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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'I don't think I feel safe here': Deadly riots break inter-religious harmony in New Delhi neighbourh

'I don't think I feel safe here': Deadly riots break inter-religious harmony in New Delhi neighbourh

Residents of a neighbourhood in northeast Delhi where deadly riots broke out on Sunday say years of inter-religious harmony has been hurt by the violence. One Muslim resident describes how the rioters had burnt his house after having lived in the ...
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A round up of news and features - web

A round up of news and features - web

This week on Africa Weekly we make a splash in South Africa where surfers are increasingly opting for wooden boards over the more common polyurethane foam option, for a smoother, more environmentally-friendly ride. Then we head to the Seychelles, ...
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Migrants rush to get buses in Istanbul heading for Greek border (2)

Migrants rush to get buses in Istanbul heading for Greek border (2)

Dozens of migrants flock to buses in Istanbul to reach the Greek border after Turkish officials announced that Ankara would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe.
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Tourists in Milan 'not afraid' amid novel coronavirus outbreak

Tourists in Milan 'not afraid' amid novel coronavirus outbreak

Despite declining tourist numbers in Milan, the few tourists in the Piazza del Duomo say they are "not afraid" of the threat of the new coronavirus that has been developing in Italy over the past few days.
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Beijing limits crowds after surge of people in supermarkets

Beijing limits crowds after surge of people in supermarkets

Fearing a resurgence of crowds as Covid-19 cases drop, Beijing is not taking any chances, keeping shoppers apart in supermarkets, limiting numbers in parks, and one hair salon is even avoiding doing time consuming hairstyles. In China -- where the...
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WHO upgrades global risk of virus spread to 'very high'

WHO upgrades global risk of virus spread to 'very high'

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus says the UN health agency upgrades the global risk from the new coronavirus to "very high".
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Clean-up operation underway in New Delhi after deadly riots

Clean-up operation underway in New Delhi after deadly riots

Government officials clear debris from the streets in New Delhi following deadly sectarian riots that broke out on Monday. Meanwhile, Muslims in the affected neighbourhoods take shelter after fleeing their homes and attend Friday prayers.
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Images of hospital where Nigeria coronavirus case is being treated

Images of hospital where Nigeria coronavirus case is being treated

Images of the Infectious Diseases Control Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, where the confirmed case of the new coronavirus, an Italian citizen, is being treated.
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Mike Pompeo on Iran: 'They know if we fight, they'll lose'

Mike Pompeo on Iran: 'They know if we fight, they'll lose'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington's deterrence policy toward Iran is working as he appears before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. "They know if we fight, they'll lose," Pompeo says in his opening ...
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Migrants rush to get buses in Istanbul heading for Greek border

Migrants rush to get buses in Istanbul heading for Greek border

Dozens of migrants flock to buses in Istanbul to reach the Greek border after a senior Turkish official Turkish officials announced that Ankara would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe.
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Nigeria confirms coronavirus case, first in sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria confirms coronavirus case, first in sub-Saharan Africa

Nigerian Health Minister Osagie Ehanire says the first case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in Lagos, during a press conference in Abuja.
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Migrants arrive on Lesbos Island from Turkey

Migrants arrive on Lesbos Island from Turkey

Migrants arrive on Lesbos Island from Turkey, after Turkish officials said Ankara would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe.
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Prince Harry arrives at Abbey Road studios to record with Bon Jovi

Prince Harry arrives at Abbey Road studios to record with Bon Jovi

Prince Harry meets with US rock singer Jon Bon Jovi to record a special song at Abbey Road studios for the prince's Invictus Game Foundation for military veterans.
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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence

The Secretary General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Matthieu Reeb, in Lausanne announces that Chinese swimmer Sun Yang "is sanctioned with an eight years suspension".
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Cocaine shipment worth '230 millions euros' seized in Italy: French prosecutor

Cocaine shipment worth '230 millions euros' seized in Italy: French prosecutor

Cocaine from South America worth "230 million euros", bound for Marseille in the South of France, has been seized as part of an international police operation, announces Marseille prosecutor Dominique Laurens. Italian police replaced some 90 bags ...
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Doping techniques

Doping techniques

Videographic looking at doping techniques in sport. China's triple Olympic swimming gold medallist Sun Yang was found guilty of refusing to give a doping sample and banned for eight years in an eagerly-awaited judgement from the Court of Arbitrati...
NATO

NATO

Videographic looking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. NATO's ruling council will meet Friday for urgent talks on the Syria crisis after at least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike blamed on Damascus.
New coronavirus: French ministers meet unions to discuss virus response

New coronavirus: French ministers meet unions to discuss virus response

France's labour, finance and health ministers meet union representatives and employers' unions at the labour ministry, to take stock of the new coronavirus and the measures to be taken by companies.
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Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case

Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case

Nigeria Health Minister Osagie Ehanire announces on Friday the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in the country.
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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence: CAS

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence: CAS

The Secretary General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Matthieu Reeb, in Lausanne announces that Chinese swimmer Sun Yang "is sanctioned with an eight years suspension".
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Venezualan government supporters rally to mark 'El Caracazo'

Venezualan government supporters rally to mark 'El Caracazo'

Hundreds of government supporters rally in Caracas to commemorate 'El Caracazo', a week of riots with looting and hundreds of deaths that rocked Venezuela 31 years ago.
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Rick Owens presents new line at Paris fashion week

Rick Owens presents new line at Paris fashion week

Fashion designer Rick Owens presents his autumn-winter 2020-21 women's ready-to-wear collection at the Palais de Tokyo on the fourth day of Paris Fashion Week.
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Virus slows down China's major projects in Asia: Colombo's Port City

Virus slows down China's major projects in Asia: Colombo's Port City

At Colombo's Port City -- an artificial island the size of central London that is to house one of South Asia's biggest financial centres -- work is progressing at a snail's pace.
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Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus

Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus

Worshippers pray in Mecca as Saudi Arabia suspends visas for visits to Islam's holiest sites for the "Umrah" pilgrimage, an unprecedented move triggered by coronavirus fears that raises questions over the annual hajj.
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