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'I'd rather have my son than a hero'

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 0:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Thirty years after Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan, the BBC went to meet the mother of a soldier killed in the disastrous war.
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Vitiligo: Skin condition bought Kenyan friends closer together

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 0:26
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.
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Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudis

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 0:55
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Pakistan

Imran Khan needs Saudi money to stave off an economic bail-out - but this is not a one-way relationship.
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Long-nosed lover Cyrano returns to woo Paris in hit play Edmond

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 1:01
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paris

A half-British actor is the toast of Paris with his comedy Edmond - a new take on big-nosed Cyrano.
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Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep going out in South Africa

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 1:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa

How did Africa's most-industrialised country end up running out of electricity?
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Mexico border wall: Trump defends emergency powers move

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 4:29
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

He insists "walls work" as he confirms his plan to bypass Congress and build on the Mexican border.
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Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years - Mueller

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 5:29
related countries: United States United States

US special counsel says Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years after breaching a plea deal.
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Jussie Smollett: Suspects held over attack on actor released

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 9:00
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States
related places: Empire

Police release without charge two men arrested in connection with the alleged attack on the actor.
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Ligue du LOL: Secret boys’ club cyber-bullying shakes French media

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 12:22
related countries: France France
related places: Lol

Léa Lejeune was harassed by a group known as Ligue du LOL in a scandal that has shaken French media.
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US ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked over abuse claims

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 14:54
related countries: United States United States

Theodore McCarrick is the most senior Catholic figure to be removed from the priesthood in modern times.
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Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 15:41
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Swiss was an accomplished actor whose portrayal of Hitler spawned thousands of parodies online.
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Islamic State: 'Thousands of civilians' still trapped in Baghuz

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 17:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

US President Donald Trump had said on Friday the defeat of IS would come "over the next 24 hours".
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Pulwama attack: India mourns Kashmir dead

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 17:23
related countries: India India

Thousands attend funerals across India for security force personnel killed in an attack on Thursday.
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Emiliano Sala: Mourners pay tribute to coffin in Argentina

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 19:16
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Mourners lined the route and clapped as the coffin of Emiliano Sala was carried in his hometown of Progreso, Argentina.
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Emiliano Sala: Cardiff footballer's funeral takes place

Saturday 16th of February 2019, 21:25
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A service for the Cardiff City player, who died in January, takes place in Argentina.
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