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Farmers in Bangladesh survive the monsoon by building floating farms

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 0:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Villagers in flood-prone Bangladesh are learning to survive by building floating farms.
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The Indian woman who makes 'fake food' for a living

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 0:36
related countries: India India

Shilpa Mitha quit her job to pursue her hobby of making miniatures of classic Indian dishes.
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Letter from Africa: Beyoncé, Bashir and Big Brother to dominate 2019

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 0:38
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan journalist Joseph Warungu writes about what he will be looking out for in 2019.
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Recycling: Where is the plastic waste mountain?

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 0:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

A year ago China imposed a ban on waste imports, so what's happened to the UK's plastic?
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Colombia Farc: 85 ex-rebels killed since peace deal

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 2:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The UN urges Colombia to do more to protect former Farc rebels after 85 were killed in two years.
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Kim Jong-un warns of change in direction on denuclearisation

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 3:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The North Korean leader wants the US to "keep its promises" in exchange for denuclearisation.
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Van ploughs into Tokyo pedestrians headed for New Year's prayers

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 7:58
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The street, sealed off to traffic, was packed with people heading to a shrine for New Year's prayers.
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New Year 2019: US military apologises for bomb tweet

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 9:54
related countries: United States United States

Strategic Command, which oversees US nuclear weapons, tweeted that it was "ready to drop something".
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2019: Skies light up as world welcomes new year

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 11:33
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

People across the globe have said goodbye to 2018 and welcomed in the new year with a bang.
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French revellers spend New Year's Eve trapped on fair ride

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 12:16
related countries: France France
related places: Rennes, Eve

A helicopter rescued eight French people after eight hours spent 52 metres (171ft) above Rennes.
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Sabarimala temple: Indian women form '620km human chain' for equality

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 14:55
related countries: India India

Women in Kerala form a huge "women's wall" after protesters stopped them entering a Hindu temple.
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French revellers start 2019 stuck on fair ride

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 15:58
related countries: France France
related places: Rennes

A helicopter was called in to help in Rennes after eight people got stuck more than 50 metres up.
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Magnitogorsk: Russian rescuers pull baby from rubble

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 16:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Magnitogorsk

An 11-month-old baby is pulled from the rubble of a collapsed block of flats in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
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New Year's Eve beach bonfire sparks 'firenados' in the Netherlands

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 16:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Scheveningen

Revellers watched on as multiple fires broke out in the resort of Scheveningen, in the Netherlands.
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Paul Whelan: Family deny American arrested in Moscow is spy

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 16:28
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

The brother of a US citizen arrested for spying in Moscow says he was attending a wedding.
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Bottrop: Four injured in Germany in New Year's Eve 'racist attack'

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 17:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Syria Syria, Germany Germany
related places: Bottrop

A 50-year-old man is accused of driving into people in Bottrop, injuring Syrian and Afghan citizens.
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Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, takes office

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 22:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro uses his inaugural speech to pledge to free Brazil of corruption, crime and economic mismanagement.
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Magnitogorsk blast: Boy found alive in rubble flown to Moscow

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 23:24
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Magnitogorsk

The 11-month-old was pulled from the rubble after a block of flats collapsed in Magnitogorsk.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's new far-right president urges unity

Tuesday 1st of January 2019, 23:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro wants a "national pact" to free Brazil of corruption, crime and economic mismanagement.
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