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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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North Korea lashes out at US Navy strike group move

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 2:15

The foreign ministry says it will respond by "force of arms" to "reckless moves".
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Vashon Island: The place where parents skip jabs

Monday, April 10th 2017, 23:08

An island community with one of the lowest vaccination rates in the US has provoked a storm.
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Syria war: US missiles 'took out 20% of aircraft'

Monday, April 10th 2017, 21:16
related countries: Italy Italy, Syria Syria

The US warns Syria not to use chemical weapons again, as G7 holds key talks in Italy.
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Russian arrested in Spain 'over mass hacking'

Monday, April 10th 2017, 20:43
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

Spanish police say he ran the Kelihos botnet, hacking information and installing malicious software.
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United Airlines: Passenger forcibly removed from flight

Monday, April 10th 2017, 20:15

A video emerges of a man being forcibly removed from his seat because the flight was overbooked.
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World Cup 2026: USA, Canada & Mexico to make joint bid

Monday, April 10th 2017, 18:59
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The USA, Canada and Mexico say they will make a joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup - the first after expansion from 32 to 48 teams.
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Russia papers critical of Trump

Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:12
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Trump

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg looks at how Russia's papers are covering the US attack on Syria.
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Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

Monday, April 10th 2017, 5:52
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The US says Russia bears responsibility for the Syrian chemical attack, ahead of a G7 meeting.
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Trump national security adviser KT McFarland 'to step down'

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 16:08
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland is asked to become Singapore ambassador, US media say.
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North Korea missiles: US warships deployed to Korean peninsula

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 8:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The move comes amid growing concerns about North Korea's missile programme.
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IS in Afghanistan: US special forces soldier is killed

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 22:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The special forces soldier dies in fighting in restive Nangarhar province adjoining Pakistan.
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Syria strike 'vindicates' North Korea's nuclear choice

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 18:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

A government spokesman says the US action proves Pyongyang is right to pursue a nuclear programme.
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Syria war: US 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 3:08
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is "not surprised" by Russia's reaction to the US strikes.
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Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 2:15
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping made his invitation at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
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Twitter forces US to drop demand for Trump critic's details

Friday, April 7th 2017, 21:51
related places: Trump

A government agency wanted the identity of a Trump critic, but has withdrawn their request.
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Syria war: US warns of 'more' after missile strikes

Friday, April 7th 2017, 20:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Its ambassador to the UN says America will not stand by when chemical weapons are used.
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Trump hails 'tremendous' progress in talks with China's Xi

Friday, April 7th 2017, 17:25
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Lago

Was the Chinese leader Xi Jinping angry about the missile strike disrupting his US visit?
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Shifting sands

Friday, April 7th 2017, 17:15
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The US move against the Syrian government is a regional setback for Russia, Konstantin Eggert says.
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Nicola Sturgeon meets Hillary Clinton in New York

Friday, April 7th 2017, 14:31
related places: New York

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets the former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in New York.
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Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to 'chemical attack'

Friday, April 7th 2017, 11:04
related countries: Syria Syria

Cruise missiles hit an air base the US believes launched Tuesday's suspected chemical weapons attack.
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Syria war: US weighs military action following gas 'attack'

Friday, April 7th 2017, 1:07

The US is mulling imminent military action, reports say, following a suspected chemical attack.
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The US parrot which mimics other animals

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 18:39
related places: Tennessee

Einstein, an African grey parrot which lives in a zoo in Tennessee, mimics a dog's bark, a wolf’s cry and more.
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Nunes steps down from US election Russian hacking probe

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 16:23
related countries: Russia Russia

The House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes is now himself under scrutiny from an ethics panel.
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US 'transracial' woman Rachel Dolezal to visit SA

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 13:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

She will speak at an event intended to promote a dialogue for a "non-racial" South Africa.
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Syria 'chemical attack': Trump condemns 'affront to humanity'

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 11:41
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Trump

The US president says his attitude towards Syria and its president has changed "very much".
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Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, study shows

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 4:42
related countries: China China, India India, Russia Russia

Half of the deaths come in just four countries - China, India, the US and Russia, the report says.
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Arkansas executions: One inmate could be spared death

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 1:21
related places: Arkansas

One of eight inmates due to be put to death by the US state of Arkansas this month could be given clemency.
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US-Mexico border crossings at 17-year low

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 20:16
related places: Congress

The homeland security chief tells Congress the trend is "no accident", crediting President Trump.
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Hijabi rapper Mona Haydar: 'There's been a lot of backlash'

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 19:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian-American Muslim poet Mona Haydar tells BBC World Service about reaction to her song celebrating Muslim women who wear the headscarf.
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Steve Bannon loses National Security Council seat

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 16:56

President Trump's senior strategist Steve Bannon loses his place on the US National Security Council.
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Degrees of fear

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 10:57

Will a tougher line on immigration in the US mean deportation for many undocumented university students?
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North Korean missile fired ahead of US-China summit

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 8:12
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: North

The launch comes as the Chinese and US leaders prepare to discuss the North's missile programme.
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Ivanka: 'Where I disagree with my father, he knows it'

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 6:44

Ivanka Trump urges people "not to conflate lack of public denouncement with silence".
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Showdown looms

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 23:33
related places: Trump

What's the problem with the US-China trade relationship - and what can Trump do about it?
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US cut to United Nations Population Fund 'devastating' for vulnerable

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 21:46

The US withdrawal of support for the UN Population Fund is a disaster for women, the UN head says.
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Syria 'chemical attack' down to Assad, US says

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 20:11
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: White House

The White House said the apparent chemical attack that killed 58 in Syria was 'reprehensible'.
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Tesla closes in on General Motors as most valuable US carmaker

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 18:08
related places: Electric

Electric car maker closes in on General Motors to be the most valuable auto firm in the US.
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Trumplomacy

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 16:47
related places: Arab

President Trump's comfort with President Sisi took US embrace of Arab autocrats to a new level.
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Leicester football visit for cancer teen

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 13:30

Travis Hackett, 13, said Leicester City's success helped him to beat leukaemia.
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Saving Mosul's mothers

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 11:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

As the US cuts funding for the UN Family Planning Agency, the BBC profiles a life-saving clinic for those fleeing IS in Iraq.
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