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Stealing from the sick in Uganda

Monday 17th of June 2019, 0:26
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The BBC has uncovered evidence that prescription drugs have been taken out of circulation by health workers and sold on illegally.
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Argentina and Uruguay reel after massive power outage

Monday 17th of June 2019, 1:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Uruguay Uruguay

Argentina's president promises a full investigation after a blackout left millions without electricity.
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Protests return to Hong Kong streets

Monday 17th of June 2019, 3:53
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Thousands have marched against proposed changes to the extradition law.
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India magician disappears in river after Houdini trick

Monday 17th of June 2019, 7:04
related countries: India India

Chanchal Lahiri, with his legs and hands shackled, was lowered into a river in India.
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Hong Kong extradition: How radical youth forced the government's hand

Monday 17th of June 2019, 7:47
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

How did Hong Kong's protesters - many barely out of their teens - manage to force the government's hand?
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South America power cut: Argentina investigates 'unprecedented' outage

Monday 17th of June 2019, 10:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Tens of million were left without power in Argentina and neighbouring countries on Sunday.
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Huawei smartphone sales hit amid US curbs

Monday 17th of June 2019, 11:05
related countries: China China, United States United States

The founder of the Chinese telecoms giant says overseas sales of its mobile phones have sunk 40%.
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Family thought US police were going to shoot them

Monday 17th of June 2019, 11:10
related countries: United States United States

Armed police surrounded the family car after a young child left a shop with a doll without paying for it.
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Ecuador 'allows US military planes to use Galapagos island airfield'

Monday 17th of June 2019, 11:21
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United States United States
related places: Galapagos, San Cristobal

Ecuador’s decision to allow US planes to use a San Cristobal airfield prompts environmental concerns.
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Italian George Clooney fraudsters arrested in Thailand

Monday 17th of June 2019, 11:35
related countries: Italy Italy, Thailand Thailand

Police arrest "Italy's Bonnie and Clyde" who used the US actor's image to promote a fashion label.
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Hong Kong protest: Joshua Wong calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign

Monday 17th of June 2019, 11:55
related countries: China China

Joshua Wong gives his backing to protesters angry at a bill allowing extradition to China.
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Cat filter accidentally used in Pakistani minister’s live press conference

Monday 17th of June 2019, 12:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Much mirth ensues after a politician's press conference is accidentally live-streamed with a cat filter.
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Phoenix mayor apologises after police threaten to shoot black family

Monday 17th of June 2019, 14:22
related countries: United States United States

Police in Arizona say they are investigating a video and have issued a public apology.
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Finnish radio drops Latin news after 30 years

Monday 17th of June 2019, 14:52
related countries: Finland Finland

Finnish radio has dropped its weekly Latin news bulletin after 30 years.
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China's Xi Jinping to make first state visit to North Korea

Monday 17th of June 2019, 15:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China

The two-day visit will be the first by a Chinese leader in more than a decade.
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Gloria Vanderbilt: US fashion icon and heiress dies aged 95

Monday 17th of June 2019, 15:44
related countries: United States United States

The socialite and a designer jeans pioneer had been suffering from stomach cancer.
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Nigeria suicide blast kills 30 at video hall in Borno

Monday 17th of June 2019, 15:44
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Bombers detonate devices outside a hall where people gather to watch football and films, killing 30.
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Belgium monks forced to sell prized beer online to beat resellers

Monday 17th of June 2019, 16:43
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Beer

Beer brewed at Belgium’s St Sixtus Abbey is to be sold online in a bid to dampen black market sales.
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Egypt's Mohammed Morsi: A turbulent presidency cut short

Monday 17th of June 2019, 17:21
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Mohammed Morsi was Egypt's first democratically elected president before being overthrown in 2013.
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Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June

Monday 17th of June 2019, 19:22
related countries: United States United States

It will exceed the amount allowed under a nuclear deal, amid heightened tensions over US sanctions.
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Stonewall: A riot that changed millions of lives

Monday 17th of June 2019, 21:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

On a hot New York night 50 years ago, a police raid on a gay bar reshaped millions of American lives.
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Inside China’s 'thought transformation' camps

Monday 17th of June 2019, 22:26
related countries: China China

The BBC gets rare access to facilities in Xinjiang thought to be holding more than a million Muslims.
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French storm: Hail batters south-east France

Monday 17th of June 2019, 22:29
related countries: France France

Golf ball-sized hail hits the Drome region of France, causing widespread damage.
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Face to face with DR Congo's deadly vipers

Monday 17th of June 2019, 23:14
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Photographer Hugh Kinsella Cunningham captures close-up portraits of some of the world's most dangerous snakes.
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The factory making shoes out of plastic bottles

Monday 17th of June 2019, 23:17
related countries: India India

This Adidas factory in India makes shoes and clothes out of polyester from recycled plastic bottles.
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US to deploy extra troops amid growing tension with Iran

Monday 17th of June 2019, 23:30
related countries: Iran Iran, Oman Oman, United States United States

The US releases new images from the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks and is sending 1,000 more troops.
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Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report

Monday 17th of June 2019, 23:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's war is near an end but its universities are struggling to help the country's recovery.
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