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What happend on January 13th 2019

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Refugee homes in Lebanon have been flooded

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 0:01
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

More than a third of Lebanon's population is refugees. Storm Norma's left many of their homes flooded.
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Women's rights in Saudi Arabia: 'I escaped to seek a better life'

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 0:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Salwa

Salwa, 24, tells the BBC that she ran away from her family in Saudi Arabia to seek a better life.
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The European capital cobbled with Jewish gravestones

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 0:22
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Prague

Each year millions of visitors walk through the cobbled streets of Prague's Old Town. Few know what lies beneath their feet.
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Reality Check: How safe is it to live in China?

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 0:24
related countries: China China

China says it has low rates of violent crime, but can its statistics be trusted?
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Watch industry's times are changing

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 0:32
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Geneva

Swiss watch companies gather for their Geneva show after a difficult couple of years for the industry.
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Syria conflict: Pompeo 'optimistic' on deal to protect Kurds

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 1:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria, United States United States

The US secretary of state steps up diplomatic efforts with Turkey to protect Kurdish allies in Syria.
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Andy Murray: Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic pay tribute to Briton

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 8:30
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss great Roger Federer hopes retiring Briton Andy Murray can finish his career "the way he wants" at Wimbledon later this year.
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Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 8:33
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Italy Italy

Former Italian communist militant Cesare Battisti is arrested in Bolivia, reportedly in disguise.
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Trump denies hiding detail of Putin summit talks from staff

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 10:00
related countries: United States United States

The US president tries to brush off allegations he has concealed details of his talks with Vladimir Putin.
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ANC manifesto: Land, jobs and blockchain

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 12:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: May

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils economic and social plans ahead of May elections.
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Paris bakery explosion death toll rises to four

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 13:37
related countries: France France

The body of a woman is found in the rubble of the buildings destroyed by a huge explosion on Saturday.
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Alps snow: Avalanche kills three skiers near Lech, Austria

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 14:33
related countries: Austria Austria, Germany Germany
related places: Lech

Three German skiers die and one is missing after an avalanche near the Austrian ski resort of Lech.
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Greek government crisis over Macedonia name change

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 15:12
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Greece Greece

The prime minister says he will call a confidence vote after a split in the ruling coalition.
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DR Congo election: Sadc proposes unity government

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 16:18
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Southern Africa regional body Sadc says similar political deals have been made in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
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Saudi Prince al-Faisal warns against US Syria pullout

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 16:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Riyadh

A senior royal family member says US troop withdrawals will have a "very negative" impact on the Syrian people.
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Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant to be extradited in 'coming hours'

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 19:17
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Italy Italy

Cesare Battisti, wanted for four murders in Italy, has been arrested in disguise in Bolivia.
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Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal on Saudi-US relationship

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 20:28
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Prince Turki al-Faisal spoke to the BBC about the current Saudi-US relationship and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
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US shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government

Sunday 13th of January 2019, 23:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, Republican

A senior Republican close to the president says a short reopening could allow talks to end the impasse.
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