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US-Mexico talks: Agreement to avoid tariffs reached, says Trump

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 9:00
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: America, Trump

President Trump had threatened tariffs unless Mexico stemmed the flow of migrants heading to the US.
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Montenegro sack Ljubisa Tumbakovic for missing Kosovo match

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 9:50
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Montenegro dismiss their Serbian manager Ljubisa Tumbakovic for refusing to take charge of his side's Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo.
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Sudan crisis: Military arrests opposition figures after mediation bid

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 12:08
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

The three men were held after meeting Ethiopia's PM in Khartoum to try to broker peace talks.
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French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic beaten by Dominic Thiem in semi-final

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 14:37
related countries: France France

World number one Novak Djokovic's bid to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time is ended by Dominic Thiem in the French Open semi-final.
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US-Mexico talks: Trump hails deal on migrants to avoid tariffs

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 14:48
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

The US president says everyone is "very excited" as Mexico agrees to do more about irregular migrants.
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ICYMI: Dinner in 'White Paris'

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 15:21
related countries: France France

Here are a few stories you may have missed in the last seven days.
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Australia's Barty wins French Open

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 16:52
related countries: France France, Aruba Aruba, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete a fairytale return to the sport.
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Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse'

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 17:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team.
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Walter Lübcke: Person detained in German shooting mystery

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 21:24
related countries: Germany Germany

One person has been detained in connection with the shooting of a popular German politician.
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Ivan Golunov: Russian anti-corruption journalist charged with drug dealing

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 22:39
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian journalist is placed under house arrest after being charged with drug-dealing in Moscow.
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How do you vacuum plastic from a beach?

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 23:01
related countries: Canada Canada

Engineers in Canada have devised a machine they say can clean small pieces of plastic from Hawaii's "Trash Beach".
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A telephone for grief after the Japanese tsunami

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 23:02
related countries: Japan Japan

Many people have come to Japan's "wind phone" after losing family in the 2011 tsunami.
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Where dogs wear pollution masks

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 23:02
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's dogs have to go for walkies in some of the worst air in the developed world.
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The underwater Indian village that emerges once a year

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 23:21
related countries: India India
related places: Curdi

Curdi in western India was submerged in 1986. But for one month, waters recede to reveal its remnants.
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Letter from Africa: A royal feud threatens Nigeria's heritage

Saturday 8th of June 2019, 23:23
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Kano

Why the Emir of Kano's power is waning, eroding years of tradition in the Muslim north.
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