Canada's Justin Trudeau wins election, loses majority

Canada's Justin Trudeau wins election, loses majority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanks Canadians for rejecting "division and negativity, cuts and austerity" before reassuring those who did not vote for him, saying "we'll govern for everyone", following his re-election win without a majority.
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Putin, Erdogan start talks on Syria in Russia

Putin, Erdogan start talks on Syria in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the situation in northern Syria, where Erdogan has vowed to continue an offensive against Kurdish fighters. "The situation in the region is very severe,...
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Scene outside British Parliament ahead of Brexit deal debate

Scene outside British Parliament ahead of Brexit deal debate

People demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster as Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is about to face two crucial parliamentary votes that could decide if the British Prime minister still has a reasonable shot at securing his EU divor...
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Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution.
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The carbon cycle

The carbon cycle

Videographic on the carbon cycle. Videographic looking at CO2. Man-made carbon emissions have seen CO2 levels rise two thirds in a span of a few centuries.
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The Moon

The Moon

Videographic on the Moon. As it looks to return to the Moon, NASA is open to the idea of international participation, which could mean a non-American setting foot on Earth's natural satellite for the first time in history.
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The British Royal Family

The British Royal Family

Videographic presenting the British royal family. Britain's Prince Harry said he and his brother Prince William were on "different paths" and admitted occasional tension in their relationship.
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British ministers arrive for cabinet meeting ahead of crucial Brexit votes

British ministers arrive for cabinet meeting ahead of crucial Brexit votes

Ministers from Boris Johnson's government meet at Downing Street as the British Prime Minister faces two crucial Brexit votes Tuesday that could decide if he still has a reasonable shot at securing his EU divorce by next week's deadline.
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China foreign minister slams violence in Hong Kong

China foreign minister slams violence in Hong Kong

China's foreign minister Wang Yi denounces months of pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong, saying its violence is being replicated in other parts of the world, and accuses foreign forces of fuelling the political crisis.
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Emmanuel Macron arrives in Mayotte

Emmanuel Macron arrives in Mayotte

French President Emmanuel Macron touches down at Dzaoudzi airport, in Mayotte, where he is expected to address issues including illegal immigration and economic development.
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EU 'have done all in our power' for orderly Brexit: Juncker

EU 'have done all in our power' for orderly Brexit: Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that the European Union has done "everything in (its) power" to ensure an orderly departure from the United Kingdom, while the Brexit deal awaits ratification by the British Parliament.
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Canada: arrival of Conservative leader Andrew Scheer

Canada: arrival of Conservative leader Andrew Scheer

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer arrives at his HQ in Regina, Saskatchewan, for a combative speech after losing to his liberal rival, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, but managing to cost Trudeau his majority.
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Canada: Conservatives disappointed after Liberals set to win elections

Canada: Conservatives disappointed after Liberals set to win elections

At Conservative Party of Canada headquarters in Regina, Saskatchewan, supporters of Andrew Scheer are left disappointed after results show Justin Trudeau can stay on as Prime Minister.
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Cigarette-burned Kurt Cobain 'Unplugged' cardigan heading to auction

Cigarette-burned Kurt Cobain 'Unplugged' cardigan heading to auction

A quarter century after grunge's enigmatic rhapsodist took his own life, Kurt Cobain's iconic cigarette-singed cardigan worn during Nirvana's 1993 "Unplugged" performance is up for sale. The tattered, drab olive green button-up sweater could go fo...
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Liberal supporters react as Canada's Trudeau set to hold onto power

Liberal supporters react as Canada's Trudeau set to hold onto power

Liberal Party supporters react from the Palais des congrès in Montreal, after broadcasters TVA and CTV declare that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to hold onto power and will form a minority government.
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Evo Morales supporters celebrate alleged electoral win

Evo Morales supporters celebrate alleged electoral win

Supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales celebrate his alleged electoral victory despite accusations from rival Carlos Mesa who accused the president of colluding with the electoral court to try to "eliminate a path to the second round."
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Video stars: Russian child bloggers score millions of 'likes'

Video stars: Russian child bloggers score millions of 'likes'

Children bloggers are on the rise in Russia. Some are too young for school but already gain millions of views with videos of them unwrapping toys or sweets. Liza Anokhina was 11 when she started getting recognised on the street. Now one year later...
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Thousands gather in main plaza in Chile's capital

Thousands gather in main plaza in Chile's capital

Thousands of people gather in Plaza Italia in Chile's capital as violent protests and looting that left 11 people dead over the weekend rage on into the working week.
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Pro-govt supporters rally for Morales after stalled poll count

Pro-govt supporters rally for Morales after stalled poll count

Government supporters in the Bolivian capital rally in support of President Evo Morales after the main opposition candidate in the presidential election blasted unexplained delays in announcing the results and accused the leader of trying to avoid...
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Protesters and police clash in Chile's capital for fourth day in a row

Protesters and police clash in Chile's capital for fourth day in a row

Protesters and police violently clash in Chile after it ordered an overnight curfew for the third day in a row. DOPESHEET TO FOLLOW
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Rihanna and Greta Thunberg get the canine treatment at Halloween dog parade

Rihanna and Greta Thunberg get the canine treatment at Halloween dog parade

Putting their best paws forward: Dogs dressed as Rihanna, Greta Thunberg and the Exorcist's 'Regan' take part in the annual Halloween dog parade at Tompkins Square in New York.
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Saskatchewan voters cast ballots in Canada's federal election

Saskatchewan voters cast ballots in Canada's federal election

Residents of Regina head to the polls as voting gets underway in Canada's federal election. The race between Conservatives and Liberals is a close one but here in the province of Saskatchewan, support for the Tories is strong.
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Soldiers patrol Santiago streets after violent weekend

Soldiers patrol Santiago streets after violent weekend

Soldiers patrol Santiago streets and military vehicles are parked in streets near the presidential palace as tensions in Chile's capital remain high after three days of violent demonstrations that have left eleven dead.
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Thousands gather in central Santiago square over transport price hike

Thousands gather in central Santiago square over transport price hike

Thousands of protesters gather in central Santiago's Plaza Italia square, reaching record numbers in this spot since protests started October 18.
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Fit Tiger Woods ready to go in Japan

Fit Tiger Woods ready to go in Japan

Tiger Woods says his fitness is ahead of schedule after arthroscopic knee surgery. Woods is in Japan this week to play in the US PGA Tour's inaugural Zozo Championship, a $9.75 million event that is the second tournament of an almost $30 million A...
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Protesters in Paris gather outside Chilean embassy

Protesters in Paris gather outside Chilean embassy

Dozens of demonstrators accompanied by far right leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon and members of his LFI party gather outside the Chilean embassy in Paris. Chilean President Sebastian Piñera claimed the country was "at war" as it experiences its worst so...
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Catalonia: Pro-independence protest in front of Spanish government delegation in Barcelona

Catalonia: Pro-independence protest in front of Spanish government delegation in Barcelona

Dozens of pro-independence protesters gather in front of the Spanish government delegation in Barcelona as Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and the opposition leader visit Barcelona to meet police struggling with Catalan separatist violence. N...
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Drone images of Chile torched factory where 5 people died

Drone images of Chile torched factory where 5 people died

Aerial images of the Kayser garment factory that was torched by rioters, and where 5 people died.
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Blanket of smog covers New Delhi

Blanket of smog covers New Delhi

New Delhi is covered in a thick blanket of grey smog as pollution levels exceed safe limits. Every winter, the Indian capital is enveloped in a noxious cloud of car fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from crop fires.
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Orange is the new grey for Bangladesh beards

Orange is the new grey for Bangladesh beards

From shades of startling red to hues of vivid tangerine, brightly coloured beards have become a fashion statement on the streets of Bangladesh capital Dhaka.
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Towering support: giant food cone erected for Indonesia inauguration

Towering support: giant food cone erected for Indonesia inauguration

Supporters of Indonesia's re-elected president show their devotion by erecting a seven-metre (23 foot) tumpeng, a towering rendition of the country's popular cone-shaped dish.
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Justin Trudeau casts vote in Canada's general election

Justin Trudeau casts vote in Canada's general election

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau casts his vote at a polling station in Montreal, accompanied by his family. Trudeau's Liberal Party risks losing its majority in this general election, or even being kicked out of office.
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Polls open for Canada's general election

Polls open for Canada's general election

Canadians begin voting in a general election with surveys predicting a minority government as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party risks losing its majority or even being kicked out of office.
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Day after protests, Lebanese don gloves and clean up

Day after protests, Lebanese don gloves and clean up

Lebanese volunteers clean the streets of Beirut the morning after mass protests against the government.
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Marine transport: harnessing the power of the wind

Marine transport: harnessing the power of the wind

Videographic on the technology that could make it possible for freight vessels to harness the power of the wind and reduce emissions.
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Morales and supporters celebrate narrow victory in first round of presidential polls

Morales and supporters celebrate narrow victory in first round of presidential polls

Evo Morales and his supporters celebrate at Palacio Quemado in La Paz, after he narrowly wins the first round of the presidential elections.
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Solar panels

Solar panels

Videographic on solar panels. Renewable energy sources could expand by 50% in the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Harnessing the power of the wind

Harnessing the power of the wind

Videographic showing how wind turbines work. Renewable energy sources could expand by 50% in the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Wikileaks: Demonstration outside UK court hearing on Assange extradition

Wikileaks: Demonstration outside UK court hearing on Assange extradition

People demonstrate outside Westminster Magistrate Court in London as the UK examines whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be released from prison as he fights extradition to the United States. The 48-year-old Australian has been in custody...
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Renewable energy

Renewable energy

Videographic on renewable energy technology. Renewables could expand by 50% in the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Thousands of Catholic faithful in Brazil celebrate first female saint

Thousands of Catholic faithful in Brazil celebrate first female saint

Tens of thousands of Catholic faithful flock to a football stadium in Brazil to celebrate the Vatican's canonization into sainthood of Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, dubbed the "mother of the poor."
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The power of dams

The power of dams

Videographic illustrating the role played by the world's dams in renewable energy.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives in court for extradition hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives in court for extradition hearing

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arrives for his first in-person court appearance since he was moved to London's Belmarsh prison from Ecuador's embassy in April to determine whether he can be released from prison as he fights extradition to the Un...
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Meteorites

Meteorites

Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies.
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Hong Kong leader visits mosque sprayed by police watercannon

Hong Kong leader visits mosque sprayed by police watercannon

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam walks out of the city's largest mosque after meeting with Muslim leaders. The entrance to the mosque was bathed in blue liquid on Sunday when police water cannon blasted a handful of people outside the building...
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Violent protests continue in Chile

Violent protests continue in Chile

Protests, sparked by anger over social and economic conditions, continue in Santiago, despite Chile declaring a state of emergency and deploying soldiers into the streets.
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Looting continues in Chile's Santiago after deadly protests

Looting continues in Chile's Santiago after deadly protests

Looters are seen running from a shopping centre with what appears to be stolen merchandise in their arms, as fresh clashes broke out in Chile's capital.
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US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

US forces withdraw from their largest base in northern Syria, as people in the town of Tall Tamr welcome ambulances carrying Kurdish wounded from the besieged Syrian town of Ras al-Ain.
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