Impeachment inquiry: Trump berates Democrats in Louisiana

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 06:22
The US president condemns his "corrupt" opponents after public impeachment hearings are scheduled.
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Radio reporter shot dead in the Philippine island of Negros

Al Jazeera - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 06:11
More than 180 people who worked with or for media companies have been killed in the Philippines since 1986.
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Masked university students rally at graduation rites in Hong Kong

Al Jazeera - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 05:58
Over a thousand Chinese University of Hong Kong students shouted pro-democracy chants as they attended ceremony.
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Bitter divides in Bolivia over president's re-election

Al Jazeera - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 05:48
Protesters alleging electoral fraud call on President Evo Morales to resign amid violent clashes between the two camps.
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Malaysia detains Cambodia opposition party vice president: report

Al Jazeera - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 05:42
Mu Sochua and Sam Rainsy, the opposition leader, were scheduled to return to Cambodia on Saturday.
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Alphabet investigates handling of harassment claims

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 04:22
It follows lawsuits filed over the way Google executives allegedly handled sexual misconduct claims.
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Philippine vice president and Duterte critic takes drug war post

Al Jazeera - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 03:12
Vice President and ex-human rights lawyer Leni Robredo says saving even one innocent life is worth the political risk.
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Why China's rise exposes Australian vulnerabilities

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 03:06
Australia is navigating a row with China but has long failed to scrutinise itself, writes Kerry Brown.
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Chile protests: Concerns grow over human rights abuses

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:48
Chile's state of emergency is bringing back memories of the country's dictatorship.
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The cheap sensor detecting landslides in India

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:43
Indian scientists hope that the low-cost sensor will drastically reduce the deaths caused by these natural disasters.
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Adèle Haenel MeToo moment shocks French cinema

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:41
Prosecutors open inquiry after Adèle Haenel says she was sexually harassed as a girl by a director.
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'I was kidnapped and now only travel by train'

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:36
To avoid Nigeria's notorious kidnapping gangs thousands of commuters pack on to trains in the capital.
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KSI v Logan Paul 2: The YouTube boxing rematch worth millions of pounds

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:28
The YouTubers' boxing rematch is expected to draw an audience of millions.
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Quadruple amputee Alex Lewis climbs Ethiopian mountain

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:24
Alex, who lost all four of his limbs six years ago, climbed Ras Dashen using a specially-adapted buggy.
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Iran pumps centrifuges with uranium gas as nuclear deal fades

Al Jazeera - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 01:55
Latest step means Fordow facility will move from its permitted status as a research plant to an active nuclear site.
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Iran's network of influence in Mid-East 'growing'

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 01:50
Iran has successfully embedded itself across the region despite sanctions, a study finds.
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Martin Luther King's name removed from Kansas city street

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 01:42
Voters overwhelmingly backed the removal, months after the council changed the name to honour King.
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Caitlyn Jenner talks transitioning and winning Olympic gold

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 01:39
The transgender celebrity campaigner on the challenge of transitioning and winning an Olympic medal.
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Burkina Faso: Gunmen ambush mining firm convoy and kill 37

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 01:30
Five buses are ambushed by gunmen in the West African country, where jihadist violence is rife.
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The shareholders fighting to make oil firms greener

BBC News - World - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 01:16
"Shareholder activists" are increasingly pushing energy firms to do more to address climate change.
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