrations

While many families in the UK are gearing up for Mother's Day, a school in Belgium says it will no longer be celebrating it.

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