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What does China want to do on the Moon's far side?

Friday 4th of January 2019, 0:03
related countries: China China

What China's Chang'e-4 mission could tell us about the far side of the Moon.
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The women who fought to ban alcohol

Friday 4th of January 2019, 0:22
related countries: India India

In the world's largest democracy, politicians find they need to listen to women if they want power.
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US jury to decide if Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On

Friday 4th of January 2019, 0:44
related countries: United States United States

A US judge rejects a request by the singer to throw out a lawsuit alleging he copied a Marvin Gaye song.
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Islamic State group's last stand in Syria?

Friday 4th of January 2019, 1:55
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Hajin

Exclusive footage shows the battle to push the Islamic State group out of the Syrian town of Hajin.
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Japanese monks: 'I can do this in monk's robes' videos shared online

Friday 4th of January 2019, 4:36
related countries: Japan Japan

After a monk was fined for driving in his traditional attire, the community is rallying around him.
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US and China to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

Friday 4th of January 2019, 4:46
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

The meeting will be closely watched for progress in resolving the bruising US-China trade war.
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Hobart's sky turns 'apocalyptic' as distant bushfire burns

Friday 4th of January 2019, 5:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A bushfire raging in a distant region blankets the Australian city in clouds of smoke.
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German far-right NPD threatens vigilante patrols

Friday 4th of January 2019, 11:24
related countries: Germany Germany

Ultra-nationalists say German police are not doing enough to curb crimes by asylum seekers.
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Cricket captain picks up reporter's phone

Friday 4th of January 2019, 11:29
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Australia cricket captain Tim Paine answers a reporter's phone during a news conference in Sydney.
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Thailand Pabuk: Tourist islands hit by worst storm in decades

Friday 4th of January 2019, 11:53
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Storm Pabuk has made landfall in southern Thailand, leaving thousands stranded on tourist islands.
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Kazakh 'Golden Man' to be reburied

Friday 4th of January 2019, 12:05
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

The remains of an ancient warrior in Kazakhstan are to be sealed in a time capsule.
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Ex-Credit Suisse bankers arrested over '$2bn fraud scheme'

Friday 4th of January 2019, 12:16
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique, United States United States

US authorities allege the men took part in a fraud scheme to supply loans to firms in Mozambique.
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Protesters call on Sudan's President Bashir to step down

Friday 4th of January 2019, 13:23
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Hundreds have gathered after Friday prayers to demand an end to the rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
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Five historic moments as new US Congress opens

Friday 4th of January 2019, 14:27
related countries: United States United States

Lawmakers have arrived in Washington DC to be sworn in, and they're a more diverse group than ever before.
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Chinese rover begins exploring Moon

Friday 4th of January 2019, 14:42
related countries: China China

A Chinese robotic rover is getting its wheels dirty after rolling off its landing craft and onto the lunar surface.
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US jobs growth jumps in December

Friday 4th of January 2019, 15:04
related countries: United States United States

US employers add 312,000 jobs in December, far more than expected.
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Abdul Fattah al-Sisi: Why did Egypt want CBS interview pulled?

Friday 4th of January 2019, 15:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

US network CBS says it has rejected a request by Egypt not to air an interview with its president.
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US House challenges Trump on shutdown

Friday 4th of January 2019, 16:03
related countries: United States United States

The move looks certain to be vetoed by President Trump in a row over funding for his border wall.
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US travel warning over China arrests

Friday 4th of January 2019, 16:18
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

The state department urges Americans to "exercise caution" amid heightened tension with Beijing.
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Tropical storm Pabuk hits southern Thailand

Friday 4th of January 2019, 16:24
related countries: Thailand Thailand

It is predicted to be the worst storm to hit southern Thailand in 30 years.
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Italy crime: Gang rips open security van with diggers near Bari

Friday 4th of January 2019, 16:26
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bari

Lorries and two diggers are used to steal €2.3m in a highway robbery in southern Italy.
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Who is Paul Whelan, ex-US Marine held in Russia?

Friday 4th of January 2019, 16:42
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The former US Marine has been detained in Russia on suspicion of spying.
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US shutdown: Trump digs in as he meets congressional leaders

Friday 4th of January 2019, 17:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, Top

Top lawmakers meet the president in a bid to resolve the wall dispute and reopen the US government.
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Should the US hand over Minnesota's Northwest Angle to Canada?

Friday 4th of January 2019, 17:18
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Minnesota, White House

A White House petition is asking to have the geographic curiosity handed over to Canada.
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Sri Lanka police arrest two for bribing life-size cutout

Friday 4th of January 2019, 17:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

They shared a video of one of them giving money to the life-size cutout of an officer in Sri Lanka.
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Sabarimala: Women who defied temple mobs 'have no fear'

Friday 4th of January 2019, 18:34
related countries: India India

The two women who defied a religious ban to enter an Indian temple speak exclusively to the BBC.
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German politicians targeted in mass data attack

Friday 4th of January 2019, 18:54
related countries: Germany Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel is among hundreds of MPs and others to have personal details leaked.
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Decorated US Navy Seal accused of killing teen IS fighter

Friday 4th of January 2019, 21:28
related countries: United States United States

The highly-decorated platoon leader plans to plead not guilty to the killing and other charges.
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China's economic slowdown: How worried should we be?

Friday 4th of January 2019, 22:00
related countries: China China

A rare warning from Apple and trade tensions are putting pressure on existing economic strains.
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Five teenagers killed in Poland escape room fire

Friday 4th of January 2019, 22:23
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Koszalin

Five teenage girls are killed while celebrating a friend's birthday at an escape room in Koszalin.
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USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi targeted in Yemen air strike

Friday 4th of January 2019, 22:44
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States
related places: Jamal

The US military is trying to verify if one of those behind the 2000 ship bombing died in an air strike.
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US government shutdown: Five questions about Trump's wall

Friday 4th of January 2019, 23:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Mr Trump's proposed border wall is at the heart of his row with Democrats over government spending.
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