BBC News - World 5 April 2018

Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal 'getting stronger daily'

The daughter of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal makes her first statement since being poisoned.

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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching

Salman Khan is jailed after he was convicted of poaching rare antelope in 1998, but can appeal.

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Saudi cinema screens reopen on 18 April 'with Black Panther'

The first cinema since the 1970s will open in Riyadh on 18 April - reportedly showing Black Panther.

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Turkey university gunman kills four in Eskisehir

A researcher shot teaching staff in Eskisehir in the north-west of the country, Turkish media says.

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Sierra Leone election: Julius Maada Bio fast-tracks presidential oath in a hotel

Former military ruler Julius Maada Bio is the winner of the run-off presidential election.

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Johnny Valiant killed: WWE Hall of Famer killed by truck

The 71-year-old Hall of Fame performer is hit while crossing a road in his Pennsylvania home town.

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HSBC leaks: Spain holds Swiss bank whistleblower Falciani

The French IT specialist Hervé Falciani said his aim was to expose tax evasion in Switzerland.

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France military sexism: Minister pledges zero tolerance

The government promises a strong response amid allegations of sexual harassment at an elite academy.

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Google should not be in business of war, say employees

Google employees have sent an open letter protesting at a Pentagon artificial intelligence project.

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Catalonia: Ex-police chief Trapero charged with sedition

The ex-Catalonia police chief failed to try to stop last year's independence referendum, a judge says.

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European tour firm denies Cameroon 'kidnapping'

African Adventures says a group of its clients were stopped by armed men but were allowed to leave.

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South Korean university boycotted over 'killer robots'

Experts express concern about the South Korean institution's plans to develop AI for weapons.

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Japan women ordered from sumo ring during first aid

They went to help a man who had collapsed - but were ordered to leave as women seen as "impure".

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Marc Jacobs gets engaged in a Chipotle - and other unusual celeb proposals

The fashion designer popped the question to Charly DeFrancesco after organising a flashmob dance.

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Iranian TV censors Italian football badge

Viewers note state broadcaster blurred wolf's teats on AS Roma logo

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Finland 'bans' postponed football matches

Country's soccer league will go ahead whether or not winter is finished.

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