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Holocaust: How Spanish 'Angel of Budapest' Sanz Briz saved Jews

Monday 18th of March 2019, 0:40
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Israel Israel, Spain Spain

Angel Sanz Briz is honoured by Israel for rescuing Jews in WW2, but not well known in his native Spain.
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Prince Gyasi: Instagram photographer on capturing Accra life

Monday 18th of March 2019, 1:27
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Accra

Ghanaian Prince Gyasi takes stunning photos of Accra using only his phone.
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Christchurch shootings: Australian homes raided over NZ mosque attacks

Monday 18th of March 2019, 3:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

New South Wales police search two homes near the hometown of the alleged Christchurch mosque gunman.
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US detects huge meteor explosion

Monday 18th of March 2019, 5:07
related countries: United States United States

The fireball is the second most powerful in 30 years and the biggest since Chelyabinsk in 2013.
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US election 2020: Gillibrand launches presidential bid

Monday 18th of March 2019, 6:54
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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UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off

Monday 18th of March 2019, 7:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

OneWeb secures new funding enabling it to speed up plans for a global high-speed broadband network.
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Dead Philippines whale had 40kg of plastic in stomach

Monday 18th of March 2019, 7:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested 16 rice sacks and "multiple" shopping bags.
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Cyclone Idai: 'Massive and horrifying damage' in Mozambique

Monday 18th of March 2019, 9:04
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Mozambique Mozambique

More than 100 people have died as the tropical storm swept across Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
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Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs tighter gun laws

Monday 18th of March 2019, 9:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

PM Jacinda Ardern says reforms will be detailed within days, after the mosque attacks that killed 50.
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Finding elite Russian troops during 2014 Crimea annexation

Monday 18th of March 2019, 9:21
related countries: Russia Russia

On the anniversary of Crimea's annexation, this is how the BBC discovered Russian troops were involved.
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Eurostar industrial action continues to hit services from Paris

Monday 18th of March 2019, 10:06
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paris, London

Severe disruption on Paris-to-London services continues on another day of industrial action.
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WorldPay payments firm in $43bn sale to US rival

Monday 18th of March 2019, 11:03
related countries: United States United States

Payment processor WorldPay, once part of RBS bank, is sold to Fidelity National Information Services.
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Israeli soldier and rabbi killed in West Bank attack

Monday 18th of March 2019, 11:31
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian allegedly stabbed a soldier before stealing his rifle and shooting two other people.
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Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video

Monday 18th of March 2019, 11:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Erdogan

New Zealand says airing footage of the mosque attacks at Turkish rallies endangers its citizens.
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South Africa's President Ramaphosa gets stuck on train

Monday 18th of March 2019, 12:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa joined commuters on a train but ended up staying longer than planned.
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Utrecht shootings: Hunt for gunman after attack on tram

Monday 18th of March 2019, 12:56
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Utrecht

One person is feared dead and a number are injured amid "several shootings".
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward charged by Uefa over celebration

Monday 18th of March 2019, 14:02
related countries: Spain Spain

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is charged with improper conduct by Uefa for a goal celebration in the win over Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.
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New Zealand shootings: Christchurch students perform Haka for victims

Monday 18th of March 2019, 14:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Schools across Christchurch perform the traditional Maori war dance to pay respects to those killed.
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'Three dead' in Utrecht tram shooting

Monday 18th of March 2019, 14:11
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Turkey Turkey
related places: Utrecht

Death toll in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht rises to three, mayor says - police hunt Turkish-born suspect
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Armando, the 'Lewis Hamilton of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Monday 18th of March 2019, 14:35
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Bermuda Bermuda

Belgian bird Armando, who turns five this year, has retired from racing and is fathering chicks.
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Cyclone Idai: 'People didn't stand a chance'

Monday 18th of March 2019, 16:52
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Beira

Drone footage shows the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.
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Yellow vest protests: Paris police sacked, rally bans planned

Monday 18th of March 2019, 17:13
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The French government acts after businesses were vandalised on Paris's famed Champs-Élysées.
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Equal Pay Day: Cheaper travel for Berlin women

Monday 18th of March 2019, 17:27
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Berlin public transport gives women 21% off fares to highlight the gender pay gap.
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Boeing: French investigators find crash 'similarities'

Monday 18th of March 2019, 18:02
related countries: France France

French air crash investigators say there are "clear similarities" between two Boeing 737 Max crashes.
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Áurea Vázquez Rijos: Beauty queen jailed for husband's murder

Monday 18th of March 2019, 18:54
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

A Puerto Rican woman has been sentenced for the 2005 killing of her husband that sparked a global manhunt.
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Koffi Olomidé guilty of rape of 15-year-old girl

Monday 18th of March 2019, 18:54
related countries: France France, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese star Koffi Olomidé is given a two-year suspended jail term by a French court.
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Rio state takes over running of Brazil's iconic Maracanã stadium

Monday 18th of March 2019, 22:34
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Rio wants to investigate the now cancelled contract of a private consortium for possible corruption.
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