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What happend on March 21st 2020

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Turning SXSW disappointment into an online opportunity

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 0:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Musicians due to play on the British Embassy stage at SXSW in Texas have been offered a platform of a different kind.
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Victor Olaiya: Nigeria's 'evil genius' trumpeter who influenced Fela Kuti

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 0:29
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian Victor Olaiya, who died last month, was a musical pioneer and mentor to the Afrobeat legend.
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Coronavirus: People in Beijing begin to head outdoors

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 0:32
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The BBC's China correspondent Stephen McDonell met people venturing out for the first time in weeks.
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60 days of coronavirus in the US - in 60 seconds

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 0:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Seattle

The first case of Covid-19 in the United States appeared in Seattle, Washington on 21 January.
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North Korea fires two projectiles into sea

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 1:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The launch is the third this month, according South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
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Kenny Rogers: Country music legend dies aged 81

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 6:44
related countries: United States United States

Known for ballads including The Gambler, Rogers "left an indelible mark" on music, his family says.
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Coronavirus: Police clamp down on crowds in Bondi Beach

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 14:21
related countries: Australia Australia

Police temporarily close the beach after crowds exceeded Australia's gathering limit.
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Coronavirus: A father's fears in Kenya's crowded Kibera settlement

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 14:45
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Kibera

A family of seven in one room in Kenya's largest informal settlement fears the spread of Covid-19.
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Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 15:01
related countries: Canada Canada

A billion-year-old continent was larger than previously thought, Canadian geologists find.
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Coronavirus: One in five Americans ordered to stay at home

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 17:55
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A number of US states have ordered shutdowns in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Lombardy region announces stricter measures

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 21:51
related countries: Italy Italy

More than 4,825 people have died in Italy since the outbreak began.
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OneWeb increases mega-constellation to 74 satellites

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 23:18
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The London-based start-up expands its network with a Soyuz launch from Baikonur in Kazakhstan
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German police arrest man over high-speed rail tampering

Saturday 21st of March 2020, 23:50
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Frankfurt

The 51-year-old is accused of loosening bolts on a railway track just before a bridge outside Frankfurt.
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