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For years, seagulls had become so invasive in the seaside resort of Ocean City, New Jersey, that vacationers had resigned themselves to closely monitoring their trays of chips, to prevent a seagull from taking part of their meal. Until in August, ...
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A few hundred demonstrators gather in the capital of Angola, Luanda, to protest against unemployment and failure by the government to creat the 500,000 new jobs it had promised.
Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir appears in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his defence asked for his release on bail.
Hong Kong riot cops fire tear gas and baton-charge protesters who retaliate with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a standoff in a working-class neighbourhood descends into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several...
Beauty shots of Biarritz, on the French Atlantic coast, where an important security system has been deployed in preparation for the G7 summit opening on Saturday.
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Marking one month in office as UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has so far stuck to his position that Britain will leave the EU on October 31st, ‘do or die’. Fishermen in the coastal town of Hastings are supportive of this policy, but many busines...
Hundreds protest in Rio de Janeiro against Brazil's government over the fires in the Amazon rainforest, as the fires in the world's largest rainforest have sparked street protests around the planet.
People protest in Sao Paulo against Brazil's government over the fires in the Amazon rainforest, as the fires in the world's largest rainforest have sparked street protests around the planet.
Applause, explosion of joy, songs and hugs break out on the deck of the Ocean Viking ship as six EU countries agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded on the rescue ship in the Mediterranean after 14 days at sea.
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Wildfires hit Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state. The aerial images show wildfires in two biomes of the midwestern state: the tropical savanna (Cerrado) and its wetlands (Pantanal).
A "supertanker" aircraft lands in Santa Cruz and firefighters loads it up with water to help fight wildfires that have devastated vast swathes of forest and agricultural land.
Firefighters combat wildfires in Brazil's Mato Grosso, an transition region between the Cerrado - tropical savanna - biome and the Amazon rainforest.