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Sri Lanka attacks: Family attends funeral

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 0:40
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Speaking at his wife's funeral, Lewis Allen recalls the moment he learnt she had died in the Sri Lanka attacks.
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India election 2019: Narendra Modi votes in Ahmedabad

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 4:38
related countries: India India

He cast his ballot in Gujarat, where he began his political career and served thrice as chief minister.
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SS Iron Crown: WW2 shipwreck found off Australia

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 4:50
related countries: Japan Japan, Australia Australia

The SS Iron Crown was sunk by a Japanese submarine in 1942, killing 38 sailors.
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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg dies aged 98

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 7:00
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

The Grand Duke, who abdicated in 2000, oversaw the duchy's transformation into a financial centre.
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Tesla's Elon Musk expects 'robotaxis' to start in US next year

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 8:15
related countries: United States United States

The electric carmaker entrepreneur makes a new promise on driverless vehicles.
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Kim-Putin: North Korean and Russian leaders to meet for first time

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 8:49
related countries: Russia Russia, North Korea North Korea

There'll be a lot of history and potential behind the North Korean leader's first Russian visit.
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Donald Trump 'set for June state visit to UK'

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 9:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: June

Buckingham Palace is expected to announce the US president will visit in early June.
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Nigerian 'children killed' after car hits Easter parade in Gombe

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 10:14
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Gombe

The driver reportedly ploughed into the procession because it was blocking the road in northern Nigeria.
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Innovative child malaria vaccine test starts in Malawi

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 11:15
related countries: Malawi Malawi

The treatment, developed over 30 years, is the first to give partial protection to children, WHO says.
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French ex-PM Fillon and British wife face 'fake jobs' trial

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 11:57
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Judges say ex-presidential favourite François Fillon should stand trial over 'fake jobs' allegations.
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Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA' admits responsibility

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 12:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The dissident republican group offered "full and sincere apologies" to the journalist's family and friends, the Irish News reports.
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UAE woman Munira Abdulla wakes up after 27 years in a coma

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 12:59
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Munira Abdulla, from the United Arab Emirates, had been unconscious since 1991 after a car crash.
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Sri Lanka attacks: CCTV shows suspected Sri Lanka church bomber

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 13:31
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A man with a large backpack can be seen walking into St Sebastian's church just before a device is detonated.
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US 'border militia training to assassinate Obama' - FBI

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 15:01
related countries: United States United States

A border militia group's leader is accused of training members to eliminate political figures.
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Turkish taxi driver's gesture warms Swedish hearts

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 16:24
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Turkey Turkey

The taxi driver in Sweden lent his credit card for three days to a customer who forgot his wallet.
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Google Wing drones approved for US home deliveries

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 17:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Drone, Wing, Virginia

Drone home delivery company Wing will start deliveries in rural Virginia "within months".
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Sri Lanka attacks: Volunteers' small acts of kindness for mourners

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 17:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Negombo

Volunteers provide water, food and support to those mourning the bombing in Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines not a 'dump site' for Canadian waste

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 18:19
related countries: Canada Canada, Philippines Philippines

The Philippine president chastises Canada for failing to repatriate waste sent to his country.
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Saudi prisoner 'executed and crucified'

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 18:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The man was one of 37 people executed on charges of terrorism, an official statement says.
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I will name a Golan town after Trump, says Israel's Netanyahu

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 19:04
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Trump

The move is to honour the US president for recognising Israeli sovereignty over the territory.
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Fire-hit Notre-Dame faces rain threat

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 21:08
related countries: France France

A week after the cathedral was engulfed in flames, protective layers are being put in place.
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United States dilutes UN rape-in-war resolution

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 21:29
related countries: United States United States

References to sexual and reproductive health were removed over US opposition to abortion.
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Who are the US militia at the Mexico border?

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 22:07
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

What's the movement behind the groups of armed US civilians patrolling the US-Mexico border?
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Kim Jong-un heads to Russia for Vladimir Putin summit

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 22:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Vladivostok

Mr Kim is to have his first-ever meeting with President Putin near the Russian city of Vladivostok.
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How Russia wants to control the internet

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Critics say the Russian government's latest controversial cyber laws are a form of censorship.
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South Korea's 'yoghurt ladies' delivering friendship

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:11
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Thousands of motorised fridges are driven around South Korea, providing yoghurt and companionship for isolated people.
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Sudan protests: The women driving change

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:15
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudanese protest icon Alaa Salah tells the BBC of her unexpected fame after demonstrating against the country’s former leader.
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Sri Lanka attacks: IS 'may be linked', government says

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The scale of the attacks suggests that there was foreign assistance, Sri Lankan authorities say.
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Jailed French executive who felt force of US bribery law

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:45
related countries: France France, United States United States

The jail ordeal of ex-Alstom executive Frédéric Pierucci is a warning for firms with a history of corruption.
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Cuba's government mocked by stampede of ostrich memes

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:48
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A revolutionary hero's suggestion that Cuba's food shortages could be resolved by eating ostrich is ridiculed online.
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Why is a 2,500-year-old epic dominating polls in modern India?

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:49
related countries: India India

The Ramayana, a 2,500-year-old mythological epic has been brought to the fore of the world's largest election
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Netherlands 'hosts most child sex abuse images'

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019, 23:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

About half of such images reported to the Internet Watch Foundation in 2018 were hosted in the Netherlands.
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