Dutch Rutte government to resign over child welfare fraud scandal

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 21:57
Mark Rutte's cabinet is to resign after families were wrongly accused and many faced financial problems.
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Biden Twitter account 'starts from zero' with no Trump followers

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 21:52
Joe Biden's presidential Twitter account launches with no followers transferred from President Trump.
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German sports doctor jailed over blood doping scandal

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 21:37
Mark Schmidt masterminded an international doping ring exposed by police in "Operation Aderlass".
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Uganda elections 2021: Museveni takes early lead as Bobi Wine cries foul

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 20:49
President Museveni's rival alleges the internet shutdown allows for rigging in the election count.
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Nazi Buchenwald camp no place for sledging, authorities warn

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 20:46
German officials say some people have used Buchenwald mass graves as a toboggan run.
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Joe the pigeon spared by Australia as leg tag found to be fake

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 19:00
Officials will take no further action after concluding the bird is "highly likely to be Australian".
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North Korea: Kim Jong-un oversees huge military showcase

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 18:00
Planes, missiles and marching troops are on show as North Korean state media broadcasts a massive parade.
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NYC bendy bus left dangling from overpass in Bronx

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 17:17
Several people are hurt as a bus plunges from an overpass in the Bronx on to an access road below.
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Salvador Cienfuegos: Mexico clears ex-defence minister over US drugs link claims

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 16:27
Salvador Cienfuegos's arrest by US investigators last year caused a rift between the two countries.
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Thailand allows visitors to play golf in quarantine

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 13:30
At six resorts, visitors will be able to play golf, rather than just having to isolate in their rooms.
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Toyota to pay $180 mil in U.S. for failing to report emissions defects

Japan Business News - January 15, 2021 - 12:53
Toyota will pay $180 million to settle U.S. government allegations that it failed to report and fix pollution control defects in its vehicles for a decade. (Japan Todayj)
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Several dead and hundreds injured in Indonesia

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 12:52
At least seven people are killed and hundreds injured in a quake on Sulawesi.
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Woman, 72, posed as sister of enka singer Miyako Otsuki in swindle

Japan Society News - January 15, 2021 - 12:48
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 72-year-old woman who allegedly posed as the sister of enka singer Miyako Otsuki in swindling a female acquaintance, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)
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Japan's new COVID-19 aid to cover inn, taxi operators

Japan Politics News - January 15, 2021 - 12:41
The government's new program to provide one-off cash benefits of up to Y400,000 to pandemic-affected small companies will cover not only suppliers for eating and drinking facilities but also ryokan Japanese-style inns and taxi operators, the industry ministry has said. (Japan Times)
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Trump takes final swipe at China's biggest companies

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 11:59
With just days left, the US president continues crackdown on Chinese firms with more sanctions and bans.
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US has conceded too much to Taliban, says Afghan vice-president

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 10:57
The Afghan vice-president tells the BBC that the latest US troop withdrawal will lead to violence.
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North Korea unveils new submarine-launched missile

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 10:51
The show of military strength comes days before the inauguration of Joe Biden as US president.
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Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 10:05
The plan would help communities the US president-elect says have been hit hardest by the pandemic.
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Uganda social media row raises question over regulation in Africa

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 09:34
There will be increasing tension between the platforms and African governments, analysts say.
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Villarejo: The rise and fall of the Spanish state's secret fixer

BBC World News - January 15, 2021 - 09:33
An undercover policeman now facing trial amassed a hoard of Spanish state secrets.
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