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US election: Is this the best way to pick Trump's challenger?

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 0:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The way Democrats pick a nominee takes months, costs a fortune and doesn't even lead to high turnout.
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Afghan conflict: What will Taliban do after signing US deal?

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 0:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A sense of cautious optimism is rising, but Afghanistan's political future is yet to be decided.
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Chile's protest street art: The writing is on the wall

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 0:28
related countries: Chile Chile

Graffiti and street art are flourishing amid continuing anti-government protests in Chile.
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Setomaa: The Estonia-Russia border tearing apart an ancient people

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 0:45
related countries: Russia Russia, Estonia Estonia

The Setos' ancestral home straddles Estonia's border with Russia and has become difficult to cross.
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War of words as Nigerian English recognised by Oxford English Dictionary

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 0:50
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Not everyone is happy that the Oxford English Dictionary now includes several unique Nigerian words.
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Coronavirus: US confirms first death, in Washington state

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 6:05
related countries: United States United States

President Donald Trump says more cases are "likely" but urges people not to panic.
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South Carolina primary: Joe Biden wins decisively

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 6:55
related countries: United States United States

The former vice-president, whose campaign had faltered, claims a huge win in South Carolina's primary.
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Climate change: Warm winter ruins German ice wine harvest

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 10:30
related countries: Germany Germany

Temperatures in Germany's wine-growing regions were not cold enough to produce the dessert wine.
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Slovakia election: Anti-corruption party takes lead

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 11:25
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

The campaign was dominated by anger over the murder of an investigative journalist and his fiancée.
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Syria war: Turkey intensifies Idlib onslaught after air strike

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 16:01
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

Turkey, which backs the Syrian opposition, targets government forces after a spike in tensions.
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Coronavirus: Staff force Louvre closure over infection fears

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 16:16
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The Paris museum remains shut amid "real concern" among staff over the growing number of infections.
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Afghan conflict: President Ashraf Ghani rejects Taliban prisoner release

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 17:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Ashraf Ghani says he has not pledged to free 5,000 militants, as stated in a key US-Taliban deal.
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China Uighurs 'moved into factory forced labour' for foreign brands

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 18:03
related countries: China China

A report says China has moved minority Muslims into factory jobs, where their freedom is restricted.
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Israel elections: Will the Arab Israeli vote swing the third election in a year?

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 18:49
related countries: Israel Israel

Many feel their rights have been eroded by right wing governments, and some are refusing to vote.
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Climate change: Australian summers 'twice as long as winters'

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 20:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

New weather data analysis says climate change has led to major increases in summer temperatures.
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Greece suspends asylum applications as migrants seek to leave Turkey

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 20:58
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Greek officials earlier said they stopped 10,000 migrants crossing the land border with Turkey.
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Coronavirus: South Korea sect leader to face probe over deaths

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 21:02
related countries: China China

Lee Man-hee, 88, is accused of hampering efforts to contain the virus.
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Maslenitsa festival: Belarus soldiers' show of strength

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 21:28
related countries: Belarus Belarus

The intriguing festival that's been celebrated for two thousand years.
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Pete Buttigieg to pull out of Democratic race

Sunday 1st of March 2020, 23:22
related countries: United States United States

Pete Buttigieg to pull out of Democratic Party presidential race after poor placing in South Carolina - US media
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