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Article 370: Has India pushed Kashmir to a point of no return?

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 0:03
related countries: India India

India's move to strip Kashmir of special status may re-invigorate the conflict in the region.
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Sri Lanka's Muslims 'demonised' after Easter bombings

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 1:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Life for many of Sri Lanka's Muslims has become tougher since April's Easter Sunday bombings.
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Hong Kong: Carrie Lam pressed on her power to withdraw extradition bill

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 3:52
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is pressed on whether she has the power to withdraw the controversial extradition bill.
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Argentine markets and peso plunge after shock vote

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 8:22
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Some of the country's most traded stocks have also lost nearly half of their stock value in one day.
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Portuguese police drive fuel trucks as strike bites

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 9:47
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Officers are drafted in amid a tanker driver strike that is causing shortages at petrol stations.
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Whitney Cummings, US comedian, tweets nipple photo to stop extortion

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 10:24
related countries: United States United States

Whitney Cummings posted the image herself to get ahead of people using it to blackmail her.
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Hong Kong protests: How could China intervene?

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 10:31
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

As protests in Hong Kong show no signs of stopping, many wonder if China will lose its patience.
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Brazil's indigenous women protest against Bolsonaro policies

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 10:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Indigenous women in Brazil protest against the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Kangaroos filmed hopping through rare Australian snow

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 11:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

They were filmed bounding through the snow in New South Wales.
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Hong Kong protest disrupts flights for a second day

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 11:27
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protesters disrupt flights out of Hong Kong for the second day running
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Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to be tried over 'Guinea bribes'

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 11:34
related countries: Israel Israel, Switzerland Switzerland, Guinea Guinea

Swiss prosecutors are seeking a prison term for Beny Steinmetz for alleged bribery, which he denies.
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Argentina World Cup winner José Luis Brown dies at 62

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 11:50
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Brown scored Argentina's opening goal in their win against West Germany in the 1986 World Cup final.
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Kangaroos enjoy rare snow in Australia

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 12:06
related countries: Australia Australia

Rare footage of the animals hopping across a snow-covered paddock was posted on social media.
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Danish PM apologises for historical abuse in children's homes

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 12:25
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Children were beaten, sexually abused and used to test drugs at several institutions.
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Israeli flight attendant dies from measles

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 13:15
related countries: Israel Israel

The woman fell ill during an El Al flight in April, amid a worldwide rise in cases of the disease.
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French politician Eric Woerth hits back at fake mountain photo jokes

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 15:07
related countries: France France

Eric Woerth hits back after an "avalanche" of Twitter claims that he doctored a climbing image.
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Sydney stabbing: British brothers restrained suspect

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 15:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A witness of the stabbing has recounted what happened when he intervened in the suspect's arrest.
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Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 16:05
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Police say Nora Quoirin's parents identify a body found in the jungle as their missing daughter.
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Three French children die after wave hits boat in Channel

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 16:15
related countries: France France

A family's motorboat trip turns tragic when a big wave tips them over near a Normandy beach.
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Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 17:37
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Apple

Apple shares soar as the US delays imposing tariffs on mobile phones and other items from China.
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Saudi activist 'offered freedom if she denies torture claims'

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 17:51
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi women's rights campaigner Loujain al-Hathloul has been abused in custody, her family says.
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Chris Cuomo 'Fredo' debate: Is the term considered an Italian slur?

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 17:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Chris Cuomo called this term "the N-word" for Italians. Who is "Fredo" and what's behind the insult?
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Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 18:36
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish tenor says claims by eight singers and a dancer are "deeply troubling" and "inaccurate".
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Taking his grandmother to every US national park

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 19:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Joy

Brad Ryan and his grandma Joy are on an unforgettable road trip to visit every US national park.
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Climate activists block train outside German VW car plant

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 21:18
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Wolfsburg

Activists chain themselves to rails near a Volkswagen factory in the northern city of Wolfsburg.
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The children sent to a DR Congo 'holiday camp' never to come back

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 23:19
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A Belgian court is investigating an orphanage for alleged abduction of children from DR Congo.
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Letter from Africa: The power of an apostrophe

Tuesday 13th of August 2019, 23:35
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Who does Ghana credit as its founding fathers? Our public holidays reflect our grapples with history.
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