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Stuck in Syria: 'Can you forgive your IS father?'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 0:08
related countries: Syria Syria

Many IS foreign fighters brought families with them to Syria who are now asking for help to leave.
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Bubble tea: A sweet treat that went global

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 0:10
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The BBC's Sarah Toms looks at why bubble tea is proving so popular in Singapore and around the world
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Yalta: World War Two summit that reshaped the world

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 0:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

As World War Two was ending the leaders of the UK, US and USSR met to plan post-war peace.
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How Africa has been frozen out of Libya peace efforts

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 0:18
related countries: Libya Libya

"African capitals complain, with good reason, that Libya has become a toy of various powers," according to one analyst.
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Coronavirus: China wildlife trade ban 'should be permanent'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 1:33
related countries: China China

China should apply a permanent ban on the wildlife trade in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
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UK vs EU: What both sides want from a post-Brexit trade deal

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 2:58
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brussels, London

BBC correspondents in London and Brussels analyse what's at stake in post-Brexit trade negotiations.
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Mayhem and mishaps during Norway's gruelling dog sled race

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 3:54
related countries: Norway Norway

The scenery is stunning but the conditions are freezing, and this year, there were some very difficult toilet situations.
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Obituary: Daniel arap Moi, former Kenyan president

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 4:55
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Moi

He dominated Kenya for more than 25 years but his legacy was economic stagnation and corruption.
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The story of Iowa vote? 'This system sucks'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 6:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Iowa

The first vote in the race to find a Democratic candidate for US president is engulfed in confusion.
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Climate change: Australian TV audience boos sceptical senator

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 8:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Jim Molan was laughed at while on a live TV show, in an incident that has got Australia talking.
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Coronavirus: China admits 'shortcomings and deficiencies'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 8:30
related countries: China China

China also orders a crackdown on illegal wildlife markets, where the virus reportedly emerged.
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Seven on trial for fake French minister Le Drian scam

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 10:37
related countries: France France

Alleged fraudsters used a silicone mask to pose as a French minister in an elaborate scam.
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Bang Bang: The artist who’s tattooed LeBron James, Lewis Hamilton and Thierry Henry

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 10:53
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Tattoo artist Bang Bang tells his stories of inking the world’s biggest sports stars and celebrities, and reveals the tattoos that Katy Perry and Kylie Jenner have done on him.
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'Kenya's ex-President Daniel arap Moi jailed my father'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 10:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Moi

The BBC's Ferdinand Omondi shares some very personal memories of Kenya's former president.
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Iran sentences man to death for spying for the CIA

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 11:49
related countries: Iran Iran

The judiciary alleges that Amir Rahimpour passed on information about the Iranian nuclear programme.
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Coronavirus outbreak not yet pandemic - World Health Organization

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 12:13
related countries: China China

The comments come despite the deadly virus has spread from China to 25 nations around the world.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: South Korean fans compensated after Juventus forward fails to play

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 12:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean court has ordered a local match organiser to pay compensation to two fans after Cristiano Ronaldo did not play in a Juventus friendly as advertised.
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Kenya's former President Daniel arap Moi dies aged 95

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 14:55
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Moi

President Kenyatta pays tribute to his former mentor, saying the nation has lost a "great man".
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Kenya's deadly school stampede in Kakamega: 'Students fell on top of me'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 16:29
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Kakamega

Eyewitness accounts after at least 14 people died in a primary school in western Kenya.
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Homeless US student population 'highest in more than a decade'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

Most stay with friends or family after losing their homes but others live in abandoned buildings.
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Coronavirus: Chinese targeted as Italians panic

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 16:52
related countries: Italy Italy, China China

Italy's leaders condemn a series of incidents affecting Chinese students and tourists.
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Mila: 'No regrets' for French teen targeted for criticising Islam

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 17:37
related countries: France France

Mila posted a video criticising Islam. Death threats followed and she has not gone back to school.
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Polish judge suspended in row over court shake-up

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 17:50
related countries: Poland Poland

The conservative government's legal changes have led to street demonstrations.
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Syria war: Turkey will not let Syrian army advance in Idlib, says Erdogan

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 17:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria
related places: Erdogan, Idlib

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says an offensive is driving civilians towards the Turkish border.
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French prosecutors to investigate rape claim of ice skating champion

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 18:18
related countries: France France

French skater Sarah Abitbol says her former coach, Gilles Beyer, first raped her when she was 15.
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Lesotho First Lady Maesaiah Thabane faces charge of murdering rival

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 18:56
related countries: Lesotho Lesotho

The prime minister's wife is to be formally charged with murdering her husband's previous wife.
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New Zealand flash floods leave tourists stranded

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 20:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Bad weather in the south of the country has hampered rescue efforts with hundreds still awaiting rescue.
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Anti-Semitic sculpture to remain on German church

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 21:45
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Wittenberg

A court rules that "Judensau" image can stay on the facade of a Wittenberg church linked to Luther.
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State of the Union: Trump to focus on 'great American comeback'

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 21:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Union, Congress

The ongoing impeachment trial is hanging over the president's address to Congress this year.
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Irish general election: Leaders clash in RTÉ debate

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 23:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The leaders of Ireland's three biggest parties exchange insults in the final TV election debate.
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Tskaltubo: Georgia's abandoned resort that refugees call home

Tuesday 4th of February 2020, 23:58
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia plans to revive Tskaltubo, an abandoned Soviet-era spa town, but it's an uncertain time for thousands of civil war refugees living among the decaying sanatoriums.
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