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Brazil revokes decree opening Amazon reserve to mining

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 0:46
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The area, around the size of Denmark, is rich in gold and minerals - and protected from mining.
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US Marines get first female infantry officer

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 1:23
related countries: United States United States

A woman lieutenant makes history by graduating from the US Marine Corps' infantry officer training.
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Heavy rainstorm hits southern Croatia

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 1:54
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Dubrovnik

Two hours of intensive rain flooded Dubrovnik, but some enjoyed it more than others.
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US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 2:41
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, United States United States

Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications.
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'Victim shaming'

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 4:08
related countries: India India

The Indian woman was criticised for drinking, smoking, taking drugs and having condoms in her room.
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China disrupts WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 6:09
related countries: China China

The clampdown comes ahead of a big gathering of China's Communist Party next month.
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North Korea crisis: Washington denies 'war declared'

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 7:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Washington, White House

North Korea said the US had declared war but the White House dismisses the talk as "absurd".
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Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: High turnout in independence vote

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 8:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A "yes" vote is expected in an independence referendum opposed by Baghdad and neighbouring countries.
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Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis in West Bank

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 9:16
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel to demolish home of attacker who was shot dead after opening fire at a Jewish settlement.
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Bali volcano: Indonesia fears imminent Mt Agung eruption

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 9:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Officials say Mt Agung is in a "critical phase" but stress they cannot predict when it might erupt.
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Seven arrested in Egypt after raising rainbow flag at concert

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 10:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

They were reportedly detained on Monday for "promoting sexual deviancy" at a concert in Cairo.
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Belgian 'sugar daddy' ads prompt outcry for luring students

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 10:54
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A dating site drives vans around Belgian universities telling women how to pay for their studies.
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Rapper B.o.B. raising funds to check if Earth is flat

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 11:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth

US rapper B.o.B. is crowd funding the launch of a satellite to see if the planet is disc-shaped.
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'Cannibal couple' in Russia admitted killing 30 - reports

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 11:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The couple were arrested after a phone was found with images of a man posing with human remains.
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US Marines get first female infantry officer

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

A US marine has become the first woman to the complete the Corps' gruelling infantry officer training.
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Belarus row over church bells ban story

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 12:55
related countries: Barbados Barbados

Reports of a church bell ban have angered Belarusian social media users.
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Travel ban

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 13:38
related countries: United States United States, Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan

Chad helps fight Boko Haram militants, while Sudan is on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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Brexit: Donald Tusk says not enough progress in talks

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 13:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Donald Tusk says he is pleased the UK's aim of "having cake and eating it" in Brexit talks is over.
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Clinton: White House private emails 'height of hypocrisy'

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 13:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: House, White House

Revelations that the Trump administration used private email is the "height of hypocrisy", she says.
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Diamond-Lesedi La Rona sold for $53m to London Jeweller

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 14:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The 1,111-carat stone is the largest gem-quality rough diamond found in more than a century.
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Hurricane Maria: Trump to visit storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 15:23
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, United States United States

Mr Trump says he will travel to the US territory on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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Storm warning

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 15:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Social

Social media users have been accusing the US president of not caring about the island's residents.
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Ugandan brawl during parliament debate

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 17:09
related countries: Uganda Uganda

MPs scuffled and threw chairs over a motion that could let President Museveni run again in 2021.
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France's Macron seeks joint defence force under EU reforms

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 18:09
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The French president wants countries to co-operate more on security as part of a reformed EU.
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Trump: NFL anthem kneeling protesters 'disgraceful'

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 18:50
related countries: United States United States

The US president says football league protesters are disrespecting American service personnel.
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Desperation in Puerto Rico

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 18:52
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Families in Puerto Rico say they are facing the aftermath of Hurricane Maria alone.
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Saudi women 'given right to drive'

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 19:09
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Salman issues an order allowing women to be given driving licences, state media say.
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'Historic day' as Saudi Arabia grants women permission to drive

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 20:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to drive from June 2018, after a royal decree.
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IS's ruined capital

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 21:05
related countries: Syria Syria

On the ground, inside the battle-scarred Syrian city of Raqqa - Islamic State's ruined 'capital'.
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Why Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico so hard

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 21:45
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, United States United States

As Donald Trump says he will visit the US territory, here are four ways Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc.
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Iraqi Kurds must give up on independence or go hungry - Erdogan

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 21:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's leader says it is considering sanctions after Monday's independence referendum.
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Bombardier hit by tariff in Boeing row

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 23:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The aerospace firm employs 4,100 people in Northern Ireland, but there are fears the ruling could affect this.
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South Korea soldier: ‘Criminal because I’m gay’

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 23:06
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A gay soldier in South Korea speaks out against prosecution by military
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Will the US and Russia ever be allies?

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 23:12
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Sanctions on Russia are still in place, so will US and Russia ever become allies?
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US-Mexico border wall prototype construction starts

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 23:15
related countries: United States United States

US officials say eight prototypes will be built as questions remain over the controversial wall.
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Dominica's desolation

Tuesday 26th of September 2017, 23:47
related countries: Dominica Dominica

Gemma Handy travelled to Dominica to document the damage caused by Hurricane Maria to the island.
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