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Richard Lugar: Former US Republican senator dies at 87

Monday 29th of April 2019, 5:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican, Indiana

The six-term Indiana senator briefly ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 1996.
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The self-styled Libyan National Army has launched airstrikes on Tripoli

Monday 29th of April 2019, 5:47
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Militia groups unite to defend the Libyan capital from an offensive by eastern leader General Khalifa Haftar.
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Edge of the Knife: The film in a language only 20 people speak

Monday 29th of April 2019, 6:59
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Haida

How the film Edge of the Knife could help save Haida, an indigenous language on Canada's west coast.
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One woman's fight to save snow leopards

Monday 29th of April 2019, 9:16
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

A woman from Mongolia has won the Goldman Environmental Prize after a campaign to stop mining firms destroying a critical habitat for snow leopards.
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Alanyaspor bus crash: Josef Sural killed on bus journey back from Kayserispor

Monday 29th of April 2019, 10:42
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech international striker Josef Sural dies following a bus crash involving several of his Alanyaspor team-mates.
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Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada

Monday 29th of April 2019, 10:56
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Montreal

Thousands of people were told to evacuate after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain.
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Suspected UAE spy 'kills himself in Turkish prison'

Monday 29th of April 2019, 11:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish police were investigating whether the dead man might be linked to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
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Spain election: Socialists win amid far-right breakthrough

Monday 29th of April 2019, 11:37
related countries: Spain Spain

PM Pedro Sánchez seals victory in Spain's election as a far-right party wins seats for the first time.
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Korean elderly back road safety seats

Monday 29th of April 2019, 12:09
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

A city in South Korea has put out special seating for older people at road crossings.
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Indonesia's planning minister announces capital city move

Monday 29th of April 2019, 12:41
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Jakarta, home to 10 million people, is sinking and has one of the world's worst traffic problems.
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Norway finds 'Russian spy whale' off Arctic coast

Monday 29th of April 2019, 14:51
related countries: Russia Russia

A tame beluga wearing a Russian harness is thought to have come from a Russian navy facility.
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North Korea TV revamps weather report

Monday 29th of April 2019, 15:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korean state TV introduces a more casual, modern-looking weather broadcast.
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Monday 29th of April 2019, 15:27
related countries: Poland Poland

Social media users protest against removing a suggestive artwork from Poland's national gallery.
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'Completely avoidable' measles outbreak hits 25-year high in US

Monday 29th of April 2019, 18:50
related countries: United States United States

Officials say more than 700 Americans have been infected, calling the outbreak "completely avoidable".
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US firm apologises for seeking 'preferably Caucasian' candidate

Monday 29th of April 2019, 20:22
related countries: United States United States

A US firm has apologised for a job ad that stated it would prefer white candidates.
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US veteran arrested over terror plot

Monday 29th of April 2019, 20:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Christchurch

Mark Steven Domingo allegedly planned to commit mass murder in "revenge for Christchurch attack".
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'Russian spy whale'

Monday 29th of April 2019, 22:05
related countries: Russia Russia, Norway Norway
related places: A

A beluga whale was found with suspicious equipment off Norway's coast
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'Our water pollution is a cancer'

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq

"Waterkeeper" Nabil Musa fights Iraq's water crisis, which he calls the country's gravest threat yet.
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Syrian refugees: The humanitarian magician who makes smiles

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:03
related countries: Syria Syria

Jamie Balfour-Paul has a mission to bring smiles and fun to Syrian refugee children.
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India student leader 'a symbol of protest' against PM Modi

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:05
related countries: India India

Kanhaiya Kumar has emerged as an outlier in an election being seen as a battle for India's identity.
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Akihito: The Japanese emperor with the human touch

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:08
related countries: Japan Japan

Emperor Akihito will be remembered as the man who began the modernisation of Japan's Chrysanthemum Throne.
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'We are students thanks to South Africa's #FeesMustFall protests'

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa

What has changed since mass protests led South Africa to announce free education for poor university students?
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Sri Lanka attacks: Where else in the world have face coverings been banned?

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:24
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Following the Sri Lankan ban, BBC Reality Check looks at other countries that have imposed either a partial or complete ban on face coverings
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Jeopardy: How a pro gambler 'cracked' a US game show

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:24
related countries: United States United States

Sports bettor James Holzhauer's unusual strategy is paying off as he crushes Jeopardy records.
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UK university puts stress-busting dogs on staff

Monday 29th of April 2019, 23:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A university has taken on five "canine teaching assistants" to tackle student anxiety.
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