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Bhutan's 'Shangri-La' caught between two rival superpowers

Monday 9th of April 2018, 0:06
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

Bhutan is a traveller's dream - but it is caught between two Asian giants and nervous about the future.
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Letter from Africa: The handshake that left millions of Kenyans confused

Monday 9th of April 2018, 0:08
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Joseph Warungu reflects on the plight of Kenyan opposition supporters after their leader reconciled with his political nemesis.
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American Reed wins first Masters

Monday 9th of April 2018, 0:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Masters

American Patrick Reed wins his first major title with a one-shot win at the Masters, ahead of compatriot Rickie Fowler, with Rory McIlroy falling to joint fifth.
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Viktor Orban: Hungary PM re-elected for third term

Monday 9th of April 2018, 1:24
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungarian right-winger Viktor Orban claims a landslide victory in general elections.
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Facebook data: How it was used by Cambridge Analytica

Monday 9th of April 2018, 1:29
related countries: United States United States

Cambridge Analytica claims its data and research helped Donald Trump win the US presidency. But how?
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Canada crash: Country mourns Humboldt Broncos bus dead

Monday 9th of April 2018, 2:27
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian prime minister attends a vigil for the 15 killed in a collision in Saskatchewan.
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Canada crash: Humboldt Broncos bus dead mourned at vigil

Monday 9th of April 2018, 3:03
related countries: Canada Canada

Thousands gather in the Canadian town to pay respects to those killed in the ice hockey crash.
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Canada crash: Justin Trudeau at vigil for Humboldt Broncos victims

Monday 9th of April 2018, 5:50
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau joins a service to remember the junior hockey players and staff who lost their lives.
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Deutsche Bank sacks boss Cryan

Monday 9th of April 2018, 7:10
related countries: Germany Germany

The ousting comes after years of losses and a failure to revive Germany's biggest lender.
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N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang 'ready to discuss' nuclear programme

Monday 9th of April 2018, 7:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea's nuclear arsenal will be on the agenda at a leaders' summit, US officials say.
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Commonwealth Games: Laurel Hubbard injured, Emily Campbell wins bronze

Monday 9th of April 2018, 8:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard's attempt to win Commonwealth gold ends with injury as England's Emily Campbell takes +90kg bronze.
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French police clash with eco-activists in woods near Nantes

Monday 9th of April 2018, 9:34
related countries: France France
related places: Nantes

France had scrapped plans for an airport near Nantes but activists still camp there illegally.
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Syria conflict: Israel blamed for attack on airfield

Monday 9th of April 2018, 10:15
related countries: Syria Syria

The missile strike caused casualties, Syria and Russia say, with observers saying 14 died.
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Brazil ex-leader Lula's supporters camp outside jail

Monday 9th of April 2018, 10:25
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Supporters of Brazil's jailed ex-leader say they will not leave until he is released.
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Thor director Taika Waititi says New Zealand is racist

Monday 9th of April 2018, 12:10
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand film director Taika Waititi's race comments have prompted debate back in his homeland
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Backpage.com sex advert website seized by FBI

Monday 9th of April 2018, 13:04
related countries: United States United States

Backpage.com's international sites are blocked following the move by the US authorities.
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Viktor Orban: Election win is a chance to defend Hungary

Monday 9th of April 2018, 13:26
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The strong Eurosceptic Viktor Orban has won the general election - he campaigned on an anti-immigration platform.
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Belgrade's 'tiny head' Gagarin statue causes dismay

Monday 9th of April 2018, 13:36
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbian social media users mock city's tribute to the first man in space.
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French police evict eco-activists from Nantes site

Monday 9th of April 2018, 14:37
related countries: France France
related places: Nantes

The raid led to clashes with the protesters, who were occupying the site of a scrapped airport project.
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Nigeria's Buhari to run in 2019 elections

Monday 9th of April 2018, 15:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The announcement ends months of speculation about the 74-year-old leader's plans.
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Indian school bus plunges into gorge, 'killing 27 children'

Monday 9th of April 2018, 15:30
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 27 schoolchildren are killed in the accident in Himachal Pradesh state, police say.
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Finger bone points to early human exodus

Monday 9th of April 2018, 15:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A fossil find from Saudi Arabia adds to growing evidence that modern humans left Africa earlier than supposed.
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Viktor Orban victory in Hungary: German minister warns EU

Monday 9th of April 2018, 15:51
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Germany Germany, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Voters back Hungarian right-winger Viktor Orban, who wants to keep Muslim migrants out.
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Syria conflict: Russia says no evidence of Douma chemical attack

Monday 9th of April 2018, 16:07
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Foreign Minister Lavrov says claims Syria carried out a deadly chemical attack are a "provocation".
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Sanctions-hit Russian giant's shares dive

Monday 9th of April 2018, 16:18
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia's stock market dives and US sanctions hit shares in two firms controlled by Oleg Deripaska.
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Virunga National Park: DR Congo rangers killed

Monday 9th of April 2018, 16:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Suspected rebels have killed five rangers and their driver in the Virunga National Park.
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In the US, you don't have to kill to be a murderer

Monday 9th of April 2018, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

Police shot dead a burglary suspect, but his 15-year-old accomplice will go to prison for the murder.
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Danish silo demolition goes wrong

Monday 9th of April 2018, 18:29
related countries: Denmark Denmark

A silo demolition in Denmark quite literally doesn't go the way planners were expecting.
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Tammy Duckworth becomes first US senator in office to give birth

Monday 9th of April 2018, 18:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monday

Illinois' Tammy Duckworth, 50, is an ex-helicopter pilot who had both legs amputated after a crash.
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Saudi Arabia inks deal with France to set up opera and orchestra

Monday 9th of April 2018, 18:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, France France

The Paris Opera agrees to help the conservative kingdom set up a national orchestra and opera.
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What will Trump’s new border force do?

Monday 9th of April 2018, 22:09
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump isn't the first president to send the National Guard to the border.
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Syria 'chemical attack': Russia and US in fierce row at UN

Monday 9th of April 2018, 22:41
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

Moscow accuses opponents of slander over alleged chemical attack, with the US pledging a response.
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Aya Cissoko: Boxer and author on feminism and fighting back

Monday 9th of April 2018, 23:02
related countries: France France

French boxer and author Aya Cissoko is encouraging other women to take a stand.
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Domestic violence: How photos are helping victims love themselves again

Monday 9th of April 2018, 23:04
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Dasha Buben takes pictures of the victims of domestic abuse in Belarus, in the hope their confidence will grow.
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Transgender Kyrgyz seek unlikely refuge in Russia

Monday 9th of April 2018, 23:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Violence and regulation mean home is an increasingly hostile place for transgender Kyrgyz.
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Trump brands raid on lawyer Michael Cohen's office 'disgraceful'

Monday 9th of April 2018, 23:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The raid on the president's lawyer partly focused on money paid to an adult film star, US media say.
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