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The sex attack that changed Spain

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 0:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Activists say rage over the 'wolf pack' case has ignited a feminist revolution. But there's also been a backlash.
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Judge warns actresses in US college scam

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 6:38
related countries: United States United States

Those accused as part of an admissions scandal are told to be wary of discussing it with their children.
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Ghosn: Former Nissan chief arrested in Japan on new claims

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 8:26
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The former Nissan-Renault car chief was out on bail in Tokyo awaiting trial for financial misconduct.
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Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies', scientists say

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 9:45
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's vast reef is struggling to re-grow corals after unprecedented bleaching, scientists say.
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Russia helped Israel recover remains of soldier missing since 1982

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 9:58
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Sgt Zachary Baumel had been missing since a 1982 tank battle against Syrian forces in Lebanon.
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Rwanda genocide: 100 days of slaughter

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 10:39
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

In just 100 days in 1994, some 800,000 people were slaughtered in Rwanda by ethnic Hutu extremists - how did the genocide happen?
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US warns Turkey over Russian S-400 missile system deal

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 10:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Russia Russia, United States United States

Vice-President Mike Pence says Turkey made "reckless decisions" by buying the advanced S-400 system.
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Paris burglars seize jewels at luxury Peninsula hotel

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 10:58
related countries: France France

An armed gang bursts into the Peninsula Hotel and grabs jewellery and clothing in a late-night raid.
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Brazil textbooks 'to be revised to deny 1964 coup'

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 11:11
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The new right-wing education minister wants to soften references to the 1964 army coup in textbooks.
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Will George Clooney's Brunei boycott really work?

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 11:38
related countries: Brunei Brunei

Celebrities are boycotting Brunei's businesses over new anti-LGBT laws - but will it really pay off?
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'Overwork' behind death of Jaxa space agency contractor, authorities say

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 11:50
related countries: Japan Japan

A man working on a project for Japan's space agency took his life due to "extreme stress", officials say.
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Zhao Lixin apologises for 'defending' Japanese invaders

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 12:28
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Japan Japan, China China

Chinese-Swedish actor Zhao Lixin is criticised for appearing to defend the Japanese invasion of China.
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Sweden female gambling addicts outnumber men for first time

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 12:29
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Some 64% of Sweden's gambling addicts are now women - making them the majority for the first time.
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Outcry over Russian 'whale jail'

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 13:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Activists urge Russia to free nearly 100 orca and beluga whales kept in small, icy pens.
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Cannabis resin 'contains large amount of faeces'

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 15:15
related countries: Spain Spain

A report in Spain says the contamination is due to the way hashish is smuggled into the country.
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Couple find C$1m winning lotto ticket in book a year later

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 16:04
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian couple were able to claim the prize from the forgotten ticket days before the deadline.
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Belgium apology for mixed-race kidnappings in colonial era

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 16:48
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Some 20,000 children born to colonial settlers and African women were forcibly taken to Belgium.
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Footage of woman 'beating nursery children' goes viral in South Africa

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 16:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

Reports say a teacher at a nursery near Johannesburg, South Africa, when the video was filmed.
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Yemen war: US House votes to end support for Saudi-led campaign

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 17:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

President Trump is expected to veto the resolution rejecting his support for a Saudi-led coalition.
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Libya crisis: General Haftar tells forces to take capital

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 17:38
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who is in Tripoli, urges an end to the escalation.
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Ukraine elections: Comedian v president in rare stadium event

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 18:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has agreed to debate rival candidate Volodymyr Zelensky in the country's top sports venue.
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Boeing to be sued by consumer champion Ralph Nader

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 20:45
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States

Ex-US presidential hopeful Ralph Nader is taking Boeing to court over the Ethiopia Airlines crash, which killed his great-niece.
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Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 pilots 'could not stop nosedive'

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 20:52
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Pilots "repeatedly" tried recommended procedures to prevent the crash of flight ET302, a preliminary report finds.
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Dan Robbins: Paint-by-numbers inventor dies at 93

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 21:14
related countries: United States United States

Dan Robbins' idea for DIY pictures inspired a generation of American hobbyists.
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Christchurch attacks: NZ gun suspect ordered mental health tests

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 21:49
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Brenton Tarrant is accused of killing 50 people in March attacks on Christchurch mosques.
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Benny Gantz: The Israeli ex-military chief challenging Netanyahu

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 23:21
related countries: Israel Israel

Former chief of the Israeli military Benny Gantz believes he can unseat PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Fossil of ancient four-legged whale found in Peru

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 23:46
related countries: Peru Peru

Researchers believe the four-metre-long mammal, found in Peru, was able to swim and walk on land.
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Rwanda genocide 25 years on: Why I forgave my children's killer

Thursday 4th of April 2019, 23:51
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Anne-Marie watched as her neighbour killed two of her children in the Rwandan genocide 25 years ago.
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