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Idlib before the war: Carpets, olives and handcrafts

Monday 9th of March 2020, 0:12
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

What was Idlib like as a place to live when Syria was at peace?
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Yemen: The doctor on the front line after years of war

Monday 9th of March 2020, 0:15
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen’s healthcare system is on the verge of collapse after five years of a devastating war.
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Fury fuels historic women's strike in Mexico

Monday 9th of March 2020, 0:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Outrage over violence against women is a key part of a national women's strike in the country.
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Letter from Africa: The spread of coronavirus prejudice in Kenya

Monday 9th of March 2020, 0:39
related countries: Kenya Kenya, China China

Before it recorded a single case of the virus, Kenya witnessed a number of anti-Chinese incidents.
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Oil plunges in Asia as producers start price war

Monday 9th of March 2020, 2:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Failure of oil cartel Opec and ally Russia to agree to supply cuts has seen prices crash more than 20%.
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Coronavirus: 'Shaming' of Australia GP with virus angers doctors

Monday 9th of March 2020, 2:30
related countries: Australia Australia

The GP had been publicly rebuked for treating patients while unaware he had coronavirus.
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Skywhale: Controversial hot air balloon returns to Canberra

Monday 9th of March 2020, 3:16
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

A controversial public artwork returns to Australia’s capital for a balloon spectacular.
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International Women's Day: Clashes mar Mexico City march

Monday 9th of March 2020, 5:37
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Dozens are injured as activists throw petrol bombs and police use tear gas during a women's protest.
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Coronavirus: Italy death toll soars amid travel ban

Monday 9th of March 2020, 6:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's coronavirus death toll jumps by 133 in a day to 366, as millions adapt to new restrictions.
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Flight MH17: Trial opens of four accused of murdering 298 over Ukraine

Monday 9th of March 2020, 9:55
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Netherlands Netherlands

Four men are accused of downing the jet over Ukraine, but are absent from the Dutch court.
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Venezuela fire: Thousands of voting machines burned

Monday 9th of March 2020, 11:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A blaze razes the main warehouse holding machines used in elections in Venezuela.
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Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok survives assassination attempt

Monday 9th of March 2020, 11:56
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

An explosion hit Abdalla Hamdok's motorcade as he was on his way to work in the capital, Khartoum.
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Why three senior Saudi princes have been silenced

Monday 9th of March 2020, 11:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The removal of close relatives of the Saudi crown prince is fuelling much speculation and rumour.
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EU to take in some child migrants stuck in Greece

Monday 9th of March 2020, 12:48
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Unaccompanied minors and sick children will be relocated from Greece, amid tensions with Turkey.
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Coronavirus: 'Italy lockdown cut me off from my husband'

Monday 9th of March 2020, 13:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Kaila Haines found herself stuck in Milan due to Italy's efforts to contain the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Italy in 'massive shock therapy' pledge to offset virus impact

Monday 9th of March 2020, 14:03
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian economy takes a hit, as millions try to adapt to new coronavirus restrictions.
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DaBaby: US rapper apologises for hitting female fan

Monday 9th of March 2020, 14:16
related countries: United States United States

The chart-topping rapper was filmed lashing out at a woman who was filming him on her phone.
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Max Von Sydow: Eight of his most famous roles

Monday 9th of March 2020, 15:44
related countries: Sweden Sweden

The Swedish actor starred in films including The Exorcist and The Diving Bell and The Butterfly.
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Pixar's Onward 'banned by four Middle East countries' over gay reference

Monday 9th of March 2020, 16:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Kuwait, Oman Oman

Several Middle East countries ban the film because of a reference to lesbian parents, reports say.
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Colombian police rescue 2,000 smuggled freshwater turtles

Monday 9th of March 2020, 17:09
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The turtles were found by a sniffer dog during a routine check at an airport in Colombia.
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Led Zeppelin did not steal Stairway To Heaven riff, appeals court rules

Monday 9th of March 2020, 17:33
related countries: United States United States

A US appeals court rules the rock band did not steal the opening riff in Stairway To Heaven.
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Coronavirus: Death toll jumps again in Italy's 'darkest hour'

Monday 9th of March 2020, 20:20
related countries: Italy Italy

Fatalities and infections increase amid nationwide prison riots over measures to control the outbreak.
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Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis

Monday 9th of March 2020, 20:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Israel to bring in 14-day quarantine for all arrivals

Monday 9th of March 2020, 20:28
related countries: Israel Israel

Everyone arriving in Israel will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days, its PM says.
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Afghanistan conflict: US begins withdrawing troops

Monday 9th of March 2020, 22:18
related countries: United States United States

The withdrawal is part of an historic peace deal with the Taliban that aims to end the 18-year war.
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Mexican women strike to protest against gender-based violence

Monday 9th of March 2020, 23:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Millions of women stay away from work and school to show what a society without women looks like.
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Going to meet the migrant son I thought was dead

Monday 9th of March 2020, 23:59
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Thanks to a BBC report, Indonesian mother Hana Bedong was reunited with her son, who she last saw when he was six.
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