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Skripal poisoning: Russian diplomats leave Washington

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 0:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Expelled Russian diplomats leave their embassy in Washington to fly home.
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India's Gorakhpur hospital: The night the children died

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 0:38
related countries: India India
related places: Gorakhpur

Did lack of oxygen really cause the deaths of 30 children in one night at an Indian hospital?
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The country where the British are blamed for everything

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 0:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Conspiracy theories in Afghanistan often have a distinctive feature - it's foreigners, and especially the British, who are cast in the role of the villain.
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Nigerian senator salary calculator: How do you compare?

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 0:52
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Compare your pay to Nigerian senators, who are entitled to $37,500 a month each for expenses.
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Syria war: 'Deal struck' to take critically injured out of Douma

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 1:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Reports say the critically injured will be allowed to leave Douma under a deal brokered by Russia.
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Pope Francis baptises Italy's 'migrant hero' at Easter service

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 3:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Italy Italy

A Nigerian man who stopped a supermarket thief armed with a cleaver is baptised by the Pope.
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Moscow official says West is trying to deny Russia World Cup

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 3:33
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: West, Moscow

A Moscow official accuses the UK and US of trying to stop the championship being held in Russia.
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Tiangong-1: China space lab to plunge to Earth on Monday

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 7:34
related countries: China China

The defunct station is hurtling towards Earth but chances of it crashing in your garden are slim.
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Gaza-Israel violence: Netanyahu and Erdogan in war of words

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 14:10
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Israel Israel
related places: Erdogan

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkey's President Erdogan trade barbs over the deadly clashes.
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Kuwait death sentences for murder of Filipina maid

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 14:19
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

A couple is held responsible for the death of Joanna Demafelis whose body was found in a freezer.
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Pope Easter message urges ‘end to Syria carnage’

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 15:12
related countries: Syria Syria

He spoke of a people "worn down by an apparently endless war" in an Easter message urging peace.
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Kim Jong-un watches K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 17:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un is in the audience for a South Korean show in Pyongyang ahead of a historic summit.
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Efrain Rios Montt: Guatemala ex-leader tried for genocide dies

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 19:09
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Efrain Rios Montt became synonymous with large-scale human rights abuses during the civil war.
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Daca Dreamers: Trump vents anger on immigrant programme

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 21:33
related countries: Honduras Honduras

He may have been spurred into his outburst after a TV report on a caravan of Honduran migrants.
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Somalia al-Shabab: African Union base under attack

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 21:58
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Al-Shabab fighters mount a ferocious gun and bomb attack on the facility south-west of Mogadishu.
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Spain Catalonia: Puigdemont speaks out after arrest in Germany

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 22:15
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

The former Catalan leader accuses Spain of "authoritarianism" in a message sent from his cell.
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'I used to be a slave'

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 23:09
related countries: India India, United States United States

Rani Hong was kidnapped from her family in India and sold into slavery. Now she lives in the US and fights human trafficking.
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Viktor Yushchenko: Ukraine's ex-president on being poisoned

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 23:12
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

Viktor Yushchenko says he hopes Europe will wake up to the threat posed by Russia.
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Is Russia arming the Afghan Taliban?

Sunday 1st of April 2018, 23:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Russia Russia, United States United States

The US has accused Russia of trying to destabilise Afghanistan by supporting Taliban militants.
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