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US migrant children 'hungry, dirty, sick and scared'

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 0:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A lawyer says migrant children are being held in Texas in "the most degrading and appalling conditions".
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Pakistan: How one girl overcame the armed men who blocked her school

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 0:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Naeema Zehri grew up in a village in Pakistan where armed men stopped her from going to school.
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Westerners 'fuelling Philippine child sex video rise'

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 0:31
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: West

Philippine children are being forced into online sex abuse videos by family, paid for by people in the West.
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Australia fire: Three children killed in house blaze

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 5:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Two girls and a boy died in the blaze in a popular tourism region north of Sydney, police say.
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'World's best restaurant' is France's Mirazur

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 5:48
related countries: France France

It won the World's 50 Best Restaurants competition, but some experts question the methodology.
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The lives disrupted by the world's tallest statue

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 5:56
related countries: India India

The $430m iconic statue was touted as symbol of India's development - but it hasn't benefitted everyone.
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'Triple whammy' threatens UN action on climate change

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 6:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Japan Japan

Efforts by Saudi Arabia, the EU and Japan are seen as part of a backlash against UN climate action.
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Spirited Away: Japanese anime trounces Toy Story 4 at China box office

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 8:45
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

The Japanese cartoon from 2001 made more than twice as much as Toy Story 4 over the weekend.
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Baby girl found alive inside plastic bag

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 8:58
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The girl now known as "Baby India" was found in the state of Georgia after residents heard cries.
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'I was exploited by my friend's mum'

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 9:23
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: West

Philippine children are being forced into online sex abuse videos by family, paid for by people in the West.
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Second US town pays up to ransomware hackers

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 10:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida, Lake City

Lake City becomes the second Florida town in two weeks to pay up after a ransomware attack.
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Malaysia seizes thousands of smuggled turtles at airport

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 10:26
related countries: India India

Two Indian men are in custody after thousands of red-eared sliders are discovered in their luggage.
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Islamic State group: Nicaragua arrests four suspected members

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 13:04
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua, United States United States

There were fears that three of the four - two Egyptians and two Iraqis - could be headed to the US.
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German chemical firm Brenntag defends its Syria deliveries

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 14:47
related countries: Syria Syria, Germany Germany

Brenntag sent pharmaceutical chemicals to Syria - but they can also be used in nerve agents.
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Kenya halts Lamu coal power project at World Heritage Site

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 15:22
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Lamu

Kenya's first coal power station would increase greenhouse gas emissions by 700%, campaigners say.
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Notre-Dame fire: Prosecutor says no sign of criminal cause

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 15:51
related countries: France France

French investigators say they are now trying to determine whether the fire was caused by negligence.
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France heatwave: Paris region closes schools

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 16:11
related countries: France France, Spain Spain
related places: Paris

Regions around Paris announce school closures as France and Spain expect heat above 40C.
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A handy guide to becoming US president

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 16:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: All

Who gets to be president? How do you win? All your questions and more in one handy explainer.
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Indian MP Mahua Moitra's 'rising fascism' speech wins plaudits

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 17:02
related countries: India India

Mahua Moitra warns of "early signs of fascism" in India, causing a sensation.
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Holocaust: Dutch rail firm NS confirms compensation

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 17:06
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The state-run company took part in deporting 107,000 Jews to Nazi death camps.
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Bodies of US WW2 troops found on Pacific island

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 18:25
related countries: Kiribati Kiribati, Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Tarawa, Pacific

The soldiers are believed to have died fighting the Japanese during the three-day Battle of Tarawa.
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US immigration: Drowning exposes risks of illegal crossing

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 18:54
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador, United States United States
related places: Rio Grande

A man from El Salvador and his baby daughter die in the Rio Grande trying to reach the US.
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Migrant rescue ship defies Italy's warnings

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 19:55
related countries: Italy Italy

A boat carrying 42 rescued migrants arrives in Italian waters despite being told to stay away.
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Migrant crisis: US House and Senate at odds over bills

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 21:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate, House

The Senate passes a border aid bill, setting up a showdown with the House over how the money is spent.
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Megan Rapinoe: Donald Trump tells US women's co-captain to 'respect flag'

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 21:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

President Trump tells US women's team co-captain Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect our country" after she said she would not visit the White House if they won the World Cup.
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The tropical islands that fell into ruin

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 23:03
related countries: Australia Australia

A picture of decline mars Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a number of island resorts lie derelict.
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Dalai Lama: Trump has 'lack of moral principle'

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 23:17
related countries: China China

The Tibetan spiritual leader gave his views on Donald Trump, Brexit and China, in a BBC interview.
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Russia holiday camp deaths: Officials to return to court

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 23:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Three years ago, tragedy struck for a group of children boating on Lake Syamozero in Russia's Karelia region.
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Honduras v El Salvador: The football match that kicked off a war

Wednesday 26th of June 2019, 23:52
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador, Honduras Honduras

In 1969, EL Salvador and Honduras played three football games and then went to war. What happened?
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