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What happend on March 17th 2019

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The Gypsy mayor who wants Gypsies to mix with everyone else

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 0:03
related countries: France France

France has about 500,000 gypsies but only one gypsy mayor - and he is not popular with gypsy voters.
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The village in Ghana where childbirth is banned

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 0:06
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Women are sent away from Mamfe Dove community in Ghana to give birth to avoid "offending the gods".
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Sinking island in the Sundarbans Delta

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 0:17
related countries: India India

Thousands of people still live on the Indian island, which has shrunk in size to just 4.5 sq km.
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Mopping up Dieselgate: The boss transforming Volkswagen

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 0:21
related countries: Germany Germany

Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.
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Justice remains elusive for victims of war crimes in Syria

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 0:25
related countries: Syria Syria

UN investigators have spent years collecting evidence, but turning that into prosecutions is difficult, says Jeremy Bowen.
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Like a dog with a bone: The Bolivian helping strays

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 0:26
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: La Paz

Why a Bolivian businessman gave up his career to feed hundreds of street dogs in La Paz.
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Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova leads Slovak poll

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 2:30
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

Lawyer Zuzana Caputova has a clear lead, but the presidential election will go to a second round.
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Why Arsenal's Mesut Ozil sent a Kenyan boy football boots

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 10:12
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.
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Ethiopian Airlines: Empty coffins buried after Boeing 737 Max 8 crash

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 17:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Relatives of the 157 people who died a week ago are still waiting for the bodies to be recovered.
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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 17:15
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Malawi Malawi, Mozambique Mozambique

Two pupils are among 31 people killed as Cyclone Idai hits Zimbabwe after Mozambique and Malawi.
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Indonesia floods: Baby rescued from underneath collapsed building

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 18:11
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A five-month-old boy is rescued by soldiers after Indonesia's Papua province is hit by flash floods.
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Serbia protests: President Vucic the target of Belgrade rally

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 18:13
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Vucic, Belgrade

President Aleksandar Vucic is refusing to bow to opposition calls for media and electoral reform.
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US election race: Gillibrand launches presidential bid

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 19:37
related countries: United States United States

New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand joins an increasingly crowded race for the party's nomination.
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'Clear' parallels with Boeing crashes

Sunday 17th of March 2019, 21:18
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Indonesia Indonesia

Ethiopia sees 'similarities' between last week's plane crash and last year's disaster off Indonesia.
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