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Ukraine election: What a TV box set may tell us about the future

Friday 19th of April 2019, 0:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The likely winner of Sunday's presidential election once played the Ukrainian president in a TV show.
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Jung lovers: BTS delve into psychology on their album, Map Of The Soul

Friday 19th of April 2019, 0:03
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Swiss psychologist's theories of ego, persona and the psyche underpin the band's latest lyrics.
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Male synchronised swimmer fighting for gender equality

Friday 19th of April 2019, 0:04
related countries: Russia Russia, Maldives Maldives

Could we see mixed synchronised swimming at the Olympics? Russian Aleksandr Maltsev is fighting for gender equality in the sport.
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'How the Columbine school shooting changed my life'

Friday 19th of April 2019, 0:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Columbine

Twenty years on from the school shooting that shocked the US, those who survived are still deeply impacted.
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Why India sees sex on false promise of marriage as rape

Friday 19th of April 2019, 0:08
related countries: India India

India's top court has ruled that consensual sex can be rape if a man breaches his promise to marry.
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Homeless Australian man reunited with lost rat pet by police

Friday 19th of April 2019, 3:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Lucy the rat went missing in downtown Sydney, sparking a social media search and emotional reunion.
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India voter 'chops off finger' after voting for wrong party

Friday 19th of April 2019, 4:49
related countries: India India

The Indian man says he cut off his finger after voting for the "wrong" party by mistake.
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National Enquirer sold to US magazine distributor

Friday 19th of April 2019, 6:13
related countries: United States United States

The tabloid has been embroiled in recent high-profile scandals involving Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.
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Canada avalanche: Three elite climbers believed killed in Rockies

Friday 19th of April 2019, 8:15
related countries: United States United States

The three, from the US and Europe, are believed to have died scaling a mountain in the Rockies.
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Saudi sisters in Georgia: 'We were treated like slaves'

Friday 19th of April 2019, 9:34
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The latest Saudi women to flee the kingdom travelled to Georgia, where they appealed for help online.
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Leica China video sparks backlash over Tiananmen Square image

Friday 19th of April 2019, 11:11
related countries: China China

Chinese social media users have called for a boycott of the brand following the release of the video.
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Snakes force Liberian President George Weah out of office

Friday 19th of April 2019, 11:32
related countries: Liberia Liberia

President George Weah is working from home after two black snakes were found in his office building.
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Mueller report: Democrats vow to probe Trump 'obstruction'

Friday 19th of April 2019, 13:05
related countries: Russia Russia

The long-awaited report clears President Trump of collusion but his opponents keep the heat up.
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Good Friday marked around the world

Friday 19th of April 2019, 16:07
related countries: Kenya Kenya, France France

Processions have taken place in France, Jerusalem, India and Kenya.
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Naomi Campbell hit by fashion racism in Asian country

Friday 19th of April 2019, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British supermodel says she was told a photo campaign would not be used because of the "colour of [her] skin".
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Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category Five storm

Friday 19th of April 2019, 16:34
related countries: United States United States

Last year's Hurricane Michael is upgraded to a Category Five, only the fourth such storm to hit the US.
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Militia detains migrants at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border

Friday 19th of April 2019, 19:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Mexico

Video on Facebook shows the armed right-wing vigilantes stopping migrants in the New Mexico desert.
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Ex-Peru president's daughter reads suicide note at funeral

Friday 19th of April 2019, 21:43
related countries: Peru Peru

A suicide note left by the former president stated that he did not want to suffer "injustices"
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India election 2019: The man who has lost 24 times but won't give up

Friday 19th of April 2019, 22:57
related countries: India India

Vijayprakash Kondekar, 73, is still hoping that he will one day be elected to India's parliament.
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Inside Sudan's post-Bashir protests

Friday 19th of April 2019, 23:02
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum, Bashir

Released Sudan activists describe being arrested and detained as protests continue in Khartoum.
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Arinze Stanley: 'Patience is the key to my art'

Friday 19th of April 2019, 23:32
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Nigerian Arinze Stanley Egbengwu creates hyper-realistic pictures that look like photographs.
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Bosnia in spat with Croatia over 'arms in mosques'

Friday 19th of April 2019, 23:49
related countries: Croatia Croatia

A murky dispute between Balkan neighbours resembles the plot of a TV spy thriller.
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