Demonstrators in Bolivia's La Paz protest against political crisis

Demonstrators in Bolivia's La Paz protest against political crisis

Demonstrators in La Paz protest against the political crisis in Bolivia as country's interim president Jeanine Anez moved to fill the power vacuum left by the resignation of Evo Morales.
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Polls open across London as general election begins

Polls open across London as general election begins

Polls open across London as the United Kingdom heads to its third general election in five years. People arrived to vote at polling stations across the city, including Jeremy Corbyn's Islington constituency and Westminster.
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Beating, homesickness: tough path to the top for Georgian sumo star

Beating, homesickness: tough path to the top for Georgian sumo star

The sumo champion hauls his giant frame from the ground, sand and clay caking his sweaty back and fury flashing from his eyes as he chastises himself for his defeat. His 178-kilogramme (392-pound) body and white mawashi, or belt, are commonplace, ...
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Talavera pottery, a Mexican and Spanish pottery tradition, listed by UNESCO

Talavera pottery, a Mexican and Spanish pottery tradition, listed by UNESCO

Talavera pottery, a five-centuries-old pottery tradition from Spain that later arrived in Mexico, where it acquired its own identity, has been inscribed on UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court after bail increased to $5 million

Harvey Weinstein leaves court after bail increased to $5 million

Harvey Weinstein leaves a New York City court where a judge increased his bail to $5 million after repeated violations of his ankle monitor system. Weinstein, who faces charges of rape and forcibly performing oral sex on a woman, was originally ou...
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Sydney bushfire climate protest

Sydney bushfire climate protest

Up to 20,000 protesters rally in Sydney demanding urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bushfire smoke choking the city causes health problems to spike.
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Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn rounds up the final day of campaigning with London rally

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn rounds up the final day of campaigning with London rally

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn holds a final rally in London ahead of Britain's elections. Britain's party leaders criss-crossed the country on Wednesday in a push for votes on the eve of a highly-charged general election aimed at finally settling th...
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US warns N.Korea of consequences of missile test

US warns N.Korea of consequences of missile test

The United States warns North Korea of consequences if it makes good on threats of a spectacular missile test in the New Year. At a UN Security Council session on North Korea, the US ambassador, Kelly Craft, hints at further sanctions if North Kor...
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Boris Johnson holds final campaign rally before Britain heads to the polls

Boris Johnson holds final campaign rally before Britain heads to the polls

British Prime Minister and Conservative leader Boris Johnson holds his final campaign rally in London just hours before the polls open. Britain's feuding party leaders criss-crossed the country on Wednesday in a frantic push for votes on the eve o...
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Climate concerns put Austria glacier project on thin ice

Climate concerns put Austria glacier project on thin ice

A project which will connect two glaciers through a new ski area in western Austria is facing criticism amid growing concerns about the sustainability of winter sports. The Austrian Green Party, which is currently in coalition talks, is a major cr...
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Counting the cost, as Gulf states thrive on desalinated water

Counting the cost, as Gulf states thrive on desalinated water

In Sur, which lies south of the capital Muscat, water for residents and businesses comes from a large desalination plant along the coast, improving the quality of life for some 600,000 people.
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Commuter chaos at Gare du Nord at rush hour as strike continues to bite

Commuter chaos at Gare du Nord at rush hour as strike continues to bite

Commuters rush to board overcrowded trains to the Paris suburbs during rush hour. The French government unveiled its pension reform plan that has triggered a crippling seven-day-old transport strike and brought hundreds of thousands of people on t...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court after bail increased to $5 million

Harvey Weinstein leaves court after bail increased to $5 million

Harvey Weinstein leaves a New York City court where a judge increased his bail to $5 million after repeated violations of his ankle monitor system. Weinstein, who faces charges of rape and forcibly performing oral sex on a woman, was originally ou...
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British voters hope general election will bring "clarity" on Brexit issue

British voters hope general election will bring "clarity" on Brexit issue

On the eve of a snap general election in the UK, British people hope it will help the country get out of Brexit uncertainty, but would also like to see other issues adressed such as homelessness and climate change.
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Kidnapped Iraqi protesters return to Karbala following their release

Kidnapped Iraqi protesters return to Karbala following their release

Eleven Iraqi protesters who were kidnapped four days ago near Baghdad's Al-Tahrir square arrive to the southern Iraqi city of Karbala following their release.
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Fracking leaves heavy footprint in Argentina's Patagonia

Fracking leaves heavy footprint in Argentina's Patagonia

Vaca Muerta, the world's second-largest reserve of shale gas and fourth largest reserve of oil, is home to the indigenous Mapuche people and they warn that the burgeoning oil and shale gas industry here, in particular the controversial fracking te...
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Relatives of missing Chilean plane's passengers land in Punta Arenas

Relatives of missing Chilean plane's passengers land in Punta Arenas

Relatives of missing Chilean plane's passengers land in Punta Arenas, from where the military plane departed before vanishing.
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First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

The world's first fully electric commercial aircraft takes its inaugural test flight, taking off from the Canadian city of Vancouver and offering hope that airlines may one day end their polluting emissions.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at NYC court for hearing on bail conditions

Harvey Weinstein arrives at NYC court for hearing on bail conditions

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at a New York City court for a hearing on bail conditions ahead of his January 6 trial. Weinstein, whose case sparked the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, faces charges of rape and forcibl...
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EU chief warns against cost of climate inaction

EU chief warns against cost of climate inaction

Head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen warns MEPs to consider the cost of failing to act against climate change, as she unveils her Green Deal plan.
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French PM Philippe "trying to divide trade unions"

French PM Philippe "trying to divide trade unions"

"We can see that he is trying to divide employees, to divide trade unions": Marie-Claire Cailletaud, President of the CGT Group at the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (EESC), reacts to an announcement by French Prime Minister Edouard Ph...
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In Serbia, world's hottest peppers grow under the snow

In Serbia, world's hottest peppers grow under the snow

December snow flurries in Serbia haven't stopped Aleksandar Tanic from cultivating his flaming-hot crop: crinkly red chilli peppers considered to be the spiciest in the world. The former electrician started growing the peppers in southern Serbia o...
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Aung Saan Suu Kyi leaves ICJ after leading Myanmar's defence

Aung Saan Suu Kyi leaves ICJ after leading Myanmar's defence

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague after the second day of trial, where she faced calls for Myanmar to "stop the genocide" of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country's def...
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Gambian supporters of ex-dictator Jammeh cling on to idea of return

Gambian supporters of ex-dictator Jammeh cling on to idea of return

Three years after being ousted from power, former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh is still revered by a part of the population. This is despite the damning testimonies heard at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, the body responsib...
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The carbon cycle

The carbon cycle

Videographic looking at CO2. Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action "misleading" at a summit in Madrid.