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Rainbow Caravan: The long journey to LGBT freedom

Friday 9th of August 2019, 0:16
related countries: United States United States

Two years ago, a "rainbow caravan" of gay and trans migrants arrived in the US. This is their story.
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US sanctions may worsen Venezuela suffering, says UN rights chief

Friday 9th of August 2019, 0:47
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet says fresh restrictions could hit the most vulnerable.
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Australia weather: Fierce winds batter southern states and snap pier

Friday 9th of August 2019, 4:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

It is the most intense cold weather system to hit south-eastern Australian in years, experts say.
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Goldman bosses charged in Malaysia bond scandal

Friday 9th of August 2019, 7:44
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia charges 17 current and former Goldman Sachs executives over the 1MDB corruption scandal.
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Cambodian man rescued after four days trapped in cave

Friday 9th of August 2019, 8:46
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The man was collecting bat droppings when he slipped and became wedged between rocks in a jungle cave.
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Kenya's Homa Bay: Fart pushes Speaker to suspend debate

Friday 9th of August 2019, 9:07
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Homa Bay

"One of us has polluted the air and I know who it is," a disgusted member of a Kenyan regional assembly declared.
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Mexico violence: Nine bodies found hanging from bridge

Friday 9th of August 2019, 9:30
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A banner hanging from the bridge reportedly bore the initials of one of Mexico's powerful drug gangs.
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ICE raids: 300 people released amid outrage over Mississippi arrests

Friday 9th of August 2019, 9:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ice

Half of the 700 undocumented workers are freed as Democrats and rights groups condemn the arrests.
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Michael Barisone: US Olympian charged with attempted murder

Friday 9th of August 2019, 10:04
related countries: United States United States

Michael Barisone, a dressage competitor, is arrested after a shooting at his New Jersey farm.
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US shootings: El Paso stands defiant in aftermath of tragedy

Friday 9th of August 2019, 11:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Paso, Texas

Roman's best friend was among 22 people killed - and he has a very powerful message for the gunman.
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Kacaman: Burundi's YouTube star dies of malaria aged six

Friday 9th of August 2019, 12:45
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Darcy Irakoze, known as Kacaman, contracted the illness on Wednesday and died a day later in Burundi.
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Canadian Kristian Lee Baxter released from Syria detention

Friday 9th of August 2019, 12:51
related countries: Canada Canada, Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Kristian Lee Baxter appears at a news conference in Beirut, nine months after being detained.
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Hong Kong: US calls China a 'thuggish regime' amid fresh protests

Friday 9th of August 2019, 13:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The US accuses China of being a "thuggish regime", a barb China dismisses as "gangster logic".
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Chaco forest, home of an ancient indigenous tribe, is destroyed at dramatic rates

Friday 9th of August 2019, 13:35
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

An area two and half times the size of Hong Kong is deforested every year.
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Cyanide bombs: US says it's OK to kill wild animals with deadly poison

Friday 9th of August 2019, 13:41
related countries: United States United States

M-44 devices, in use since the sixties, have been reauthorised for use despite opposition.
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China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Friday 9th of August 2019, 14:29
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Evacuation warnings are in place for Shanghai as Typhoon Lekima roars past Taiwan.
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Search for Nora Quoirin: Mother's voice played through loudspeaker in Malaysian jungle

Friday 9th of August 2019, 14:31
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The voice of the mother of a British teenager missing in a Malaysian jungle has been played out through a loudspeaker in the search for her.
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US shootings: Trump says 'serious' talks on gun control under way

Friday 9th of August 2019, 15:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate, Republican

Congressional leaders are discussing "meaningful" background checks for gun owners, he says.
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Hong Kong: China bans Cathay Pacific staff seen to support protests

Friday 9th of August 2019, 16:03
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Companies including Cathay Pacific face backlash from Beijing over supporting protests.
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Chinese pupils 'work through night' to make Amazon Echos

Friday 9th of August 2019, 16:38
related countries: China China

Chinese students are being paid low wages and pressured into illegal work hours, activists say.
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Russians buy up iodine in Arctic rocket radiation scare

Friday 9th of August 2019, 17:57
related countries: Russia Russia

People rush to buy iodine pills after a rocket engine explosion and radiation spike at a military site.
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Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in China

Friday 9th of August 2019, 18:32
related countries: China China

Typhoon Lekima made landfall near Shitangzhen, in the province of Zhejiang around 1am local time on Saturday.
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Turkish sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria are released, reports say

Friday 9th of August 2019, 20:18
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Turkey Turkey

The 10 men kidnapped from a Turkish container ship last month are reportedly in good health.
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Russia explosion: Five confirmed dead in rocket blast

Friday 9th of August 2019, 22:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Radiation levels spiked following the blast at a naval test range in the Arctic.
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