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Indian magician Chanchal Lahiri drowns attempting Houdini trick

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 2:42
related countries: India India

The body of Chanchal Lahiri, who was lowered into a river while shackled, has now been found.
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New Zealand man jailed for 21 months for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 5:17
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Philip Arps had also made a modified version of the video that he intended to share as a meme.
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Guatemala election: Former First Lady Sandra Torres wins first round

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 7:12
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Sandra Torres now has to see off her nearest conservative rival in a run-off vote in August.
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Egypt buries ex-leader Morsi after sudden death

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 8:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Authorities are facing scrutiny after Mohammed Morsi, 67, died on Monday after collapsing in court.
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Michel Platini 'detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar'

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 9:16
related countries: Qatar Qatar, France France

Former Uefa president Michel Platini is detained and questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to news agency Reuters.
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French student misses bus, crashes car, dropped off to exam by police

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 9:36
related countries: France France

An 18-year-old crashes his father's car while rushing to sit a test - then gets delivered by police.
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US and Russia clash over power grid 'hack attacks'

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 10:20
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Kremlin

Russia has countered attempts to hack into its infrastructure, says Kremlin spokesman.
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Deadly earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 10:31
related countries: China China
related places: Chengdu

At least 12 people were killed and scores injured in the 6.0 magnitude tremor south-east of Chengdu.
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German road toll discriminates against foreigners - ECJ

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 11:11
related countries: Germany Germany

A planned German fee is unfair because it relies on drivers from other states, says the top EU court.
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Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 13:00
related countries: Iran Iran, Oman Oman, United States United States

The US has blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the region, claims Iran calls "unfounded".
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Berlin backs five-year rent freeze amid housing pressure

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 13:03
related countries: Germany Germany

Rents have soared in the German capital - and now politicians are moving to keep flats affordable.
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Pakistan avalanche: Six trapped climbers rescued from mountain

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 13:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Italy Italy

Four Italian and two Pakistani mountaineers are airlifted to safety after being hit by an avalanche.
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Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president's death

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 14:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The 67-year-old former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died after collapsing in court.
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Angela Merkel seen shaking in high temperatures

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 14:29
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Germany Germany

The German chancellor was filmed trembling as she greeted Ukraine's president in hot weather.
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Germany's Angela Merkel 'fine' after seen shaking in heatwave

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 14:32
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Germany's 64-year-old chancellor shook uncontrollably for more than a minute during an event in Berlin.
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Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 16:14
related countries: Greenland Greenland

A climate scientist has captured the reality of sea ice loss in Greenland in a viral picture.
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Roma flee Russian village after mass brawl

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 16:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Reports say dozens of ethnic Roma and Russians clashed in a village south of Moscow - and one died.
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Why are US tourists dying in Dominican Republic?

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 17:55
related countries: Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Dominica Dominica, United States United States

The FBI is helping local authorities with toxicology tests after at least eight holidaymakers died.
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DR Congo exodus of 300,000 'may hamper Ebola battle'

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 17:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ethnic clashes that have displaced 300,000 people could impede action against the virus, UN warns.
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Hungry and exhausted polar bear wanders into Russian city

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 19:55
related countries: Russia Russia

The female bear is spotted in the city of Norilsk - hundreds of kilometres from its natural habitat.
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Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada's Arctic Plains

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 21:08
related countries: Canada Canada

A 50-year-old mystery has been solved by scientists who identified the teeth of ancient Arctic hyenas.
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Haiti protests: Why are so many people on the streets?

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 21:36
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Activists have taken to the streets in Haiti's capital to protest about what they say is government corruption.
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'My father, the rapist': Hidden victims of Rwanda's genocide

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 23:09
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

It is thought thousands of children were born as a result of rape during the 1994 genocide.
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Sudan: Young musicians' hopes and fears for the future

Tuesday 18th of June 2019, 23:38
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Young musicians in Khartoum talk to the BBC about their hopes following the military crackdown.
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