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Christchurch attacks: NZ suspect ordered to undergo mental health tests

Friday 5th of April 2019, 2:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Members of Christchurch's Muslim community were at the hearing of the man accused of murdering 50 people.
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US revokes visa of International Criminal Court prosecutor

Friday 5th of April 2019, 2:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Fatou Bensouda has angered the US by seeking to investigate possible war crimes in Afghanistan.
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US and China edge closer to 'epic' trade deal, says Trump

Friday 5th of April 2019, 3:24
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Trump

The two countries have been in talks to try to end a trade war since striking a truce in December.
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German far-right MP 'could be absolutely controlled by Russia'

Friday 5th of April 2019, 4:04
related countries: Russia Russia, Germany Germany

AfD party member Markus Frohnmaier says documents suggesting this and seen by the BBC are fake.
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5G: World's first commercial services promise 'great leap'

Friday 5th of April 2019, 4:40
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea and the US turned on 5G networks that promise ultra-fast speeds and new applications.
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Thousands of homes destroyed as Iran braces for more floods

Friday 5th of April 2019, 4:45
related countries: Iran Iran

Deadly flash floods in Iran kill dozens, and cause destruction across the country.
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Libya crisis: General Haftar tells forces to take capital

Friday 5th of April 2019, 6:17
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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Dan Robbins: Paint-by-numbers inventor dies at 93

Friday 5th of April 2019, 9:53
related countries: United States United States

Dan Robbins' idea for DIY pictures inspired a generation of American hobbyists.
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Breast implants: France bans designs linked to rare cancer

Friday 5th of April 2019, 11:33
related countries: France France

The ban covers several types of implant that have a textured surface.
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UK scientists discover world's tallest tropical tree

Friday 5th of April 2019, 13:27
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nottingham

Researchers from the University of Nottingham first spotted the tree in a Malaysian rainforest last August.
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Turkish mayor 'pulls down playground'

Friday 5th of April 2019, 14:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The mayor is said to have dismantled the play area after losing in the recent local elections.
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Hayabusa-2: Japanese probe likely to have 'bombed' an asteroid

Friday 5th of April 2019, 14:39
related countries: Japan Japan

The Hayabusa-2 is thought to have detonated an explosive charge on the asteroid it is exploring.
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Saudi Arabia 'arrests seven including US citizens'

Friday 5th of April 2019, 14:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Seven writers and bloggers are detained in a second wave of arrests in the kingdom, activists say.
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Sudan protests: 'No amount of beating could make us stop'

Friday 5th of April 2019, 16:00
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Women in Sudan are joining protests against President Omar al-Bashir in large numbers.
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Russian council mocked over ice claim

Friday 5th of April 2019, 16:01
related countries: Russia Russia

St Petersburg council is criticised over ice clearing claims following the spring thaw.
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Donald Trump urges US Fed to cut interest rates

Friday 5th of April 2019, 16:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: February, March

The president has accused the central bank of slowing down the world's largest economy.
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Slavko Curuvija murder: Serb spies jailed for killing journalist

Friday 5th of April 2019, 16:28
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Belgrade

A prominent government critic, Slavko Curuvija was shot dead outside his Belgrade apartment in 1999.
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Rwanda genocide: Macron orders probe of France's role

Friday 5th of April 2019, 16:40
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda accuses France of complicity in the 1994 mass killings.
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Posthumous Avicii track to be released

Friday 5th of April 2019, 16:56
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A new single by the Swedish DJ will drop next week, a year after his death, with an album to follow.
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing apology too late, says pilot's father

Friday 5th of April 2019, 17:32
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The plane firm said on Thursday it was sorry for the lives lost in March's Ethiopian Airlines crash.
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Dutch rail's controversial safety campaign

Friday 5th of April 2019, 17:42
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Operator ProRail says the campaign showing replicas of items worn by accident victims is needed.
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Greek police clash with migrants after 'fake news' border movement

Friday 5th of April 2019, 17:57
related countries: Greece Greece

Hundreds of migrants headed north believing reports on social media that the border would be opened.
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Boeing cuts production of 737 after crashes

Friday 5th of April 2019, 21:33
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Indonesia Indonesia

Deliveries of the 737 Max have halted following crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia.
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Libya fighting prompts condemnation by G7 and UN

Friday 5th of April 2019, 22:01
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The self-styled Libyan National Army is marching on Tripoli, prompting international concern.
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US acknowledges civilian deaths in Somalia drone strike

Friday 5th of April 2019, 22:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

It marks the first time the US has admitted causing civilian casualties during its air campaign.
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Israeli, 73, breaks world’s oldest footballer record

Friday 5th of April 2019, 23:24
related countries: Israel Israel

Isaak Hayik, who turns 74 next week, said he was "ready for another game" after setting the record.
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The placard that caused fury in Pakistan

Friday 5th of April 2019, 23:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The outcry over a feminist poster highlighted tensions over the position of women in Pakistani society.
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WhatsApp: The 'black hole' of fake news in India's poll

Friday 5th of April 2019, 23:36
related countries: India India

Misinformation spreads like wildfire on the messaging app - but no-one knows how bad it really is.
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Israel election: Who are the key candidates?

Friday 5th of April 2019, 23:39
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu may face his toughest election yet, with a series of formidable candidates vying for the top spot.
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How Algeria's army sacrificed a president

Friday 5th of April 2019, 23:40
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Algeria's president and the head of the army were close so why did the army cut the president loose?
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