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Yoshihide Suga elected Japan's new prime minister succeeding Shinzo Abe

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 5:31
related countries: Japan Japan

Yoshihide Suga is largely expected to stay his predecessor Shinzo Abe's course.
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Yoshihide Suga: The unexpected rise of Japan’s new prime minister

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 6:00
related countries: Japan Japan

What we know about the new leader who replaces long-time premier Shinzo Abe.
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Melania Trump: New metal statue unveiled in Slovenia

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 8:34
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

A new bronze statue in Slovenia takes the place of the former wooden one, set on fire last year.
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Gaza violence flares after Israel signs deals with Gulf states

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 9:07
related countries: Israel Israel

A fresh round of violence between Palestinian militants and Israel follows a ceremony in Washington.
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US West Coast fires: Smoke spreads to New York and Washington

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 10:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, New York

Smoke from the West Coast fires casts a haze over the eastern cities of Washington DC and New York.
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Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 11:24
related countries: Barbados Barbados

The government of Barbados says the time has come to leave the colonial past behind.
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Unicef condemns jailing of Nigeria teen for 'blasphemy'

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 14:25
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Kano

The 13-year-old was sentenced to 10 years in prison for blasphemy by an Islamic court in Kano.
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Rosa Parks: US civil rights legend's house displayed in Naples

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 15:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Naples

The US civil rights activist briefly lived in the house after her famous bus protest in the 1950s.
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US election 2020: Could Biden's Latino problem lose him the White House?

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 15:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The push by Democrats to reach Florida's Hispanic voters may have come too late.
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Coronavirus: Ukraine accuses Belarus over stranded Jewish pilgrims

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 15:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Belarus Belarus

Hundreds are stranded at the nations' border as Ukraine's Covid rules block entry to foreigners.
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Chinese and Malaysian hackers charged by US over attacks

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 17:04
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, United States United States, China China

Five Chinese and two Malaysian men are charged by the US over separate alleged hacking plots.
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Hurricane Sally: 'Catastrophic flooding' as storm hits US

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 18:27
related countries: United States United States

Authorities warn of "historic and catastrophic flooding" as Sally makes landfall.
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US election 2020: When will we get a result for the US election?

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 18:35
related countries: United States United States

Lots of postal ballots, legal disputes and stubborn candidates could delay the results.
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Belarus protests: Maria Kolesnikova charged under security law

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 20:54
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Maria Kolesnikova is said to have refused to leave Belarus after leading anti-government rallies.
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Biden says US trade deal hinges on UK 'respect' for Good Friday Agreement

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 21:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The presidential candidate says peace in Northern Ireland cannot become a "casualty of Brexit".
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The Australian family that travels 1,800km to run an outback pub

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 23:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

The Ellis family in Australia make frequent trips on a small plane, fulfilling what they call "a dream".
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Coronavirus: CDC director vs President Trump on face masks and vaccines

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 23:05
related countries: United States United States

The Centers for Disease Control director and US president give contrasting messages on coronavirus.
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'For me whale meat is my childhood, my memories'

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 23:22
related countries: Norway Norway

Sales of whale meat rise in Norway, helped by more Norwegians going on staycations.
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The student daring to challenge Thailand’s monarchy

Wednesday 16th of September 2020, 23:24
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul read out a 10-point manifesto calling for reform of the monarchy.
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