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Why Venezuela matters to the US... and vice versa

Monday 4th of February 2019, 0:04
related countries: United States United States

BBC Mundo's Daniel Pardo explains what binds the two countries together.
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How Sesame Street charmed US then the world

Monday 4th of February 2019, 0:12
related countries: United States United States, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Bronx

From the Bronx to Bangladesh, half a century on, the impact of the playful puppets has spread far and wide.
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A prison where the inmates have to go and find jobs

Monday 4th of February 2019, 0:53
related countries: India India
related places: Jaipur

At Sanganer prison in India's Jaipur, inmates have to go out and earn money to provide for themselves.
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US-Mexico border: Pentagon to deploy an extra 2,000 troops

Monday 4th of February 2019, 1:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Extra, Congress

Extra soldiers will help border agents as President Trump battles Congress for funds to build a wall.
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Monday 4th of February 2019, 5:01
related countries: United States United States

The problem could become worse as young people age, the American Cancer Society's study says.
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Bahraini footballer pleads in court against deportation

Monday 4th of February 2019, 6:07
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain, Thailand Thailand

Hakeem Al-Araibi urges a Thai court not to extradite him to Bahrain where he says he was tortured.
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The ‘godfathers’ who pull Nigeria's strings

Monday 4th of February 2019, 9:10
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A look at the men who many believe decide the winners and losers of elections in Nigeria.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro warns of civil war

Monday 4th of February 2019, 9:22
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The embattled leader says he cannot rule out a conflict as he defies calls to step down.
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Bahamas: 28 Haitian migrants drown in illegal crossing

Monday 4th of February 2019, 12:11
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Twenty-eight bodies are recovered after the rescue of 17 survivors following the sinking of their boat.
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DP World port manager killed in Somalia's Puntland state

Monday 4th of February 2019, 12:27
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Islamist group al-Shabab says it carried out the attack in the port run by Dubai company DP World.
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Iraq angered by Trump idea to watch Iran from US base

Monday 4th of February 2019, 14:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Trump

Iraq's president rebukes the US leader for saying he wanted to use Al Asad Airbase to "watch Iran".
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Italy avalanche kills British and French skiers

Monday 4th of February 2019, 15:58
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A weekend of avalanches leaves eight people dead, including British, French and Belgian citizens.
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Banned Turkmenistan Airlines leaves thousands stranded

Monday 4th of February 2019, 16:30
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Airlines has been grounded after Europe's air regulator suspended permission for it to fly.
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Venezuela crisis: European states recognise Guaidó as president

Monday 4th of February 2019, 17:11
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

Venezuela's embattled President, Nicolás Maduro, rejects an EU deadline to call snap elections.
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Banksy: Love in the Bin's internal shredder deactivated

Monday 4th of February 2019, 17:51
related countries: Germany Germany

The German museum which bought it says it wants to prevent the whole painting being destroyed.
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21 Savage: Atlanta rapper really from UK, say US immigration

Monday 4th of February 2019, 17:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US officials say the Atlanta rapper came from the UK in 2005 and overstayed after his visa ran out.
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Copenhagen light festival brightens dark nights

Monday 4th of February 2019, 19:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Art installations benefit from the dark winter skies in Denmark.
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Jair Bolsonaro in semi-intensive care after colostomy reversal

Monday 4th of February 2019, 20:20
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's leader underwent surgery last week to reverse a colostomy performed after he was stabbed.
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DR Congo defends 'golden parachute' decree

Monday 4th of February 2019, 20:26
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The government says the payments to ministers are to prevent them "falling into destitution".
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó ridicules 'civil war' threat

Monday 4th of February 2019, 21:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's political rivals trade accusations as international pressure mounts on President Maduro.
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Quadriga: Cryptocurrency exchange founder's death locks $140m

Monday 4th of February 2019, 21:45
related countries: Canada Canada

Court documents say Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga cannot access or secure the coins.
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Belgium bank robbery: Thieves use sewers to carry out raid

Monday 4th of February 2019, 22:06
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Antwerp

A gang in Belgium carry out a dangerous robbery on a bank vault in the city of Antwerp.
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Trump's State of the Union - has he kept his promises?

Monday 4th of February 2019, 22:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Union

We fact-check three pledges made in the US president's first State of the Union speech a year ago.
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21 Savage: Rapper 'will fight' against deportation from US

Monday 4th of February 2019, 22:23
related countries: United States United States

The US says 21 Savage is a felon, but his lawyer says he's "the type of immigrant we want".
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What Michelin chef Dominique Crenn wants to change

Monday 4th of February 2019, 22:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Francisco

San Francisco-based Dominique Crenn is the first female chef in the US to receive three Michelin stars.
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