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Several hurt in Frankfurt shooting

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 17:46
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Frankfurt

At least three people were wounded, two seriously, when shots were fired at a cafe in the German city of Frankfurt.
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Deadly air strike on Syria refugee camp

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 17:46
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Dozens of people are reported to have been killed in an air strike on a Syrian refugee camp near the Turkish border, monitors say.
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Survivors freed from Nairobi rubble

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 17:30
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Four people are pulled out from the ruins of a residential building in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, six days after it collapsed in heavy rains.
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Russian maestro plays in Palmyra ruins

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 17:15
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russian conductor Valery Gergiev performs in the ruins of Palmyra in Syria, weeks after the ancient site was recaptured from so-called Islamic State.
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Student 'spent thousands on handbags'

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 16:49
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian court grants bail to a woman who withdrew more than A$4.6m mistakenly given to her by a bank, spending much of it on luxury handbags.
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Former presidents will not endorse Trump

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 16:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Former US presidents George H W Bush and George W Bush will not endorse Donald Trump's candidacy for president, aides have told local media.
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Poland in row over landmark war museum

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 16:09
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw, Row

WW2 museum project pits experts against Poland
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US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

The US government unveils new federal rules that include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to people aged under 18.
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Turkey PM to quit amid rift reports

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 15:04
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at his party's congress this month, amid reports of a rift with President Erdogan.
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'Human smugglers' shot in France chase

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 14:43
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police shoot a UK-registered car carrying suspected people smugglers after a high-speed chase that crossed from Belgium into France, state media says.
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Brazil court suspends Rousseff foe

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 14:04
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's top court has suspended Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from his mandate, following a request by the country's attorney general.
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Turkish leadership split spoils the party

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 12:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish leadership split spoils the party
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Bitcoin 'creator' cancels proof

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 12:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Craig Wright, the Australian entrepreneur who has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin, reneges on a promise to provide "extraordinary proof".
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VIDEO: The moment Etihad turbulence flight landed

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 12:06
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Abu Dhabi, Jakarta

An Etihad Airways flight en route from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta hit "severe and unexpected turbulence" that left more than 30 people injured.
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VIDEO: Who won the police dance-off?

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 11:26
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The police in Scotland have joined the New Zealand Police and the NYPD in the "running man" internet craze - with their videos attracting millions of hits.
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Pakistan elders 'ordered girl's death'

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 11:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani police accuse village officials of ordering the murder of a teenage girl because she had helped a school friend to elope.
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Viral photo of woman defying neo-Nazis

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 10:56
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A photograph of activist Tess Asplund with her fist raised defying a march of neo-Nazis in Sweden has gone viral.
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Murderers of Mumbai 'heroes' get life

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 10:17
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

An Indian court hands life sentences to four men convicted of killing two Mumbai men trying to protect their female friends from being molested.
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UK universities slip in world rankings

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 10:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK has 10 universities in the top 100 of the world's best when it comes to global reputation, but many have slipped down the rankings in the past year.
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Bangladesh Islamist loses final appeal

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 9:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Bangladesh Bangladesh

The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party loses a final appeal against his death sentence for war crimes during the war of independence from Pakistan.
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Zimbabwe to print US dollar equivalent

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 9:49
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United States United States

Zimbabwe is set to print its own version of the US dollar in order to ease severe cash shortages in the country.
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Uneasy calm as Aleppo truce takes hold

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 9:48
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

An uneasy calm is reported across the war-torn northern Syrian city of Aleppo as a partial truce comes into effect.
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Australia IS recruiter 'killed in Iraq'

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 9:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Aruba Aruba, United States United States

An Australian man considered a senior recruiter for so-called Islamic State has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq, Australia's government says.
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Alberta fire emergency declared

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 8:38
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Fort McMurray

A state of emergency is declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forces all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee their city.
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Brazil leader Rousseff vows to fight on

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 8:34
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's beleaguered President Dilma Rousseff tells the BBC she is an "innocent victim" and vows to fight on, as attempts to impeach her gather pace.
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Injuries after Etihad flight turbulence

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 8:31
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: More

More than 30 people are injured after an Etihad Airways flight hit "severe and unexpected' turbulence flying into Indonesia.
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VIDEO: Aleppo included in new ceasefire deal

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 6:22
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Aleppo is included in a new ceasefire deal to try and reduce the violence in Syria.
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VIDEO: 'Impeachment is illegitimate and illegal'

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 5:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has told the BBC that the impeachment process against her is "illegitimate and illegal".
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HK salon raid over 'bogus' treatments

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 5:23
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Police raid a Hong Kong beauty salon and arrest 11 women, after customers accused it of offering fraudulent medical treatments.
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VIDEO: Citizen journalists in Kenya's biggest slum

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 5:15
related countries: Kenya Kenya

One of Africa's largest slums has become the unlikely home to a burgeoning community of child citizen journalists.
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VIDEO: On ground with Russian forces in Syria

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 4:45
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

On the ground in Syria, accompanied by Russian military.
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Eagle carries off policeman's kangaroo

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 3:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian police officer fights off eagles to save the life of his adopted baby kangaroo.
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Who are Nigeria's Fulani herdsmen?

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 1:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Fulani

One of the world's most deadly conflicts you may not have heard of
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N Carolina LGBT law 'violates rights'

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 0:37
related countries: United States United States

The US Justice Department tells North Carolina that its law limiting protections for LGBT people violates national civil rights laws.
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Is extremism on the rise in Bangladesh?

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 0:13
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Death of Bangladesh activist raises fears of violent extremism
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VIDEO: 'Terrifying' flight from Canadian fire

Thursday 5th of May 2016, 0:00
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Fort McMurray

A man who escaped from the wildfire that is raging in Fort McMurray in Canada said the experience was "very terrifying".
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