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Hong Kong riot police try to disperse pro-democracy protesters at the city's Central district, home to many blue-chip international firms and where thousands of office workers had held lunchtime flashmob protests.
Israel's military killed a commander for Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, officials said, prompting retaliatory rocket fire.
Israel's military kills a commander for Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip. Images of the scene in Gaza City.
Protesters gather outside the Bolivian embassy in Mexico to show support for Evo Morales, the leftist president whose resignation has left a power vacuum in the South American nation.
Pro-democracy protesters gather at the University of Hong Kong and create barricades, a day after demonstrators triggered a city-wide day of action aimed at paralysing the international financial hub.
‘Mayor Pete’ was virtually unknown to US voters before launching a presidential bid. Recent polls in Iowa, where voting for 2020 will kick off, show him climbing to the top-tier among Democratic candidates. AFP hopped on his bus tour through New H...
Bolivia's deputy senate speaker, Jeanine Anez -- constitutionally in line to become interim president following Evo Morales' resignation -- adresses the press.
Poland's far right attracts tens of thousands to a march in Warsaw to mark the country's Independence Day just weeks after making significant gains in national elections. This year's march comes a month after Poland's Confederation, a new far-righ...
Citizens opposed to the government of Evo Morales maintain barricades in the center of the city of La Paz, a day after the president announced his resignation.
Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe greets Youssef Chahed, his Tunisian counterpart. According to the Tunisian government, Chahed is in Paris to pass along messages from the new Tunisian President Kais Saied to Emmanuel Macron.
UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres meets Emmanuel Macron Monday evening at the Elysée ahead of a summit Tuesday that will bring several heads of state to the French capital.
South Africa's rugby stars hoist the World Cup before thousands of ecstatic fans at Cape Town's City Hall, where Nelson Mandela made his first speech after his release from prison.
At 11:11 AM, on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, as tradition demands, thousands of revellers line the streets of Cologne to celebrate the opening of the carnival season in Germany, which ends on 26 February 2020.
Residents in the Chilean capital Santiago react to the government's announcement that it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship -- a key demand of protesters who have rocked the count...
Undocumented migrants march to the US Supreme Court ahead of a key decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with some walking from Philadelphia and New York. An estimated 600,000 "Dreamers", many of whom have never li...
Catalan separatist activists block traffic on a motorway linking Spain and France, in a fresh protest against the sentencing last month of nine of their leaders to lengthy jail terms.
Polish far-right groups demonstrate in the country's capital, holding up banners and taking to the streets with red flares on the country's National Independence Day.
Emergency services rushed to Teil in the Ardeche this afternoon, the area worst affected by an unusually strong earthquake which hit southeastern France earlier today. Several people were injured, one of them seriously, authorities said.
A Russian historian who confessed to murdering and dismembering his 24-year-old ex-student lover appears in court as calls grow for an investigation into his alleged abuse of female students. Pale and unshaven, the 63-year-old prominent Napoleon e...