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Syria chemical attack: Survivors recount the 2013 Ghouta assault

Friday 13th of April 2018, 0:09
related countries: Syria Syria

A Syrian family from Ghouta recounts the horrors of the 2013 chemical attack there.
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Thai women reject Songkran advice with 'don't tell me how to dress' campaign

Friday 13th of April 2018, 0:30
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Local authorities warned women to dress appropriately to avoid sexual harassment at the New Year festival.
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South China Sea: Xi Jinping attends massive naval display

Friday 13th of April 2018, 2:09
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The drill, with 76 fighter jets, took place at an undisclosed location in the disputed South China Sea.
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Trump to reconsider joining TPP trade pact

Friday 13th of April 2018, 6:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

The US president has previously slammed the deal with mostly Asia-Pacific nations as a potential "disaster".
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Australian company Optus apologises for 'Anglo-Saxon' job ad

Friday 13th of April 2018, 6:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Telecommunications company Optus apologises after being accused of racism on social media.
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India duo sent home from Games

Friday 13th of April 2018, 6:57
related countries: India India

India intend to appeal on behalf of one of the two athletes sent home from the Commonwealth Games for violating the 'no-needles' policy.
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Bao - Pixar's first film by an Asian woman

Friday 13th of April 2018, 7:03
related countries: China China

Bao, the cosy tale of a dumpling come to life, was conceived as a Chinese Gingerbread Man story.
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Fall of Eastern Ghouta pivotal for Assad

Friday 13th of April 2018, 7:48
related countries: Syria Syria

Rout of rebel enclave near capital puts Syrian leader in most secure position since start of war.
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India outrage spreads over rape of eight-year-old girl

Friday 13th of April 2018, 8:54
related countries: India India

The rape and murder of the girl has become a religious flashpoint in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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South Korean basketball is cutting foreign players down to size

Friday 13th of April 2018, 9:07
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's height limit on foreign players has led some to resort to unusual methods to make the cut.
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Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

Friday 13th of April 2018, 9:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian authorities end the search for a passenger who fell overboard in the Coral Sea.
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Auditions in hotels 'should be banned'

Friday 13th of April 2018, 9:35
related countries: United States United States

The main US acting union calls for rules "to help protect members from potential harassment".
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Chinese man caught by facial recognition at pop concert

Friday 13th of April 2018, 9:54
related countries: China China

The suspect was caught by facial recognition technology at a pop concert, which he regrets attending.
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Russia to block Telegram app over encryption

Friday 13th of April 2018, 10:37
related countries: Russia Russia

A court approves the media regulator's request after the app refuses to hand over encryption keys.
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Tesla 'removed' from fatal car crash probe

Friday 13th of April 2018, 11:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tesla

The US National Transportation Safety Board says Tesla "released investigative information".
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#ItaliaLovesMichaelOliver - Italian fans back English referee after wife abused on Twitter

Friday 13th of April 2018, 11:21
related countries: Italy Italy

Using the hashtag #ItaliaLovesMichaelOliver, Italian football fans have shown their support for English referee Michael Oliver.
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DR Congo boycotts own aid conference

Friday 13th of April 2018, 12:07
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says 13 million people need humanitarian aid, but Congolese leaders say this is exaggerated.
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The One Where Ross Got Mistaken for a Banker

Friday 13th of April 2018, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Schwimmer takes charge at the London Stock Exchange and could Twitter make a more obvious joke?
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Tibet group thanks Sweden in 'Chinese spy' case

Friday 13th of April 2018, 12:36
related countries: Sweden Sweden, China China
related places: A

A man is charged with spying on fellow Tibetans in Sweden on behalf of China.
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James Comey's FBI memoir: Six claims about Trump

Friday 13th of April 2018, 12:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The book likens Mr Trump to a mafia boss and details his denials of an alleged incident in Moscow.
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US police dog brings Los Angeles car chase to an end

Friday 13th of April 2018, 13:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles

Officers had a little help from a canine colleague to bring this car chase in Los Angeles to an end.
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Johnny Hallyday: Judge freezes assets in inheritance dispute

Friday 13th of April 2018, 15:33
related countries: France France

The French rock star's widow and older children are in an inheritance dispute worth up to €100m.
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Russia says Syrian 'chemical attack' was staged

Friday 13th of April 2018, 16:37
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia, Syria's key military ally, warns the US that air strikes could risk starting a war.
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UN ambassador: 'How can you say that with a straight face?'

Friday 13th of April 2018, 16:42
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, and her Russian counterpart, Vassily Nebenzia, sparred over actions in Syria.
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Ecuador president confirms death of kidnapped reporters

Friday 13th of April 2018, 19:59
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian militants reportedly abducted the two journalists and their driver last month.
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Syria crisis: UN chief says Cold War is back

Friday 13th of April 2018, 22:12
related countries: Syria Syria

Antonio Guterres warns of the dangers of escalation at a bad-tempered UN meeting in New York.
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The dog getting over its bad image

Friday 13th of April 2018, 23:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's Baladi dogs are often looked down upon as strays, but things are changing.
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Why are polls and Facebook ads at odds in Ireland's abortion referendum?

Friday 13th of April 2018, 23:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland

One set of figures indicates pro-life paid adverts are gaining more traction than pro-choice ads on Facebook.
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Iranian drone was sent to Israel 'to attack'

Friday 13th of April 2018, 23:56
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Israel says the Iranian drone it shot down in February was loaded with explosives for an attack.
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