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International Women's Day: Breaking India's menstruation taboos

Friday 8th of March 2019, 0:06
related countries: India India

Aditi Gupta created a comic book to help girls in India better understand their periods.
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Crossing Divides: Two Koreas divided by a fractured language

Friday 8th of March 2019, 0:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Shampoo or 'hair water soap'? North Korean refugees face up to a North-South language barrier.
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Letter from Africa: Should MPs be sent back to school?

Friday 8th of March 2019, 0:52
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament wants MPs to get an education to ensure a better level of debate.
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The Lebanese female air force pilots breaking barriers

Friday 8th of March 2019, 1:20
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Most women in Lebanon's military work in administrative or logistical roles, but three are trying to change this.
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US police detain black man picking up rubbish outside home

Friday 8th of March 2019, 1:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boulder

An officer in Boulder is placed on leave while an internal investigation takes place, reports say.
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Colorado police confront man picking up rubbish on his lawn

Friday 8th of March 2019, 2:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

Gun-wielding police in the US state of Colorado have been filmed confronting a man picking up trash on his lawn.
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China exports saw biggest fall in three years in February

Friday 8th of March 2019, 7:02
related countries: China China

The latest China trade data points to further signs of strain in the world's second largest economy.
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International Women's Day: Namibia's Monica Geingos

Friday 8th of March 2019, 9:02
related countries: Namibia Namibia

Monica Geingos is a successful businesswoman, entrepreneur and the first lady of Namibia.
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Moment SpaceX Dragon capsule undocks from ISS

Friday 8th of March 2019, 10:51
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

The unmanned commercial test vehicle will splash down in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday afternoon.
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Accor investigates 'Aboriginal segregation' at Australia hotel

Friday 8th of March 2019, 11:27
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Alice Springs

Hotel group Accor is investigating claims that Aboriginals were given inferior rooms at an Alice Springs hotel.
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Finland's government resigns over failed healthcare reform

Friday 8th of March 2019, 11:33
related countries: Finland Finland

Finland's cabinet resigns en masse after failing to achieve its signature healthcare reform policy.
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Berliners get day off for Women's Day

Friday 8th of March 2019, 13:17
related countries: Germany Germany

German capital makes Women's Day a public holiday for the first time.
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SpaceX: Dragon capsule splashes down after ISS mission

Friday 8th of March 2019, 14:06
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

SpaceX's capsule has splashed down after a week-long test mission to the International Space Station.
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SpaceX Dragon demo capsule returns to Earth

Friday 8th of March 2019, 14:50
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

The SpaceX Dragon capsule completes its demonstration flight with a splashdown in the Atlantic.
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US jobs shock as growth slows

Friday 8th of March 2019, 15:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: February

The world's largest economy added just 20,000 jobs in February, but wage growth picked up.
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In pictures: Lights go out on Venezuela's capital Caracas

Friday 8th of March 2019, 16:11
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

The city faces its second day without power, causing all shops, schools and workplaces to close.
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Venezuela power cuts: Blackouts hit Caracas and spread

Friday 8th of March 2019, 17:59
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Schools and workplaces shut down as the country faces a second day without electricity.
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US women footballers sue federation

Friday 8th of March 2019, 19:24
related countries: United States United States

The 28 members of the US women's football squad have filed a lawsuit for discrimination against the US Soccer Federation.
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Diego Maradona 'accepts paternity of three children' in Cuba

Friday 8th of March 2019, 21:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Cuba Cuba

The Argentine footballer is to acknowledge he fathered three children in Cuba, his lawyer says.
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Algerians gather in largest protest against Bouteflika

Friday 8th of March 2019, 21:18
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Riot police fired tear gas to prevent protesters reaching a road leading to the presidential palace.
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Jussie Smolett: Chicago grand jury charges US actor over hate hoax

Friday 8th of March 2019, 23:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

A grand jury in Chicago returns 16 counts against Jussie Smollett for filing a false police report.
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