New York students skip school to participate in vast global climate strike

New York students skip school to participate in vast global climate strike

Thousands of students prepare to march in downtown New York city after they skipped school to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults act to stop environmental disa...
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US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir become the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk, following a spacesuit flub earlier this year that caused the historic mission to be aborted.
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EU's Tusk says US-Turkey deal not real 'ceasefire'

EU's Tusk says US-Turkey deal not real 'ceasefire'

European Council president Donald Tusk says after a meeting of EU leaders that Turkey's US-brokered truce is not serious and demands Ankara halt its offensive against Kurdish forces.
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EU's Tusk says 'mistake' to block Albania, N.Macedonia EU membership talks

EU's Tusk says 'mistake' to block Albania, N.Macedonia EU membership talks

EU Council President Donald Tusk says that the bloc's leaders made a mistake in failing to approve membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia.
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Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter NE Syria truce

Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter NE Syria truce

Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter an hours-old US-brokered deal to stop Ankara's military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria.
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General strike in Catalonia as 'freedom marchers' walk in Barcelona

General strike in Catalonia as 'freedom marchers' walk in Barcelona

Spain's protest-hit northeast is gripped by a general strike as thousands of "freedom marchers" converge on Barcelona for a mass show of dissent over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders.
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Catalan separatists, police clash in fresh violence

Catalan separatists, police clash in fresh violence

Catalan separatists burn barricades and clash with police in Barcelona on Thursday in a fourth night of violence triggered by Spain's jailing of nine of their leaders over a failed independence bid.
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Heavy rains trigger floods in Ivory Coast

Heavy rains trigger floods in Ivory Coast

Heavy rains have been falling since last week in Ivory Coast, leading to floods in several cities across the country, extensive material damage and the deaths of five people in Abidjan.
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Rugby injuries

Rugby injuries

Three Rugby World Cup quarter-finals are held on Sunday. Videographic illustrating common rugby injuries.
The physics behind a moving rugby ball

The physics behind a moving rugby ball

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals are held on Sunday. Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air.
How Ebola attacks the body

How Ebola attacks the body

WHO Emergency Committee meets over Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Videographic on Ebola.
Ebola virus

Ebola virus

WHO Emergency Committee meets over Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Videographic on Ebola.
Fierce gun battles as Mexico moves to arrest El Chapo's son

Fierce gun battles as Mexico moves to arrest El Chapo's son

Heavily armed gunmen waged an all-out battle against Mexican security forces Thursday after they moved to arrest a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his home state, Sinaloa.
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EU leaders arrive for day two of summit in Brussels

EU leaders arrive for day two of summit in Brussels

EU leaders arrive at the European Commission in Brussels for the second day of the EU summit after they endorsed a hard-fought Brexit deal with Britain.
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European leaders hold meeting on second day of Brussels summit

European leaders hold meeting on second day of Brussels summit

Some European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, are holding a meeting on Friday morning following an agreement on Brexit between the European Union and the United Kingdom at the EU Summit in B...
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Fierce gun battles erupt in Mexico's Sinaloa state

Fierce gun battles erupt in Mexico's Sinaloa state

Heavy gunfire rocked the Mexican city of Culiacan on Thursday in sustained clashes between Mexican security forces and drug gangs that left blazing vehicles strewn across the street and sent terrified residents running for cover.
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Spanish falcons feed Arab passion for raptor hunting

Spanish falcons feed Arab passion for raptor hunting

For centuries, the art of falconry has been a prestigious tradition within Arab society. Today most of these formidable predators come from Spain, which has become the world's top exporter.
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Panama's Embera make Guinness Record to highlight indigenous issues

Panama's Embera make Guinness Record to highlight indigenous issues

The Panama Emberá indigenous community makes Guinness Record with the world's largest patacon - 111.4 kilos of fried plantain. With this challenge, this indigenous community seek to raise awareness to issues affecting the environment, their cultur...
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French art forger looks back on his infamous career

French art forger looks back on his infamous career

After forging a career for himself falsifying art works, and then serving time behind bars, Frenchman Eric Piedoie explains the motivation and the method behind his elaborate scams.
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Mulvaney says withholding of Ukraine aid had 'absolutely nothing to do with Biden'

Mulvaney says withholding of Ukraine aid had 'absolutely nothing to do with Biden'

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney tells a reporter that the withholding of the military aid to Ukraine had nothing to do with former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Protest outside Constitutional Court in Lima amid Congress crisis

Protest outside Constitutional Court in Lima amid Congress crisis

Protesters in support and against the Constitutional Court of Peru dissolving Congress, gather outisde the court in Lima, after it announced that it will make the decision on October 29.
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'It was like war': S.Korean star says N.Korean players 'very aggressive' in historic clash

'It was like war': S.Korean star says N.Korean players 'very aggressive' in historic clash

South Korea's Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min says the historic World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang was a "very aggressive" match that made him fear injuries, with North Korean players even swearing at him and his teammates.
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Leave and Remain voters react to new Brexit deal

Leave and Remain voters react to new Brexit deal

Leave and Remain voters react to the news that a Brexit deal has been reached between the UK and the European Union. The deal was sealed just hours before a summit of EU leaders that is expected to endorse the text, but it must pass the British pa...
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UK's Johnson says 'very confident' MPs will approve Brexit deal

UK's Johnson says 'very confident' MPs will approve Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is confident that his country's parliament would back a Brexit deal struck with the EU -- despite key allies coming out against it.
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Trump golf club in Florida to host next G7 summit: W.House

Trump golf club in Florida to host next G7 summit: W.House

The White House announces the next G7 summit will be hosted at Trump's gold club in Miami, Florida. White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney says the aim of the event will be to "encourage the rest of the world to get on board" with US "success."
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