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Mexican economic plan aims to cut migration to the US

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 0:07
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

While Donald Trump wants to build his wall, Mexico's new president wants less of his countrymen and women to want to go to the US.
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Black Saturday: The bushfire disaster that shook Australia

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 0:07
related countries: Australia Australia

Ten years ago, the nation had its worst-ever bushfire disaster - and it has left a profound legacy.
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Life in Caracas: 'Shortages, violence... it's like a war zone'

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 0:36
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

What do passengers on a bus in Caracas say about life in Venezuela's capital?
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Lunar New Year: Meet 'the last' lion dance costume maker

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 0:38
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Henry Ng believes he is one of the last people to make the lion dance costume in Singapore.
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The comedian running for president in Ukraine

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 0:39
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Polls suggest comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is a frontrunner in Ukraine's presidential election.
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A protest Pakistan wants to hide from the world

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 0:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A human rights movement is highlighting abuses by the military and the media isn't covering the story.
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Blackface scandal hits second US politician

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 1:21
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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21 Savage: Jay-Z hires lawyer for rapper's deportation fight

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 7:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Jay

The British rapper is being held by US immigration officials over an expired visa.
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Measles outbreak declared in Philippines

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 8:05
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Health authorities previously warned that more than two million children have not been vaccinated.
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Facebook ordered by Germany to gather and mix less data

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 9:09
related countries: Germany Germany

The social network says it intends to appeal against the German watchdog's ruling.
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Diplomats sue Canada government over mystery illness in Cuba

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 9:12
related countries: Canada Canada, Cuba Cuba

The government took too long to evacuate and treat them when they were posted in Cuba, they say.
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George Orwell gets food essay apology from British Council after 70 years

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 9:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Council publishes the author's essay on English food, saying it is now making amends.
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Syria war: Families and fighters flee IS's last village

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 10:13
related countries: United States United States

The militants' rapidly diminishing territory is about 50 sq km (20 sq miles) in size, the US says.
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India man to sue parents for giving birth to him

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 10:18
related countries: India India

This Indian man says it's wrong to bring children into the world and burden them with expectations.
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Austria to pay for Hitler's house

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 11:31
related countries: Austria Austria

A court has ordered the Austrian government to compensate the owner of Hitler's birthplace.
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South Africa Gloria coal mine explosion 'kills six'

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 12:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Six people were killed by a gas explosion as they tried to steal copper cables, police say.
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Measles cases in Europe tripled last year, WHO says

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 13:45
related countries: Greece Greece, France France

More than 90% of cases were reported in 10 countries, including France, Italy and Greece.
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Deaths put e-scooters in spotlight

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 14:29
related countries: United States United States

A watchdog calls for improved safety following another death and a series of severe injuries in US cities.
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'Oldest known elephant in captivity' dies at 88 in India

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 14:50
related countries: India India

Authorities say Dakshayani, known by the title Gaja Muthassi or elephant granny, has died.
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Danes find secret beer trove

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 15:18
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Danish builders find century-old bottles of beer stored under the floorboards of an old brewery.
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Istanbul rescuers pull girl, 5, from rubble after building collapse

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 15:19
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A five-year-old is carried away alive after an apartment block collapses in Turkey's main city.
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Flamingos abandon 2,000 chicks at dried out South Africa dam

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 17:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The baby birds were left behind when the water in their dam in South Africa dried up.
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'Time bomb' warning on mining dam disasters

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 17:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The catastrophic collapse of a dam at a mine in Brazil has exposed a darker side of an industry that the world depends on.
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Russian woman 'eaten by pigs' after collapsing

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 17:25
related countries: Russia Russia

The 56-year-old reportedly fainted or suffered an epileptic seizure when feeding the animals.
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BBC journalists arrested in Uganda

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 17:54
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Kampala

Ugandan police have detained a team of BBC journalists in Kampala.
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US court stays Muslim inmate's execution over denial of imam request

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 18:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

A panel of judges says Alabama has violated the inmate's religious rights by denying him an imam.
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After the caliphate: Has IS been defeated?

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 18:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Maps and charts following the rise and fall of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
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France recalls ambassador to Italy as diplomatic row deepens

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 18:30
related countries: Italy Italy, France France
related places: Rome

France recalls its ambassador to Rome after an Italian minister met French "yellow-vest" protesters.
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Saudis 'curtailed' Khashoggi inquiry - UN

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 18:34
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An early UN report on the journalist's murder says the Saudis blocked access to the crime scene.
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Brussels Nemmouche trial: Suspect 'was my jailer and torturer'

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 19:29
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Syria Syria

Two men who were held by jihadists in Syria identify a man accused of the Brussels Jewish Museum attack.
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Veterinarian jailed for smuggling drugs in puppies

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 20:00
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Medellin

A Colombian veterinarian surgically implanted heroin inside puppies he raised on a farm in Medellin.
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has pneumonia - hospital

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 20:26
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian leader has been in hospital since an operation last week to reverse a colostomy.
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How Hispanics are affected by wall debate

Thursday 7th of February 2019, 20:31
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

Wheaton in Maryland has a large Salvadoran population who are feeling the impact of the current news cycle.
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