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Trump praises China's Xi over handling of North Korea

Friday, April 28th 2017, 1:55
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

The US president said he believed China's leader was "trying very hard" to end the escalating crisis.
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Dividing line

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 20:48

Donald Trump has continued to promise to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. But he'll have to get through a lot of obstacles first.
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What next?

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 18:39

BBC defence and diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus answers your questions on US-North Korea tensions.
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Fighting continues at site where US dropped MOAB

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 12:43
related places: Moab

The BBC's Auliya Atrafi discovers so-called Islamic State is still active in the area hit by a huge US bomb.
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Trump's immigrant crime hotline trolled with calls about aliens and UFOs

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 11:20

The US government line was set up for victims of crimes "committed by removable criminal aliens".
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North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system 'within days'

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 8:39
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: North

The Thaad system to protect South Korea from the North will be activated "within days", says the US.
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Thursday, April 27th 2017, 7:14

The latest purge is over alleged links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.
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North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 5:53
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Donald Trump's strategy aims to apply both economic and diplomatic pressure on Kim Jong-un.
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US police killer Eric Frein is sentenced to death

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 4:09
related places: Pennsylvania

Eric Frein killed an officer before hiding in the Pennsylvania mountains in 2014, sparking a manhunt.
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Trump seeks tax windfall for business

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 20:52

Analysts say the plan will add trillions to the deficit but the US government says growth will fund it.
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North Korea tensions: US ready to 'bring Kim Jong-un to his senses'

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 20:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

A US missile defence system in South Korea 'will defeat North Korean threat', says a top commander.
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Thaad: South Korea protests over US missile defence system

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 11:38

South Koreans protest over deployment of US missile defence system.
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US and South Korea hold live-fire drill

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 11:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

The military exercise took place around 15 miles from the border with North Korea.
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North Korea tensions: US installs missile defence system in S Korea

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 9:18
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea

The move sparks protests and is opposed by China which says it could upset regional security.
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Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live then takes own life

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 21:31
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Facebook's processes were already under scrutiny after video of a US killing stayed online for hours.
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Obama criticised for '$400,000 Wall Street speech'

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 21:15
related places: Wall Street

The former US president previously admonished "fat cat bankers".
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Turkey air strikes on Kurds in Syria and Iraq spark US concern

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 19:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Air strikes in Syria and Iraq kill about two dozen fighters from two Kurdish groups.
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Here we go again

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 18:56

The US is days away from a potential government shutdown. It's happened before. What is going on?
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North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 17:05
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang

It comes amid heightened tensions, and fears North Korea is planning more nuclear or missile tests.
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Beyonce to offer US college scholarships to female students

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 16:46

The singer will give young women the chance to study the creative arts, music, literature and African-American studies.
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Global impact

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 16:43

Seven ways Donald Trump's presidency has changed the US and its relationship with the world.
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Somali-American Ilhan Omar on historic US election win

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 15:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ilhan Omar explains how she made history to become the first Somali-American legislator in the US.
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Arkansas executes murderers Jack Jones and Marcel Williams

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 9:06
related places: Lawyers

The men are put to death in the first double execution on the same day for 17 years in the US.
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US embassy 'promotes Trump's Florida resort'

Monday, April 24th 2017, 23:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Trump, Lago

Democrats say a post on the US embassy website in London promotes the president's Mar-a-Lago resort.
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US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres

Monday, April 24th 2017, 20:54
related countries: Israel Israel

Prosecutors say Michael Kadar made hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.
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US imposes 'sweeping' Syria sanctions over 'chemical' attack

Monday, April 24th 2017, 19:33
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Washington

Washington says its "sweeping" sanctions target 271 employees of Syria's state scientific agency.
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Obama at Chicago youth event: 'I'm old'

Monday, April 24th 2017, 17:40
related places: America, Chicago

A relaxed-looking Barack Obama soon felt his age at his first public event since leaving the White House.
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Trump calls record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson

Monday, April 24th 2017, 17:13

'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.
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US girl, 4, survives fall from bus

Monday, April 24th 2017, 15:39
related places: Arkansas

She escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US record

Monday, April 24th 2017, 15:00

Space station commander Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space.
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China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

Monday, April 24th 2017, 14:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it could sink a US aircraft carrier.
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Somalia drought fuelling piracy - US Africa command head

Monday, April 24th 2017, 11:09

Piracy has resumed off the Somali coast in recent months after a five-year lull.
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North Korean university names detained US citizen

Monday, April 24th 2017, 5:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Kim

Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.
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Romania tennis captain Nastase suspended

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 15:50
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania captain Ilie Nastase is suspended by the International Tennis Federation over an incident that left Johanna Konta in tears.
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North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier Vinson

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 14:28
related places: Vinson

The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.
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North Korea 'detains American citizen'

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 8:14

The detention of a third US man comes amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 6:39
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

In a raft of decrees, King Salman fires his civil service minister and makes his son US ambassador.
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Gunshot survivors bare all for photographer

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 23:02

Photographer Kathy Shorr has photographed 101 gun shooting survivors throughout the US in a powerful new photography project.
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American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 21:12
related places: San Francisco

An American Airlines employee is removed from duty after the ugly exchange in San Francisco.
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American Airlines pram clash: Footage captures aftermath

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 20:34

A passenger said a mother had been struck with a pram as it was forcibly removed by the employee.
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US to honour 'dumb' Australia migrant deal

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 6:49
related countries: Australia Australia

The US agrees to accept asylum seekers under a resettlement plan previously condemned by President Trump.
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Syria war: US ground troops kill 'leading IS member'

Friday, April 21st 2017, 21:55

The US says Abdurakhmon Uzbeki is a close associate of the IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

Friday, April 21st 2017, 20:47
related countries: Russia Russia

Donald Trump says US oil firms, including Exxon Mobil, cannot resume drilling in Russia.
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Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

Friday, April 21st 2017, 20:38
related countries: Russia Russia

Valery Seleznev said the sentence was "passed by man-eaters" and that his son was "abducted".
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What this woman's freedom teaches us

Friday, April 21st 2017, 20:13

The freeing of the US-Egypt prisoner tells us a lot about President Trump's deal-making behind the scenes.
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Two more arrested in Michigan in first FGM prosecution in US

Friday, April 21st 2017, 17:14
related places: Michigan

The Michigan couple allegedly performed the procedure on girls between the ages of six to eight.
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Trump welcomes freed US-Egypt prisoner Aya Hijazi to White House

Friday, April 21st 2017, 16:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Obama administration had failed to secure 30-year-old Aya Hijazi's release in Cairo.
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Arkansas executes Ledell Lee in first death penalty use in 12 years

Friday, April 21st 2017, 13:48

A US Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for the first in the state's planned spate of executions.
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Syria chemical weapons: 'No doubt' Damascus retains stocks

Friday, April 21st 2017, 12:24
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

US Defence Secretary James Mattis says Damascus would be ill-advised to use chemical weapons again.
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Trump launches investigation into steel dumping

Friday, April 21st 2017, 7:41

Investigation is designed to stop countries from exporting artificially cheap steel to the US.
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US 'debates charging Julian Assange'

Friday, April 21st 2017, 1:31
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Wikileaks founder has been granted asylum by Ecuador in London so is beyond the reach of the US.
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Trump on Paris shooting: 'It just never ends'

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 20:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The US president reacts to the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris.
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US fugitive teacher found with student after month on run

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 18:42

Tad Cummins and his student, Elizabeth Thomas, have been missing since 13 March.
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US and South Korea carry out Max Thunder military drill

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 12:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The US and South Korea are carrying out a combat training exercise.
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US accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations' amid nuclear tensions

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 12:18
related countries: Iran Iran

The US secretary of state says Iran seeks to destabilise the Middle East and hurt US interests.
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Lauren Hutton, 73, models CK underwear

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 9:03
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

The American Gigolo star appears alongside Kirsten Dunst in a new advert directed by Sofia Coppola.
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California gunman kills three 'in race attack' in Fresno

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 19:12
related places: California

The African American suspect was motivated by a hatred for white people, police in California say.
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Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 16:33
related places: Trump

Cutbacks come after President Donald Trump's controversial travel bans target Middle East.
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Holiday Inn hotels hit by card payment system hack

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 12:31
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

About 1,200 hotels in the US and Puerto Rico were infected by credit card-stealing malware.
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North Korea tension: US 'armada' was not sailing to Korean peninsula

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 9:38

The Carl Vinson strike group sailed in the opposite direction despite US statements, it has emerged.
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North Korea missile launch a 'provocation', US defence chief says

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 21:32
related countries: China China

The US defence secretary says the US is working with China to reduce tensions.
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'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after car chase

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 21:03

Police tracked down Steve Stephens after he was spotted by employees at a drive-thru McDonald's.
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Trump order to target foreign worker visa programme

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 20:24
related countries: India India

India's technology sector is worried about the US president's order to overhaul a visa programme.
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Weetabix to be sold to US company Post Holdings

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 9:10
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British cereal firm is to be bought in a £1.4bn deal, its Chinese owner confirms.
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North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 9:05
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump, Don

A senior official tells the BBC this may happen "weekly", as the US warns: "Don't test Trump."
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North Korea: 'We will react with nuclear strike'

Monday, April 17th 2017, 19:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea's vice-foreign minister warns the US against military action, in a BBC interview.
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Pence: US era of strategic patience with North Korea over

Monday, April 17th 2017, 15:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea

US Vice-President Mike Pence says "all options are on the table" when dealing with Pyongyang.
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Pence warns North Korea not to test Donald Trump

Monday, April 17th 2017, 12:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea

US Vice-President Mike Pence tells North Korea "all options are on the table" after its failed missile launch.
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Race detective

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 23:26

A business analyst in the US sifts through data and photos to identify running cheats.
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North Korea nuclear: US 'working with China' on response

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 15:29
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

Trump's top security adviser says they are planning a response to North Korea's nuclear programme.
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Egypt court acquits charity worker Aya Hijazi

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 14:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The US-Egyptian citizen has been detained since 2014 on charges that rights groups called bogus.
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Trump tax march: Thousands urge president to release finances

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 4:09

Protesters in more than 150 locations across the US call on the president to release his tax returns.
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North Korea: Mike Pence in Seoul to reaffirm support to Asia allies

Saturday, April 15th 2017, 22:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul, Asia

Mike Pence is to reaffirm US support to its allies amid concerns over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
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North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack' amid show of force

Saturday, April 15th 2017, 9:40

The warning to the US came during an elaborate display of military force in the country's capital.
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MOAB strike: 90 IS fighters killed in Afghanistan

Saturday, April 15th 2017, 7:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The fighters were killed in the most powerful non-nuclear bomb ever used by the US in combat.
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Liberal fake news

Friday, April 14th 2017, 23:39

Following the results of the US presidential race, has fake news from the left seen a surge in popularity?
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US elite school Choate Rosemary Hall 'sorry' over sexual abuse

Friday, April 14th 2017, 23:03

Students at an elite school in Connecticut were sexually abused for over four decades, a report says.
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MOAB strike: US military defends use of massive bomb in Afghanistan

Friday, April 14th 2017, 18:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

US and Afghan forces at the blast site reportedly saw no evidence of civilian casualties.
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US governor unveils dung on budget plan

Friday, April 14th 2017, 18:00

Jim Justice shows everyone what he thinks of West Virginia's budget proposal.
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China fears North Korea-US conflict 'at any moment'

Friday, April 14th 2017, 14:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The concern comes as the US takes a tough line on North Korea, which may test another nuclear device.
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US troops to help Somalia fight al-Shabab

Friday, April 14th 2017, 14:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The last regular US soldiers left after the "Black Hawk Down" killings of special forces personnel.
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MOAB strike: US bombing of IS in Afghanistan 'killed dozens'

Friday, April 14th 2017, 14:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US "mother of all bombs" attack did not affect civilians, the Afghan defence ministry says.
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The moment MOAB bomb struck IS cave and tunnel systems

Friday, April 14th 2017, 11:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Moab

Footage shows the massive bomb being dropped by US forces on IS cave systems in Afghanistan.
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US military drops 'mother of all bombs on IS' in Afghanistan

Friday, April 14th 2017, 4:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The GBU-43/B bomb was used for the first time in combat to target IS in Afghanistan, the US says.
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FGM charge for Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala in US first

Friday, April 14th 2017, 0:27
related places: Detroit

Jumana Nagarwala could face life in jail if convicted of mutilating young girls over more than a decade.
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Syrian-American poet's view of the conflict

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 23:08
related countries: Syria Syria

Amal Kassir lost 11 family members in Syria last Tuesday - but not in the suspected chemical attack.
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Giant whale shark caught on camera by US divers

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 15:37

Diver Keith Brock and his wife capture a rare close-up video of the shark off the east coast of the United States.
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How Rosa Parks' house moved 4,000 miles

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 15:14

An artist took extreme measures to preserve a former home of the American civil rights pioneer.
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Trump reverses course in 24 hours from Nato to China to Fed

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 12:53
related countries: China China

From China to the Federal Reserve, the US president flip-flops, hinting at a more pragmatic style.
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Trumplomacy

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 2:51

Foreign Minister Lavrov complained about US actions and its press corps, writes Barbara Plett Usher.
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Fatally flawed

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 2:35

A double murder highlights an array of flaws and loopholes in US law that keep guns in the hands of domestic abusers.
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Secret US nuclear bomb videos revealed

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 22:18
related places: California

After decades of secrecy, a California based laboratory has digitalised a hoard of recently unclassified US nuclear testing videos
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US comedian Charlie Murphy dies of leukaemia aged 57

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 22:11

He was actor Eddie Murphy's older brother and starred on comedian Dave Chappelle's TV show.
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Trump changes mind over Nato

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 20:28

The US president says he is taking back his comments after Nato committed to fighting terrorism.
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Rex Tillerson: 'Low level of trust between our countries'

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 19:45
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The US secretary of state held talks with his Russian counterpart, and President Putin, in Moscow.
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Boko Haram 'plot to attack UK and US embassies foiled'

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 14:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Militant Islamists planned to attack UK and US embassies in Abuja, Nigeria's spy agency says.
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Ohio prison inmates 'built computers and hid them in ceiling'

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 11:03

The pair of prisoners at a US institution obtained the hardware through a PC recycling programme.
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Xi-Trump call: China urges 'peaceful' North Korea solution

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 8:06
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

Tensions have risen on the Korean peninsula after US warships were dispatched to the region.
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US accuses Russia of covering up Syria chemical attack

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 21:12
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Russia has tried to deflect blame for a deadly chemical attack away from the Syrian government, the US has said.
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Malala Yousafzai named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 10:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peace, New York

Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai has been made the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace at a ceremony in New York, USA.
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