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How the Ethiopia-Eritrea peace process could reunite one family

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 0:40
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Eritrea Eritrea

An Ethiopian journalist hopes to be reunited with his Eritrean wife and two daughters after 16 years.
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Mughalsarai: Renaming British-era train station causes Indian political storm

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 0:49
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A decision to rename the iconic Mughalsarai train station has sharply divided opinions.
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Australian Ballet performance cut short by rat

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 3:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Dancers were left in the dark after the rodent gnawed through key power cables in Adelaide.
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ZTE inches closer to resuming business in US

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 3:20
related countries: China China, United States United States

Once the Chinese tech giant pays a $400m deposit it can start buying US-made parts for its phones again.
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Pakistan election: Bhutto outlines 'peaceful, progressive' vision

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 5:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Bhutto

The son of the assassinated former Pakistani PM is standing for parliament for the first time.
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Joking German minister Seehofer urged to quit as Afghan deportee dies

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 6:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Germany's Horst Seehofer quipped that 69 Afghan migrants were deported on his 69th birthday, but one died.
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World Cup 2018: Croatia fans ecstatic after ousting England

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Croatia fans say a place in the World Cup final "means everything" to the country of four million.
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Kylie Jenner to be 'youngest self-made US billionaire'

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 9:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Forbes

But some are debating whether the cosmetics entrepreneur is truly "self-made", as Forbes says.
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Iranian man flogged 80 times for drinking alcohol as a child

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 9:32
related countries: Iran Iran

The man was convicted of consuming alcohol more than 10 years ago, when he was only 14 or 15.
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Trump Nato: Leaders tackle Afghanistan conflict

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 10:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato's secretary-general hopes the bloc will agree to fund Afghan security forces until 2024.
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Italy accuses migrants of hijacking rescue ship off Libya

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 10:37
related countries: Libya Libya

Rescued migrants violently forced the vessel to flee the Libyan coastguard, officials say.
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Donald Trump at NATO summit: 'The US not treated fairly'

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 10:55
related countries: United States United States

US President Donald Trump says Nato countries have agreed to increase their military spending.
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Facebook ruling: German court grants parents rights to dead daughter's account

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 11:08
related countries: Germany Germany

In a key ruling, a German court says the parents have rights to the account under inheritance law.
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Fiat workers strike over Ronaldo signing

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 11:57
related countries: Italy Italy

Workers at a plant in Italy are to strike after Fiat's owner decided to pay €112m for the footballer.
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Typhoon Maria wreaks havoc in east China

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 12:38
related countries: China China

Residents clean up in the wake of Typhoon Maria, which made landfall on Wednesday in eastern China.
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Donald Trump arrives in UK for two-day working visit

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 13:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

It's the US president’s first visit to Britain since winning the election in 2016.
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World Cup 2018: Kenya outrage at MPs' trip

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 14:31
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The two-week trip to Russia is estimated to cost hundreds of thousands of US dollars.
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Carles Puigdemont: Ousted Catalonia leader faces extradition to Spain

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 14:58
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

A German court approves the transfer of fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on lesser charges.
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Whale killing: Iceland accused of slaughtering rare whale

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 15:09
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Campaigners say that what appears to be a rare blue whale has been killed by Icelandic whalers.
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Trump Nato spending claims in dispute

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 15:38
related countries: United States United States

The US leader says members agreed to spend "substantially" more on military budgets, a key demand.
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US reopens investigation of Emmett Till slaying 63 years later

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 16:56
related countries: United States United States

The 1955 brutal killing of the black teenager in Mississippi helped spark the US civil rights movement.
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Deraa, birthplace of Syria uprising, retaken by government forces

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 18:02
related countries: Syria Syria

Soldiers enter the rebel-held part of Deraa, the city where the anti-Assad revolt began.
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Ireland set to be first country to end investment in fossil fuels

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 19:19
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland will become the first country to stop public investments in the fuels when its law passes.
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Mays welcome Trumps at Blenheim Palace

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 19:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Theresa

After keeping Theresa and Philip May waiting, the US president and first lady arrived in the car known as "The Beast".
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Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif returns to face 'jail cell'

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 20:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ousted leader Nawaz Sharif is heading home to Pakistan, despite facing a 10-year prison sentence.
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Donald Trump tweets 'very nice' letter from Kim Jong-un

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 20:43
related countries: United States United States, North Korea North Korea, Singapore Singapore
related places: Pyongyang, June

The note from North Korea's leader makes no mention of Pyongyang's steps towards denuclearisation.
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Trump: Brexit plan 'will probably kill' US trade deal

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 22:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US president also says the UK's blueprint for Brexit is "a much different deal than the people voted on".
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Puerto Rico flag row prompts hate crime case for Illinois man

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 23:04
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, United States United States

A 62-year-old man who allegedly harangued a Latina picnicker faces felony hate crime charges.
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Living with facial scars in Nigeria

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 23:11
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian Olatunbosun Damilola says the facial scars her parents gave her mean she faces discrimination.
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What are the rules around flying a Trump balloon?

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 23:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

What are the rules around flying a Donald Trump balloon in Central London?
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Why Bengalis are split over their food

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 23:29
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Columnist Rajyasree Sen traces the culinary clash between Bangladesh and India's West Bengal.
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Kylie Jenner: How the reality teen founded a cosmetics empire

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 23:32
related countries: United States United States

Kylie Jenner is not old enough to drink alcohol in the US yet, but is worth almost $1bn.
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Koster - the South African town where residents took back control

Thursday 12th of July 2018, 23:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Koster

Angered by corruption allegations, residents of the South African town of Koster chased away the mayor and took over.
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