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Notre-Dame: Massive fire ravages Paris cathedral

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 0:01
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A major operation continues overnight at Paris' iconic Gothic building after the spire and roof collapsed.
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Canadian tourist dies after Thailand zipline wire snaps

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 8:46
related countries: Canada Canada, Thailand Thailand
related places: Chiang Mai

The attraction in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, has reportedly been closed for an investigation.
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Museum cancels event honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 10:42
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

New York's American Museum of Natural History will not now host an event honouring Jair Bolsonaro.
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Microplastics found in 'pristine' Pyrenees mountains

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 11:26
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists from Scotland and France spent five months monitoring the secluded site in the Pyrenees.
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Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 people after mass trial

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 13:17
related countries: Iran Iran

The defendants were convicted after a mass trial of being members of an Iran-linked "terrorist cell".
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Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 14:23
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

France's Deputy Interior Minister says saving the cathedral came down to a crucial half-hour window.
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Black church fires: Louisiana suspect charged with hate crimes

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 14:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

Hate crime charges have been filed against a white man accused of burning down African-American churches.
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Russia jails Norwegian Frode Berg for spying on submarines

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 14:53
related countries: Russia Russia, Norway Norway
related places: A

The retired border guard gets 14 years in a Russian labour camp, but denies spying.
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Chinese school's car project prompts class bias debate

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 15:54
related countries: China China

A Chinese school's family cars exhibition has triggered a fierce debate online about class discrimination in the education system.
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Russian MPs cry foul in row over electronic voting

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 16:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Two MPs complain about abuses of their own electronic system, as parliament backs remote public voting.
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US reverses deportation of husband of soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 16:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States, Mexico Mexico

The husband of a soldier who died in Afghanistan was deported to Mexico, but then allowed to return.
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Images of the fire and its aftermath

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 17:55
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Images from Paris as residents and officials examine the extent of the disastrous fire.
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Notre-Dame fire: Cathedral saved within crucial half hour

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 20:54
related countries: France France

France's deputy interior minister praises firefighters for risking their lives to save the cathedral.
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Spanish far-right Vox party banned from TV debate

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 21:41
related countries: Spain Spain

The country's electoral commission ruled that Vox's involvement would violate electoral law.
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'Assange smeared faeces in Ecuador embassy,' says president

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 23:02
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno tells the BBC why his government revoked Julian Assange's asylum.
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'Shrouded in secrecy': Saudi women activists due back in court

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 23:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The women have long campaigned for equal rights and an end to the male guardianship system.
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Ukraine election rivals trade taunts and media tricks

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 23:42
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A TV comic is tipped to become Ukrainian president, but his rival is a political heavyweight.
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How Facebook is being used to profile and kill Kenyan 'gangsters'

Tuesday 16th of April 2019, 23:46
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Online groups are targeting and killing young men in Kenya they believe to be gang members.
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