Tennis: Macron greets Fed Cup winners

Tennis: Macron greets Fed Cup winners

The French tennis players who won the Fed Cup against Australia on Sunday, in Perth, are welcomed by Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace. It is France's first Fed Cup title since 2003.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Auschwitz victims

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Auschwitz victims

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Holocaust victims at the "Death Wall" in the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz during her first ever visit as chancellor.
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Iran's nuclear deal

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Landslides

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Tear gas

Tear gas

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time

Angela Merkel visits the former German Nazi death camp at Auschwitz for the first time in her 14 years as chancellor, as Germany grapples with a resurgence of anti-Semitism and the growth of the far-right. Merkel is only the third German chancello...
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Paris' Gare de Lyon near empty as France strike bites

Paris' Gare de Lyon near empty as France strike bites

After a massive mobilisation on Thursday, France prepares for a second day of travel cancellations and school closures as unions warned there would be no let-up in the strike called to protest planned pension reforms.
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Celebrations in India after police shoot dead rape-murder suspects

Celebrations in India after police shoot dead rape-murder suspects

People gather to celebrate at the scene of a gang-rape and murder in India after police shot dead the suspects as they were re-enacting their alleged crime.
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Afghans mourn Japanese doctor's death

Afghans mourn Japanese doctor's death

Distressed Afghans hold vigils to mourn a beloved Japanese doctor who transformed barren swaths of eastern Afghanistan and spent decades caring for the sick.
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China's single women seek sperm donors overseas

China's single women seek sperm donors overseas

Unmarried women in China are largely barred from accessing sperm banks and IVF treatment, causing some to seek other options abroad.
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Hong Kongers give their views on six months of protests in the city

Hong Kongers give their views on six months of protests in the city

Hong Kong residents give their take on Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations six months on. The unprecedented movement was born on June 9, when an estimated million people took to the streets to protest a proposed bill allowing extradition to ...
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Mainland Chinese give their views on six months of protest in HK

Mainland Chinese give their views on six months of protest in HK

Beijing residents give their take on Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations six months on. The unprecedented movement was born on June 9, when an estimated million people took to the streets to protest a proposed bill allowing extradition to ma...
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24h of Violence in Mexico: mass grave in Tijuana

24h of Violence in Mexico: mass grave in Tijuana

Mexico is an enormous mass grave. It is estimated that there are 50,000 disappeared in the country and since the war on drugs began in 2006, more than 3,000 clandestine graves have been found. Some, like this one in Tijuana, have become places of ...
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French police detain man after protests over pension overhaul

French police detain man after protests over pension overhaul

French police detain a man in Paris at nightfall after a day of protests against the government's plan to overhaul the pension system. Strikes across the country brought much of France to a halt.
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Consumers feel the pinch as Indian economy slows

Consumers feel the pinch as Indian economy slows

The hunt for work becomes more desperate every day on Delhi's street corner labour markets as India's economic slowdown bites deeper, piling pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi just half a year into his second term.
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Iraqi volunteers clean up the streets of the central city of Najaf

Iraqi volunteers clean up the streets of the central city of Najaf

Iraqi volunteers clean up the streets of the central city of Najaf following anti-government protests. The protest movement is Iraq's biggest since the US-led invasion of 2003 toppled Saddam Hussein and installed a democratic system in the oil-ric...
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SpaceX: launch of Falcon 9 to ISS for resupply mission

SpaceX: launch of Falcon 9 to ISS for resupply mission

SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station, as part of its nineteenth commercial resupply services mission (CRS-19), at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
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Singapore unveils new mosquito facility in fight against dengue

Singapore unveils new mosquito facility in fight against dengue

Singapore unveils a new mosquito breeding facility that will help the city-state step up its fight against dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases. The facility’s automated devices will allow researchers to boost breeding of mosquitoes carr...
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French pension reform protests: tensions between police and protesters in Paris

French pension reform protests: tensions between police and protesters in Paris

Police use tear gas to disperse rioters during a demonstration against pension reform in Paris. The clashes broke out near Place de la Republique in the city centre. Although the Paris march began peacefully, black-clad protesters later set fire t...
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New York's 'island of the dead' to welcome more of the living

New York's 'island of the dead' to welcome more of the living

A once off-limits, eroding island in New York where more than a million people are buried in unmarked mass graves dug by prisoners is about to become more accessible. Plans to open up Hart Island have been signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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After 50 years of operation, Europe's oldest nuclear power plant not ready to retire

After 50 years of operation, Europe's oldest nuclear power plant not ready to retire

Europe's oldest functioning nuclear reactor, at Switzerland's Beznau plant, will turn 50 next week -- a lifespan deemed dangerously long by environmentalists who are demanding that it be shut down immediately. IMAGES of Beznau nuclear power plant ...
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Red carpet but no cinema as Gaza film festival forced outdoors

Red carpet but no cinema as Gaza film festival forced outdoors

In the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, without a cinema for 30 years, a few hundred walk the red carpet to a rare film screening -- held on the street. The opening of the Red Carpet Human Rights Film Festival on Wednesday evening had been expected to...
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