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Fiji PM: Climate change threatens our survival

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 7:14
related countries: Fiji Fiji

After a deadly cyclone, Fiji's PM says global warming is bringing "almost constant" extreme weather.
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White House criticises China for $3bn tariffs on US imports

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 9:24
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

Markets lurch as Beijing imposes tariffs on 128 US products, including pork, wine and aluminium.
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Russia threatens sanctions over Latvian language in schools

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 12:55
related countries: Russia Russia, Latvia Latvia

Russian-majority schools will have to teach teenagers in Latvian, under a new law.
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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 13:36
related countries: China China
related places: Chengdu

The father Wang Mingqing became a taxi driver so he could search for his missing child.
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US immigration judges told to process 700 cases a year

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 14:44
related countries: United States United States

Critics say requiring judges to clear at least 700 cases a year could lead to legal challenges.
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French mayor regrets April Fool's joke about Ikea coming to town

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 15:06
related countries: Sweden Sweden, France France

Her joke about the Swedish furniture giant creating 4,000 jobs backfires with the town's residents.
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Israel scraps plan to send African migrants to West

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 15:27
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Eritrea Eritrea

The UN urges Israel to reconsider after it suddenly cancels the agreement for thousands of Africans.
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France strike: Rail misery as three-month action tests Macron

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 15:48
related countries: France France

Transport misery for commuters as strikes challenging President Macron's labour reform begin.
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Israel and Saudi Arabia: The relationship emerging into the open

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 16:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi's crown prince acknowledges Israelis have a right to their own land, in a notable public move.
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Florida shooting: Students defy transparent school bags rule

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 16:39
related countries: Isle of Man Isle of Man

The measures were introduced after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in February.
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Two trains hit trucks on crossings in Georgia, US

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 17:17
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Two different trains hit lorries stuck on level crossings within three days in Georgia, US.
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Nigerian 'migrant hero' baptised by Pope after foiling robbery

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 18:09
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian beggar John Ogah tackled a cleaver-wielding robber with his bare hands; the Pope has now baptised him.
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Hotel forgives guest whose room was trashed by hungry seagulls

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 18:46
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian man left a "tornado of seagull excrement, feathers and pepperoni chunks" in his suite.
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Trump-Russia inquiry: Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan sentenced to 30 days

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 18:55
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London-based lawyer Alex van der Zwaan is given 30 days for lying after striking a plea deal.
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Swastika removed from controversial Nazi bell in Germany

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 19:33
related countries: Germany Germany

A note left on the church by unknown perpetrators said it was part of "spring cleaning 2018".
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'Shots fired' near YouTube HQ in US

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 20:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Bruno, California

Shots are heard near YouTube's headquarters in California - police are at scene in San Bruno.
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Trump to send military to Mexican border

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 20:15
related countries: United States United States

The president vows to deploy troops as hundreds of immigrants head north on foot through Mexico.
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US plans 25% tariffs on 1,300 Chinese imports

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 22:40
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US says it is planning tariffs on Chinese products ranging from televisions to bakery ovens.
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Martin Luther King: Are there too many white politicians?

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 23:01
related countries: United States United States

Reality Check looks at race and ethnicity in US politics since the death of Martin Luther King
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Mexico's mixed-race beauty contest

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 23:28
related countries: Spain Spain, Mexico Mexico

Mexico's "Prettiest Flower in the Land" contest promotes its mixed indigenous and Spanish heritage.
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Russia's bitter taste of capitalism

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 23:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Chaos and hardship hit Russia with the rapid market reforms in early 1992, weeks after the collapse of the USSR.
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The 'baby warehouses' which cater for Israel's unwanted migrants

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018, 23:42
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands of babies and young children are being cared for in informal - and sometimes dangerous - nurseries.
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