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BMX riding in Lagos: Starboy using sport to keep kids out of trouble

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 0:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Lagos

Riding BMX bikes keeps young kids from the ghetto out of trouble, says Nigerian rider Starboy.
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From Brexit with love: Lithuania sees its chance

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 1:24
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK companies turn to the Baltic nation for financial licences and to protect their EU operations.
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Venezuela crisis: The 'colectivo' groups supporting Maduro

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 1:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Groups set up during Hugo Chávez's years as president say they are ready to fight for Venezuela's revolution.
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The defected diplomat turned Barnsley budgie vlogger

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 1:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Barnsley

Khaled al-Ayoubi was once Syrias's most senior UK diplomat, but now breeds birds in Barnsley.
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Uganda FGM ban: 'Why I broke the law to be circumcised aged 26'

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 1:32
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Sylvia Yeko says now feels respected, even though female genital mutilation is banned in Uganda.
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Backpacker raped by Australian farmer after job lure, trial hears

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 2:03
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Aruba Aruba

The farmer attacked the Belgian woman after contacting her on a classifieds site, a jury hears.
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North Korea nuclear talks: US envoy Biegun arrives in Pyongyang

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 3:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Kim, Pyongyang, June

Stephen Biegun says he wants to make progress on the commitments from the Kim-Trump summit last June.
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China's new year gala: Martial arts and patriotism

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 4:07
related countries: China China

Martial arts and patriotism were on display in China's new year gala, the world's most-watched show.
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Trumplomacy: Key challenges at Trump-Kim summit

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 4:54
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher analyses the main issues ahead of the talks in Vietnam in late February.
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State of the Union: Trump announces second North Korea summit

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 5:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Union

News of the meeting came in the president's delayed State of the Union address to the US Congress.
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Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 8:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oscar

The Oscar-winning actress is set to wed 34-year-old art gallery director Cooke Maroney.
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R Kelly: backlash as singer announces Australia tour

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 9:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

The singer, who is accused of sex abuse, tweets plans to tour Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
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Macedonia signs Nato accession agreement

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 10:42
related countries: Greece Greece

This comes after Greece backed a deal to rename its neighbour North Macedonia, ending a long row.
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Hindu right-winger arrested for re-enacting Gandhi assassination

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 10:53
related countries: India India

A video of the Hindu right-winger shooting at an effigy of Mahatma Gandhi with an air pistol went viral.
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Belgian minister Schauvliege resigns over 'school protest plot'

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 10:54
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Belgian minister falsely claimed she was told the protests by children were a plot against her.
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Ivanka Trump hits back at hoovering lookalike artwork

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

An impersonator of the US president's daughter is spending two weeks hoovering in an art gallery.
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Brexit risk for UK aid as Swiss cut off from EU funding

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 11:27
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Swiss aid agencies have suddenly been cut off from EU funds and suspect it is down to Brexit plans.
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UAE arming Yemen militias with Western weapons - Amnesty

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 12:07
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Amnesty International accuses the UAE of supplying weapons to groups in Yemen accused of war crimes.
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Russia jails 'extremist' Jehovah's Witness for six years

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 12:50
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Russia Russia

A Danish man in Russia has been jailed for six years for practising as a Jehovah's Witness.
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French-German rail merger blocked by Brussels

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 12:55
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France, Germany Germany, China China
related places: Brussels

France's finance minister says ruling against the Siemens-Alstom tie-up 'serves the interests of China'.
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Taliban 'not seeking to seize all of Afghanistan'

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 13:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Taliban official tells the BBC talks are the way forward - but insists foreign troops must leave.
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Taliban official: 'War in Afghanistan should end soon'

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 13:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: War

Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai has led the Taliban's peace negotiations with the US.
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Ethiopian groom and best man killed by 'grenade accident'

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 14:59
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The men died in an apparent accident after a traditional honeymoon ceremony in Ethiopia.
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Black Saturday disaster: An escape, a horse, and 'living the unlived life'

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 16:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Karen Curnow escaped Australia's deadliest bushfire, and from it forged a life-changing bond.
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Dutch mystery of '20,000 seabird deaths' on coast

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 16:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Scientists are trying to find out why so many dead guillemots have washed up on the Dutch coast.
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Istanbul apartment block collapse shocks Turkey

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 16:28
related countries: Turkey Turkey

One person dies and others are missing as an eight-storey building falls down in the Turkish city.
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US to buy Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 17:35
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US military says it is buying the Iron Dome missile system to "assess and experiment" with.
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Venezuela crisis: Pompeo demands aid corridor opened

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 18:53
related countries: Colombia Colombia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demands Venezuela open an aid corridor closed by the military.
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Blackface scandal hits second US politician

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 18:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Virginia

Mark Herring's statement comes as the Virginia governor rejects calls to resign over a similar incident.
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Trump sees total rout of Islamic State group as imminent

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 22:48
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US president says territory held by the group may be freed "100%" as early as next week.
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Yellow-vest protests: France warns Italy Deputy PM Di Maio

Wednesday 6th of February 2019, 23:27
related countries: Italy Italy, France France

Paris describes as "unacceptable" a meeting between Luigi Di Mao and anti-government protesters.
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