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What happend on January 5th 2019

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The Indian villages desperate to change their names

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 0:56
related countries: India India

Some 50 villages with strange names are trying to convince the government to grant them a new ones.
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Magnitogorsk disaster: 'My little boy was dangling over the edge'

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 1:03
related countries: Russia Russia

The New Year’s Eve disaster that brought down a block of flats and devastated families in Russia.
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Trump's wall: How much has been built so far?

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 1:28
related countries: United States United States

The US president says good progress has already been made on the wall.
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'Tuna King' Kiyoshi Kimura on his most expensive fish

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 4:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Does the Japanese sushi tycoon who spent a record-breaking $3.1m (£2.5m) on the fish have any regrets?
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Japan sushi tycoon pays record tuna price

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 4:58
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Kiyoshi Kimura pays $3.1m (£2.5m) for the 278kg bluefin tuna at the new year auction in Tokyo.
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Trump threatens 'national emergency' over wall

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 7:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, Top

The US president says he could use the measure to bypass Congress and build a border wall.
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Ukraine Orthodox Church granted independence from Russian Church

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 11:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

The head of the Orthodox Church signs a decree at an Istanbul ceremony attended by Ukraine's leader.
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90-year-old American cyclist to be stripped of title after failing drugs test

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 12:22
related countries: United States United States

A 90-year-old American is given a warning and stripped of his title after violating anti-doping laws having probably eaten contaminated meat.
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Cameroon's Gaelle Enganamouit starts first football academy for girls

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 12:42
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon
related places: Yaounde

Cameroon women's star Gaelle Enganamouit open's her country's first football academy for girls in Yaounde.
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China's Harbin ice festival in pictures

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 14:35
related countries: China China
related places: Harbin

One of the world's largest ice festivals has opened in north-eastern China.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'Congresswomen can dance too'

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 14:50
related countries: United States United States

How an attempt to embarrass United States' youngest ever congresswoman failed.
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NBA star cancels UK trip in fear of Turkey

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 15:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

New York Knicks' Enes Kanter says he will not travel to London for January's NBA game because of fears over Turkish spies.
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Paul Whelan: Russia rules out prisoner swap for ex-US Marine

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 15:34
related countries: United States United States

Ex-US marine Paul Whelan was arrested last month on suspicion of spying - claims his family denies.
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Escape room fire kills five teenagers in Poland

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 17:26
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Koszalin

Five teenage girls die while celebrating a birthday with the escape game in the city of Koszalin.
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DR Congo election: Officials delay result of presidential vote

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 19:36
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

There are growing calls for the result to be published, as the Catholic Church warns of political unrest.
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German cyber officials defend handling of mass data attack

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 19:57
related countries: Germany Germany

Cybersecurity officials say they did not know the full extent of data breach affecting politicians.
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Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 21:53
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The special forces personnel are understood to have been seriously wounded in an Islamic State attack.
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French Gilets Jaunes: Ministry broken into amid fresh protests

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 22:51
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A government spokesman is forced to evacuate his office as violence breaks out in Paris.
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Serbia protests: Thousands march against President Vucic

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 23:12
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Demonstrators rally for the fifth week across Serbia to protest against President Aleksandar Vucic.
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Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message

Saturday 5th of January 2019, 23:15
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The new regulation will end secret divorces - where men end a marriage without telling their wives.
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