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Trump travel ban: What’s in the new executive order?

President Trump has signed an executive order replacing his previous travel ban. How does the new travel ban differ from the last? Will refugees be affected? Will you? Rajini Vaidyanathan reports. Filmed and edited by Charlie Northcott. Article source: ...

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March 7th, 2017

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Cyclone Enawo hits Madagascar

Cyclone Enawo made landfall in Madagascar this morning bringing winds in excess of 100mph and huge waves. Further life-threatening impacts are expected as it moves further inland, primarily from heavy rain and landslides. BBC Weather’s John Hammond reports on this ...

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Cyclone Enawo hits Madagascar

Cyclone Enawo made landfall in Madagascar this morning bringing winds in excess of 100mph and huge waves. Further life-threatening impacts are expected as it moves further inland, primarily from heavy rain and landslides. BBC Weather’s John Hammond reports on this ...

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Girl guides helping to clean Ghana’s air pollution problem

13,000 Ghanaians die due to air pollution every year. Girl guides in Ghana are learning how to use more efficient stoves to tackle pollution. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39194935

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Frankie Fredericks: IAAF official quits two roles over corruption claim

Frankie Fredericks carried the Olympic torch on its journey to Rio 2016 Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has stepped down from two key administrative roles after corruption claims. IAAF council member Fredericks has quit as head of the evaluation ...

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Sudan, Somalia condemn US travel ban

Media captionNew US travel ban: What’s different? Countries targeted under a new US travel ban passed by President Donald Trump have attacked the move, along with the United Nations. On Monday, President Trump signed a new executive order placing a 90-day ban on people

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Under fire

Media captionMeet the Dutch-Moroccans at the centre of an election campaign When Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders accused young Moroccans of making the streets unsafe, they were thrust into the centre of his election campaign. As the 15 March vote approaches, the founder ...

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#DearSister

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mona Eltahawy has sparked thousands of tweets using the hashtag ‘DearSister’ It was an email like many she had had before: a lecture from a stranger explaining why her views – in his eyes – were wrong, all ...

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No time for a break

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nigerians were sceptical when President’s Buhari’s spokesman said he was on holiday in London In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when ...

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Trump signs new travel ban directive

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The White House releases an image of Mr Trump signing the new executive order President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order placing a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations. Iraq – which was covered in the ...

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