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The public art project that entranced post-Cold War Berlin

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 0:27
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

In June 1995 artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrapped the Reichstag in Berlin in fabric.
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Japan's Shinzo Abe heads to Tehran amid US-Iran tensions

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 0:54
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

Observers say Shinzo Abe is looking to boost his profile as a global statesman ahead of elections back home.
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Baby elephant takes first wobbly steps

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 3:11
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The Asian elephant was born at Pairi Daiza zoo in Belgium.
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Uber takes its flying taxi ambitions to Australia

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 3:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Melbourne will become a pilot city for Uber's air taxi service, with test flights due to begin in 2020.
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Pakistan ad 'mocking' India pilot ups ante ahead of World Cup clash

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 6:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

The ad features an actor playing an Indian pilot who was captured by Pakistan earlier this year.
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Chandrayaan-2: India unveils spacecraft for second Moon mission

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 7:06
related countries: India India

If successful Chandrayaan-2 will make India the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the Moon.
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Nirvana and Eminem music 'lost in fire'

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 8:46
related countries: United States United States

A new report claims thousands of classic recordings were destroyed in a US warehouse blaze in 2008.
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Macron to send Trump replacement friendship tree

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 9:35
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Trump

The oak sapling will be sent to the US president by France's leader after the original died.
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Trump reveals Mexico migrant plan by waving document around

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 9:45
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

The US president waves a sheet of paper around which has immigration plans written on it.
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Italy shuts Mineo migrant camp and tightens sea rules

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 11:16
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Mineo

A new decree passed by cabinet is aimed at preventing migrant rescue boats entering Italian waters.
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Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 12:04
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen
related places: Abha

Children were among those hurt when the missile fired by the Yemeni rebel movement hit Abha airport.
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Hong Kong protests: Police use tear gas on protesters

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 12:33
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Violent clashes have broken out in Hong Kong amid protests against a controversial extradition bill.
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Ivan Golunov's Russian release: Why this case matters

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 13:01
related countries: Russia Russia

From the moment Ivan Golunov was arrested on drugs charges, it was clear this was no ordinary case.
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Huawei cancels laptop launch because of US trade blacklist

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 13:34
related countries: United States United States

The firm said it was unable to manufacture a planned laptop because the US had put it on a blacklist.
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DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda dies of virus

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 14:30
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A five-year-old boy is the first death confirmed in Uganda, after hundreds died in DR Congo.
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Hong Kong extradition: Police fire rubber bullets at protesters

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 15:55
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Police took action as opponents of a draft extradition law tried to storm government offices.
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Ivan Golunov case: Moscow protest sees hundreds held

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 16:21
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Protesters want those involved in detaining anti-corruption reporter Ivan Golunov to be punished.
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Indian man imprisoned for life after fake plane hijack

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 16:33
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Businessman Birju Salla left a bogus hijacking note in a plane toilet during a flight from Mumbai.
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Catalan separatists defiant on final trial day in Madrid

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 17:25
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

The 12 separatist leaders give statements over their role in Catalonia's failed 2017 independence bid.
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Seventh victim of Cyprus serial killer found

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 17:46
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

The body of a 6-year-old girl was found after the suspect gave additional details to police.
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New Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'truly frightening', says Wellcome Trust director

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 18:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The head of a major medical charity says the spread of Ebola in the DRC shows no signs of stopping.
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Hong Kong extradition protests: Lam criticises 'organised riots'

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 19:07
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Carrie Lam is backing a controversial bill which has provoked a wave of protest in Hong Kong.
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Turkey to get Russian S-400 missile system 'in July' amid row over US jets

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 20:14
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

President Erdogan says he has bought the S-300 missile system, which the US sees as a threat.
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'You can't blame a team for celebrating a win'

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 20:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United States United States

Did the USA team go overboard celebrating their 13-0 rout of Thailand? Soccer fans are divided.
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How the US-China trade war squeezes California's wine country

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 21:42
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Trump, California

Chinese tariffs have targeted the US agricultural industry as farmers are a key voting bloc for Trump.
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Trump: US to send 1,000 troops to Poland in new deal

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 21:51
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

The US vows to send 1,000 extra troops to Poland, along with new military hardware including drones.
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UK man donates frostbitten toe to Yukon bar

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 22:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Downtown Hotel is renowned for its Sourtoe cocktail, which includes a mummified human toe.
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Why African football boss Ahmad was called in by French investigators

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 23:01
related countries: France France

BBC Sport Africa and Josimar magazine reveal some of the background behind Caf President Ahmad's questioning last week.
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Fishing for crabs in Brazil's mangrove forests

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 23:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Photographer Nacho Doce documents the changing landscape of Brazil's mangrove forests.
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Crossing Divides: The Sri Lankan civil war enemies who fell in love

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 23:14
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Gauri Malar and Roshan Jayathilake were bitter foes during Sri Lanka's civil war, then they fell in love.
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63-year old dance instructor: 'Exercise saved my life'

Wednesday 12th of June 2019, 23:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

63-year-old Catherine Mathebe is fighting to reduce obesity in South Africa after exercise changed her life.
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