Morning protest after massive Hong Kong rally

Morning protest after massive Hong Kong rally

A small group of protesters remain on the streets of Hong Kong blocking traffic, the day after massive protests against an extradition law brought the city to a standstill.
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Top 14: Champions' triumphant return to Toulouse

Top 14: Champions' triumphant return to Toulouse

The Place du Capitole in Toulouse vibrates to the rhythm of the thousands of fans who came to cheer their victorious players the day after the Top 14 final. By defeating Clermont (24-18) at the Stade de France, Stade Toulousain conquered its 20th ...
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Storms in the Drôme: major damage in a school

Storms in the Drôme: major damage in a school

In Bourg-De-Peage in south east France, residents begin clearing up the damage after a hailstorm violently hit the area. France's Minister for Agriculture, Didier Guillaume visited the area.
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Hong Kong marchers out in force again

Hong Kong marchers out in force again

Tens of thousands of people hit the streets of Hong Kong unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law.
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Hong Kong Hyperlapse: Thousands march

Hong Kong Hyperlapse: Thousands march

A Hyperlapse shows people getting ready to rally in central Hong Kong following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law.
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Violent storms hit France

Violent storms hit France

Violent storms in France killed one person in Haute-Savoie and caused major damage in the Drôme, two of the nine departments that had been placed on orange alert by Météo-France.
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Huge rally starts in Hong Kong

Huge rally starts in Hong Kong

Thousands of people march from Victoria Park in Hong Kong at the beginning of another mass rally as public anger seethes following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law.
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Huge rally in Hong Kong once again

Huge rally in Hong Kong once again

Large crowds are walking in Hong Kong at the beginning of another mass rally as public anger seeths following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city's embattled leader.
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Laeticia Hallyday attends a tribute to Johnny Hallyday in France

Laeticia Hallyday attends a tribute to Johnny Hallyday in France

On the date of what would have been his 76th birthday, Laeticia Hallyday wife of the late French singer Johnny Hallyday arrives in Toulouse with her two daughters, to mark the inauguration of the Johnny Hallyday esplanade.
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Hong Kong leader: Divisive extradition law will be 'suspended'

Hong Kong leader: Divisive extradition law will be 'suspended'

Hong Kong's embattled leader says a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China will be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests.
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Obama family lands at Avignon airport for holiday

Obama family lands at Avignon airport for holiday

The family plane of former US President Barack Obama lands on the tarmac of Avignon airport, as he and his family arrive in France for a holiday in Provence.
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Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris

Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris

The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris.
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'Lost' Caravaggio painting goes under the hammer

'Lost' Caravaggio painting goes under the hammer

Five years after it was discovered in an attic, a 'lost' Caravaggio painting entitled "Judith et Holopherne" will go under the hammer on 27 June, with French art expert Eric Turquin saying it should sell for between 100 and 150 million euros (up t...
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Vietnam's first homegrown car to be delivered in days

Vietnam's first homegrown car to be delivered in days

Vietnam's first homegrown carmaker VinFast will deliver its first cars on June 17, the company say as it officially opened its factory in the country, one of Asia's fastest growing economies that is eagerly seeking to expand its high-tech manufact...
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Livestock rustlers face jail time as New Zealand tightens laws

Livestock rustlers face jail time as New Zealand tightens laws

When livestock rustlers came for sheep breeder Daniel Wheeler's prize ewes in the dead of night, they didn't take the animals alive -- they slaughtered them on his New Zealand farm and took the meat to sell on, leaving just blood and guts behind. ...
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South Koreans join hike along a trail in the DMZ

South Koreans join hike along a trail in the DMZ

South Korean soldiers escort hikers as they walk along a trail within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), dividing the two Koreas. The trail tour began in April this year and participants are selected through a lottery.
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In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak

In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak

In the past decade, the numbers of people infected with polio declined from a high of 80 in 2011 to 13 in 2016. But last year there was a jump in new cases with 21 reported across Afghanistan. Polio immunisation is compulsory in Afghanistan, but d...
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Raptors fans celebrate historic NBA title

Raptors fans celebrate historic NBA title

Raptors fans are ecstatic in Toronto, Canada after their team beat the Golden State Warriors to win their first ever NBA Final.
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Miss Venezuela: Looking to redefine beauty

Miss Venezuela: Looking to redefine beauty

Amidst the massive economic and political crisis, the Miss Venezuela pageant provides an escape for many citizens of the country. This year, the contest aims to move away from beauty stereotypes.
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Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars --also known are hydrogen cars -- emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe.
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Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

Brazilian football star Neymar says he is 'calm' after being questioned by police for five hours over allegations that he raped a woman in a Paris hotel last month.
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Toronto filled with cheers as fans watch Raptors' NBA win

Toronto filled with cheers as fans watch Raptors' NBA win

Raptors fans watch the screening of the live NBA 2019 Finals match of Toronto Raptors versus Golden State Warriors resulting in the Raptors taking home their first ever champions trophy.
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'Big step forward' as twin pandas grow up

'Big step forward' as twin pandas grow up

Born to a wild father and captive mother, nearly one-year-old twin pandas rolled on the grass in a conservation base in southwest China, marking an important achievement in the preservation of the country's beloved animal.
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Child's play: The kindergartens driving China's football dream

Child's play: The kindergartens driving China's football dream

Their heads soaked in sweat, a class of little boys practises Lionel Messi-esque stepovers at a kindergarten tucked away between residential tower blocks in Shanghai. They do not know it, but they are a tiny part of President Xi Jinping's aggressi...
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Back to Hanfu-ture: Chinese revive fashion from another time

Back to Hanfu-ture: Chinese revive fashion from another time

Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone era, stylist Xiao Hang looks like a time traveller as she strides across the bustling Beijing metro, attracting curious glances and inquisitive questions.
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Could aerosol chemotherapy offer new hope to cancer patients?

Could aerosol chemotherapy offer new hope to cancer patients?

Aerosol chemotherapy is still being tested but so far has produced promising results for patients with certain cancers, causing fewer side effects while also being suitable for the weakest patients. It is being trialled in Dijon at the Georges Fra...
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Football: Official presentation of Real Madrid's Eden Hazard

Football: Official presentation of Real Madrid's Eden Hazard

Official presentation of Real Madrid's new signing, Eden Hazard, at the Santiago-Bernabeu stadium.
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Lorient: tributes begin for children killed in road accident

Lorient: tributes begin for children killed in road accident

Hundreds of people gather in Lorient for a march in support of two children who were mowed down by a car, with one killed and the other seriously injured. The passenger of the vehicle turned herself in but the driver is still on the run.
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Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Videographic on facial recognition. Videographic on facial recognition. Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer. Rights groups have raised concerns because of its relian...
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Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Videographic locating the Gulf of Oman. Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members.
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Key moments in the conquest of space

Key moments in the conquest of space

Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. To accompany a dossier marking the moment when Neil Armstrong made his legendary "giant leap for mankind" 50 years ago moving overnight on Thursday.
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Ebola virus

Ebola virus

Videographic on Ebola. A grandmother in Uganda has died from the virus, health officials said on Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.
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Oil production in the Gulf

Oil production in the Gulf

Videographic locating the Gulf region and showing oil production. The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated off the coast of Iran on Thursday after they were reportedly attacked and caught fire in the Gulf of Oman, sending world oil prices soaring.
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French president pays tribute to lifeboat crew killed at sea

French president pays tribute to lifeboat crew killed at sea

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a memorial service in Les Sables d'Olonne to pay tribute to the three lifeboat volunteers who died when their vessel capsized last week during a storm. They were posthumously awarded the Legion of Honour, a...
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Hong Kong: From dodging tear gas to throwing out the trash

Hong Kong: From dodging tear gas to throwing out the trash

A day after the worst political unrest since Hong Kong was handed to China in 1997, the city's youths are out to clear rubbish on the streets of the city.
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Catholic church bombed in Sri Lanka attacks reopens

Catholic church bombed in Sri Lanka attacks reopens

Devotees including some of the Easter attack survivors attend a prayer session as St Anthony's in Colombo reopens. It which was among the three churches hit by jihadi suicide bombers in coordinated attacks that also targeted three luxury hotels in...
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Water tankers a lifeline for India's parched villages

Water tankers a lifeline for India's parched villages

As Gajanand Dukre parks the water tanker in a drought-stricken Indian village, dozens of locals -- mostly women in saris -- come running with jerry cans, buckets and stainless steel pots. Over the next two hours, Dukre helps them empty the 12,000-...
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The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest

The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest

Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier.
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Seriously injured cyclist Chris Froome airlifted to hospital

Seriously injured cyclist Chris Froome airlifted to hospital

Chris Froome will miss the Tour de France after hitting a wall at high speed and suffering severe injuries in a training accident at the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos leader Dave Brailsford has confirmed.
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Fast Forward: Protesters and tear gas in Hong Kong

Fast Forward: Protesters and tear gas in Hong Kong

As Hong Kong is convulsed by fresh anti-government protests, many of those who have taken to the streets say they feel this is their last chance to protect the city's freedoms after years of slow strangulation by Beijing. SPED UP
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Police charge and fire tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong

Police charge and fire tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong

Clashes in Hong Kong escalate as police use tear gas on demonstrators blocking major roads in the financial hub and protesting against a China extradition law.
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Clashes escalate between police and protesters in Hong Kong

Clashes escalate between police and protesters in Hong Kong

Clashes in Hong Kong escalate as police use tear gas on demonstrators blocking major roads in the financial hub and protesting against a China extradition law.
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The Ebola virus

The Ebola virus

Short videographic on Ebola. A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Wednesday, in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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The Moon

The Moon

Videographic presentation of the moon. India on Wednesday unveiled a spacecraft which is expected to take off for the moon next month, making the country only the fourth to achieve the feat.
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Drought

Drought

Videographic on droughts and their effect. Almost half of India -- an area home to more than 500 million people -- is facing drought-like conditions because of deficient pre-monsoon rainfall, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
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How Ebola attacks the body

How Ebola attacks the body

Videographic on the deadly disease Ebola. A five-year-old boy has died from Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago.
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Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

Violent clashes break out in Hong Kong as police try to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people block key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China.
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Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices

Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices

Hong Kong protesters, angry with the city's plan to allow extraditions to China, create barricades near government offices as they prepare to potentially face off with riot police as the demonstration picks up pace.
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