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Philippines whistleblower Lascanas: I killed my own brothers

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 0:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Davao

An ex-police officer says he killed people as a member of a death squad in Davao, in the Philippines.
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Li Rui: China's red rebel turns 100

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 0:25
related countries: China China

The extraordinary story of Li Rui: Chinese Communist, journalist, exiled, jailed, freed, then shunned.
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The woman who fought to become Egypt's only deaf dentist

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 0:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Esraa was turned away from all but one of Egypt's dental schools but that didn't stop her from becoming the country's first deaf dentist.
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Mammoth tusk haul seized by Chinese customs

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 1:37
related countries: China China

There is no international ban on the trade in mammoth ivory, much of which is sold into China.
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Fatally flawed

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 2:35
related countries: United States United States

A double murder highlights an array of flaws and loopholes in US law that keep guns in the hands of domestic abusers.
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Trumplomacy

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 2:51
related countries: United States United States

Foreign Minister Lavrov complained about US actions and its press corps, writes Barbara Plett Usher.
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Mother of Beslan siege victims seeks answers

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 3:04
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Beslan

The European Court of Human Rights has been investigating Russia's culpability over the Beslan school siege in 2004.
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Pyongyang fanfare

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 6:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Kim Jong-un has joined thousands of North Koreans to mark the opening of a new business development.
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Academic voices her fears for Turkey ahead of referendum

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 7:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Academic Oget Oktem Tanor explains how she's been punished for signing an anti-government petition.
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Beslan school siege: European court to rule on 2004 massacre

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 8:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Survivors want to know if Russia could have done more to prevent the 2004 siege in which 330 died.
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DJ Paul Oakenfold hosts Everest party

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 9:30
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The DJ performed at Mount Everest base camp to raise money for victims of the Nepal earthquake.
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Borussia Dortmund attack: Iraqi suspect 'linked to IS'

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 9:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Germany Germany

German prosecutors suspect the man detained over the team bus bombing led an IS unit in Iraq.
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The Ugandan children who canoe to school

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 10:05
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Many children who live on Lake Bunyiyoni in south-western Uganda have to cross the water every day to get to school.
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Swedish anti-abortion midwife loses court case

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 10:38
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A Swedish midwife who refuses to carry out abortions cannot claim discrimination, a court rules.
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Estonian troops give up their barracks to NATO allies

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 11:16
related countries: Estonia Estonia

Soldiers vacate their barracks for a tented camp in order to give visiting NATO allies a roof over their heads.
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Beslan school siege: Russia 'failed' in 2004 massacre

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 11:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Officials did not protect hostages during a siege in which 330 died in 2004, a European court says.
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Trump reverses course in 24 hours from Nato to China to Fed

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 12:53
related countries: United States United States, China China

From China to the Federal Reserve, the US president flip-flops, hinting at a more pragmatic style.
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Assad denies use of chemical weapons

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 14:04
related countries: Syria Syria

In an interview filmed by the Syrian presidency, Bashar-al Assad says gas attack claims are "100% fabricated".
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How Rosa Parks' house moved 4,000 miles

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 15:14
related countries: United States United States

An artist took extreme measures to preserve a former home of the American civil rights pioneer.
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Cyclone Cook: Evacuations as storm lashes New Zealand

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 15:29
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A storm forecast to be the worst in decades leaves floods, power cuts and downed trees in its wake.
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Giant whale shark caught on camera by US divers

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 15:37
related countries: United States United States

Diver Keith Brock and his wife capture a rare close-up video of the shark off the east coast of the United States.
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US military drops 'mother of all bombs on IS' in Afghanistan

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 17:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The GBU-43 bomb was used for the first time in combat to target an IS tunnel complex, the US says.
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Russian tycoon Usmanov sues Navalny for libel

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 17:30
related countries: Russia Russia

One of Russia's richest men, Alisher Usmanov, is suing opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Inside the Nigerian flat full of cash in Lagos

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 17:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Lagos

Millions of dollars worth of cash are discovered in a flat in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Migrant crisis: 'Nearly 100 missing after Libya boat sinks'

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 18:12
related countries: Libya Libya

Children are among those missing after the boat sank near the capital, Libya's coastguard says.
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Pakistan student killed over 'blasphemy' on university campus

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 18:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The student was brutally murdered by a mob at a university campus in northern Pakistan, police say.
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CIA chief Pompeo: Wikileaks 'hostile intelligence service'

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 22:13
related countries: Russia Russia

The anti-secrecy organisation is abetted by states such as Russia, Mike Pompeo says.
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Syrian-American poet's view of the conflict

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 23:08
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Amal Kassir lost 11 family members in Syria last Tuesday - but not in the suspected chemical attack.
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The Nigerian woman standing up to Boko Haram

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 23:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Meet the woman vigilante who isn't afraid to join the hunt for Boko Haram militants in Nigeria.
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Native Americans would say I grew up 'white'

Thursday 13th of April 2017, 23:27
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Talking identity, hunting and beaver trapping while on a canoe trip with Jordan Whitebull, one of the few Native Americans in rural Arkansas.
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