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Facebook to ban white nationalism and separatism

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 0:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The social media firm is under pressure after the New Zealand mosque attack was live-streamed.
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Internet access in Africa - Are mesh networks the future?

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 0:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Residents in a rural South African community get cheap online access from a network they own and run.
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India space: Has the country become a superpower in the stars?

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 0:33
related countries: India India

Why is India in space and what is it doing there? BBC Reality Check takes a look.
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California tests earthquake alerts

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 4:24
related countries: United States United States

People in Downtown Oakland, California received the first public earthquake alert in the US.
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Boeing announces fixes for its 737 Max aircraft

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 9:24
related countries: United States United States

The US planemaker is making cockpit alterations in the plane model involved in two fatal crashes.
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Hakeem al-Araibi: Refugee footballer 'tortured in Thailand'

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 9:48
related countries: Thailand Thailand, Bahrain Bahrain
related places: Bangkok

Hakeem al-Araibi was held in Bangkok for two months as his native Bahrain sought his extradition.
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'World's longest salt cave' discovered in Israel

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 10:36
related countries: Israel Israel

The cave is near the desert site where the Bible says Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt
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Rap song erased from US country chart

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 10:46
related countries: United States United States

Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road was in the top 20 until chart compilers decided it wasn't country enough.
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Woman gives birth, has twins a month later

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 11:12
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Doctors in Bangladesh performed a Caesarean on her after discovering she had twins in a second uterus.
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Grindr 'up for sale on security grounds'

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 11:39
related countries: United States United States, China China

The app's Chinese owner, Kunlun Group, is reportedly seen as a security risk by US authorities.
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Migrant ship capture: Maltese armed forces take control of hijacked tanker

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 11:58
related countries: Libya Libya, Malta Malta

A special operations team seizes the tanker hijacked by migrants who did not want to return to Libya.
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Mission Shakti: Space debris warning after India destroys satellite

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 12:15
related countries: India India, United States United States

US says it is studying an anti-satellite weapon test, which India says has made it a space power.
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Ex-spy linked to Congo assassination plot found dead

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 12:51
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The man is linked to a plot to kill the former head of Congo's presidential guard Ferdinand Mbaou.
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Ebola disbelief widespread in DR Congo hotspots

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 13:13
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The study's authors say mistrust of health workers is making it much harder to tackle the disease.
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Jussie Smollett: Donald Trump says case is 'embarrassment'

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 13:36
related countries: United States United States

The US president says the FBI will be investigating after all charges were dropped against the actor.
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Bangladesh fire: Deadly blaze hits Banani building in Dhaka

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 14:19
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

At least 19 people die and dozens are feared trapped in an office block in Bangladesh's capital.
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Facebook charged with home discrimination through targeted ads

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 15:17
related countries: United States United States

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development says Facebook limits who can see house adverts.
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Venezuela crisis: Russia hits out at 'boorish' Trump

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 16:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US president said Russia should "get out" of Venezuela after the deployment of its troops there.
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Saudi women's rights activists temporarily released

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 17:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The three, named as Eman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Yousef and Roqaya al-Mohareb, still face jail terms.
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Wow Air failure: 'They gave us pizza - then cancelled our flight'

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 17:23
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Icelandic carrier Wow Air ceased operations abruptly on Thursday, stranding thousands of passengers.
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'Give us our social media back'

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 17:29
related countries: Chad Chad

Activists in Chad are demanding that the government restore access to social media after it was cut a year ago.
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó banned from office for 15 years

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 18:44
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's state comptroller says the opposition leader's financial statements are questionable.
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Farkhad Akhmedov wins $436m superyacht in divorce fight

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 20:50
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian businessman Farkhad Akhmedov wins back his vessel in a Dubai court.
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Justin Trudeau sorry for 'thank you' remark to protester

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 20:54
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says his remark to an indigenous protester "lacked respect".
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Russian space pioneer Valery Bykovsky dies aged 84

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 22:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Valery Bykovsky, who holds the record for the longest solo spaceflight in history, dies aged 84.
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Conmen posed as French foreign minister to steal €8 million, police say

Thursday 28th of March 2019, 23:44
related countries: France France

Police say three men built an exact replica of the minister's office in order to con a businessman.
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