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Census 2020: Trump persists in citizenship question row

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 4:32
related countries: United States United States

The US president contradicts his own officials and says he will work to add a citizenship question.
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Alek Sigley: Australian PM confirms North Korea detainee's release

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 5:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Aruba Aruba

The Australian student had been reported missing last week in North Korea.
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Alek Sigley: North Korea releases detained Australian student

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 7:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Aruba Aruba

Alek Sigley was freed after a meeting between Swedish diplomats and the North Korean government.
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US 'hell-bent' on hostility despite talks, North Korea says

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 9:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang harshly criticises the US just days after the countries' leaders had a historic meeting.
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Wimbledon 2019: Bernard Tomic fined for not meeting 'professional standards'

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 9:56
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Wimbledon

Australia's Bernard Tomic is fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" in his 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
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Samsung sued over water-resistant phone claims

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 10:41
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's consumer watchdog alleges the company made false claims about using its phones while swimming.
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Holleeder trial: Dutch crime godfather gets life for five murders

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 11:12
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Willem Holleeder, the Netherlands' most notorious gangster, is convicted after his sister gives evidence.
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Mad Magazine to cease publication of new material

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 11:15
related countries: United States United States

From the next issue, the US satirical magazine will only republish previous content with new covers.
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Alek Sigley: Why Sweden helped free Australian student in N Korea

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 11:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Scandinavian country has long acted as an intermediary for Western powers in the isolated dictatorship.
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UK warns China not to 'repress' protesters

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 12:29
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

The foreign secretary refuses to rule out sanctions against China over its treatment of Hong Kong protesters.
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Swearing good for people, says Ukrainian health minister

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 12:31
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ulana Suprun was speaking in response to a proposed new law to stop foul language in the media.
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'How my dad helped start a race revolution in Bristol'

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 13:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Judy

American-born Judy never knew her father's work led to the first civil rights laws in the UK.
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Joss Stone deported from Iran on last stop of world tour

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 14:16
related countries: Iran Iran

She says the authorities did not believe she would not be performing a solo public concert.
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Oil tanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 15:19
related countries: Syria Syria

Royal Marines boarded the tanker en route to Syria, amid concerns it was breaching EU sanctions.
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Wolf of Wall Street producer arrested in Malaysia for money laundering

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 16:01
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Riza Aziz has been accused of using stolen funds to finance the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
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Libyan migrants 'fired upon after fleeing air strikes'

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 16:32
related countries: Libya Libya

The UN says 500 people still at a detention centre hit by air strikes are vulnerable to new raids.
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Rooster Maurice in noisy French court battle with neighbours

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 17:22
related countries: France France

Proceedings begin in France over cockerel accused by a retired couple of excessively loud crowing.
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Heavy rains in Japan cause deadly landslides and floods

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 17:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Landslides in Kyushu have have killed two people.
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Sargassum: The biggest seaweed bloom in the world

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 18:38
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Known as the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, the seaweed stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Many missing as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 20:56
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Zarzis

Three people are said to have survived after the vessel sank off the town of Zarzis.
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Xinjiang: China, where are my children?

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 20:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey, China China

The BBC's John Sudworth meets Uighur parents in Turkey who say their children are missing in China.
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Iran summons UK ambassador in tanker seizure row

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 21:16
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Gibraltar Gibraltar

The seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar was illegal, says Iran.
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Why are menstruating women in India removing their wombs?

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 23:01
related countries: India India

It is a shocking new example of India's troubled relationship with women and their periods.
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Boeing 737 Max: 'I lost my family in the Ethiopian plane crash'

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 23:01
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash want to know why the Boeing 737 Max was allowed to fly.
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How do Westerners come to live and work in North Korea?

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 23:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Aruba Aruba

An Australian who was detained and was one of a handful of Western students in North Korea.
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Venezuela’s trans community fears hormone shortages

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 23:16
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan trans people are being hit by shortages of the medication they need for their transition.
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Greek general election: Five issues that matter

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 23:21
related countries: Greece Greece

From austerity to name-calling controversies; why Alexis Tsipras's leadership hangs in the balance.
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Bladder cancer 'attacked and killed by common cold virus'

Thursday 4th of July 2019, 23:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A small UK study found promising signs of a kinder, less invasive treatment for the disease.
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