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What happend on January 11th 2019

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Manila's 'trolley boys'

Friday 11th of January 2019, 0:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines

How a homeless community in the Philippines is ferrying passengers around on 'borrowed' rails.
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The refuge for children with microcephaly

Friday 11th of January 2019, 1:01
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A school in Kenya is rescuing children with microcephaly, who are considered a curse by many local communities.
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'I'm trapped in Syria with my grandchildren'

Friday 11th of January 2019, 1:17
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Latifa says she travelled from her home in Morocco after her son died fighting for the Islamic State group.
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Croatian women challenge brutal pregnancy 'care'

Friday 11th of January 2019, 1:28
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Croatia's women use #BreakTheSilence to share tales of mistreatment in pregnancy or childbirth.
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What is Germany planning in case of a no-deal Brexit?

Friday 11th of January 2019, 1:31
related countries: Germany Germany

There are concerns Germany is unprepared in the eventuality of a no-deal Brexit.
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So why HAS the US government shut down?

Friday 11th of January 2019, 4:54
related countries: United States United States

As the US partial government shutdown hits three weeks, here's why we've reached this stalemate.
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The men who stay awake so Indians can sleep

Friday 11th of January 2019, 5:26
related countries: India India

Private security guards in India have become de-facto protectors across urban neighbourhoods.
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CES 2019: 'Indestructible notepad' works underwater

Friday 11th of January 2019, 7:54
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Ukrainian start-up has created a 'damage-proof' pad and a pencil that never goes blunt.
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Python covered with more than 500 ticks rescued in Australia

Friday 11th of January 2019, 8:48
related countries: Australia Australia

The carpet python may have been trying to drown the parasites in a backyard swimming pool.
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Kevin Fret: Gay rapper shot dead in Puerto Rico aged 24

Friday 11th of January 2019, 10:20
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

The young musician was shot at eight times while riding a motorbike in Puerto Rico, police say.
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Tokyo 2020 Games: Japan Olympics chief 'investigated in French corruption probe'

Friday 11th of January 2019, 11:23
related countries: France France, Japan Japan

Tsunekazu Takeda is investigated over alleged corruption, sources say, but denies improper actions.
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Taiwan man fined for sending cat in post

Friday 11th of January 2019, 12:27
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A man has been fined for violating animal protection laws, after he sent a cat in the post.
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US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall

Friday 11th of January 2019, 13:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The president digs in on Mexican wall funding, as a government shutdown nears a US record.
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Friday 11th of January 2019, 13:53
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Defeated candidate Martin Fayulu says the nation must "know the truth" after the disputed result.
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Chinese businessman arrested in Poland for spying

Friday 11th of January 2019, 15:32
related countries: Poland Poland, China China
related places: Huawei

The arrested Chinese national works for the telecoms company Huawei, Polish media report.
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Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill

Friday 11th of January 2019, 15:37
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Germany Germany

Roads are blocked, trains halted and schools shut by snow in parts of Germany, Norway and Sweden.
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Would you give bats a home in your fridge?

Friday 11th of January 2019, 15:59
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Zoologists in Belarus are helping the flying mammal to get some sleep during hibernation season.
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Frank Magnitz attack: Video casts doubts on AfD account

Friday 11th of January 2019, 16:08
related countries: Germany Germany

A video is released after German authorities cast doubts on AfD's account of what happened.
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51-year-old Japanese striker gets new deal - Kazuyoshi Miura signs up

Friday 11th of January 2019, 16:16
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: No

Over the hill? No chance - 51-year-old Kazuyoshi Miura signs new contract with Yokohama FC.
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Polish outcry over wild boar cull prompts government denial

Friday 11th of January 2019, 18:45
related countries: Poland Poland

Reports that 200,000 wild boar were to be killed in weeks are denied by the Polish government.
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Cuba bus crash: Foreigners among seven dead

Friday 11th of January 2019, 19:34
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany

Citizens from Argentina, France and Germany are among the seven dead while dozens others are injured.
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Texas Republicans fail to oust Muslim official over religion

Friday 11th of January 2019, 19:52
related countries: United States United States

Some Republicans accused their Muslim colleague of being more loyal to Islam than the US constitution.
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How does Felix Tshisekedi's poll victory in DR Congo add up?

Friday 11th of January 2019, 20:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Take a look at the evidence raised by some who doubt the results of the historic presidential poll.
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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada

Friday 11th of January 2019, 20:07
related countries: Canada Canada, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, fled her family after renouncing Islam, and had been stranded at Bangkok airport.
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US shutdown: 'I don't need a wall, I want money to plant crops'

Friday 11th of January 2019, 20:17
related countries: United States United States

With the US Department of Agriculture a casualty of the shutdown, farmers like this one are feeling the pain.
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Macedonia parliament agrees to change country's name

Friday 11th of January 2019, 20:33
related countries: Greece Greece

The change ends a decades-long dispute with Greece, opening the way to EU and Nato memberships.
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Suspect named in US missing girl mystery

Friday 11th of January 2019, 22:34
related countries: United States United States

The suspect shaved his head to avoid leaving any trace of evidence at the crime scene, police say.
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YouGov survey: British sarcasm 'lost on Americans'

Friday 11th of January 2019, 22:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some passive aggressive phrases - like "with the greatest respect" - could get lost in translation.
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US shutdown bites as federal workers miss payday

Friday 11th of January 2019, 23:26
related countries: United States United States

Unpaid federal employees are going to food banks, with no end in sight to the political impasse.
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US driver in 'Bird Box blindfold' crashes in Utah

Friday 11th of January 2019, 23:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utah

Utah police warn against trying an online challenge inspired by the Netflix horror film.
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