BBC News - World 15 March 2018

Russia spy: Allies condemn nerve agent attack

The UK, US, France and Germany say there is "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian responsibility

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Syria war: Thousands flee Eastern Ghouta as army advances

Civilians are leaving the town of Hamouria, which has come under intense government bombardment.

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Happiness report: Finland is world's 'happiest country' - UN

Finland topples Norway as world's happiest country, while Burundi is the least happy in a UN ranking.

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Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof's sister in knife arrest

Morgan Roof also posted on social media that she hoped students calling for gun reforms "get shot".

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French baker disputes fine for opening every day

A small town's only baker was open for business every day last summer, breaking strict labour rules.

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Pope Francis: Vatican doctors letter from former Pope Benedict

The Vatican admits blurring part of a letter by former Pope Benedict XVI that was released to media.

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YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead

Monalisa Perez shot her boyfriend through a thick book, which failed to stop the bullet last June.

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Rio city councillor Franco killed in drive-by shooting

Marielle Franco was a vocal critic of police violence and the military deployment in the favelas.

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Japan Nobel winner Ei-ichi Negishi's wife found dead in US

The family said Ei-ichi Negishi, 82, and his wife may have become disorientated while driving.

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Rwanda bans Kigali mosques from using loudspeakers

The move follows the closure of 700 churches for breaking building regulations and noise pollution.

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'Elsa' from Frozen rescues police van

He gave it a good push then let it go.

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India wild elephant saved in dramatic rescue

The animal was found stuck at one of the barrages on the Ganges river in Uttarakhand state.

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Uzbek transport police banned from hiding behind trees

Uzbekistan is on a drive to make its transport police more visible.

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Why is there a war in Syria?

What began as a peaceful uprising against President Assad in 2011 has become a full-scale civil war.

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