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Ransomware cyber-attacks are targeting large companies and demanding huge payments

Monday 24th of June 2019, 0:00
related countries: Norway Norway

A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took thousands of computers offline and demanded a ransom.
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Arab, gay and publisher of an LGBT magazine in Jordan

Monday 24th of June 2019, 0:18
related countries: Jordan Jordan

How one man is seeking to break down gender taboos in Jordan.
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Israel Folau: Rugby star's fundraiser shut down over anti-gay views

Monday 24th of June 2019, 1:51
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel Folau had sought donations to fight his sacking by Rugby Australia over social media posts.
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Is peace between Israel and Palestinians out of reach?

Monday 24th of June 2019, 5:06
related countries: Israel Israel

More than 25 years on from breakthrough peace accords the two sides seem further apart than ever. But why?
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Saudi Arabia: My experience as a female driver, one year on

Monday 24th of June 2019, 6:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

One year after women were allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, Lulwa Shalhoub describes her experience.
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France 40C heatwave could break June records

Monday 24th of June 2019, 7:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

It could feel like 47C in Paris this week as high humidity makes a hot June feel even hotter.
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Yemen war: Civilian killed in Houthi attack on Saudi airport

Monday 24th of June 2019, 9:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Syria Syria, Yemen Yemen
related places: Abha

A Syrian national is killed after Yemeni rebels reportedly targeted Abha airport with a drone.
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Vietnam jails US national for 'state overthrow plot'

Monday 24th of June 2019, 10:15
related countries: United States United States

Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen is sentenced to 12 years in jail after a trial that lasted just half a day.
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Erdogan's party suffers blow after Istanbul re-run poll defeat

Monday 24th of June 2019, 10:53
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul, Erdogan

The opposition victory in the mayoral race delivers the Turkish president his worst election setback.
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Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

Monday 24th of June 2019, 11:10
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100.
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Beer ban leaves German neo-Nazi rock fans thirsty

Monday 24th of June 2019, 11:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Police remove crates of beer to tame a far-right rock festival in eastern Germany.
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Muslim women defy ban to swim in burkinis at French pool

Monday 24th of June 2019, 12:26
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Grenoble

Activists in the city of Grenoble hold a protest inspired by US civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks.
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German WW2 bomb leaves giant crater in field

Monday 24th of June 2019, 12:50
related countries: Germany Germany

The bomb went off in the early hours of Sunday, startling nearby residents.
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Women's World Cup: Fifa to look into Cameroon behaviour in England defeat

Monday 24th of June 2019, 13:49
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifa says it is "currently looking into" Cameroon's behaviour during their Women's World Cup defeat by England.
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Islamic State captives 'must be tried or freed', says UN's Bachelet

Monday 24th of June 2019, 14:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

The UN also urges countries to take responsibility for citizens being held in Iraq or Syria.
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France heatwave threatens 40C June day

Monday 24th of June 2019, 15:10
related countries: France France

A heatwave in France has resulted in the activation of the extreme weather plan.
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Sudan crisis: Internet restored - but only for lawyer

Monday 24th of June 2019, 15:39
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A lawyer, who won his case over a three-week blackout, is to return to court on behalf of other Sudanese.
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Rocco Morabito: Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison

Monday 24th of June 2019, 16:03
related countries: Italy Italy, Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay had agreed to extradite the notorious drug trader back to Italy last year.
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Iran: New US sanctions target Supreme Leader Khamenei

Monday 24th of June 2019, 21:24
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

President Trump signs new sanctions against Iran, targeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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Lamine Diack: Former IAAF president to stand trial in France on corruption charges

Monday 24th of June 2019, 21:24
related countries: France France

Lamine Diack, the former boss of athletics' world governing body the IAAF, is to stand trial in France on corruption and money-laundering charges.
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Yingying Zhang: US man convicted of Chinese student's death

Monday 24th of June 2019, 21:48
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Christensen

Christensen's former girlfriend said he seemed "proud" and "excited" when describing Zhang's murder.
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Dutch emergency services hit by KPN telecoms outage

Monday 24th of June 2019, 22:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The four-hour disruption was the largest in recent Dutch history, and the cause is still unclear.
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South Korea's Gangnam rocked by rape scandals

Monday 24th of June 2019, 23:01
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's glamorous nightclub scene has been hit by allegations of drugging and rape.
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Kwame Akoto-Bamfo: 'You see the faces of our ancestors'

Monday 24th of June 2019, 23:01
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo creates sculptures of slaves to immerse people in their experience.
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Gangnam: The scandal rocking the playground of K-pop

Monday 24th of June 2019, 23:33
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The BBC hears shocking allegations of drugging and rape inside South Korea's glamorous nightclub scene.
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Bihar encephalitis deaths reveal cracks in India healthcare

Monday 24th of June 2019, 23:47
related countries: India India

Doctors are scrambling to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 150 children in a month.
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Letter from Africa: Kenya's love-hate relationship with Chinese traders

Monday 24th of June 2019, 23:48
related countries: China China

Why the arrival of Chinese traders at the famous Gikomba market is both a blessing and a curse for Kenyans.
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