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Stigma runs deep

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 0:33
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda's only psychiatric hospital is in a woebegone state, Gemma Handy reports.
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Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 2:15
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping made his invitation at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
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Syria war: US 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 3:08
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is "not surprised" by Russia's reaction to the US strikes.
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Random breath tests illegal, Kenyan court rules

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 10:19
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

A Nairobi bar owner launched the legal challenge, claiming the rules had damaged his business.
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Stockholm attack: Arrested man was lorry driver, police say

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 10:36
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A, Stockholm

He was arrested after four people were killed when a lorry rammed a Stockholm department store.
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Dalai Lama's rapturous welcome at Buddhist monastery

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 11:49
related countries: India India, China China

The Tibetan spiritual leader speaks to huge crowds at a monastery near India's border with China.
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'Suspect device' in Sweden crash lorry

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 11:54
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

Police are still questioning the suspect, who they say is from Uzbekistan and was known to authorities.
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The people stuck in the crossfire in Iraq

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 12:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

Iraqi forces are engaged in a fierce battle to retake the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State, but many civilians are getting caught up in the crossfire.
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Eta: Basque separatists begin weapons handover

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 12:05
related countries: France France

Weapons caches laid down by the Basque separatist group Eta are now being searched by French police.
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Saudi Arabia unveils plans for 'entertainment city' near Riyadh

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 14:54
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

The new 334 sq km (129 sq mile) attraction will be built on the edge of the capital, Riyadh.
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Trump's Syria strike celebrated by 'terrorists', Iran says

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 16:37
related countries: Syria Syria, Iran Iran
related places: Damascus

The Iranian president's comments came as people in Damascus protested against the air strikes.
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Syria strike 'vindicates' North Korea's nuclear choice

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 18:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

A government spokesman says the US action proves Pyongyang is right to pursue a nuclear programme.
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Eta disarms: French police find 3.5 tonnes of weapons

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 19:28
related countries: France France
related places: Bayonne

French PM hails find after the Basque separatists give details of sites after deciding to disarm.
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Dutch protests against attack on gay couple holding hands

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 21:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The gay couple thanked the protesters, saying: "You have pulled us through this terrible week."
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Venezuelan protesters tear-gassed after politician's ban

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 22:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The demonstrations were sparked by opposition leader Henrique Capriles's 15-year ban from office.
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Turkish cabin crew help woman give birth at 42,000ft

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 22:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Mother and baby are now reported to be in good health after the baby girl's mid-air arrival.
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IS in Afghanistan: US special forces soldier is killed

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 22:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The special forces soldier dies in fighting in restive Nangarhar province adjoining Pakistan.
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Buns not guns: The prison that breeds entrepreneurs

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 23:06
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

A prison in Uruguay encourages inmates to set up businesses whilst serving their sentences.
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Model prisoners

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 23:06
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

A prison in Uruguay encourages inmates to set up businesses whilst serving their sentences.
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Sharif's next move

Saturday 8th of April 2017, 23:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Pakistan

Raheel Sharif is to head a Saudi-led alliance, but benefits to Pakistan are not clear, writes Ahmed Rashid.
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