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What happend on August 12th 2019

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Police fire tear gas into Hong Kong railway station

Monday 12th of August 2019, 0:59
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Protesters clashed with police as demonstrations in the territory continued for a 10th week.
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Hong Kong protests: Clashes as police fire tear gas into rail station

Monday 12th of August 2019, 5:21
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Protesters used a flash-mob mentality to evade police, who used batons and tear gas inside stations.
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Teen Choice Awards: Taylor Swift backs equal pay for US footballers

Monday 12th of August 2019, 7:03
related countries: United States United States

The singer called the women's football team "heroes and icons for standing up."
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South Korea hits back at Japan in WW2 dispute

Monday 12th of August 2019, 8:35
related countries: Japan Japan

South Korea has taken Japan off its trusted export list, deepening a rift over wartime compensation.
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Conservative Alejandro Giammattei wins Guatemalan presidency

Monday 12th of August 2019, 8:47
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States

Alejandro Giammattei says he wants to make changes to a controversial migration deal with the US.
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Versace apologises after T-shirt angers China

Monday 12th of August 2019, 9:48
related countries: China China

The luxury label is the latest firm to face backlash for not adhering to China's territorial claims.
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K-pop group BTS to take 'extended' break from performing

Monday 12th of August 2019, 9:52
related countries: United States United States

The group became the first K-pop artists to reach number one on the US album charts this year.
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Berlin gay penguins adopt abandoned egg

Monday 12th of August 2019, 10:19
related countries: Germany Germany

Two male penguins at Berlin Zoo have been caring for an egg since July in the hope of becoming parents.
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Typhoon Lekima: Buildings collapse in China flooding devastation

Monday 12th of August 2019, 12:18
related countries: China China

Typhoon Lekima in China has killed dozens of people, with over a million evacuated from Zhejiang province.
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Rocket mystery: What weapon was Russia testing in Arctic?

Monday 12th of August 2019, 13:44
related countries: Russia Russia

A rocket engine blew up in the Arctic, killing five nuclear experts and sparking a radiation scare.
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Hong Kong protests: Airport cancels flights as thousands occupy

Monday 12th of August 2019, 14:35
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The busy international hub cancels flights as anti-government protests there enter a fourth day.
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Argentine leader Mauricio Macri trounced in primary vote

Monday 12th of August 2019, 15:01
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The primaries are a good indicator of who may win the presidential elections later this year.
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Rare white lion cubs unveiled by French charity

Monday 12th of August 2019, 16:09
related countries: France France

Two rare white lion cubs have been unveiled by a conservation charity in north-western France.
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DJ Arafat: Top Ivory Coast singer dies in road accident

Monday 12th of August 2019, 16:21
related countries: France France

DJ Arafat was known as the "king" of coupé-décalé dance music, popular in French-speaking Africa.
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Argentine peso and markets plunge after shock vote

Monday 12th of August 2019, 16:59
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Some of the country's most traded stocks have lost one third of their value in just two hours.
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Italy's political leaders split over crisis vote

Monday 12th of August 2019, 17:30
related countries: Italy Italy

Nationalist Matteo Salvini wants an urgent no-confidence vote but must wait for the Senate to decide.
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Monday 12th of August 2019, 17:57
related countries: United States United States

The rule change will make it more difficult for poorer migrants to enter or remain in the US legally.
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Eid al-Adha marked in Indian-administered Kashmir

Monday 12th of August 2019, 18:17
related countries: India India

People in Indian-administered Kashmir have observed the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha during a lockdown in the area.
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Ibraheem Zakzaky: Nigerian IMN leader flown to India for treatment

Monday 12th of August 2019, 20:22
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, India India

Supporters of Ibraheem Zakzaky have staged weeks of protests to demand his release.
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Does dodgeball really encourage bullying?

Monday 12th of August 2019, 21:06
related countries: Canada Canada

Researchers in Canada say students should not be forced to play the sport in school.
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Moscow protests: What's behind the rallies in Russia?

Monday 12th of August 2019, 23:09
related countries: Russia Russia

Thousands of Russians have been protesting for weeks - with mass arrests and a violent police crackdown.
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'Iran tortured me into confessing to be an Israeli spy'

Monday 12th of August 2019, 23:17
related countries: Israel Israel

Mazyar Ebrahimi says he is lucky to be alive after being forced to make a false confession on TV.
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Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Monday 12th of August 2019, 23:30
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Pescueza

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population.
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Is this the end of Macri's vision for Argentina?

Monday 12th of August 2019, 23:48
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

President Macri has pledged to revive the south American country's economy, but are his hopes now over?
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