Emmanuel Macron hosts Danish PM Mette Frederiksen

Emmanuel Macron hosts Danish PM Mette Frederiksen

French president Emmanuel Macron welcomes Danish PM Mette Frederiksen to the Elysee Palace.
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Venezuela's opposition leader meets EU foreign policy chief

Venezuela's opposition leader meets EU foreign policy chief

The leader of Venezuela's opposition Juan Guaido, who has been recognized as president by the United States and more than 50 other countries, meets with the European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in Brussels.
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Hong Kong reports first 'perliminary positive' SARS-like virus case

Hong Kong reports first 'perliminary positive' SARS-like virus case

Hong Kong reports its fisrt "perliminary positive" case of the new SARS-like coronavirus in a 39-year-old man who arrived at the city from Wuhan via cross-border high speed railway.
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Thousands protest against migrant camps in Lesbos

Thousands protest against migrant camps in Lesbos

Thousands protest against migrant camps on the Greek island of Lesbos, demanding the immediate removal of asylum-seekers. The island's largest camp of Moria hosts more than 19,000 asylum seekers in a camp with a capacity for 2,840.
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Former conjoined twins return to Cameroon

Former conjoined twins return to Cameroon

Twin girls Bissie and Eyenga Merveille who were born as conjoined twins attached at the abdomen and then separated in an operation in France, return home to Cameroon.
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Lebanon's new 'Technocratic' government poses for first group photo

Lebanon's new 'Technocratic' government poses for first group photo

Ministers of Lebanon's newly-unveiled 'Technocratic' government pose for their first group photo with the President Michel Aoun in the Presidential Palace in Baabda.
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US threatens EU with auto tariff against any 'arbitrary' digital tax: Mnuchin

US threatens EU with auto tariff against any 'arbitrary' digital tax: Mnuchin

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin threatens the EU with auto tariffs in retaliation for any arbitrary digital tax.
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India's 'Rapunzel' remains a cut above with world's longest teen hair

India's 'Rapunzel' remains a cut above with world's longest teen hair

Nilanshi Patel, a 17-year-old from India's Gujarat state, remains a cut above the rest according to the Guinness World Records, having bettered her record of 170.5 centimetres (5.59 feet) set in December 2018 with a new length of 190 centimetres.
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Malaysians craft giant incense sticks by hand for Lunar New Year

Malaysians craft giant incense sticks by hand for Lunar New Year

Thousands of giant incense sticks, some mounted with dragon heads, line the walls of a Malaysian workshop where they are being made by hand before the Lunar New Year holidays. In the rural town of Kubang Semang, the workers spend months crafting ...
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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and already reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warns, as authorities scramble to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.
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North Korea to ban all foreign tourists over SARS-like virus

North Korea to ban all foreign tourists over SARS-like virus

North Korea will ban all foreign tourists to protect itself against a new SARS-like virus that has claimed at least nine lives in China and sickened hundreds.
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Blocked roads and burning tires as Iraq protests resume

Blocked roads and burning tires as Iraq protests resume

Iraqi protesters blocked roads on Tuesday in an attempt to pressure authorities to implement long-awaited reforms. Anti-government rallies have rocked Iraq since October but had thinned out in recent weeks amid spiralling tensions between Baghdad'...
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Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Riot police clash with demonstrators in the Colombian capital Bogota as anti-government protests resume across the country.
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Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Riot police clash with demonstrators in the Colombian capital Bogota as anti-government protests resumed across the country.
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Central Americans migrants stuck at the Mexico border

Central Americans migrants stuck at the Mexico border

Migrants from Honduras and Salvador are stuck near the Suchiate river, a natural border between Mexico and Guatemala. Hundreds of them were pushed back yesterday with tear gas by the Mexican national guards.
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Europe's guardian of stem cells and hopes, real and unrealistic

Europe's guardian of stem cells and hopes, real and unrealistic

Poland is home to Europe’s largest bank for stem cells sent from across the continent. More and more parents are saving umbilical cord blood containing stem cells as a health insurance policy for their newborns. at the Polish Stem Cell BankN°1MY25D
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Can CO2 play a role in sustainable development?

Can CO2 play a role in sustainable development?

Researchers in Lyon are exploring whether one waste product can be used to recycle other waste products. They are using carbon dioxide to recover the rare metals contained in used telephone or car batteries.
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New day of protest in Colombia against Duque’s government

New day of protest in Colombia against Duque’s government

Students take the streets of Bogota for a new day of protests against Ivan Duque’s government. Colombia’s unions have been calling for a national strike, marking two months of protest against country’s administration.
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Demonstration against Davos Forum and for climate action

Demonstration against Davos Forum and for climate action

Dozens of people demonstrate in Davos where the World Economic Forum is being held, calling for immediate action on climate change. The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum was aiming for a strong focus on climate change but US President Donal...
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Panama stunned by sect killings

Panama stunned by sect killings

Several open bibles, messages alluding to Satan, piled up clothes and several musical instruments can still be seen in the makeshift church in the Altos de Terrón indigenous community in Panama, where last week a religious sect allegedly sacrifice...
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Senate kicks off debate in Trump impeachment trial

Senate kicks off debate in Trump impeachment trial

The historic impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump opens debate in the Senate as Democrats accuse Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evidence that the US leader abused his powers. The first full day of the historic trial saw the Re...
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Romancing the stone: Louis Vuitton shows off huge rough diamond

Romancing the stone: Louis Vuitton shows off huge rough diamond

The biggest rough diamond discovered in over a century was shown to private clients Tuesday by French luxury handbag-maker Louis Vuitton, which acquired the 1,758-carat gem to make a big splash in the high-end jewellery market. The stone named "Se...
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McConnell speaks ahead of Trump trial, defends rules

McConnell speaks ahead of Trump trial, defends rules

"Nobody, nobody will dictate Senate procedure to United States Senators" says Senator Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor ahead of the Trump impeachment trial, defending the rules as Democrats accuse Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evide...
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Trump's legal team arrives at the US Capitol

Trump's legal team arrives at the US Capitol

Members of Donald Trump's legal team arrive at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, for Trump's impeachment trial before the Senate.
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Elite team from French army train in Alps ahead of Greenland trek

Elite team from French army train in Alps ahead of Greenland trek

In the Alps, 12 of the French army's mountaineering elite are preparing for a 300 kilometre ski expedition to Greenland in March. There they will have to overcome temperatures of minus 30 degrees for three gruelling weeks. The training in the Alps...
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