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Refugee soccer star: From Afghanistan to US

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 0:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Denmark Denmark, United States United States
related places: Now, Portland

Nadia Nadim fled Afghanistan as a child. Now she plays for Denmark and Portland.
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Power struggle

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 0:18
related countries: Spain Spain

James Badcock asks if Spain can really stop Catalans taking part in a vote on independence on Sunday.
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Do US universities have a free speech problem?

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 0:31
related countries: United States United States

Jeff Sessions criticised colleges for limiting free speech, but did he live up to his own remarks?
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Cinema travellers

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 2:14
related countries: India India

Award winning photographer Amit Madheshiya's portraits of cinemagoers in India.
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Amos Yee: Singapore teen blogger freed with asylum in US

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 2:30
related countries: United States United States, Singapore Singapore

Amos Yee was released after the US government lost an appeal to block his request for asylum.
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Otto Warmbier 'systematically tortured' by N Korea say parents

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 3:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

US student Otto Warmbier was blind, deaf and "jerking violently" when he returned from N Korea.
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Serbian-Australian jailed for war crimes

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 4:10
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Aruba Aruba

The Serbian-Australian was convicted by a Croatian court over tortures and killings in the 1990s.
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Australian restaurant draws controversy over hanging cow

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 6:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian eatery is criticised for suspending a taxidermied animal above diners.
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Hurricane Maria: Trump defends Puerto Rico response

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 7:14
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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Ukraine military arms dump explodes

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 7:35
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A fire at a military arms depot in central Ukraine prompts the evacuation of more than 28,000 people.
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NFL protests: Osi Umenyiora says Donald Trump 'disrespecting the US flag'

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 8:00
related countries: United States United States

Two-time Super Bowl winner Osi Umenyiora says President Donald Trump is the one "disrespecting the US flag" in a passionate response to the anthem protests around the NFL.
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Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 8:35
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Activists celebrate as King Salman issues an order allowing women to drive for the first time.
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Desperation in Puerto Rico

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 8:59
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 driving activist: 'I cried'

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 9:10
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Manal al-Sharif is just one of the many women who fought for the right to drive in Saudi Arabia.
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UK 'disappointed' by Bombardier tax ruling

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 9:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There are fears the US trade ruling could jeopardise jobs in NI, where Bombardier employs 4,100 people.
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Yingluck trial: Thai ex-PM sentenced to five years in jail

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 9:22
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Yingluck Shinawatra denied negligence over a costly rice subsidy scheme and fled Thailand in August.
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Gunmen kill 14 at Mexico drug rehabilitation centre

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 9:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Chihuahua

Masked men broke into the centre in the city of Chihuahua and opened fire on the patients.
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Meet the Ivorian man who learned ballet using online videos

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 9:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yos Clark taught himself ballet online and has been awarded a scholarship to study dance in England.
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Saudi Arabia women hail end of driving ban

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 9:54
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

One activist called it a "great victory", while another said she was going to buy her "dream car".
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Italy woman marries herself in 'fairytale without prince'

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 10:40
related countries: Italy Italy

She says she is the first "sologamist" in Italy, but solo weddings are on the rise worldwide.
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Mattis visits Afghanistan as rockets hit Kabul

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 11:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

The US defence secretary is in Afghanistan for talks on strengthening the country's military.
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Trump candidate Luther Strange loses Alabama primary to Roy Moore

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 12:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama, Trump

Senator Luther Strange, who won the president's backing, loses to firebrand conservative Roy Moore.
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US 'killer clown' case: Woman is arrested for 1990 murder

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 12:28
related countries: United States United States

Sheila Keen Warren, 54, allegedly carried out the killing wearing a red wig and a red bulb nose.
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Lost Greek temple found after steps recounted

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 12:50
related countries: Greece Greece

Archaeologists find Greek temple after step recount.
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Iraqi PM urges Kurds to 'cancel' referendum result

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 13:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's prime minister says he will "never discuss" the outcome and calls on Kurds to begin dialogue.
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Saudi changes

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 14:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Women may be able to drive there soon, but they cannot open a bank account without male permission.
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Australian thief's getaway blocked by automatic doors

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 14:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Automatic doors turn security guard when a man robs an Australian service station.
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Iraqi Kurds decisively back independence in referendum

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 15:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Kurdish officials say 92% of the three million people who voted in a referendum backed secession.
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German election: Schäuble loses job in Merkel coalition bid

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 17:41
related countries: Germany Germany

Angela Merkel needs a coalition deal and can offer the finance ministry as a prize for joining her.
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Interpol approves Palestinian membership despite Israeli opposition

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 18:37
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians hail a "victory" made possible by the "principled position" of the agency's members.
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Kabul air strike: US attack causes civilian casualties

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 19:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

Civilians caught up in a strike on militants during a visit to Kabul by US defence chief Jim Mattis.
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US Navy evacuates residents from storm-devastated Dominica

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 21:37
related countries: Dominica Dominica, United States United States

Days after Hurricane Maria levelled countless buildings and killed more than 20 people, the US Navy helped to evacuate residents off the Caribbean island.
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US 'fake news' kingpin Paul Horner found dead at 38

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 21:52
related countries: United States United States

Paul Horner, who claimed to be behind Donald Trump's win, is said to have died from a drug overdose.
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Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 23:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Civil Aviation Authority says the airline has failed to make clear its obligations to passengers.
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Wanted: Caretakers for French island

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 23:10
related countries: France France

The tiny island of Quéménès is home to a farm, but its current tenants are leaving after 10 years.
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French adventure

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 23:10
related countries: France France

The French government is looking for a new couple to live on Quéménès, off the Brittany coast.
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Push factors

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 23:17
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The BBC's Katy Watson speaks to Venezuelans who are leaving the country for Colombia.
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Big Ben in India

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 23:20
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Replicas of London structures and a sari made out of pure gold are highlights of a Hindu festival.
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Murder of Steve Biko

Wednesday 27th of September 2017, 23:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The funeral of South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko was held in September 1977.
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