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Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

Friday 15th of September 2017, 0:13
related countries: United States United States

US scientists say their technology could have a "significant impact" around the world.
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Man accused of punching Kevin Rudd's godson 'over gay marriage'

Friday 15th of September 2017, 1:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The teenager was assaulted for "standing up for marriage equality", the Australian ex-PM claims.
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Wild land

Friday 15th of September 2017, 1:11
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year and provided them all with land. But they have to clear it and build a home themselves.
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Cat and mouse

Friday 15th of September 2017, 1:18
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Madrid is doing all it can to prevent a Catalan independence vote, but wants to avoid violence.
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Sierra Leone mudslide: Freetown man lost eight family members

Friday 15th of September 2017, 2:00
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
related places: Freetown

Thomas Benson lost eight family members in the mudslide that hit Sierra Leone's capital a month ago.
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North Korea missile: South Korea responds with drill

Friday 15th of September 2017, 3:08
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

It's the second time this month that North Korea has launched a ballistic missile over Japan.
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North Korea missile triggers Japan warning alarms

Friday 15th of September 2017, 6:02
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Niigata

Footage on social media appears to show warning alarms which were triggered after North Korea fired a missile over the north of the country.
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George Harrison's sitar to be auctioned

Friday 15th of September 2017, 6:36
related countries: Norway Norway

The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood.
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North Korea missile: People under threat react

Friday 15th of September 2017, 7:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Waking up to North Korea's missile - people living in the region react.
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North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

Friday 15th of September 2017, 10:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang

Japan warns it will "never tolerate" such actions while the US tells China and Russia to take action.
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US boxer Mayweather criticised for defending Trump lewd comments

Friday 15th of September 2017, 11:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The US boxer said obscene comments by Mr Trump were what "real men" say in "locker room talk".
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Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod 'raped for his beliefs'

Friday 15th of September 2017, 11:03
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Patrik Liljeglod, a group leader of the Left Party, says he was attacked at knifepoint in July.
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Cassini: Probe incinerates on entry to Saturn

Friday 15th of September 2017, 11:57
related countries: United States United States

The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn's atmosphere.
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Manila district police force removed after teen deaths

Friday 15th of September 2017, 12:16
related countries: Philippines Philippines

More than 1,000 officers will be relieved of duty amid investigations over three deaths.
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British man dies in Sri Lanka crocodile attack

Friday 15th of September 2017, 12:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Journalist Paul McClean, 24, was killed after being dragged into a river, witnesses say.
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Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslims

Friday 15th of September 2017, 13:02
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A presidential spokeswoman congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse".
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Syria war: Turkey, Russia, Iran agree Idlib 'ceasefire' zone

Friday 15th of September 2017, 13:29
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Russia Russia

It follows similar deals between Turkey, Iran and Russia which have led to a drop in fighting.
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KPMG clears out South African bosses amid Gupta scandal

Friday 15th of September 2017, 13:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The global accountancy firm removes top bosses at its South African arm over the Gupta scandal.
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Rwanda genocide: France keeps 1990s archives secret

Friday 15th of September 2017, 13:49
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

A new ruling thwarts a researcher who suspects a French role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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Chinese maze: Village makes giant tech code from trees

Friday 15th of September 2017, 14:38
related countries: China China

A tech-savvy Chinese village creates a giant QR code from shrubs in a bid to attract visitors.
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Catalonia referendum: Spanish state poised to seize Catalan finances

Friday 15th of September 2017, 15:05
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Madrid gives Catalonia 48 hours to give up its plans for a referendum or lose control of its budget.
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France: Women injured in hammer attack

Friday 15th of September 2017, 15:36
related countries: France France

A manhunt is under way after two women were injured in eastern France.
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Army exercise blunts bumper Belarus mushroom harvest

Friday 15th of September 2017, 16:09
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Belarus Belarus

The Zapad 2017 military exercise annoys Belarusian mushroom pickers.
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In pictures

Friday 15th of September 2017, 16:24
related countries: Poland Poland

Powerful paintings by an Auschwitz death camp survivor - David Olère - are given to the camp memorial in Poland.
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What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions?

Friday 15th of September 2017, 18:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Oromo

Eighteen people have been killed and thousands displaced since the fighting broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities.
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Kurdish MPs say yes to independence referendum

Friday 15th of September 2017, 21:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey, United States United States

The decision goes against the wishes of Iraq's central government, Turkey, Iran and the US.
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North Korea missile test splits world powers

Friday 15th of September 2017, 21:52
related countries: United States United States, Japan Japan, China China
related places: North

The US and China trade accusations after the North test-fires another missile over Japan.
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North Korea will reach its nuclear force goal - Kim Jong-un

Friday 15th of September 2017, 22:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang

The comments by country's leader come after Pyongyang test-fires another missile over Japan.
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Worried about refugees in Germany? Call Ali Can

Friday 15th of September 2017, 23:05
related countries: Germany Germany

An unexpected voice will answer, aiming to overcome immigration fears with facts and his personal story.
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Five Fingers for Marseilles hits Toronto International Film Festival

Friday 15th of September 2017, 23:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Marseilles

Will the "boldly South African" film outgun its rivals at Toronto's prestigious festival this week?
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Mentioning the war

Friday 15th of September 2017, 23:56
related countries: Germany Germany

What a row over WW2 "pride" comments reveals about Germany's attitude to remembering its past.
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