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Afghan sports coach says she will flee after dog shot dead

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 0:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Sahba Barakzai, who teaches sport to young girls in Afghanistan, was attacked while walking the dog.
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Coronavirus: The Valentine messages to medics in Singapore

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 2:46
related countries: Singapore Singapore

People in Singapore are posting messages of thanks to healthcare professionals treating coronavirus.
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Kangaroo Island: Tree climber helps save koalas

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 6:08
related countries: Australia Australia

A professional tree climber is using his skills to rescue koalas in fire-ravaged areas of Australia.
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India court 'alarmed' at MPs' criminal records

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 8:04
related countries: India India

India's top court said the "alarming rise" of "criminal candidates" had to be addressed urgently.
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US election 2020: Iowa Democratic Party boss resigns over caucus chaos

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 8:58
related countries: United States United States

The important first caucus of the US primaries was marred by technical issues and delays.
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Coronavirus: 'Pariah' cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 9:25
related countries: United States United States

More than 2,000 passengers on the US liner were stranded at sea because of virus fears.
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Jamaica deportation: 'I’m numb, hurt, wounded'

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 10:26
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Rupert Smith, one of 17 convicted offenders deported to Jamaica, says he has "had his life taken away".
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Australia fires: New South Wales blazes all 'contained'

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 10:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian fire officials call it "great news" but record-breaking rain causes severe flooding.
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Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition forces face trials over violations

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 11:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

It is the first time the coalition has taken action against military personnel involved in the war.
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France's Macron vows to protect Mont Blanc from overcrowding

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 12:04
related countries: France France

France will create a new reserve around the mountain amid concerns over tourism and pollution.
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Nasa 're-masters' classic 'Pale Blue Dot' image of Earth

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 12:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth

The US space agency reprocesses the Voyager probe's iconic "Pale Blue Dot" picture of Planet Earth.
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USS Cole bombing: Sudan agrees to compensate families

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 13:13
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

Two al-Qaeda bombers who had been trained in Sudan attacked the ship in 2000 killing 17 US sailors.
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Russian YouTuber Bashir Dokhov hangs Putin portrait in lift

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 13:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Bashir Dokhov hung the portrait in an apartment block to gauge public opinion on the president.
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Wanted: New astronauts for Nasa Moon mission

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 13:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mars, Moon

The US space agency is looking for new astronauts to join future missions to the Moon and Mars.
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Coronavirus outbreak: Chinese medics shave heads

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 14:57
related countries: China China
related places: Wuhan

Medics in Wuhan resort to shaving their heads in a bid to prevent cross-infection of the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 15:40
related countries: China China

Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method.
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Terni: Italian home of St Valentine seeks US partner city

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 15:58
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States
related places: Terni

Officials in Terni, in the Umbrian hills, are hoping to find a "romantic" US city to twin with.
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Dutch letter-bomb blackmail campaign targets companies

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 16:31
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Police are investigating a spate of letter-bomb attacks on companies across the Netherlands.
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French farmers march to free man who shot teenager

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 17:05
related countries: France France

Jean-Louis Leroux admits opening fire on a group of suspected thieves, seriously wounding one.
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US doctor cites vaccination 'regrets' in suicide note

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 17:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

The Chicago doctor's note suggests he had become "averse" to vaccination and may have falsified records.
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Hafiz Saeed: Will Pakistan's 'terror cleric' stay in jail?

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 17:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Hafiz Saeed is the first high profile figure jailed for terrorism financing in Pakistan.
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US-Taliban talks: Pompeo hails 'pretty important breakthrough'

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 18:58
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state says there has been progress in recent days but a deal is yet to be reached.
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Woman who learned English from Jeopardy! becomes contestant

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 20:26
related countries: Canada Canada, China China

Kristyna Ng, who moved to Canada from China as a child, says Jeopardy! helped her learn English.
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US Senate votes to curb Trump's war powers on Iran

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 21:17
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Trump

The war powers resolution bans President Trump from attacking Iran without congressional approval.
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Customer knocks shoplifting suspect off his feet

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 22:01
related countries: Georgia Georgia

A man in Georgia helped police stop a suspected shoplifter who'd fled into a supermarket car park.
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Huawei: US issues new charges of racketeering and theft

Thursday 13th of February 2020, 22:03
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors have added racketeering and theft to a list of charges against the embattled telecoms company.
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