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Islamic State group: Could it rebound from caliphate defeat?

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 0:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Although the IS caliphate may be over, tensions in Iraq and Syria mean the ideology remains alive.
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Gilets jaunes: How much anti-Semitism is beneath the yellow vests?

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 0:09
related countries: France France

There have been reports of anti-Semitic abuse from some French protesters, writes the BBC's Lucy Williamson.
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Alysa Liu: 'I’m the youngest lady to land a triple axel'

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 0:17
related countries: United States United States

Thirteen-year-old Alysa Liu is the youngest ever US women's national figure skating champion.
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The Syrians returning home after years of fleeing war

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 0:26
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

Meet some of the Syrians returning home and trading, at the re-opened crossing between Jordan and Syria.
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Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 0:30
related countries: Russia Russia

After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.
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Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 0:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hundreds of Indians attending a public meeting were shot dead by British troops on 13 April 1919.
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Trump urges Venezuelan military: 'Set your country free'

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 3:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

The US president urges the military to back opposition leader Juan Guaido in a Florida speech.
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Lawyer who set up US-Russia probe 'to quit'

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 3:56
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein monitored the investigation into alleged Russian poll meddling.
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Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 4:08
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux were found on a popular beach, police say.
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India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 7:33
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, India India
related places: Delhi

Saudi Arabia hopes to soothe India-Pakistan tensions, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Delhi.
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Chinese slowdown hits HSBC profits

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 8:33
related countries: China China

Profits at Europe's largest bank rise by less than forecast after a challenging end to 2018.
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SeaWorld rescue: Firefighters rescue 16 people from San Diego ride

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 8:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego

US firefighters bring down 16 people trapped on an airborne ride at the San Diego amusement park.
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Mexico border wall: US states sue over emergency declaration

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 9:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Sixteen states sue President Trump's administration over his decision to declare an emergency.
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The French château you part own for €50

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 10:48
related countries: France France

A 13th Century French castle that has lain in ruins since the 1930s is set for a new lease of life.
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George Mendonsa, US WW2 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 11:09
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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Tiny South Africa beach restaurant Wolfgat wins top award

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 11:13
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A South African beachside eatery wins top prize at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in Paris.
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Channel storm damaged Russian S-400 missiles bound for China

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 11:31
related countries: Russia Russia, China China

The anti-aircraft missiles were on a Russian ship, but two other missile ships did reach China.
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After Kashmir attack, what are India's options?

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 12:09
related countries: India India

India's government is under pressure to respond to the attack on its forces in Kashmir.
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Nicaraguan activists sentenced to more than 200 years

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 13:10
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Medardo Mairena and Pedro Mena, who led anti-government protests, are found guilty of "terrorism".
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How many IS foreign fighters are left in Iraq and Syria?

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 13:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

More than 40,000 jihadists from 110 countries are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq.
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Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 13:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Delhi

Pakistan says only dialogue will resolve differences as India mourns its dead in Kashmir.
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Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 14:22
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania, China China

The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.
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Obituary: Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's iconic fashion designer

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 14:47
related countries: Germany Germany

The German-born designer's creative flair and business acumen made him a worldwide icon.
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Crans Montana: Rescuers hunt for skiers in Swiss avalanche

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 15:54
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The avalanche was reported at the popular Crans Montana resort on Tuesday afternoon.
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Karl Lagerfeld, iconic Chanel fashion designer, dies

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 16:07
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The fashion world pays tribute to the giant, who was working right up until his death.
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IS 'trapping 200 families' in last bastion in Syria

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 16:11
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Baghuz

The UN says women and children are apparently being actively prevented from leaving Baghuz.
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House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 16:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A government report says the US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
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Turkmen police stop women drivers

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 17:04
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
related places: Ashgabat

Turkmen police are taking away women's driving licences in the capital Ashgabat.
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EU blasts Hungary 'fake news' on migrants

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 17:35
related countries: Hungary Hungary

The EU Commission condemns Hungary's right-wing government over a new poster campaign.
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France anti-Semitism: Jewish graves desecrated near Strasbourg

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 19:42
related countries: France France
related places: Strasbourg

Nearly 100 graves are damaged at a Jewish cemetery, ahead of marches against anti-Semitism.
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Bernie Sanders announces second US presidential bid

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 20:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House, Vermont

The 77-year-old senator and self-declared socialist announces a second bid for the White House.
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Marseille knife attacker shot dead by French police

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 20:52
related countries: France France

A man attacks and injures at least two people in what prosecutors say was a common law assault.
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Statue of WW2 kiss vandalised after US sailor's death

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 21:28
related countries: United States United States

A statue depicting the famous kiss between a US sailor and a nurse at the end of World War Two has been defaced with '#MeToo'.
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Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in France

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 22:09
related countries: France France

Around 70 demonstrations took place across France against a spate of anti-Semitic attacks.
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Police confirm seven children dead in a house fire in Halifax

Tuesday 19th of February 2019, 22:28
related countries: Canada Canada, Syria Syria
related places: Halifax

The seven children and their parents had arrived in Canada in 2017 as Syrian refugees.
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