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What happend on March 2nd 2020

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US election 2020: Why is the Latino vote so important?

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 0:00
related countries: United States United States

These first-time voters are part of a Latino electorate that has tripled in size since 2000.
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Training troops for the 'world's most dangerous' peacekeeping mission

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 0:00
related countries: Mali Mali, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Army is preparing to send troops into Mali, to join a UN peacekeeping mission.
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What California voters want from US election

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 0:04
related countries: United States United States

As the state prepares to take part in Super Tuesday, residents say their voices are not being heard.
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Australian night sky on show in 'starlapse' video

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 0:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

One man’s love for Queensland’s night skies results in beautiful timelapse images.
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Netflix's Cheer: Inside the world of the UK's student cheerleaders

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 0:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

"It's not other teams we're cheering on, it's ourselves."
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Letter from Africa: Ethiopia's lost Armenian community

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 1:33
related countries: Armenia Armenia

A church and a social club remain as echoes of a once thriving group which played an important role in the country.
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Syria war: Turkish drone strikes 'kill 19 Syrian soldiers'

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 1:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey, which backs the Syrian opposition, targets government forces after a spike in tensions.
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Coronavirus: South Korea's Shincheonji Church claims 'persecution'

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 4:10
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Shincheonji, which is at the centre of South Korea's virus outbreak, defends its secretive practices.
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'Turkish authorities drove us to the border'

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 5:04
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Migrants in Greece told the BBC Turkish authorities encouraged them to cross into the EU from Turkey
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Argentina abortion: President Alberto Fernández proposes legalisation

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 5:07
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Abortion in Argentina is only allowed in cases of rape or if the mother's health is in danger.
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Paragliding over Tenerife's coronavirus-hit hotel

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 5:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some British tourists are heading home after a week quarantined inside their hotel rooms.
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China Uighurs 'moved into factory forced labour' for foreign brands

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 5:34
related countries: China China

A report says China has moved minority Muslims into factory jobs, where their freedom is restricted.
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Pete Buttigieg drops out of Democratic race for White House

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 7:02
related countries: United States United States

The 38-year-old became the first openly gay major-party presidential candidate last year.
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North Korea 'fires two missiles in first test of the year'

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 7:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Pyongyang has previously threatened that the world would "witness a new strategic weapon".
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Guinea-Bissau's Cipriano Cassamá quits amid 'death threats'

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 13:53
related countries: Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Guinea
related places: Bissau

Guinea-Bissau, which has a history of coups, had two presidents following disputed elections.
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Coronavirus: Global growth ‘could halve’ if outbreak intensifies

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 14:28
related countries: Japan Japan

A "longer lasting and more intensive" outbreak could halve growth in 2020, says the OECD.
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Coronavirus: South Korea church leader apologises for virus spread

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 15:32
related countries: China China
related places: Hubei

Lee Man-hee got down on his knees and said the disease's spread was "not intentional".
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Afghan conflict: Taliban to resume attacking local forces after deal with US

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 16:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The group announced the ending of a partial ceasefire, days after signing a deal with the US.
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Turkey says millions of migrants may head to EU

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 17:47
related countries: Greece Greece, Syria Syria

President Erdogan says EU inaction over Syria means he cannot stop migrants heading for Greece.
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Greek coast guards fire into sea near migrant boat

Monday 2nd of March 2020, 21:24
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

The dinghy was also shoved around with boats by coast guards trying to force it back towards Turkey.
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