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What happend on March 16th 2019

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Witnessing the Islamic State exodus

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 0:16
related countries: Syria Syria

The battle against IS in Syria is coming to a close. The BBC's Quentin Sommerville investigates.
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World’s shortest motorway built to shame a nation

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 1:23
related countries: Romania Romania

An entrepreneur builds a one-metre-long stretch of motorway to protest about poor road infrastructure.
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New Zealand PM: 'We are united in our grief'

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 6:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern met members of the Muslim community in Christchurch.
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Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant appears in court

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 12:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Brenton Tarrant is charged with murder in the mosque shootings, which the PM calls a terror attack.
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No white saviours: Meet the women behind the campaign

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 12:51
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Meet Olivia and Kelsey, two Uganda-based social workers behind the #nowhitesaviors social media campaign.
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Cyclone Idai: Many dead in Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 13:03
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Mozambique Mozambique

The tropical storm had already caused death and destruction in neighbouring Mozambique.
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'Yellow vests' protests: Violence returns to Paris streets

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 14:42
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators rioting, looting and setting barricades alight in France's capital.
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'Bunga bunga' model Imane Fadil's death investigated

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 15:15
related countries: Italy Italy

Imane Fadil, a guest at ex-Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi's sex parties, had said she was poisoned.
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Christchurch shootings: 'My father took a bullet for me'

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 17:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Ali Adeeba was praying at the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, when a gunman opened fire.
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Yellow vest protests: Violence returns to streets of Paris

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 19:14
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

French "anti-elitist" protests increase in size - and violence - after weeks of dwindling numbers.
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Christchurch shootings: Brother proud of 'hero' mosque victim

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 21:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Naeem Rashid tried to stop the gunman at Al Noor mosque, but was killed alongside his son.
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand mourns victims

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 21:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

As New Zealand mourns the victims of Friday's shootings, people share messages of solidarity and hope.
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Big pro-Catalan rally staged in Madrid

Saturday 16th of March 2019, 21:12
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of supporters of Catalan independence protest in Spain's capital.
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