Lebanon protesters angered by reported PM pick

Lebanon protesters angered by reported PM pick

Lebanese protesters demanding a radical overhaul of the political system block roads in Chouaifet, southeast of Beirut, as anger surges after reports that wealthy ex-minister Mohammad Safadi is poised to become the country's next prime minster.
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Italy's youth-driven anti far-right Sardine Movement rally in Rome

Italy's youth-driven anti far-right Sardine Movement rally in Rome

Members of Italy's youth-driven Sardine Movement rally in Rome, in their bid to further shake up the country's politics and battle xenophobia. The "Sardines" have become a symbol of protest against the far-right firebrand leader Matteo Salvini, wh...
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Tunisian women perfom viral feminist anthem "The Rapist is You!"

Tunisian women perfom viral feminist anthem "The Rapist is You!"

Tunisian women of the Falgatna collective perform in Arabic the Chilean viral feminist anthem turned into a mighty global roar against sexual violence "The Rapist is You!" during a flashmob in Tunis.
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Rally in support of artist attacked for painting 'gay' Emiliano Zapata

Rally in support of artist attacked for painting 'gay' Emiliano Zapata

Mexico's LGBT community gathers in front of Palace of Fine Arts Mexico to support the artist Fabián Chairez, violently attacked for his “gay” painting of the revolutionary figure Emiliano Zapata. While posing, singing and dancing, protesters deman...
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Flooded streets and homes in southwest France after storms

Flooded streets and homes in southwest France after storms

Water rises to window level as floods hit southwestern France, where fierce winds recently left one person dead and five others injured.
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Young Chicagoans rap and dance to memorialize Juice WRLD

Young Chicagoans rap and dance to memorialize Juice WRLD

Hundreds of youngsters gather at the Chicago Bean, one of the key landmarks in the city, to honor local rap artist Juice WRLD at a touching tribute. An incident earlier in the week left the budding rapstar dead at a Chicago airport.
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Hundreds of supporters welcome back Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Hundreds of supporters welcome back Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Hundreds of supporters welcome back Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar after she helped defend the country against genocide charges in The Hague.
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Paris: Europe's busiest train station still paralysed by strikes

Paris: Europe's busiest train station still paralysed by strikes

Once again, only a handful of trains run at the Paris gare du Nord, Europe's busiest train station, on the tenth day of public transport strikes over pension reforms. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has urged rail operator SNCF to inform traveller...
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Professional nit-picking at a Belgrade salon

Professional nit-picking at a Belgrade salon

A hairdresser in Belgrade has declared war on lice, opening up a salon that specialises in removing the insects the old-fashioned way. At the "Beovaskica" salon, staff use combs instead of the store-bought chemicals which parents say are failing t...
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Bolivian coca farmers warn against lowering coca prices

Bolivian coca farmers warn against lowering coca prices

The coca farmers of Los Yungas, a region in the north of Bolivia, warn against lowering the price of coca, which is what continues to sustain them, and are urging a new government to support them.
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In Glasgow, questions over future of UK after Tory landslide victory

In Glasgow, questions over future of UK after Tory landslide victory

Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be revelling in his mighty election victory but the results in Scotland and Northern Ireland have hinted at battles ahead in trying to keep the United Kingdom together.
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Buenos Aires lights up with the image of Argentina's Eva Peron

Buenos Aires lights up with the image of Argentina's Eva Peron

After at least three years in darkness, the face of Argentina's Eva Peron is again lit, this time projected onto the side of the Social Development ministry, just days into President Alberto Fernández's first term.
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Mexico City entices its police force to get in shape

Mexico City entices its police force to get in shape

More than 1,000 police officers across Mexico's capital have enrolled in the "Healthy Police" program for a chance to gain a bonus of 1,000-pesos (about $50) a month and also slim down -- a program for overweight cops in one of the world's most ob...
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Residents in Myanmar react after three-day ICJ hearing on genocide case

Residents in Myanmar react after three-day ICJ hearing on genocide case

"If it were genocide, there would not be any of these people (Rohingya) left," says one Yangon resident as people in Myanmar give their take on the hearing at the International Court of Justice where de facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has u...
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Climate activists gather for Fridays for the Future event in Madrid

Climate activists gather for Fridays for the Future event in Madrid

Climate activists, including members of Extinction Rebellion, gather in Madrid for a Fridays for the Future event.
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Relatives of crashed Chilean plane victims arrive at military base

Relatives of crashed Chilean plane victims arrive at military base

Relatives of crashed Chilean plane victims arrive at the military base in Punta Arenas, as remains of plane and victims are unloaded at the base. EXCLUSIVE AFPTV
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Voters in historic Labour seat say Brexit swung them Conservative

Voters in historic Labour seat say Brexit swung them Conservative

The seat of Blyth Valley was held by Labour since 1950 until Thursday's UK general election when it went Conservative. Voters in the former mining town say that they were motivated by Brexit and a distrust of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
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Beethoven's house in Bonn reopens to celebrate the composer's 250th birthday

Beethoven's house in Bonn reopens to celebrate the composer's 250th birthday

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth, the composer's home in Bonn reopens to the public as a museum after extensive renovation, on the day most widely believed to be his birthday. The museum includes an exhibition wit...
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UK vote 'reinforces' case for Scottish independence poll: Sturgeon

UK vote 'reinforces' case for Scottish independence poll: Sturgeon

Scottish National Party leader Nicolas Sturgeon says her party's strong performance in Britain's snap election "reinforces" her case for holding a fresh Scottish independence referendum.
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A roundup of news and features

A roundup of news and features

This week on Africa Weekly, we head to Madagascar where anger is building over plans to relocate part of Madagascar's choked capital to emerald-green farmland. Then we go to Nigeria where the UN has announced an epidemic of substance abusers, who ...
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Boris Johnson vows to "unite and level up" the UK after big election win

Boris Johnson vows to "unite and level up" the UK after big election win

Conservative Prime minister Boris Johnson says that his new goverment will "unite and level up the UK" with the "extraordinary majority" his party won in the general election on Thursday, clearing the way for Britain to leave the EU.
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Remains of the wrecked Chilean military plane arrive to Punta Arenas

Remains of the wrecked Chilean military plane arrive to Punta Arenas

Remains of the wrecked Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard crashed in the sea arrive to Punta Arenas. EXCLUSIVE AFPTV
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UK's Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit

UK's Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit.
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Greta Thunberg gives a speech in Turin for a Fridays for the Future demonstration

Greta Thunberg gives a speech in Turin for a Fridays for the Future demonstration

Greta Thunberg gives a speech in Turin to pro-climate demonstrators gathered for a Fridays for the Future demonstration.
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Munich's LGBTQ Christmas market offers 'something for everyone'

Munich's LGBTQ Christmas market offers 'something for everyone'

'Pink Christmas', Munich's gay Christmas market, was established 15 years ago. Visitors are drawn in by the market's unique atmosphere and its original take on German Christmas tradition.
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