WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-07-18 05:44

1. Trump does about-face on Russian meddling after outcry

US President Donald Trump abruptly reversed his statements a day earlier at a summit with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, telling reporters at the White House he does believe Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

2. Obama warns against 'strongman politics' in speech after Trump news conference

Former US president Barack Obama took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values now under threat. He was making an address to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth.

3. Was Mandela a hero or a 'sell-out'?

The BBC asked young South Africans for their views on anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

4. Should artists get paid for Fortnite dances?

Chance the Rapper is calling on the creators of the video game Fortnite to make sure artists are compensated for their dance moves.

5. Garden gnome theft goes wrong

A two-foot garden gnome was stolen in Kettering and police officers have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

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