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Ballistic threat

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 0:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang's missile programme has grown, but what do we really know about its capabilities?
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Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 1:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Applicants will face stricter tests on their English skills and "Australian values", the PM says.
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India bans use of red beacon lights on cars

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 4:17
related countries: India India

From 1 May, no vehicle will be allowed red beacons, shaking up India's fabled "VIP culture".
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India French envoy Pascal Mazurier acquitted of raping daughter

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 4:53
related countries: France France

Diplomat Pascal Mazurier, who was accused of raping his three-year-old daughter, was arrested in 2012.
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Missing history

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 7:18
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The disappearance of a key part of Thai history has puzzled and angered democracy activists.
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Lauren Hutton, 73, models CK underwear

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 9:03
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United States United States

The American Gigolo star appears alongside Kirsten Dunst in a new advert directed by Sofia Coppola.
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Violinist brings music back to Mosul

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 9:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

Musician Ameen Mukdad gives his first public performance in the Iraqi city of Mosul since IS banned music and seized his instruments.
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New Zealand earthquake gives unexpected benefit

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 10:31
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Raised coastline could end the threat of sea erosion for the time being.
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Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 11:26
related countries: Panama Panama

The Supreme Court rules there is insufficient evidence of corruption to remove PM Nawaz Sharif.
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Egypt '500kg woman' loses half her weight after India surgery

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 11:29
related countries: India India

The hospital says she can now fit into a wheelchair and sit up for longer periods of time.
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US accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations' amid nuclear tensions

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 12:18
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US secretary of state says Iran seeks to destabilise the Middle East and hurt US interests.
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US and South Korea carry out Max Thunder military drill

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 12:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea are carrying out a combat training exercise.
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Saudi 'should be blacklisted' over Yemen hospital attacks

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 12:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

The UN should put Saudi Arabia back on a list of violators of child rights, two rights groups say.
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Vast iceberg looms over Canada's Newfoundland coast

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 12:47
related countries: Canada Canada

The iceberg has attracted tourists and created a few problems for local fishermen.
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Venezuela crisis: Three killed at anti-government protests

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 13:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

The deaths came as thousands took part in the "mother of all protests" against President Maduro.
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Cut-back crew for ISS launch

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 14:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia scales back staff on the ISS until a long-delayed space lab is sent to the outpost in 2018.
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Zimbabwe DNA tests 'prove hunter was killed by a crocodile'

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 15:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The remains of a South African hunter are found inside a Nile crocodile, an investigator says.
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What's made Canada's Slims River disappear?

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 15:52
related countries: Canada Canada

What's made this river in Canada disappear? Geoscientist Daniel Shugar explains.
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New evidence in France of harm from epilepsy drug valproate

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 16:21
related countries: France France

A preliminary French study suggests valproate caused serious malformations in up to 4,100 children.
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Syrian photographer puts down camera to rescue child

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 18:40
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Syrian photographer Abd Alkader Habak put down his camera after a car bomb blast outside Aleppo.
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US fugitive teacher found with student after month on run

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 18:42
related countries: United States United States

Tad Cummins and his student, Elizabeth Thomas, have been missing since 13 March.
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Syrian boy Moustafa lost his parents, but not his fight

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 18:50
related countries: Syria Syria

Moustafa has suffered a great deal - but wait until you see his approach to recovery.
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Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests enter second day

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 19:48
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during the second day of violent protests in the capital, Caracas.
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'Stay back... the area's dangerous'

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 19:48
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Police clear the Champs Elysees in Paris following a shooting in the area.
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Trump on Paris shooting: 'It just never ends'

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 20:25
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

The US president reacts to the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris.
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Paris shooting: Eyewitness heard 'two or three shots'

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 20:40
related countries: France France

An eyewitness describes the scene on the Champs Elysees where a police officer was shot dead.
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French election: Candidates in last TV pitch ahead of vote

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 22:03
related countries: France France

The televised encounter between all 11 candidates is overshadowed by a deadly shooting in Paris.
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Russia's secret

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 23:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.
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Policeman and suspected gunman shot dead in Paris 'terror attack'

Thursday 20th of April 2017, 23:23
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

President Hollande says he is convinced the killing of a policeman was terrorist-related.
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