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Cycling through Europe's deadliest air

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 0:04
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia has been named as the country with the highest rate of pollution-related deaths in Europe.
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Blood on the tracks: Russian mystery of drummer's death in Siberia

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 0:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Dmitry Fyodorov was an aspiring drummer, but he was accused of selling drugs and then found dead.
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Sahel crisis: Burkina Faso to arm civilians against militants

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 0:14
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

The authorities in Burkina Faso are struggling with a growing wave of Islamist militant attacks.
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Mercenary 'Mad Mike' Hoare dies aged 100

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 0:41
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mike Hoare, a controversial figure, became internationally famous for his campaigns in the Congo.
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Australia coronavirus: Hundreds evacuated to Christmas Island

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 4:26
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

The 243 Australians will be quarantined for two weeks at a detention centre on the remote island.
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Coronavirus: Hong Kong hospital staff strike to demand closure of China border

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 5:52
related countries: China China

Workers want the border with mainland China completely shut - but authorities insist it stays open.
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Viewpoint: India budget raises more questions than answers

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 5:56
related countries: India India

India's annual budget is unlikely to kickstart much-needed growth, writes Vivek Kaul.
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'Australia should be ashamed': Koalas found dead on logging site

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 6:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian woman's emotional response to finding dead koalas at a logging site has gone viral.
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Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 20 civilians in attack

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 8:29
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

The attack took place in a village in north-western Burkina Faso late on Saturday.
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Coronavirus: China shares in biggest fall in four years

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 8:47
related countries: China China

The Shanghai index closes nearly 8% lower as investors weigh the impact of the outbreak.
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Iran plane downing: Tehran ends co-operation with Ukraine

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 14:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Iran Iran

It comes after Ukrainian TV aired a leaked exchange between an Iranian pilot and air traffic control.
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Lagos motorbike taxi ban: Chaos as Nigerian city removes okadas

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 14:20
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

There are long queues at bus stations, while some walk for miles in Nigeria's commercial capital.
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Coronavirus: China accuses US of causing panic and 'spreading fear'

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 14:34
related countries: United States United States, China China

The US is denying entry to all foreign nationals who have visited China in the past two weeks.
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Coronavirus: Disabled boy dies in China after father quarantined

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 17:36
related countries: China China

Two officials are sacked after a boy whose father was quarantined for suspected coronavirus dies.
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Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian army shelling in Idlib

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 18:10
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

Turkey's defence ministry says dozens of Syrian troops "were neutralised" in retaliation.
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The many meanings of the pinched fingers emoji

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 18:25
related countries: Italy Italy

The latest wave of emoji have arrived, and one particular 'Italian' icon is raising questions.
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Iowa caucuses: Race to decide election candidates begins

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 19:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Iowa

The race to become the Democratic nominee for the US election starts with the Iowa caucuses.
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Kenya school stampede: At least 14 pupils killed in Kakamega

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 20:11
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Kakamega

The cause of the stampede at Kakamega Primary School in western Kenya is not yet clear.
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Lesbos: Tear gas fired as migrants hold protest over conditions

Monday 3rd of February 2020, 21:09
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek police attempted to break up angry protests over conditions for migrants on the Greek island.
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