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Eastern Ghouta: Saying goodbye to 'hell on earth'

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 0:33
related countries: Syria Syria

Thousands of rebels and civilians are bussed from Eastern Ghouta under a deal with Syria's government.
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Mummy found in Egyptian coffin that was thought to be empty

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 3:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The ancient sarcophagus had been sitting in a Sydney museum for more than 150 years, scientists say.
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Asia stocks follow US shares up as trade war fears ease

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 4:39
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing, Washington

Earlier Wall Street had rallied on optimistic comments coming out of both Washington and Beijing.
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'Smoking' elephant in India baffles experts

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 5:43
related countries: India India

It's the first time a wild elephant has been seen apparently ingesting ash from a fire, experts say.
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Finding closure in the Falkland Islands

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 6:28
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

This is the first time Argentine families have been able to visit the graves of their loved ones.
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Keith Raniere: Nxivm leader charged with sex trafficking

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 6:33
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Nxivm's female "slaves" were branded with Keith Raniere's initials, say prosecutors.
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Paris murder of woman, 85, investigated as 'anti-Semitic'

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 6:44
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Mireille Knoll, who escaped the Vel d'Hiv round up of Jews in Paris in WW2, was killed in her flat.
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Justin Trudeau apologises for Canada Tsilhqot'in hangings

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 6:58
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Justin Trudeau apologises for the hanging of indigenous Tsilhqot'in leaders by British colonial authorities.
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Air New Zealand calls for drone legislation after near miss

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 7:13
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The drone came so close it was almost sucked into the plane's engine, says the airline.
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DR Congo massacre: 'My daughter was slashed with a machete'

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 9:17
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane visits the site of a gruesome massacre in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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'North Korean train' in Beijing fuels Kim Jong-un visit rumours

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 9:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Beijing

Speculation is rife after a North Korean delegation made a visit to Beijing under tight security.
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Spy poisoning: Russian media accuse West of 'crusade'

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 10:44
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russian media have reacted with sarcasm and anger to the mass expulsion of diplomats from the US, Canada and some European states.
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Nelson Mandela's golden hand casts sell for $10m in bitcoin

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 10:52
related countries: Canada Canada, South Africa South Africa

A South African businessman has sold the four gold casts to a crypto-currency firm based in Canada.
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Eurovision-style scoring or new Cold War?

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 11:57
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg on the Russian reaction to many countries expelling diplomats after the poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK.
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Stephane Audran: French actress dies at 85

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 11:59
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

She won a Bafta for best actress in 1974 and appeared in Brideshead Revisited on British TV.
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Yuri Gagarin: 1st man in space

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 12:20
related countries: Russia Russia

It's 50 years since the death of Yuri Gagarin, the Russian cosmonaut who was the first man to travel into space.
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Mai Khoi, Vietnam activist singer, detained after Europe tour

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 13:02
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Hanoi

Mai Khoi, who met Barack Obama in 2016, was detained after flying home to Hanoi, her husband says.
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Argentine government mocked over heterosexuality tweet

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 13:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The tweet by the office of human rights called for heterosexuality to be "made visible".
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Jacqueline Woodson: US teen author wins $600,000 Astrid Lindgren prize

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 15:31
related countries: United States United States

Jacqueline Woodson picks up the prestigious - and lucrative - Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
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Kemerovo fire damage seen from inside gutted mall

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 15:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's Investigative Committee shows its workers in the fire-gutted leisure complex in Siberia.
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Kemerovo fire: Russia crowd condemns officials over disaster

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 16:22
related countries: Russia Russia

At least 64 people - 41 of them children - died in a shopping mall fire and many are feared missing.
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Spy poisoning: Nato expels Russian diplomats

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 16:51
related countries: Russia Russia, Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

It joins more than 20 countries that have made the same move after a nerve agent attack in the UK.
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France to lower school starting age from six to three

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 16:57
related countries: France France

The reduction, from six, will give France one of the lowest school starting ages in Europe.
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Russia fire: Protester spoke on the phone to dying wife

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 17:28
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kemerovo

Demonstrators in Kemerovo are angry and upset at Russian officials over a fire that killed dozens of people.
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Brazilian sports reporters tackle on-air groping

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 18:25
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

A group of female sports journalists in Brazil launch a campaign against sexual harassment as they work.
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Australia ball-tampering: Steve Smith, David Warner & Cameron Bancroft sent home from SA

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 19:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Cricket Australia sends captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft home from South Africa.
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Census 2020: US adds controversial citizenship question

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 19:26
related countries: United States United States

California and New York vow to sue, saying the question will deter immigrants from participating.
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Spy poisoning: Skripal niece says she would like to know how they are

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 20:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Viktoria Skripal, the niece of the poisoned Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, told the BBC she hopes a miracle will happen.
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Kemerovo fire: Who are the victims in the Russia leisure centre blaze?

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 20:05
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kemerovo

Relatives tell of loved-ones lost in the fire at the Winter Cherry leisure centre in the Siberian city of Kemerovo.
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Canada teen wins $1000 a week for life on 18th birthday

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 22:43
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian teen wins $1000 a week for life after buying a lottery ticket on her 18th birthday.
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Fired Vancouver waiter case: Are the French really rude?

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 23:14
related countries: Canada Canada, France France

A waiter accused of bad behaviour in Canada revives a long-standing stereotype.
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China confirms Kim Jong-un visit

Tuesday 27th of March 2018, 23:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China

After days of speculation, China's news agency confirms North Korea's Kim Jong-un has visited China.
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