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Intrepid French hunt for sunken warships Cordelière and Regent

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 0:01
related countries: France France

The Regent and Cordelière burned together and are now the focus of a French explorer's mission.
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Letter from Africa: How bruised is President Buhari by defections?

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 0:20
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Journalist Mannir Dan Ali considers the Nigerian president's chances of re-election after the loss of key allies.
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Brexit and your holiday: Five things that could change

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 1:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

How the UK leaving the EU could impact things like flights, visas and mobile roaming.
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World-famous aerialist on the keys to her success

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 1:04
related countries: United States United States

Christine Van Loo, a seven-time US national acro-gymnastics champion, explains how she got to the top of her game.
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The battle to stop ex-IS fighters reaching Europe

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 1:08
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville follows the teams trying to trace ex-IS fighters who have fled Syria.
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Backpackers attacked with shovel in Australian bush

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 3:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

One backpacker was rammed with a four-wheel-drive before being attacked with a shovel, police say.
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Lombok earthquake: More than 500 hikers evacuated from Mt Rinjani

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 6:04
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

More than 500 hikers were stranded on Indonesia's Mt Rinjani when a deadly quake triggered landslides.
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New Zealand sexist road sign changed by seven-year-old girl

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 7:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Zoe Carew wrote a letter saying "Line Men" was "wrong and unfair" to women.
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The flooded Cambodian villagers who refuse to move on

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 9:17
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The BBC hears from residents holding out in village flooded by a controversial dam project in Cambodia.
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Shark kidnapped from Texas aquarium in baby's pram

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 9:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The shark, named Miss Helen, has now been returned to the aquarium and is recovering from her ordeal.
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North Korea working on new missiles, US officials say, despite thaw

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 9:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: North

US officials suggest the North is making new ballistic missiles, despite a recent warming of ties.
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Will EU healthcare for tourists survive Brexit?

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 10:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Will you be able to use the European Health Insurance Card when the UK leaves the EU?
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Dareen Tatour: Israeli Arab poet sentenced for incitement

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 10:40
related countries: Israel Israel

Dareen Tatour said her poem was mistranslated and misinterpreted by the Israeli authorities.
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Stranded Russian climber rescued after six-day ordeal in Pakistan

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 11:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Russia Russia

Alexander Gukov is airlifted by Pakistani helicopter pilots after being stranded in the Karakorams.
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Italian athlete Osakue fears climate of violence after attack

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 12:06
related countries: Italy Italy

Daisy Osakue suffered an eye injury in an attack she believes was racially motivated.
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IS video shows 'Tajikistan foreign cyclist killers' pledging allegiance

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 12:11
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Switzerland Switzerland

Two Americans, a Swiss and a Dutch citizen died after being struck by a car on Sunday.
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Spider 'devours' native Irish lizard

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 12:21
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish lizard was found mummified by the spider's silk in a County Dublin garden.
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Iranians criticise Trump's offer of talks

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 12:22
related countries: Iran Iran

Officials say the offer to his Iranian counterpart would have "no value" and be "a humiliation".
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Romanian police confiscate anti-government number plates

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 12:34
related countries: Romania Romania

A motorist was stopped by police for the anti-government slogan on his car registration.
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A shark, a baby's pram and a trail of water - thieves snatch shark from US aquarium

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 12:40
related countries: United States United States

A horn shark was stolen from an aquarium in San Antonio, Texas, with the thieves leaving a trail of drips behind.
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German heatwave causes beer bottle shortage as sales surge

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 13:54
related countries: Germany Germany

Some of the hottest summer months on record have led to a beer bottle shortage as drinkers indulge.
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Duterte crushes £4m worth of luxury cars in Philippines

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 14:04
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte destroyed smuggled vehicles in his campaign against corruption.
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Missing Malaysia flight MH370: Aviation chief quits over failings

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 14:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A report into the Malaysia Airlines flight missing since 2014 found failures by air traffic control.
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Slovakia alarmed by pro-Putin Night Wolves bikers' base

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 15:19
related countries: Russia Russia, Slovakia Slovakia

The Russian nationalist Night Wolves bikers now have a military-style base in Slovakia.
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Jalalabad attack: '15 killed' in eastern Afghan city

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 16:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Jalalabad

The bomb and gun attack in the eastern city of Jalalabad has now ended, an official says.
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Central African Republic: Russian journalists die in ambush

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 18:10
related countries: Russia Russia, Central African Republic Central African Republic

The journalists were killed in an attack on their vehicle late on Monday night, officials say.
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The unlikely US box office stars

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 19:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

America has two new unlikely box office stars - an 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice and a children's TV host.
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Facebook bans pages aimed at US election interference

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 20:47
related countries: United States United States

The social network has found evidence of a co-ordinated campaign to influence the US mid-term vote.
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Airliner crashes in Mexico - reports

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 21:40
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Durango

A plane with at least 80 on board crashes in the Mexican city of Durango, local media report.
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US embassy in London auctions off toilet rolls and old goods

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 22:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

A used car, plastic chairs and broken vacuums are among the items being sold by the US embassy.
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Dahomey mothers: The all-female army that protected modern-day Benin

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 23:03
related countries: Benin Benin

The Dahomey mothers fought to protect their kingdom from colonisers until the late 19th Century.
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The man who saved Bulgaria's dancing bears

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 23:12
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Saving the Bulgarian bears who were chained, tortured and forced to dance.
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Mamma Maria: The Greek mother who loves to share

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 23:14
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Samos

Why Maria Makrogianni is well known to refugees living on the Greek island of Samos.
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100 Women: Playing mother to El Salvador's gang children

Tuesday 31st of July 2018, 23:24
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

Gangs in El Salvador have found a new way to enslave women - by forcing them to raise other people's children.
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