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Jacinda Ardern leads effort to curb online extremism

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 3:42
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote terrorism.
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Benny Tai: Hong Kong jailed activist to 'come back stronger'

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 7:42
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong activist Benny Tai says he will come back stronger after being jailed over the 2014 protests.
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WW2 bomb blown up in Germany after evacuation

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 9:20
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Regensburg

Some 4,500 people in Regensburg had to leave their homes overnight after a 250kg bomb was unearthed.
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Iran oil waivers: Is it about to become more expensive to fill my car?

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 9:39
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

What US sanctions on Iran's oil industry might mean for you - and why they matter.
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Migrant caravan: Mexico detains hundreds in raid

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 10:38
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

The immigration raid targeted a group of 3,000 Central Americans who are trying to reach the US.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Who are National Thowheed Jamath?

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 10:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The hardline Islamist group has been blamed for the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka.
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Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 11:05
related countries: United States United States, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

The US wants its intelligence allies, including the UK, to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant.
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Europe wildfires: Norway police evacuate hundreds in Sokndal

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 11:56
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Sokndal

Experts say the rate of forest fires in Europe is "way above the average".
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives in Vladivostok ahead of Putin summit

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 13:50
related countries: Russia Russia, North Korea North Korea
related places: Vladivostok

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives in Vladivostok ahead of Thursday's talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Kim Jong-un in Russia for Vladimir Putin summit

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 14:06
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Vladivostok

The North Korean leader will meet President Putin for the first time near the city of Vladivostok.
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Syrian film aims to cut capital city's divorce rate

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 15:10
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Courts in Damascus will try reduce divorce rates by playing couples a film about separation.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Bomber 'studied in UK and Australia'

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 16:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Further details emerge of the attackers behind the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359 people.
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Dozens killed in South Africa flooding

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 16:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Durban

Officials fear the death toll in the port city of Durban may rise further after heavy rains.
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Russia offers passports to people in eastern Ukraine territories

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 18:53
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The move is considered a challenge to incoming president Volodymyr Zelensky.
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Migrant boy, 3, found crying and alone on US border

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 19:11
related countries: United States United States

US Border Patrol says the three-year-old had his name and a phone number written on his shoes.
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Joe Biden: Third time lucky in 2020 US president election?

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 20:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The former US vice-president is set to announce that he's running for the White House - again.
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What we know so far

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 21:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

At least 359 people were killed by suicide bombers who struck churches and hotels on Easter Sunday.
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Tesla reports $702m quarterly loss

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 22:33
related countries: United States United States

The US electric car and battery maker said it would return to profit in the third quarter.
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Antarctica: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wiped out

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:01
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show.
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The deadly disease wiping out Chinese pigs

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:01
related countries: China China

Global pork prices could rise sharply as African swine fever decimates China's pig population.
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How an anxious teen and an ex-YouTuber made an indie box office hit

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:05
related countries: United States United States

How an ex-YouTube star created a US box office smash about teen life.
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Kim Jong-un to meet Vladimir Putin for Vladivostok summit

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:12
related countries: Russia Russia, North Korea North Korea
related places: Vladivostok

The North Korean leader will meet Vladimir Putin for the first time on an island in Russia's far east.
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How fake news from Sudan’s regime backfired

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:20
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Omar al-Bashir’s regime tried to smear protesters with fake confession videos. It didn’t work.
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The secret world of Russia's North Korean workers

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:22
related countries: Russia Russia, North Korea North Korea

North Korean migrants working in Russia are facing uncertainty due to UN sanctions.
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Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation

Wednesday 24th of April 2019, 23:30
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine, is wreaking havoc in Bangladesh, and hundreds of people have died in "crossfire" incidents involving police.
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