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What happend on February 2nd 2019

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French rugby players' deaths raise concern over safety

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 0:29
related countries: France France

French rugby is currently under a shadow cast by the deaths of four players in the past eight months
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Fighting 'all you can eat' waste

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 0:30
related countries: Norway Norway

The UN wants to halve the amount of food we waste. Here's how one hotel in Norway is helping out.
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The women who love mummies

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 0:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Women explorers played a major part in the UK's fascination with Egyptian mummies a century ago, and still do.
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Chile escape: Ex-guerrilla Patricio Ortiz Montenegro returns to Santiago

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 4:45
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Santiago

Patricio Ortiz Montenegro, who fled jail in 1996 suspended from a helicopter, returns from exile.
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Australia floods force families to evacuate

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 8:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Intense rain in north-eastern Australia triggers severe flooding, turning streets into rivers.
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Australia weather: Monsoon rains cause floods in Queensland

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 9:16
related countries: Australia Australia

The north of the state experiences severe flooding as drought continues in other parts of Australia.
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Turkey warned over Venezuela gold trade

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 9:20
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Venezuela Venezuela, Iran Iran

Turkey is under Western pressure to stop buying Venezuelan gold, amid suspicions of an Iran link.
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Bernard Tomic: Tennis Australia withdraw player's support after dispute with Lleyton Hewitt

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 9:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley says Bernard Tomic is "deliberately trying to damage" Australia's Davis Cup team culture.
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INF nuclear treaty: Russia follows US in suspending pact

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 10:59
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

President Putin suspends Russia's role in the Cold-War era treaty, a day after a similar US move.
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Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo to go to Belgium after ICC acquittal

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 12:30
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Laurent Gbagbo was the first former head of state to go on trial at the International Criminal Court.
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Leopard cub found in passenger's luggage at Indian airport

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 15:02
related countries: India India

Customs officials discover the tiny cat hidden in a plastic grocery basket at an airport in India.
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Yellow-vest protests: French demonstrators condemn police violence

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 15:58
related countries: France France

The latest "yellow-vest" protests focus on the use of riot guns that has led to serious injuries.
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Venezuela crisis: Why US sanctions will hurt

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 18:23
related countries: United States United States

US sanctions targeting Nicolás Maduro's government could be a dangerous gamble, says Daniel Gallas.
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Venezuela crisis: Rival protests held in Caracas

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 20:53
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Thousands turn out in support of Juan Guaidó and President Maduro amid a power struggle.
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Central African Republic agrees peace deal with rebel groups

Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 22:50
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Central African Republic Central African Republic

Days of talks in Sudan culminate in an agreement to end years of bloodshed, but the terms are unclear.
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