Georgia: Riot police use water cannons to disperse protesters

Georgia: Riot police use water cannons to disperse protesters

Hundreds of riot police in body armour and helmets spray water cannons to break up a crowd of several hundred protesters outside the parliament building in the capital Tbilisi after the ruling party backtracked on promised electoral reforms. The p...
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Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

In a classic case of "poacher turning gamekeeper", the fishermen of Senegal have joined forces to protect one of the ocean's most endangered species: the sea turtle.
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In Bosnia, villagers defend their rivers

In Bosnia, villagers defend their rivers

In Bosnia's Neretvica Valley, villagers are defending their river against a plan to build small hydroelectric power plants. This struggle is gaining momentum in the 260-river Balkan country where some 100 power plants have been built in the past 1...
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Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

In a classic case of "poacher turning gamekeeper", the fishermen of Senegal have joined forces to protect one of the ocean's most endangered species: the sea turtle.
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London theatre workers use pink ribbons to protest lack of government support

London theatre workers use pink ribbons to protest lack of government support

Theatre workers are putting up pink hazard tape reading 'Missing Live Theatre' on performing arts buildings around the UK, including on the National Theatre in London. The move is intended to draw attention to the plight of theatres, which still h...
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Johnson announces easing of quarantine for visitors from certain countries

Johnson announces easing of quarantine for visitors from certain countries

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that England is changing its quarantine rules for travellers, so that only those arrivals who are from countries where the coronavirus is 'not yet under control' will have to self-isolate for two weeks.
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Johnson says future lockdowns to be 'targeted, local'

Johnson says future lockdowns to be 'targeted, local'

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces lockdown restrictions in England are to be more finely targeted from now on, with shutdowns happening locally rather than nationwide.
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Miami: South Pointe beach closed for July 4th weekend as coronavirus cases surge

Miami: South Pointe beach closed for July 4th weekend as coronavirus cases surge

South Pointe beach in Miami is deserted and quiet, except for a wandering cat and patrolling police. Florida has been forced to re-close restaurants, barsm and beaches over a surge in coronavirus cases, ahead of the July 4 weekend.
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Sao Paulo authorities allow more businesses to reopen despite virus crisis

Sao Paulo authorities allow more businesses to reopen despite virus crisis

Sao Paulo city Mayor Bruno Covas announces that bars, restaurants, beauty salons and barbershops can reopen starting July 6, while Brazil's COVID-19 death toll -- which surges past 60,000 -- remains the highest in Latin America.
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Khashoggi murder trial begins in Turkey in absentia

Khashoggi murder trial begins in Turkey in absentia

The trial in absentia of 20 Saudi suspects accused of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, including two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, begins in Istanbul.
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Singapore's Universal Studio reopens after virus restrictions lifted

Singapore's Universal Studio reopens after virus restrictions lifted

Universal Studios Singapore reopened this week after being closed for nearly three months as the city-state implemented restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Burundi changes tune on coronavirus

Burundi changes tune on coronavirus

This week in Africa Weekly: Burundi's about-turn on the coronavirus, deadly protests in Ethiopia following the murder of a popular singer, and Egypt's pyramids reopen.
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Angry climate activists hang giant banner on Reichstag

Angry climate activists hang giant banner on Reichstag

NGO Greenpeace hangs a giant banner demanding "a future without coal power" from the Reichstag building's pediment, its script aping the historic structure's famous dedication "to the German people", as the country passed a law to end use of coal-...
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Sexual predator Epstein associate Maxwell charged with sex abuse

Sexual predator Epstein associate Maxwell charged with sex abuse

Acting US attorney Audrey Strauss confirms that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in the United States and has been charged with sex trafficking minors for her former boyfriend, the disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein ...
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The British Royal Family

The British Royal Family

The British royal family. Prince Andrew is "bewildered" by claims he is stonewalling a US investigation into the alleged sex trafficking of minors by British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, his legal team said F...
Brazil's Rio authorities allow some businesses to reopen despite COVID-19 death toll

Brazil's Rio authorities allow some businesses to reopen despite COVID-19 death toll

Residents of Rio de Janeiro walk on a shopping district as local authorities allow gyms, bars, restaurants and other stores to reopen despite Brazil's high COVID-19 death toll.
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Hong Kong man first to be charged under new China security law

Hong Kong man first to be charged under new China security law

A man accused of deliberately driving his motorbike into a group of police officers is the first person in Hong Kong to be charged under Beijing's sweeping new national security law. Tong Ying-kit's lawyer tells press that he was hit with one char...
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Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

Videographic showing the circuit ahead of this weekend's Austrian Grand prix.
Visegrad Group Prime Ministers meet in Warsaw

Visegrad Group Prime Ministers meet in Warsaw

Polish President and Prime Minister, Andrzej Duda and Mateusz Morawiecki, welcome Czech, Slovak and Hungarian Heads of Government, Andrej Babis, Igor Matovic and Viktor Orban to mark the start of the Polish Presidency in the Visegrad Group.
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Comings and goings at Matignon after French PM resigns

Comings and goings at Matignon after French PM resigns

There have been numerous comings and goings at the entrance of the Hôtel Matignon in Paris this morning, as Edouard Philippe tendered his resignation and a new Prime Minister is set to be appointed later today, to embody a "new path", according to...
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Turkey trial of Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder begins in absentia

Turkey trial of Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder begins in absentia

The trial in absentia of 20 Saudi suspects accused of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, including two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, begins in Istanbul.
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Syria harvest boom brings hope as hunger spikes

Syria harvest boom brings hope as hunger spikes

Watching a combine harvester grind through his golden fields of wheat, farmer Yahya Mahmoud is relieved the yield looks good this year, even as a tanking economy leaves millions hungry across war-torn Syria.
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LA bars and restaurants pay the price for California's virus surge

LA bars and restaurants pay the price for California's virus surge

Bars and restaurants in Los Angeles are paying the price for California's surge in coronavirus cases as they close to indoor service once again - just a few weeks after being allowed to restart their businesses.
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Colombian woman engaged after recovering from virus

Colombian woman engaged after recovering from virus

With help from medical workers, Colombian Jefferson Riascos proposes to his partner Diana Angola, who gave birth to their son during an induced coma while she was being treated for COVID-19.
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Students return to classes on remote Coronavirus-free Easter Island

Students return to classes on remote Coronavirus-free Easter Island

Before reopening restaurants, gyms or hotels, on the remote Easter Island, a Chilean territory in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, so they can keep learning and to care for their mental health, after 100 days without contagion from COVID-19.
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