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Winnie Mandela - the young mother who refused to be broken

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 0:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The death of South Africa's veteran anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has sparked a debate about how she should be remembered.
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Commonwealth Games: Delegate accused of assaulting athlete

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 2:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police say they are investigating a complaint against an overseas team official.
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New Zealand passes law to erase historical gay sex convictions

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 5:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Lawmakers unanimously voted to allow convictions for homosexual sex to be erased from criminal records.
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YouTube shooting: Three shot at California HQ, female suspect dead

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 6:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Bruno, California

Police identify the suspect as Nasim Aghdam, 39, and say they are still investigating a motive.
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Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith & Cameron Bancroft will not contest bans

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 8:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Ex-Australia captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft say they will not contest their ball-tampering bans.
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Daimler found buried in Guernsey back garden

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 8:24
related countries: Guernsey Guernsey

Local enthusiasts have identified the car as a Daimler, possibly from the 1940s or 1950s.
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Indian woman Rupali Meshram fights off tiger with stick

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 9:28
related countries: India India

Rupali's doctors praise her bravery but say she is lucky to have survived with only minor injuries.
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German food bank to reopen membership to foreigners after row

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 10:16
related countries: Germany Germany

Non-Germans will again be allowed to register for handouts after a ban sparked a furore.
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Mystery Stingray devices discovered in Washington

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 11:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Unauthorised phone tracking devices, which mimic mobile tower to gather information, found in US.
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Rival rallies as Brazil awaits Lula jail ruling

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 11:52
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's top court will rule on whether Lula should be jailed while he appeals against his sentence.
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Cameroon frees European hostages taken in Anglophone area

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 12:32
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Eighteen hostages, including 12 Europeans, were taken while on a tourist excursion.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before US committee

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 14:16
related countries: United States United States

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is to testify before the US House Commerce Committee regarding protection of user data.
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China human rights: Wife marches for 'vanished' husband

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 14:17
related countries: China China

Li Wenzu is walking 100km to try to break 1,000 days of silence since China detained the lawyer.
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The train that drives through a market

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 14:33
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Eight times a day a remarkable scene unfolds in Maeklong Market near Bangkok.
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Great white shark follows police off Australian coast

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 14:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

They were patrolling off the South Australian coast when they noticed something behind them.
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V&A's Ethiopian treasures: A crown, a wedding dress and other loot

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 15:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's V&A museum offers to return on loan treasures seized 150 years ago during a military battle.
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Bolivia ex-leader 'responsible for protesters' deaths'

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 15:51
related countries: United States United States

A jury in the US finds Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada responsible for the 2003 killings of protesters.
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Russian spy: UK brands offer of joint inquiry 'perverse'

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 16:24
related countries: Russia Russia

The UK blasts Russia as the global chemical weapons watchdog discusses the attack on an ex-spy.
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Wall Street recovers from trade war fears

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 19:46
related countries: China China, United States United States

Shares in New York rebound after earlier falls sparked by US and Chinese plans to impose tariffs on some imports.
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Russian spy: Moscow bid for joint poisoning inquiry fails at OPCW

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 19:59
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A proposal for a new inquiry into the Salisbury poisoning fails at the chemical weapons watchdog.
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Trumplomacy: Can US quit Syria 'very soon'? It's complicated

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 20:33
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The president recently appeared to be making Syria policy on the fly, but getting out won't be easy.
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Syria war: Trump 'persuaded not to pull out immediately'

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 21:11
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

President Donald Trump declared last week that the US would "be coming out of Syria very soon".
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When Uber drivers replace ambulances

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 21:55
related countries: United States United States

Uber drivers in the US are complaining that an increasing number of customers are using them like an ambulance service.
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Facebook scandal 'hit 87 million users'

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 22:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The social network says that one million of the people affected are thought to be UK-based.
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Russians protest over 'toxic' landfill near Moscow

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 23:01
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The Russian capital has no recycling programme and its expanding rubbish landfills are causing health problems.
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What would you do with free money?

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 23:13
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Villagers in Kenya are taking part in the world's largest trial to see what happens when charity cash goes directly to the people who need it.
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What a 160-year-old skull tells us about a mutiny in India

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 23:13
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The skull belonged to a soldier who was executed during the 1857 uprising against British rule.
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The Turkish orphans stranded after IS struggle in Iraq

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 23:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

The Islamic State group has left a complex legacy in Iraq including hundreds of wives and orphans, writes the BBC's Selin Girit.
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Spanish royals in awkward moment

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 23:19
related countries: Spain Spain

Video shows Queen Letizia trying to stop her mother-in-law from taking a picture with her children.
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Why are female mass shooters so rare?

Wednesday 4th of April 2018, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

Nasim Aghdam's attack at YouTube HQ was a rare occurrence: only 4% of mass shooters in the US are female.
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