Thousands gather in central Santiago square over transport price hike

Thousands gather in central Santiago square over transport price hike

Thousands of protesters gather in central Santiago's Plaza Italia square, reaching record numbers in this spot since protests started October 18.
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Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan ceasefire

Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan ceasefire

Dozens of Taliban prisoners are freed during a historic ceasefire in Afghanistan -- only the second in nearly 19 years of war -- as part of plans by authorities to release about 900 Taliban prisoners across the country. Of this, approximately 600 ...
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China takeover would make Hong Kong 'hard to see' as financial hub: WH

China takeover would make Hong Kong 'hard to see' as financial hub: WH

President Trump is "displeased" with China over its proposed crackdown in Hong Kong, says Kayleigh McEnany the White House spokeswoman. It's "hard to see how Hong Kong can remain a financial hub if China takes over," McEnany tells a White House br...
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French nursing home sets up 'bubble tent' for family visits

French nursing home sets up 'bubble tent' for family visits

It gives 'living in a bubble' a whole new meaning... After two months of separation due to the coronavirus epidemic, residents of a nursing home in Bourbourg, northern France, can once again visit with their family members thanks to a special 'bub...
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Same-sex couple marries after Costa Rica legalises marriage

Same-sex couple marries after Costa Rica legalises marriage

Couple Alexandra Quiros and Dunia Araya get married in Costa Rica, after it become the first Central American country to legalise same-sex marriage, after a court ruling came into force at midnight.
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Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan ceasefire

Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan ceasefire

Dozens of Taliban prisoners are freed during a historic ceasefire in Afghanistan -- only the second in nearly 19 years of war -- as part of plans by authorities to release about 900 Taliban prisoners across the country. Of this, approximately 600 ...
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Macron visits car factory as France unveils plan to save auto industry

Macron visits car factory as France unveils plan to save auto industry

French President Emmanuel Macron visits global automotive suppliers Valeo in the northern Pas-de-Calais region, before announcing a plan to rescue the auto industry, which has been hammered by factory shutdowns and dealership closures amid the COV...
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Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan ceasefire

Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan ceasefire

Afghan authorities free hundreds more Taliban prisoners, as calls grow for the militants to extend a historic ceasefire on its third and final day. The government said it planned to release about 900 Taliban prisoners today across Afghanistan, app...
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"Of course we're going to make money, it's New York": Cuomo after ringing NYSE bell

"Of course we're going to make money, it's New York": Cuomo after ringing NYSE bell

"Of course we're going to make money, it's New York," says Governor Andrew Cuomo as he gets in his car after ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The NYSE is resuming physical floor trading for the first time since late March.
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French healthcare workers demonstrate over government reforms

French healthcare workers demonstrate over government reforms

Between 300 and 400 people, mostly nurses from Bordeaux University Hospital, demonstrate near the hospital the day after the French government announced an overhaul of the healthcare system, which aims to improve the care of patients and the worki...
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Governor Cuomo rings opening bell at reopened NYSE

Governor Cuomo rings opening bell at reopened NYSE

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The trading floor is reopening after two months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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New York Stock Exchange reopens after two-month halt

New York Stock Exchange reopens after two-month halt

Images of traders arriving and entering the New York Stock Exchange as physical floor trading resumes for the first time since late March.
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Clubs reopen in Iceland to partygoers' delight

Clubs reopen in Iceland to partygoers' delight

Icelanders can party again on the dancefloor at B5, a popular establishment with the locals of the capital Reykjavik, for the first time in nine weeks. The nightclubs are reopening in Iceland, a rare privilege in Europe, as the country lifts furth...
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Wuhan football fans get a kick out of return to pitch

Wuhan football fans get a kick out of return to pitch

Football enthusiasts in Wuhan are finally able to return to the pitch after a three-month lockdown was lifted in the former epicentre of the novel coronavirus.
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SpaceX and NASA's manned space mission

SpaceX and NASA's manned space mission

Aside from a threat of bad weather, NASA and SpaceX confirmed Monday that everything is all-systems-go for their upcoming rocket launch with two American astronauts. The mission described in an videographic.
France unveils committee chosen to oversee hospital consultations

France unveils committee chosen to oversee hospital consultations

France's health minister unveils the committee chosen to oversee the consultations aimed at improving working conditions in the public health sector. Leading the discussions for the so-called 'Ségur de la Santé' is Macron campaign supporter and fo...
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Hong Kong leader tries to reassure investors rattled by China law

Hong Kong leader tries to reassure investors rattled by China law

China's plans to impose a new security law on Hong Kong will not erode freedoms, the city's leader says, as she tried to reassure international businesses and investors alarmed by the proposal.
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Hanoi motorbike taxi drivers turn first aiders

Hanoi motorbike taxi drivers turn first aiders

On the tarmac of a dark Hanoi street, motorbike taxi driver Pham Quoc Viet mops the bloodied knee of a fellow rider, one of the hundreds of traffic victims he's tended to in the chaotically congested Vietnamese capital. By day, Viet, 33, works f...
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Beachgoers enjoy sand and sun in California on Memorial Day

Beachgoers enjoy sand and sun in California on Memorial Day

Beaches in Huntington Beach are crowded on Memorial Day, the first holiday since Governor Gavin Newsom took California to phase 2 of the stay-at-home order.
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El Salvador COVID-19 cases on the rise

El Salvador COVID-19 cases on the rise

El Salvador authorities are urging citizens to comply with prevention measures as the number of cases grows. The country had registered around 2,000 COVID-19 cases as of Monday.
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Mexican medical workers protest over lack of PPE

Mexican medical workers protest over lack of PPE

Employees from Mexico's National Institute of Respiratory Diseases protest over a lack of personal protective equipment.
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Discos reopen in Iceland as virus restrictions are eased

Discos reopen in Iceland as virus restrictions are eased

Icelanders can party again on the dancefloor at B5, a popular establishment with the locals of the capital Reykjavik, for the first time in nine weeks. The nightclubs are reopening in Iceland, a rare privilege in Europe, as the country is lifting ...
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Coronavirus: Partygoers celebrate as Iceland's nightclubs reopen

Coronavirus: Partygoers celebrate as Iceland's nightclubs reopen

Icelanders once again party at the B5 nightclub, a popular establishment filled by Reykjavik's locals for the first time in nine weeks. The nightclubs are reopening in Iceland, a rare privilege in Europe, as the country is lifting further coronavi...
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California locals sunbathe and enjoy the water at Huntington Beach on Memorial Day

California locals sunbathe and enjoy the water at Huntington Beach on Memorial Day

Locals enjoy the sun, sea and surf at Huntington Beach, California on Memorial Day as the country's COVID-19 death toll approaches 100,000.
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Hundreds protest in Ecuador over low wages, budget cuts amid pandemic

Hundreds protest in Ecuador over low wages, budget cuts amid pandemic

Hundreds of people, including trade unions, students, and public workers march to the Government Palace in Ecuador's capital to protest against lower wages, the loss of jobs, and budget cuts that have taken place during the quarantine to stop the ...
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