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Lives lived and lost along Manila's Pasig river

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 1:01
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila, Pasig

Dozens of bodies were pulled from the Philippine river last year, suspected victims of the drug war.
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Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who stoke hatred

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 2:53
related countries: United States United States

The former US president's comments came after Donald Trump was accused of fuelling violence.
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El Paso Shootings: Father of victim 'forgives' his son's killer

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 2:59
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Andre and his wife Jordan were among the 22 killed in the El Paso shooting. Andre's father and brother have spoken to the BBC.
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Ben Simmons: Australian casino denies racial discrimination of NBA star

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 3:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Ben Simmons posted a video which appeared to accuse the Australian casino of discrimination.
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US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 4:02
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Washington

Washington accuses Beijing of devaluing the yuan, a statement likely to intensify trade tensions.
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North Korea fires more missiles as South begins joint drill with US

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 4:41
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

It is the latest in a series of missile test in recent days as the North expresses anger at the military exercises.
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Tencent set to buy 10% stake in Universal Music

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 8:28
related countries: China China

UMG's parent company Vivendi is in talks with the Chinese tech group over the deal.
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Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 9:52
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe.
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Thailand: Hidden temple emerges from drought-hit landscape

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 10:00
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An underwater temple in Thailand has emerged as water levels drop in a reservoir.
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Russia arms dump fire: Huge blaze in Siberia extinguished

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 10:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian military planes water-bomb a Siberian depot to stop more shells exploding.
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Man forced to collect fridge from the bottom of a cliff

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 10:28
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Almeria

A man in Almeria, Spain, has been fined €45,000 (£41,000) after he was filmed throwing a fridge off a cliff.
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China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 10:33
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Don't mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China's Hong Kong affairs office warns demonstrators.
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Bilbao gang rape case: Police search for suspects

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 10:39
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Bilbao

Suspects are sought after an 18-year-old says she was gang-raped by men in Bilbao, northern Spain.
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R. Kelly charged with prostitution involving a minor

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 11:15
related countries: United States United States

The R&B singer is now facing criminal charges in three US states.
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Man ordered to collect fridge he threw off Spanish cliff

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 11:37
related countries: Spain Spain

Another man mocked recycling as he filmed the fridge rolling down a ravine in southeast Spain.
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Gambia anger over move to free Jammeh regime's hitmen

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 13:44
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

Three assassins who swore "blind loyalty" to ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh are to be freed after confessing.
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Fraud charges for 2006 Germany World Cup officials

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 13:56
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss prosecutors are to conduct proceedings against football legend Franz Beckenbauer separately.
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Kashmir in lockdown after autonomy scrapped

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 14:04
related countries: India India

A communications blackout and curfew aims to protests after India's government revoked a special status.
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US imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan government

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 15:14
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

The new measures include an asset freeze and a ban on transactions with the Maduro government.
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Texas police apologise for horseback officers leading black man by rope

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 15:38
related countries: United States United States

The apology follows an outcry over a photo of mounted officers leading an African American man.
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Heroin haul 'worth £40m' found at Felixstowe docks

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 16:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Felixstowe

The massive quantity of drugs is one of the largest ever hauls made by border officials in the UK.
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Toni Morrison: 'I claimed it: I am a black, woman writer'

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 17:57
related countries: United States United States

US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. She spoke to Razia Iqbal at the Hay Festival in 2014.
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A body donated to science - but used to test bombs

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 18:40
related countries: United States United States

A US centre was sued over its handling of donated bodies. What do we know about the industry?
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Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize-winning author dies at 88

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 18:45
related countries: United States United States

The US novelist was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Kashmir lockdown: 'Our livelihood is affected, nobody is at peace'

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 19:47
related countries: India India

The BBC’s Aamir Peerzada hears from residents about the communications blackout in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Pakistan vows to fight India's 'illegal' Kashmir move

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 21:23
related countries: India India

PM Imran Khan says he could take India's decision to revoke Kashmiri autonomy to the UN Security Council.
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Garlic festival shooting: FBI opens 'domestic terrorism' investigation

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 22:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

The FBI opens a terrorism inquiry into an attack just prior to the massacres in El Paso and Dayton.
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Toni Morrison in her own words

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 22:57
related countries: United States United States

Nobel Prize-winning US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88.
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How sanctions affect Iran... in five objects

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 23:01
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US says sanctions are aimed at the government, not the people. But they are still affecting day-to-today life.
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Olga Misik: Russia’s ‘Tiananmen teen’ protester on front line

Tuesday 6th of August 2019, 23:28
related countries: Russia Russia

The 17-year-old who read Russia’s constitution to police as they roughed up opposition activists.
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