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What happend on August 4th 2019

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From child refugee to president: Latvia's Vaira Vike-Freiberga

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 0:11
related countries: Latvia Latvia

The first woman to lead an ex-Soviet bloc country fled Latvia as a child and returned decades later.
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Saeed Malekpour: Web designer escapes life sentence in Iran

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 4:43
related countries: Canada Canada, Iran Iran

Saeed Malekpour fled to Canada via a third country while on short-term release from jail.
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Kashmir terror alert: 'We are scared to stay here'

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 8:58
related countries: India India

Tourists have been advised to leave Indian-administered Kashmir after officials issued a security alert.
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Texas Walmart shooting: El Paso gun attack leaves 20 dead

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 9:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The Walmart store was full of shoppers buying back-to-school supplies at the time of the attack.
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Siberia wildfires: Russians battle to contain the blazes

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 10:32
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Siberia's wildfires have already engulfed an area the size of Belgium, and they are still burning.
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How Saudi’s ‘new direction’ is changing life for women like me

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 11:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

As Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without consent, Lulwa Shalhoub hails a "new era of changes".
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Cape to Cairo homemade plane project creators die in Tanzania crash

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 12:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Cairo

Two pilots behind a project to get teenagers flying a plane across Africa die in the Tanzania crash.
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Nuon Chea: Cambodian former Khmer Rouge deputy leader dies

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 14:40
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Nuon Chea, known as Brother Number Two, was the deputy to Cambodia's despotic leader Pol Pot.
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Dayton shooting: Nine confirmed killed, gunman also dead

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 15:31
related countries: United States United States

Police say nine people are dead and at least 27 injured in the second US mass shooting in 24 hours.
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Fifa eWorld Cup: Mohammed 'MoAuba' Harkous crowned 2019 champion

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 19:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Mohammed 'MoAuba' Harkous wins the 2019 Fifa eWorld Cup after beating Saudi Arabia's reigning champion Mosaad 'Msdossary' Aldossary.
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WW2 explosives cleared from shipwrecks in Canada

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 23:02
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian military is disposing of unexploded ordnance found in shipwrecks at a popular diving spot.
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Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group

Sunday 4th of August 2019, 23:07
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Iran Iran

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence.
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