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The crash that killed Italy's Serie A champions

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 0:01
related countries: Italy Italy

BBC Sport tells the story of the 1949 plane crash that killed Il Grande Torino, one of the greatest teams in Italian football history.
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CES 2019: Samsung adds rival Apple's iTunes to smart TVs

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 0:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Apple

The South Korean TV maker has embedded the US firm's film and TV store in its new smart TVs.
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A woman's murder in Peking and a literary feud

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 0:29
related countries: China China

The grisly murder of Pamela Werner sent shockwaves through 1930s Beijing and remains unsolved to this day.
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US tax refunds 'to be issued despite government shutdown'

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 1:25
related countries: United States United States

The decision comes as Mr Trump considers declaring a national emergency over border wall funding.
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Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 2:04
related countries: France France

People who hold unauthorised protests face prosecution under plans being drawn up by the government.
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Guatemala expels UN-backed anti-corruption commission

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 2:47
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

The body, which has been investigating President Jimmy Morales, is given 24 hours to leave.
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un visits China's Xi Jinping

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 4:19
related countries: China China

Kim Jong-un is in Beijing for a three-day visit at the invitation of China's president, state media say.
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Why a Saudi woman can be arrested for disobeying her father

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 7:18
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi women must obtain a male relative's approval to travel abroad, get married - or leave prison.
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Ex-Nissan boss says he is wrongly accused

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 9:58
related countries: Japan Japan

Nissan's ex-boss spent two months in jail accused of misconduct, but a trial could be months away.
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Burundian singer JP Bimeni on coming back to soul

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 10:26
related countries: Burundi Burundi, United States United States

J.P. Bimeni's music is inspired by American soul and its impact on music in Burundi in the 1960s.
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Egypt to host 2019 African Cup of Nations

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 11:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Cameroon Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football names Egypt as the hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to replace Cameroon.
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Japanese magazine apologises over university 'sex listing'

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 11:39
related countries: Japan Japan

A magazine apologises after ranking universities on how easy it is to convince students to have sex.
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un takes train to China

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 13:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China

The North Korean leader is on a three-day visit to China to improve diplomatic relations.
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Smartphone users warned to be careful of the Antichrist

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 13:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Orthodox leader Patriarch Kirill warns Antichrist could be "at the head of the worldwide web".
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German far-right MP Frank Magnitz badly hurt in Bremen attack

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 13:38
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Bremen

Frank Magnitz was targeted by masked men in an attack police believe was politically motivated.
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German data theft: Suspect confesses in Hesse

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 14:41
related countries: Germany Germany

The suspect, who said he acted alone and out of annoyance, styled himself as "G0d".
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US downgrades EU diplomatic status in Washington

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 14:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The US no longer ranks the EU alongside national leaders at diplomatic functions.
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EU agrees fresh sanctions on Iran over alleged assassination plots

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 15:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran stands accused of planning, or carrying out, assassinations on European soil.
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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman pleads for asylum

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 15:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Australia says it will consider any application by the woman, who fears for her life if she returns.
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US nursing home chief resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 16:19
related countries: United States United States

The woman, who has not been identified, had required round the clock care for over a decade.
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US driver guilty in ice hockey bus crash

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 16:46
related countries: United States United States

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu pleads guilty to 29 charges of dangerous driving, causing death and bodily harm.
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Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 17:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Natalya Veselnitskaya is accused of obstruction of justice in a tax fraud case from 2013.
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Can Trump declare a national emergency to build a wall?

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 17:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The US president is mulling using his powers to override Congress to build a wall along the border.
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Finnish town backs youth curfew

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 17:29
related countries: Finland Finland

A town in Finland has backed a controversial curfew for young people.
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Report: US 2018 CO2 emissions saw biggest spike in years

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 18:15
related countries: United States United States

Following three years of decline, US carbon emissions spiked in 2018, according to new research.
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Syria conflict: Turkey says US plea on Kurds 'unacceptable'

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 18:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria, United States United States

Turkey's president bluntly rejects calls to guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in Syria.
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Christophe Dettinger: Fundraising for 'yellow vest' boxer ends after outcry

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 21:16
related countries: France France

A fundraising page for a French ex-boxer filmed punching police is closed amid condemnation.
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DR Congo opposition candidate Fayulu says results 'not negotiable'

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 22:23
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An opposition candidate warns officials not to “disguise the truth” as pressure mounts over delayed results.
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Government shutdown: Trump appeals to US TV audience over wall

Tuesday 8th of January 2019, 23:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

He will argue the case for the border barrier in his first primetime address from the Oval Office.
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