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Singapore photographer: 'I've lost the city I used to shoot'

Monday 16th of April 2018, 0:39
related countries: Singapore Singapore

An 81-year-old photographer is nostalgic for the long-vanished Singapore he used to capture.
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North Korea's secret slave gangs

Monday 16th of April 2018, 0:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korean workers are being exported to make money for the government, a BBC investigation finds.
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Australia flesh-eating ulcer 'epidemic' a mystery, doctors say

Monday 16th of April 2018, 4:43
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Doctors say they are perplexed by a "worsening epidemic" in the state of Victoria.
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China's Sina Weibo backtracks from gay content ban after outrage

Monday 16th of April 2018, 8:51
related countries: China China

The Chinese social media giant reverses a ban on gay content after a wave of defiant protests.
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Syria air strikes: Macron says he convinced Trump not to pull out troops

Monday 16th of April 2018, 9:30
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Trump

France's president also says he convinced his US ally to limit recent strikes to chemical sites.
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Russian-controlled Crimea's Artek youth camp hosted Assad children

Monday 16th of April 2018, 9:58
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

The Syrian president's teenagers stayed at a famous beach camp in Russian-controlled Crimea.
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Bangladesh rejects Myanmar claim that Rohingya family was repatriated

Monday 16th of April 2018, 11:32
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Myanmar said a family of five Rohingya had been "repatriated" but Bangladesh has rejected the claim.
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Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended 'for throwing water'

Monday 16th of April 2018, 11:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Korean Air suspends one of its top executives while police investigate her for abusive behaviour.
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US pastor Brunson goes on trial in Turkey after arrest in coup crackdown

Monday 16th of April 2018, 12:32
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States

Turkey accuses evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson of having ties to exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen's group.
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Ex-Auschwitz SS guard charged in Germany

Monday 16th of April 2018, 13:05
related countries: Germany Germany

The former Nazi, now 94, is accused of assisting in mass murder when he was 19.
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Music by Nazi death camp prisoners played for first time

Monday 16th of April 2018, 13:35
related countries: Israel Israel, Italy Italy

The songs were collected over decades by an Italian composer and performed at a concert in Israel.
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James Comey: Six claims about Trump from ex-FBI director

Monday 16th of April 2018, 13:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The ex-FBI director calls Mr Trump "morally unfit" to lead, but also said things that critics have pounced on.
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Russian reporter Borodin dead after mystery fall

Monday 16th of April 2018, 14:39
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia
related places: Borodin

Maxim Borodin wrote about the deaths of mercenaries in Syria and was found below his flat.
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China's ZTE 'poses risk to UK security'

Monday 16th of April 2018, 15:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

Cyber-defence watchdog tells the UK telecoms sector not to use the Chinese firm's equipment.
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Syria: Does Russia always use a veto at the UN Security Council?

Monday 16th of April 2018, 15:33
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia has been criticised for vetoing UN resolutions related to Syria.
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Performing bear at Russian match is 'inhumane' - animal welfare groups

Monday 16th of April 2018, 16:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Footage of a bear performing in front of fans before a Russian league match is condemned as "shocking and inhumane" by animal welfare groups.
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Singapore uncovers 'high-tech' exam cheating plot

Monday 16th of April 2018, 16:38
related countries: China China, Singapore Singapore

A tutor in Singapore admits helping Chinese students cheat in their exams, using Bluetooth devices.
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Russia accused of global net hack attacks

Monday 16th of April 2018, 16:58
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Russia is seeking to hijack essential internet hardware, US and UK intelligence agencies allege.
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Germans find 'Harald Bluetooth' medieval treasure

Monday 16th of April 2018, 18:07
related countries: Germany Germany

Silver coins and jewellery linked to a 10th-century king are found on Germany's Baltic coast.
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Gorilla Calaya gives birth at Smithsonian National Zoo

Monday 16th of April 2018, 18:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Calaya, the western lowland gorilla, gave birth at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC.
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Syria air strikes: Russia denies tampering with suspected chemical attack site

Monday 16th of April 2018, 19:45
related countries: Russia Russia

International inspectors will be allowed to visit Douma on Wednesday, the Russian military announces.
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Canada sends home families of diplomats posted in Cuba

Monday 16th of April 2018, 22:40
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

The move comes as 10 Canadians in Havana continue to suffer from unexplained nausea, officials say.
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UK makes £212m Commonwealth education aid pledge

Monday 16th of April 2018, 22:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Theresa May tells Commonwealth leaders children should spend at least 12 years in education.
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Going for a helicopter pub crawl in Australia

Monday 16th of April 2018, 23:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Tourism operators are offering a novel way to find a beer in Australia's vast outback.
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'Malaria killed my daughter, I'm protecting others now'

Monday 16th of April 2018, 23:13
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Senegal is on track to be declared malaria-free by 2030.
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Benin basketball star on returning to the court after a car crash

Monday 16th of April 2018, 23:26
related countries: Benin Benin

How a car crash changed Benin's Faouziatou Ibrahima's basketball career.
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Saudi Arabia: Why is going to the cinema suddenly OK?

Monday 16th of April 2018, 23:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's decision to open its first cinema for 35 years hints at wider changes taking place.
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Rebel groups fight over coca-growing region in Colombia

Monday 16th of April 2018, 23:59
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The provincial governor declares a state of emergency, intended to help displaced families.
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