Philippines' quake toll rises amid hunt for survivors

Philippines' quake toll rises amid hunt for survivors

The death toll from a powerful quake that hit the southern Philippines climbs as rescuers hunt for survivors. (COMPLETES VIDI1N38FA_EN)N°1N38RL
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Rescuers retrieve two bodies after earthquake in the Philippines

Rescuers retrieve two bodies after earthquake in the Philippines

Two bodies have been retrieved in a collapsed market in Padada after a powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday.
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Floods force hundreds of thousands of Somalis to flee their homes

Floods force hundreds of thousands of Somalis to flee their homes

About 182,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes due to flooding across Somalia, particularly in the southern areas of the country.
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Minute of silence to honour victims of New Zealand volcano

Minute of silence to honour victims of New Zealand volcano

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her cabinet pause for a minute's silence -- precisely a week since the volcano eruption -- in a tribute to the victims.
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Chilean feminist anthem against rape echoes in Istanbul

Chilean feminist anthem against rape echoes in Istanbul

Around one hundred people perfom the choreography of a Chilean feminist collective, entitled "The rapist is you!", which has become a global anthem against violence against women.
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Tokyo unveils heat-busting stadium ahead of Olympics

Tokyo unveils heat-busting stadium ahead of Olympics

Tokyo formally unveils its 60,000-seater main Olympic Stadium, more than seven months before the 2020 Opening Ceremony -- with a host of special features to beat the feared heat.
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Iraqis in Baghdad continue to participate in anti-government protests

Iraqis in Baghdad continue to participate in anti-government protests

Iraqi protesters gather in Baghdad's Tahrir square amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations as they reject the current PM candidates of the government and demand that the people choose the prime minister of the country. Iraq's capital and Shiit...
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Calm broken as clashes break out in Hong Kong malls

Calm broken as clashes break out in Hong Kong malls

Hong Kong police use pepper spray and make multiple arrests as small groups of black-clad pro-democracy protesters targeted some of the city's malls, ending a rare lull in violence.
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Building collapses, vehicles crushed in Philippine earthquake

Building collapses, vehicles crushed in Philippine earthquake

Vehicles are crushed as a building collapses on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake. The same area had been struck by a string of deadly tremors in October.
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Assam's 'sons of the soil' cherish new protest symbol

Assam's 'sons of the soil' cherish new protest symbol

At the epicentre of deadly protests in Assam, a red and white cloth has come to symbolise the struggle of the Indian state's indigenous "sons of the soil" against a new citizenship law that they see as a dangerous threat to their unique culture.
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Decades on, Soviet bombs still killing people in Afghanistan

Decades on, Soviet bombs still killing people in Afghanistan

Forty years after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan -- and three decades since the conflict ended -- the war's legacy continues to claim lives across the country. A humanitarian organisation has been working in several Afghan provinces since 19...
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Transport strike paralyses Paris Montparnasse station

Transport strike paralyses Paris Montparnasse station

Travellers wait at Montparnasse station in Paris, on day 11 of a nationwide strike against pension reforms in France.
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Arrests as Hong Kong calm broken, clashes erupt in mall

Arrests as Hong Kong calm broken, clashes erupt in mall

Hong Kong police use pepper spray and made multiple arrests on as small groups of black-clad pro-democracy protesters target some of the city's malls, ending a rare lull in violence.
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COP25 final plenary session in Madrid

COP25 final plenary session in Madrid

The UN climate summit in Madrid holds its final plenary session, after talks risked collapsing Saturday after all-night negotiations left countries more divided than ever over on how to fight global warming and pay for its ravages.
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Southern Philippines hit by 6.8 magnitude earthquake

Southern Philippines hit by 6.8 magnitude earthquake

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday, geologists said, the same area struck by a string of deadly tremors in October.
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The women saving Afghanistan from Soviet explosives

The women saving Afghanistan from Soviet explosives

Forty years after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan -- and three decades since the conflict ended -- the war's legacy continues to claim lives across the country. A humanitarian organisation has been working in several Afghan provinces since 19...
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Mali opens 'national debate' in bid to solve political, security crisis

Mali opens 'national debate' in bid to solve political, security crisis

Talks on finding a political solution to Mali's deepening crisis begin, hampered by a sceptical opposition and little sign of support on the ground.
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French strikes: travellers between resignation and exasperation in Paris Gare du Nord

French strikes: travellers between resignation and exasperation in Paris Gare du Nord

A few travellers try to take a train at Paris Gare du Nord station, on the 10th day of public transport strikes to protest against a pension overhaul.
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Italy's youth-driven anti far-right Sardine Movement rally in Rome

Italy's youth-driven anti far-right Sardine Movement rally in Rome

Members of Italy's youth-driven Sardine Movement rally in Rome, in their bid to further shake up the country's politics and battle xenophobia. The "Sardines" have become a symbol of protest against the far-right firebrand leader Matteo Salvini, wh...
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Tunisian women perfom viral feminist anthem "The Rapist is You!"

Tunisian women perfom viral feminist anthem "The Rapist is You!"

Tunisian women of the Falgatna collective perform in Arabic the Chilean viral feminist anthem turned into a mighty global roar against sexual violence "The Rapist is You!" during a flashmob in Tunis.
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Rally in support of artist attacked for painting 'gay' Emiliano Zapata

Rally in support of artist attacked for painting 'gay' Emiliano Zapata

Mexico's LGBT community gathers in front of Palace of Fine Arts Mexico to support the artist Fabián Chairez, violently attacked for his “gay” painting of the revolutionary figure Emiliano Zapata. While posing, singing and dancing, protesters deman...
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Flooded streets and homes in southwest France after storms

Flooded streets and homes in southwest France after storms

Water rises to window level as floods hit southwestern France, where fierce winds recently left one person dead and five others injured.
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Young Chicagoans rap and dance to memorialize Juice WRLD

Young Chicagoans rap and dance to memorialize Juice WRLD

Hundreds of youngsters gather at the Chicago Bean, one of the key landmarks in the city, to honor local rap artist Juice WRLD at a touching tribute. An incident earlier in the week left the budding rapstar dead at a Chicago airport.
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Hundreds of supporters welcome back Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Hundreds of supporters welcome back Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Hundreds of supporters welcome back Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar after she helped defend the country against genocide charges in The Hague.
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Paris: Europe's busiest train station still paralysed by strikes

Paris: Europe's busiest train station still paralysed by strikes

Once again, only a handful of trains run at the Paris gare du Nord, Europe's busiest train station, on the tenth day of public transport strikes over pension reforms. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has urged rail operator SNCF to inform traveller...
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Professional nit-picking at a Belgrade salon

Professional nit-picking at a Belgrade salon

A hairdresser in Belgrade has declared war on lice, opening up a salon that specialises in removing the insects the old-fashioned way. At the "Beovaskica" salon, staff use combs instead of the store-bought chemicals which parents say are failing t...
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Bolivian coca farmers warn against lowering coca prices

Bolivian coca farmers warn against lowering coca prices

The coca farmers of Los Yungas, a region in the north of Bolivia, warn against lowering the price of coca, which is what continues to sustain them, and are urging a new government to support them.
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In Glasgow, questions over future of UK after Tory landslide victory

In Glasgow, questions over future of UK after Tory landslide victory

Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be revelling in his mighty election victory but the results in Scotland and Northern Ireland have hinted at battles ahead in trying to keep the United Kingdom together.
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Buenos Aires lights up with the image of Argentina's Eva Peron

Buenos Aires lights up with the image of Argentina's Eva Peron

After at least three years in darkness, the face of Argentina's Eva Peron is again lit, this time projected onto the side of the Social Development ministry, just days into President Alberto Fernández's first term.
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Mexico City entices its police force to get in shape

Mexico City entices its police force to get in shape

More than 1,000 police officers across Mexico's capital have enrolled in the "Healthy Police" program for a chance to gain a bonus of 1,000-pesos (about $50) a month and also slim down -- a program for overweight cops in one of the world's most ob...
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Residents in Myanmar react after three-day ICJ hearing on genocide case

Residents in Myanmar react after three-day ICJ hearing on genocide case

"If it were genocide, there would not be any of these people (Rohingya) left," says one Yangon resident as people in Myanmar give their take on the hearing at the International Court of Justice where de facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has u...
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Climate activists gather for Fridays for the Future event in Madrid

Climate activists gather for Fridays for the Future event in Madrid

Climate activists, including members of Extinction Rebellion, gather in Madrid for a Fridays for the Future event.
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Relatives of crashed Chilean plane victims arrive at military base

Relatives of crashed Chilean plane victims arrive at military base

Relatives of crashed Chilean plane victims arrive at the military base in Punta Arenas, as remains of plane and victims are unloaded at the base. EXCLUSIVE AFPTV
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Voters in historic Labour seat say Brexit swung them Conservative

Voters in historic Labour seat say Brexit swung them Conservative

The seat of Blyth Valley was held by Labour since 1950 until Thursday's UK general election when it went Conservative. Voters in the former mining town say that they were motivated by Brexit and a distrust of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
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Beethoven's house in Bonn reopens to celebrate the composer's 250th birthday

Beethoven's house in Bonn reopens to celebrate the composer's 250th birthday

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth, the composer's home in Bonn reopens to the public as a museum after extensive renovation, on the day most widely believed to be his birthday. The museum includes an exhibition wit...
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UK vote 'reinforces' case for Scottish independence poll: Sturgeon

UK vote 'reinforces' case for Scottish independence poll: Sturgeon

Scottish National Party leader Nicolas Sturgeon says her party's strong performance in Britain's snap election "reinforces" her case for holding a fresh Scottish independence referendum.
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A roundup of news and features

A roundup of news and features

This week on Africa Weekly, we head to Madagascar where anger is building over plans to relocate part of Madagascar's choked capital to emerald-green farmland. Then we go to Nigeria where the UN has announced an epidemic of substance abusers, who ...
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Boris Johnson vows to "unite and level up" the UK after big election win

Boris Johnson vows to "unite and level up" the UK after big election win

Conservative Prime minister Boris Johnson says that his new goverment will "unite and level up the UK" with the "extraordinary majority" his party won in the general election on Thursday, clearing the way for Britain to leave the EU.
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Remains of the wrecked Chilean military plane arrive to Punta Arenas

Remains of the wrecked Chilean military plane arrive to Punta Arenas

Remains of the wrecked Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard crashed in the sea arrive to Punta Arenas. EXCLUSIVE AFPTV
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UK's Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit

UK's Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit.
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Greta Thunberg gives a speech in Turin for a Fridays for the Future demonstration

Greta Thunberg gives a speech in Turin for a Fridays for the Future demonstration

Greta Thunberg gives a speech in Turin to pro-climate demonstrators gathered for a Fridays for the Future demonstration.
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Munich's LGBTQ Christmas market offers 'something for everyone'

Munich's LGBTQ Christmas market offers 'something for everyone'

'Pink Christmas', Munich's gay Christmas market, was established 15 years ago. Visitors are drawn in by the market's unique atmosphere and its original take on German Christmas tradition.
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Exoplanets

Exoplanets

Videographic on exoplanets. The European CHEOPS satellite, which aims to better analyse known exoplanets, is set for launch on Tuesday.
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UN probe slams 'repressive' police response to Chile protests

UN probe slams 'repressive' police response to Chile protests

Chilean police responded to recent mass protests in "a fundamentally repressive manner", UN investigator says.
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EU chief warns of extremely challenging timeframe for Brexit trade deal

EU chief warns of extremely challenging timeframe for Brexit trade deal

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warns of an 'extremely challenging' timeframe for a Brexit trade deal in a press conference during the second day of an EU summit.
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British PM has 'no mandate to take Scotland out of the EU': Nicola Sturgeon

British PM has 'no mandate to take Scotland out of the EU': Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland's First Minister and leader of the SNP Nicola Sturgeon says Boris Johnson has 'no mandate whatsoever to take Scotland out of the European Union', adding she would push for another independence referendum after losing a 2014 vote.
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Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after meeting Queen

Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after meeting Queen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes back to Downing Street after going to Buckingham Palace to receive formal instructions from Queen Elizabeth II to form a new government.
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Shale gas

Shale gas

Videographic about shale gas and how fracking is used to extract it. To accompany an AFP feature on fracking in Argentina.
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