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What happend on April 20th 2019

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Bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive blaze

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 4:39
related countries: France France
related places: Notre-Dame

The French cathedral's beekeeper says they would only have got "drunk" on smoke.
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N Korea embassy raid in Madrid: 'US Marine arrested'

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 10:13
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

Christopher Ahn is the first person to be arrested over the incident, reports say.
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Blind Japanese sailor completes non-stop Pacific voyage

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 11:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Mitsuhiro Iwamoto, 52, is said to be the first visually impaired person to make the 8,700-mile trip.
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India cricket pair fined for sexist comments

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 12:33
related countries: India India

India players KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya are fined for "sexist, disrespectful and racist" comments made on a television chat show.
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Kabul attack: Seven killed at Afghan ministry of information

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 14:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Four civilians and three police officers were killed in the attack, which officials say is now over.
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Yellow vest protests: Paris police fire tear gas at demonstrators

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 14:42
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Police in the French capital fire tear gas as a number of motorbikes are set on fire by protesters.
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Ukraine: Candidates clash ahead of presidential poll

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 21:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's rival presidential candidates hold a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate.
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Agent Orange: US to clean up toxic Vietnam War air base

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 21:35
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States

The operation, unveiled more than four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, will cost $183m.
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Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 22:13
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The UN-backed government says it launched a counter-offensive against Gen Khalifa Haftar's forces.
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The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 22:25
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.
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How much of Europe does China own?

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 22:31
related countries: China China

The EU wants to screen foreign investment as concerns grow about China's role.
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'I'm either too black or not black enough': One teenager's experience

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 23:26
related countries: United States United States

This is what it means to be black: one African-American teenager's experience, in her own words.
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ENA: The elite French school that trains presidents

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 23:30
related countries: France France

ENA is a finishing school for French leaders - but its days of elitism may be numbered.
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US arrests 'member of border militia' in New Mexico

Saturday 20th of April 2019, 23:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Mexico

The arrest comes days after a video emerged of armed men detaining migrants in the desert.
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