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Toni Morrison: How she is remembered by US students

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 0:28
related countries: United States United States

Americans at a bookshop near Toni Morrison's old university in Washington DC reflect on what she meant to them.
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Robbers seize $2m in gold coins from Mexico's mint

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 2:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The coins worth more than $2m were taken by armed men from an open vault in Mexico City, police say.
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Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 2:42
related countries: India India

Sushma Swaraj became known for helping Indians stuck abroad by responding to them on Twitter.
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Australian bureaucrat loses landmark case over political tweets

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 4:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A public servant was fairly sacked for anonymously criticising the government, a court rules.
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Chinese films banned from joining Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 5:19
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

The prestigious award has long been seen as the Chinese film industry's answer to the Oscars.
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Zimbabwe: A third of population faces food crisis, says UN

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 7:12
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Almost a third of the population needs food aid, with many in danger of starvation, the UN says.
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Pakistan vows to fight India's 'illegal' Kashmir move

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 7:28
related countries: India India

Imran Khan says he could take India's decision to revoke autonomy to the UN Security Council.
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President Trump to visit mass shooting sites amid criticism

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 8:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio, Texas

The US president heads to Ohio and Texas with his actions and language under close scrutiny.
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Do these icebergs produce the world's purest water?

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 10:38
related countries: Canada Canada

Selling water from melted icebergs is big business on Canada's eastern coast, but there are concerns over Arctic warming.
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Ancient parrot in New Zealand was 1m tall, study says

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 10:47
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The parrot roamed New Zealand 19 million years ago, and may have been flightless and carnivorous.
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Article 370: Kashmir protests over loss of special status

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 12:26
related countries: India India

Protests break out in Indian-administered Kashmir after the government revoked its special status.
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Peter Chadwick: Millionaire arrested over wife's murder

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 13:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Mexico Mexico

British-born millionaire Peter Chadwick is captured in Mexico after spending four years on the run.
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Honduras protest: 'We want this narco-dictator out of presidency'

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 14:14
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Thousands protest in the streets of Honduras to demand that President Juan Orlando Hernández step down.
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Jean-Mathieu Michel: French mayor run over after row over illegal tipping

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 14:54
related countries: France France

The mayor reportedly intervened when he saw illegal dumping and a man is under formal investigation.
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Afghan violence: Taliban bomb kills many amid peace talks with US

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 15:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

At least 14 people are killed just days after progress was claimed in US-Taliban talks.
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The ancient Egyptian yeasts being used to bake modern bread

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 15:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A tech inventor teams up with scientists to extract ancient Egyptian yeast and bake bread with it.
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Kashmir dispute: Pakistan downgrades ties with India

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 16:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Kashmir

The row over Kashmir deepens as Pakistan expels India's high commissioner and suspends trade.
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Zuleika Hassan: Kenyan MP with baby ordered to leave parliament

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 18:27
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Female MPs walk out of parliament in sympathy with the mother of a five-month-old baby.
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Rome doesn't take Spanish Steps ban sitting down

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 20:12
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

If you're tempted to sit on the Italian capital's famous Spanish Steps, you could now be fined.
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Tour de France champion Egan Bernal given hero's welcome in Colombia

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 20:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia, France France

Egan Bernal is the first Colombian to have won cycling's most prestigious race.
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Esperance are African Champions League winners

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 21:51
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian club Esperance are declared African Champions League winners after Wydad are found guilty of abandoning the second leg of the final.
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Why two Saudi sisters have fled their family

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Dala and Dua al-Showaiki are seeking asylum despite their father denying their claims of abuse.
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Canada murders: Bodies found in hunt for two suspects

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:13
related countries: Canada Canada, Aruba Aruba, United States United States

Police in Manitoba province have been hunting two teenagers suspected of three murders.
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Street photography reveals China in the 1980s

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:32
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Photographer Adrian Bradshaw arrived in Beijing in 1984 and spent three decades documenting Chinese culture.
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Campaign #FillTheBottle aims to tidy up cigarette butts

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:37
related countries: France France

French social media campaign #FillTheBottle is highlighting the environmental impact of cigarettes.
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Betty Bigombe: The woman who befriended a warlord

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:38
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Betty Bigombe led peace talks in Uganda with Joseph Kony, leader of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army.
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Far-right fears: Berlin neighbourhood fights back

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:40
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

In a quiet area of Berlin, local residents call for police to do more to stem far-right attacks.
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Iran sanctions: What impact are they having on medicines?

Wednesday 7th of August 2019, 23:43
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran claims humanitarian supplies are being impeded by US sanctions - are they?
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