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What happend on March 8th 2020

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Confessions of a call-centre scammer

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 0:09
related countries: India India

How Indian call-centre scammers justified tricking Western victims out of hard-earned money.
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Expelled from the US and now in limbo in Sierra Leone

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 0:26
related countries: United States United States, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Saren Idaho and Prince Latoya were sent to Sierra Leone, where they say they have no roots.
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Romania racism row: Bakers from Sri Lanka feel the heat

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 0:29
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Romania Romania

A migration debate has gripped a small Romanian town after the arrival of three Sri Lankan bakers.
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Coronavirus: China's classrooms without students

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 0:37
related countries: China China

All schools and colleges in China have been closed for more than two weeks in the fight against coronavirus.
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Al-Shabab's Bashir Mohamed Qorgab 'killed in air strike in Somalia'

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 11:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

The US military was hunting for the jihadist, but it has not yet commented on reports of his death.
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Coronavirus: Ten dead in China quarantine hotel collapse

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 16:55
related countries: China China
related places: Quanzhou

The search for survivors continues at the building which was being used as a coronavirus quarantine facility.
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Six Nations 2020: Scotland 28-17 France - Grand Slam bid ends at Murrayfield

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 17:03
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mohamed Haouas is sent off as Scotland beat France 28-17 to end their bid for a Six Nations Grand Slam with a fourth consecutive Murrayfield defeat.
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Coronavirus: Northern Italy quarantines 16 million people

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 17:18
related countries: Italy Italy

A quarter of the population is in lockdown as Italy takes drastic action to control Covid-19.
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Avalanches in Austrian Alps kill at least six

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 18:59
related countries: Austria Austria

Five of the victims are believed to be Czechs on a walking trip, the sixth is a police officer.
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Chinese group to complete British Steel takeover

Sunday 8th of March 2020, 23:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

The Chinese Jingye Group has said that the £50m takeover is due to be completed on Monday.
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