Greta Thunberg to AFP: political leaders 'need to take their responsibility'

Greta Thunberg to AFP: political leaders 'need to take their responsibility'

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg tells AFP that political leaders "need to take their responsibility" in addressing the climate crisis, and says meeting Trump is not what she "would prioritize the highest right now".
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Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai released on bail

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai released on bail

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is released from police custody, over a day after being detained under a sweeping security law imposed by China.
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Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past

Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past

As Western cities see statues of slaveholders and colonialists toppled, Benin's coastal town of Ouidah is going the other way, by restoring monuments from the slave trade era. During the 17th and 18th centuries, European slavers held more than one...
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Alternative tourism attracts tourists to Greece amid pandemic

Alternative tourism attracts tourists to Greece amid pandemic

Amvrakikos gulf is one the most important natural reserves in Greece and home to some 150 dolphins. Locals living around the area try to promote alternative tourism seeking a sustainable model amid the pandemic.
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Bulldozers clear rubble at devastated Beirut port following mega-blast

Bulldozers clear rubble at devastated Beirut port following mega-blast

Bulldozers clear rubble in Beirut's port, one week after a massive explosion triggered by a stock of ammonium nitrate in the Lebanese capital's port left scores of people dead or wounded and caused extensive damage.
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Chadian President Idriss Déby bestowed with rank of marshal

Chadian President Idriss Déby bestowed with rank of marshal

In Chad, a ceremony is held to officially confer the rank of Marshall on President Idriss Déby. The event coincides with the sixtieth anniversary of Chad's independence from France. Déby has been in power for 30 years.
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Endangered species

Endangered species

Videographic on endangered species. Singapore began destroying nine tonnes of seized ivory Tuesday, the largest such action globally in recent years, including contraband tusks that came from more than 300 African elephants.
Second night of protests against 'rigged' Belarus election

Second night of protests against 'rigged' Belarus election

One man has died in protests in Belarus as demonstrators clashed with police for a second night after a disputed election handed a sixth term to strongman Alexander Lukashenko. Thousands take to the streets of the capital Minsk, saying Lukashenko ...
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Lebanese protesters clash with security forces as govt resigns over blast fallout

Lebanese protesters clash with security forces as govt resigns over blast fallout

Lebanese protesters clash with security forces near the parliament in central Beirut following a huge chemical explosion that devastated large parts of the Lebanese capital. Lebanon's premier Hassan Diab stepped down Monday amid fury within and ou...
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Video technology in football

Video technology in football

Videographic on VAR, Video assistant referees, ahead of the quarter finals of the Champions league.
Tear gas

Tear gas

Videographic on tear gas. One man has died in protests in Belarus as demonstrators clashed with police for a second night after a disputed election handed a sixth term to strongman Alexander Lukashenko.
Fires rage in Brazilian Amazon, reach farms

Fires rage in Brazilian Amazon, reach farms

With buckets and sprayers, locals battle a blaze raging across the Brazilian Amazon forest and farms near the town of Sinop, which they claim was caused by illegal burning, while the administration of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is under pr...
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Hundreds protest in Chile over the murder of 16-year-old girl

Hundreds protest in Chile over the murder of 16-year-old girl

Hundreds of women protest in the Chilean city of Quilpue, near the port town of Valparaiso, over the murder of 16-year-old Ambar Cornejo, whose body was discovered in the home of his mother's partner, shocking the country when it became known that...
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Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Videograpic on volcanoes. Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, belching a massive column of ash and smoke 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air and plunging local communities into darkness with a thick layer of debris. The volcano on Sumat...
Taiwan minister says China trying to turn island into 'next Hong Kong'

Taiwan minister says China trying to turn island into 'next Hong Kong'

China is trying to turn democratic Taiwan "into another Hong Kong", the island's foreign minister warns as he met with a senior US official making a historic diplomatic trip.
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Trump briefly evacuated from press conference due to nearby shooting

Trump briefly evacuated from press conference due to nearby shooting

US President Donald Trump says law enforcement officers shot a suspect outside the White House. Trump was briefly evacuated during a news conference before returning to address reporters and inform them about the shooting.
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The show must go on: Shadow of coronavirus slowly lifts from epicentre Wuhan

The show must go on: Shadow of coronavirus slowly lifts from epicentre Wuhan

Fans dancing at an electronic music festival, lines at breakfast stands, gridlocked traffic -- the scenes in coronavirus ground zero Wuhan these days would have been unthinkable in January. The central Chinese city's recovery after a 76-day lockd...
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Defying China, Hong Kongers rush to buy pro-democracy newspaper

Defying China, Hong Kongers rush to buy pro-democracy newspaper

Hong Kongers rush to buy copies of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Tuesday in a show of support for its owner, who was arrested a day earlier as police rounded up critics of China.
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Thailand: Thammasat University students hold anti-government protest

Thailand: Thammasat University students hold anti-government protest

Thousands of young protesters attended a pro-democracy rally in Bangkok, after weeks of near-daily student-led protests denouncing the military aligned government. The rally also featured open discussion of the super-rich monarchy's role in the ki...
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Second night of protests in Belarus after contested presidential vote

Second night of protests in Belarus after contested presidential vote

Thousand of protesters take to the streets of the Belarus capital Minsk for a second night of post-election rallies, where police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to quash protests against a disputed weekend presidential election which handed a s...
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Trump says person shot by officers outside W.House was armed

Trump says person shot by officers outside W.House was armed

US President Donald Trump says that the person shot by secret service guards outside the White House was armed. The president was abruptly ushered out of the press event and black-clad secret service agents with automatic rifles rushed across the ...
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Trump escorted from news conference during security lockdown at the White House

Trump escorted from news conference during security lockdown at the White House

US President Donald Trump abruptly walks out of a news conference at the White House amid a security lockdown.
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Indonesia villages covered in ashes after volcanic eruption

Indonesia villages covered in ashes after volcanic eruption

Villages around Indonesia's Mount Sinabung are covered with thick ashes after the volcano erupts, belching a massive column of ash and smoke 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air.
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White House says 'deeply concerned' by Belarus election

White House says 'deeply concerned' by Belarus election

"We're deeply concerned by the Belarus presidential election... We urge the Belarusian government to respect the right to peaceably assemble and to refrain from use of force," White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany tells reporters during a b...
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Fresh clashes between police and protesters near parliament in Beirut

Fresh clashes between police and protesters near parliament in Beirut

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