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Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare?

Monday 18th of February 2019, 0:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.
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Jailed for stealing grapes: The motives of Japan's elderly inmates

Monday 18th of February 2019, 1:04
related countries: Japan Japan

A 68-year-old jailed for stealing fruit tells the BBC's 100 Women why she did it.
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Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport

Monday 18th of February 2019, 1:10
related countries: Israel Israel, Niger Niger, Ethiopia Ethiopia

A man from Niger expelled from Israel has been stranded at an airport in Ethiopia since November.
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Athens property boom: Greeks left out as prices rise

Monday 18th of February 2019, 1:23
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Greeks say they are being priced out of their homes by rich foreign investors and Airbnb rentals.
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Japanese men scramble for lucky sticks

Monday 18th of February 2019, 3:01
related countries: Japan Japan

Thousands of men seeking luck have tussled to find two sacred sticks as part of an ancient Japanese festival.
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Saudi Arabia signs $20bn in deals with Pakistan

Monday 18th of February 2019, 10:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Asian

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to shore up Saudi Arabia's Asian allies.
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In pictures: Haiti anti-government protests

Monday 18th of February 2019, 11:36
related countries: Haiti Haiti

The government's new economic and anti-corruption measures fail to stop new opposition protests.
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Monday 18th of February 2019, 11:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

The results are believed to be the work of Indian protesters responding to the 14 February Kashmir attack.
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Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

Monday 18th of February 2019, 12:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The "sophisticated" activity follows an intrusion on parliamentary servers, PM Scott Morrison says.
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YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests

Monday 18th of February 2019, 12:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth

The ranks of people who believe the Earth is flat are being helped by YouTube, suggests a US study.
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Restoring faith to Japan's sad forest

Monday 18th of February 2019, 14:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Kyochi Watanabe plays music in the hope of saving the lives of those drawn to a forest of Japan
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Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear

Monday 18th of February 2019, 15:22
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian aerodrome is raising money online for the upkeep of its resident bear.
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Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?

Monday 18th of February 2019, 15:26
related countries: China China
related places: Zara

An advert for Zara has sparked a row over whether freckles "uglify" Chinese people.
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Pulwama attack: Nine killed in Kashmir gun battle

Monday 18th of February 2019, 15:58
related countries: India India

A gun battle broke out on Monday as Indian troops searched for those behind a deadly suicide attack.
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Trump lashes out at 'treasonous' officials after McCabe interview

Monday 18th of February 2019, 16:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: McCabe

The US president vents anger at an "illegal act", amid claims there were discussions to oust him.
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Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

Monday 18th of February 2019, 16:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Swede Elin Ersson caused disruption on a plane that stopped an Afghan migrant being sent home.
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'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial starts in France

Monday 18th of February 2019, 16:59
related countries: France France, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Dominica Dominica

Two French ex-pilots are accused of trying to smuggle a huge drugs stash from the Dominican Republic.
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Holocaust: Israel summit scrapped in 'racism' row with Poland

Monday 18th of February 2019, 17:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Poland Poland

Poland pulls out after Israeli remarks over the role of Poles in the Nazi mass murder of Jews.
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Ai Weiwei hits out at film censorship over Berlin I Love You

Monday 18th of February 2019, 17:42
related countries: Germany Germany, China China

The artist accuses film-makers of cutting his part because they didn't want to upset China.
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Trump to seek to raise pressure on Venezuela military

Monday 18th of February 2019, 18:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

The US president is expected to stress his support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó in a speech.
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The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder

Monday 18th of February 2019, 22:00
related countries: United States United States

Ren Zhengfei says the firm will survive despite security concerns and his daughter's legal troubles.
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Haiti arrests: US confirms Americans among group detained

Monday 18th of February 2019, 22:30
related countries: United States United States

The state department says US citizens are among a group held in a nation rocked by protests.
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George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

Monday 18th of February 2019, 22:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

George Mendonsa was famously photographed during VJ Day celebrations in New York in 1945.
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