BBC News - World 25 March 2018

Carles Puigdemont, former Catalan president, detained in Germany

Carles Puigdemont, wanted in Spain for sedition, is held by German police as he tries to reach Belgium.

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France gun attack: Trèbes held memorial Mass for victims

A memorial Mass was held in Trèbes for four people killed by an Islamist gunman on Friday.

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March For Our Lives: Six key takeaways from the US gun control rallies

The leading events in some of the biggest rallies in the US since the Vietnam War era.

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Killer Mike: Rapper defends gun ownership in NRA video

The Run The Jewels rapper criticises anti-gun activists in an NRA video released on the weekend of the March For Our Lives protests.

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Cricketers fined over ball-tamper row

Australia captain Steve Smith is banned for one Test and fined his entire match fee after a ball-tampering incident against South Africa in Cape Town.

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Russia and Taliban deny US claims of working together

The head of US forces in Afghanistan had told the BBC Moscow was supplying the insurgents with arms.

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Syria war: Rebel evacuations from Eastern Ghouta gather pace

Buses carrying rebels and their families leave the Eastern Ghouta as the government grip tightens.

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Russia fire: Kemerovo shopping centre blaze kills children

Video on social media shows panic as rescue teams evacuate the building in southern Russia.

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Cambridge Analytica-linked firm 'boasted of poll interference'

BBC sees papers suggesting Cambridge Analytica's parent company boasted of election interference.

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Yolanda Renee King calls for 'a gun-free world'

The granddaughter of Martin Luther King calls for "a gun-free world", at a rally in Washington DC.

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Australia ball-tampering: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shocked by 'cheating'

Malcolm Turnbull, the Australian prime minister, says it is "beyond belief" that the national cricket team was involved in "cheating" during the third Test match against South Africa

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'Orange snow' baffles eastern Europeans

The strange phenomenon caused by snow mixing with sand is sighted in Russia and other countries.

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Australia-UK: First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth

The first scheduled non-stop flight to the UK takes 17 hours to reach London's Heathrow Airport.

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