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Attack on Kenya university compound

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 6:03
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia
related places: Garissa

At least two people are killed as gunmen storm a university compound in the north-eastern Kenyan town of Garissa, near the Somali border.
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VIDEO: What is it like to be a Muslim in Cuba?

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 5:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

There are around 4,000 Muslims in Cuba - but how easy is it to follow the Islamic way of life in a country with no halal butchers - and crucially - no Mosque?
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Russian trawler sinks with 54 dead

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 4:39
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kamchatka

A trawler sinks off the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's Far East, with 54 confirmed dead and 15 still missing in freezing seas.
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VIDEO: April fooled?

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 3:11
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Among the April Fools' Day pranksters this year are businessman Richard Branson with a modest proposal for Virgin and Belgian TV, who brought back a comic book hero.
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Pressure builds on key Yemen city

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 0:39
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified as Houthi rebels try to seize control of the city from forces loyal to the president.
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US teachers convicted over cheating

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 0:11
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Eleven former school teachers and administrators are convicted of falsifying students' test scores in Atlanta, Georgia.
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VIDEO: Riding with Ukrainian rebels

Thursday 2nd of April 2015, 0:00
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Natalia Antelava joins a patrol of pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine.
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