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Parkland anniversary: Students around the world on US school shootings and their own fears

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 0:13
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia, United States United States

Students in Australia, India, Lebanon and the UK reveal their feelings on gun violence and their biggest fears.
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Paul Conroy: 'They were being slaughtered, I wanted to tell their story'

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 0:15
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

In 2012, photographer Paul Conroy entered Syria and was trapped in the besieged city of Homs.
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How the Nairobi hotel attack unfolded

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 0:15
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

What exactly happened during the 19 hour-siege in which 21 people were killed at a luxury complex?
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Sent into prostitution with black magic

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 0:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Magdalen is one of tens of thousands of Nigerian migrants to Europe who have been forced into sex work.
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US shutdown: Parties in fresh talks as next deadline looms

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 0:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

Negotiators hope to reach a border security deal to head off another government closure on Friday.
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Uighur crackdown: 'I spent seven days of hell in Chinese camps'

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 1:17
related countries: China China

Kazakhs tell the BBC they and their relatives are being jailed in camps China says are for training.
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Catalan 'rebellion' trial puts Spain's courts to the test

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 1:20
related countries: Spain Spain

Facing charges of rebellion and sedition, 12 pro-independence Catalans protest their innocence.
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Bonsai theft: Japanese couple robbed of 400-year-old tree

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 6:01
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese bonsai expert Fuyumi Iimura has begged the thieves to water her tree "children".
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Hakeem al-Araibi returns home to Australia after Thai detention

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 6:12
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain, Australia Australia, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi has returned to Australia after two months in a Bangkok prison.
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Teen Japan swimmer diagnosed with leukaemia

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 8:34
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee, a medal favourite for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, says she is in a "state of confusion" after being diagnosed with leukaemia.
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Ligue du LOL: Secret group of French journalists targeted women

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 10:24
related countries: France France

Media execs at several major outlets used anonymous accounts to harass women writers and activists.
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Huang Xiangmo: China billionaire mocks 'giant baby' Australia

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 10:49
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Chinese donor Huang Xiangmo criticises Australia after he is stripped of his permanent residency.
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Vale 'knew collapsed Brazil dam was at risk'

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 11:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian miner was told the site breached guidelines months before it collapsed, report claims.
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Venezuela crisis: US aid trucks 'a charade'

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 13:01
related countries: United States United States

President Maduro accuses the US of trying to humiliate Venezuelans, and says the country does not need aid.
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Karol Bagh: Seventeen die in Delhi hotel fire

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 13:19
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

People were filmed jumping from the fourth floor of Hotel Arpit Palace in India's capital, Delhi.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro condemns 'extremist' Trump

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 13:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Venezuela's embattled president tells the BBC the offer of aid is an intervention plan by the US.
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Nigeria: Ogoni widow testifies against Shell in The Hague

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 14:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Esther Kiobel accuses the oil giant of complicity in a crackdown by Nigeria's then military rulers.
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Maduro: US 'warmongering' in order to take over Venezuela

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 15:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Speaking to the BBC, Venezuela's president accuses Donald Trump of undermining the country to his own ends.
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Uighurs ask China: 'Show me my mother and father are alive'

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 15:48
related countries: China China

China released a video of a Uighur musician reported dead, prompting appeals for missing relatives.
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Catalonia independence leaders on trial in Madrid

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 16:59
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Key figures in the 2017 Catalan independence bid are on trial in Madrid, accused of rebellion.
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Ukrainians pranked at fake election rally

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 17:03
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of people turned up to fake election rallies in Ukraine on the promise of cash.
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Brexit: No-deal plan for Channel Tunnel operations

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The trains will run on time - at least temporarily - while the UK and EU renegotiate terms.
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US border security deal reached to avert new shutdown

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 17:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

It is unclear whether Donald Trump will back the proposed border security deal by a Friday deadline.
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French mayor issues ban on 'excessive dog barking'

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 17:26
related countries: France France

"If dogs have mouths, it's so they can bark," one critical animal rights activist said of the ban.
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Ethiopian singer Dadhi Gelan killed by stray bullet

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 17:49
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Celebrations have turned into mourning after a stray bullet kills Dadhi Gelan at a performance.
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Missing Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha found dead

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 18:18
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Caroline Mwatha investigated extrajudicial killings, but police believe her death was abortion-related.
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El Chapo trial: Five facts about Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 19:03
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The Mexican drug lord has been found guilty on all 10 counts at his drug trafficking trial in New York.
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El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán found guilty

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 20:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: El Chapo

Mexican kingpin Joaquín Guzmán was accused of being behind the biggest supplier of drugs to the US.
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21 Savage: Rapper released on bond ahead of US deportation hearing

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 22:13
related countries: United States United States

The musician was arrested last week and held by US immigration officials over an expired visa.
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W Indian cricketer charged over 'gay' row

Tuesday 12th of February 2019, 23:03
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel is charged by the International Cricket Council for breaching its code of conduct during the third Test against England.
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