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Thailand election: Quick guide to the post-coup polls

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 0:08
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The country is split between pro-military forces and their opponents in the first vote since a 2014 coup.
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Quiz of the Week: What's Belgium's fastest bird?

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 0:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium

It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world during the past seven days?
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The engineer who went to the USSR and got stuck for 50 years

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 0:20
related countries: United States United States

In 1929, an African-American Ford engineer, Robert Robinson, was recruited to work in the USSR. He had to stay there, against his will, for nearly 50 years.
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Christchurch shootings: 'Thank you for your tears... your love'

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 2:54
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Imam Gamal Fouda thanks the people of New Zealand in a ceremony marking one week since the Christchurch attacks.
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 5:10
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

PM Jacinda Ardern leads a national day of reflection marking a week since the Christchurch attacks.
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China chemical blast death toll rises to 47

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 5:29
related countries: China China

A chemical factory blast in eastern China killed 47 people and badly injured 90, state media says.
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Night parrot finding in Australia not backed up by evidence

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 8:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Conservationists retract their findings, after evidence for the bird's discovery is disputed.
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Christchurch shootings: How Maori haka unify New Zealand in mourning

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 9:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

What do the Maori haka dances mean, and how are they linked to mourning the Christchurch victims?
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Cardi B applies to trademark 'Okurrr'

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 9:12
related countries: United States United States

The star wants to use her catchphrase on merchandise, according to documents filed in the US.
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North Korea quits Kaesong liaison office with South Korea

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 10:05
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

North Korea withdraws from an office that enabled constant communication between the two Koreas.
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Afghanistan conflict: Two US soldiers killed on operation

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 10:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The deaths double the number of US service members killed in Afghanistan this year.
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Dead whale 'had 40kg of plastic in its stomach'

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 11:15
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Cuvier's beaked whale was found in the Philippines, filled with 16 rice sacks and multiple shopping bags.
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Golan Heights: Syria condemns Donald Trump's remarks

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 11:24
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria, United States United States

Syria criticises the US president for saying it is time to recognise the occupied Golan as Israeli.
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'We saw 200 bodies by the roadside'

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 13:04
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Chimoio, Beira

A stranded motorist in Mozambique tells of the scene of devastation along the Beira to Chimoio highway.
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Trumplomacy on Golan Heights: What it all means

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 13:17
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

What are the ramifications of the US endorsing Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights?
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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe's desperate search for the missing

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 14:30
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Communities in Zimbabwe continue to search through rubble for family members missing after the storm.
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Russian pilot's special relationship with rescued bear

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 15:24
related countries: Russia Russia

The cub was found abandoned in 2016 and lives on a decommissioned Russian airbase.
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Australians evacuate homes as cyclones Trevor and Veronica approach

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 16:13
related countries: Australia Australia

A state of emergency is declared as thousands evacuate their homes in northern and western Australia.
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Utrecht shooting: Suspect Tanis admits deadly tram attack

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 16:54
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis says he acted alone in the killing of three people.
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Pompeo says God may have sent Trump to save Israel from Iran

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 17:38
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US secretary of state suggested divine intervention delivered Trump for the salvation of Israel.
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Pete Buttigieg: Why would an American learn Norwegian?

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 17:43
related countries: Norway Norway, United States United States

"Mayor Pete" can speak seven languages but for other presidential wannabes, being bilingual is not always a plus.
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YouTube face-off: Berlin police break up mass brawl

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 17:45
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Pepper spray and tear gas are used to disperse crowds of fans of rival social media stars.
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Trump cancels new North Korea sanctions

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 19:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US president refers to "additional large-scale sanctions" recently announced by the US Treasury.
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Cyclone Idai: Cholera cases reported in storm-hit Mozambique

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 20:03
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Beira

Cases are reported in the flooded port city of Beira, a week after it was hit by a deadly cyclone.
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Global markets fall amid slowdown fears

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 21:07
related countries: United States United States

The FTSE 100 saw its worst day of trading this year, while US stock markets have also fallen sharply.
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Mueller is done... this is what we know

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 21:24
related countries: United States United States

As the real-life US political drama nears its finale, here's a reminder of the saga's main characters.
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Russia-Trump inquiry: Special Counsel Robert Mueller ends Russia investigation

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 21:26
related countries: Russia Russia

The long-awaited report on alleged Russian election meddling has been submitted to the justice department.
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China chemical plant explosion: 'The blast smashed it all'

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 21:56
related countries: China China

Dozens have died and hundreds of people were injured in the explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China.
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Lionel Messi's return for Argentina ends in 3-1 defeat against Venezuela

Friday 22nd of March 2019, 23:34
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Argentina Argentina

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi makes a disappointing return to Argentina duty as he was injured in a 3-1 defeat by Venezuela.
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