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Voodoo rebels

Monday 24th of April 2017, 0:10
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
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A night at a French Front National party

Monday 24th of April 2017, 1:05
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

Marine Le Pen's supporters in Marseille watch the results come in with great anticipation.
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North Korean university names detained US citizen

Monday 24th of April 2017, 5:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Kim, Pyongyang

Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.
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Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

Monday 24th of April 2017, 8:02
related countries: Malawi Malawi

It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
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Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia

Monday 24th of April 2017, 8:42
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

He was trying to drive from New South Wales to Perth across the outback but was stopped by police.
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Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games

Monday 24th of April 2017, 9:51
related countries: India India

Man Kaur took over a minute to finish in Auckland and was only cleared to run after a medical check.
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Shark attacks British woman off Ascension Island

Monday 24th of April 2017, 10:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Her husband reportedly punched the animal to scare it away and she is now being treated in hospital.
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Man lived above Japanese toilet for three years

Monday 24th of April 2017, 10:17
related countries: Japan Japan

Unemployed Japanese man arrested for trespassing after his loft accommodation is discovered.
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Somalia drought fuelling piracy - US Africa command head

Monday 24th of April 2017, 11:09
related countries: United States United States

Piracy has resumed off the Somali coast in recent months after a five-year lull.
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Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer

Monday 24th of April 2017, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m ($900m), is seeking offers from potential bidders.
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French election: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to fight for presidency

Monday 24th of April 2017, 11:55
related countries: France France

Centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on the far-right's Marine Le Pen in France's run-off election.
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Afghan attack: 'The walls are pocked with gunshot fire'

Monday 24th of April 2017, 12:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Mazar

At the scene of Friday's attack in Mazar-e Sharif, in which scores of Afghan soldiers were killed.
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Germany's 'Love Parade' organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

Monday 24th of April 2017, 14:28
related countries: Germany Germany

A stampede in a tunnel at a German music festival in 2010 led to 21 deaths.
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China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

Monday 24th of April 2017, 14:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it could sink a US aircraft carrier.
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US record

Monday 24th of April 2017, 15:00
related countries: United States United States

Space station commander Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space.
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Young pretender

Monday 24th of April 2017, 15:09
related countries: France France

Emmanuel Macron could become the youngest ever president of France at just 39. Who else has achieved at such a young age?
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Arkansas prepares for first US double execution in 17 years

Monday 24th of April 2017, 15:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams are seeking stays on grounds of poor health.
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US girl, 4, survives fall from bus

Monday 24th of April 2017, 15:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arkansas

She escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.
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French election: Voters take yellow chair challenge

Monday 24th of April 2017, 15:44
related countries: France France

Sit down and tell us where you stand on the election.
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Henri Van Breda denies South Africa axe murders

Monday 24th of April 2017, 16:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The son of a wealthy family says a laughing axe-wielding intruder killed his parents and brother.
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Arrests over shooting of Kuki Gallmann at Kenya conservation park

Monday 24th of April 2017, 16:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Multiple suspects and a gun are in police hands after author Kuki Gallmann was ambushed and shot.
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Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

Monday 24th of April 2017, 16:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Mazar

It follows Friday's killings, the Taliban's deadliest assault on Afghan forces since 2001.
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Trump calls record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson

Monday 24th of April 2017, 17:13
related countries: United States United States

'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.
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The land that used to belong to so-called Islamic State

Monday 24th of April 2017, 17:23
related countries: Syria Syria

BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.
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Obama at Chicago youth event: 'I'm old'

Monday 24th of April 2017, 17:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Chicago

A relaxed-looking Barack Obama soon felt his age at his first public event since leaving the White House.
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Here we go again

Monday 24th of April 2017, 17:58
related countries: United States United States

The US is days away from a potential government shutdown. It's happened before. What is going on?
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French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen

Monday 24th of April 2017, 18:15
related countries: France France

President says Emmanuel Macron will "defend the values which will bring French people together".
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France elections: Le Pen 'steps aside' as party leader

Monday 24th of April 2017, 19:22
related countries: France France

Marine Le Pen declares she will be above "partisan considerations" as she seeks French presidency.
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North Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

Monday 24th of April 2017, 19:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The unusual move comes amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
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US imposes 'sweeping' Syria sanctions over 'chemical' attack

Monday 24th of April 2017, 19:33
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington says its "sweeping" sanctions target 271 employees of Syria's state scientific agency.
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Ontario to try giving poor a basic income

Monday 24th of April 2017, 20:20
related countries: Finland Finland

The move to pay C$16,989 ($12,600) to individuals in a pilot scheme echoes a trial study in Finland.
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US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres

Monday 24th of April 2017, 20:54
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Prosecutors say Michael Kadar made hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.
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Quake overturns tradition

Monday 24th of April 2017, 21:27
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Women are breaking with tradition and helping rebuild Nepal after the earthquake two years ago.
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Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps

Monday 24th of April 2017, 23:47
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Syrians living in camps in Lebanon say waste is not being collected and is attracting vermin.
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US embassy 'promotes Trump's Florida resort'

Monday 24th of April 2017, 23:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Lago, Trump, London

Democrats say a post on the US embassy website in London promotes the president's Mar-a-Lago resort.
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