In Mexico, 'Santa Muerte' shows worshippers another side to death

In Mexico, 'Santa Muerte' shows worshippers another side to death

Death is venerated in Mexico on altars like this one in the Tepito neighbourhood in the country's capital, where the skeletal "Death Saint", or "Santa Muerte" -- a female deity famous for being worshipped by drug cartels but also followed by a wid...
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"Baby cabin": new parents show their newborns to families from a special truck

"Baby cabin": new parents show their newborns to families from a special truck

A truck transformed with a glass helps families introduce their newborns to family and friends in Mexico, while respecting social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Thousands attend a night rally in Minsk against post-vote crackdown

Thousands attend a night rally in Minsk against post-vote crackdown

Tousands of Belarusians attend a night time rally in the centre of Minsk against President Alexander Lukashenko's disputed re-election and an ensuing brutal police crackdown.
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Rowing while dredging waste: Hungarian race in green mode

Rowing while dredging waste: Hungarian race in green mode

The 150 competitors meeting on the shores of Hungary's second largest river carry somewhat unusual equipment for a boat race -- protective gloves, rubber boots and large plastic bags, to collect as much trash as possible.
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Fire crews battle 'Lake Fire' raging through Angeles National Forest

Fire crews battle 'Lake Fire' raging through Angeles National Forest

A helicopter drops water over the 'Lake Fire' raging through the Angeles National Forest in California. Fire crews are battling the fast-moving blaze which has prompted evacuation orders and scorched more than 10 thousand acres.
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Netanyahu: UAE deal start of 'new era' for Israel and Arab world

Netanyahu: UAE deal start of 'new era' for Israel and Arab world

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hails a US-brokered deal to normalise ties between the Jewish state and the United Arab Emirates.
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Fear and anger as evictions threat looms in pandemic-hit New York City and Los Angeles

Fear and anger as evictions threat looms in pandemic-hit New York City and Los Angeles

Activists and relief groups are scrambling to try to avert a monumental wave of evictions in the United States in the latest phase of the nation's coronavirus crisis.
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Belgrade zoo marks 83 years with Muja, world's oldest captive alligator

Belgrade zoo marks 83 years with Muja, world's oldest captive alligator

Muja has lived through multiple bombing campaigns and several countries -- all while never leaving a tiny pool in Belgrade's zoo for 83 years, making him the world's oldest captive alligator. While zookeepers don't know his exact hatch day, the re...
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Chileans receive the first deposits from their 10% emergency pension fund withdrawals

Chileans receive the first deposits from their 10% emergency pension fund withdrawals

Chileans queue for more than an hour in a busy street of Santiago as they wait to receive the first deposits from their 10% emergency pension fund withdrawals. The decision was approved by Chilean congress and implemented this week to try to reboo...
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China suspends Hong Kong's extradition treaty with Germany and France

China suspends Hong Kong's extradition treaty with Germany and France

China says it firmly opposes Germany and France suspending its extradition agreements with Hong Kong, and has decided that the Hong Kong government will suspend the same agreement with the two European powers as countermeasures.
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Belarus: EU ambassadors lay flowers at makeshift memorial after post-vote crackdown

Belarus: EU ambassadors lay flowers at makeshift memorial after post-vote crackdown

Head of the EU Delegation in Belarus, Dirk Schuebel, and foreign ambassadors lay flowers at the site where a protester died on August 10 in Minsk. Crowds of people in the Belarusian capital Minsk form human chains as protesters continue a peacefu...
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Formula 1 driver protection

Formula 1 driver protection

Videographic showing safety measures in place to protect Formula 1 racing drivers. The Spanish Grand Prix takes place on Sunday.
Formula One pit stops

Formula One pit stops

Videographic on pit stops. The Spanish Grand Prix is on Sunday.
Indonesia's Mt Sinabung erupts for the eighth time in less than a week

Indonesia's Mt Sinabung erupts for the eighth time in less than a week

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung has erupted with a string of blasts that send plumes of ash two kilometres (1.2 miles) into the sky, triggering a flight warning and fears of lava flows. This is at least the eighth time that the rumbling volcano on Suma...
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Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix (Barcelona)

Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix (Barcelona)

Videographic showing the circuit for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.
Tiny Belgian enclave in Netherlands juggles different virus rules

Tiny Belgian enclave in Netherlands juggles different virus rules

Baarle-Hertog is a tiny, fragmented Belgian enclave in the Netherlands, sharing the same area with Dutch village Baarle-Nassau. Usually that just makes it a tourist oddity. These days, though, it means headaches for local residents and visitors al...
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A blind Chinese masseuse voicing out against sexual abuse

A blind Chinese masseuse voicing out against sexual abuse

When Xiao Jia lost her sight as a teenager she was told the "respectable" career choice was to become a massage therapist. Instead she found an industry rife with abuse and aggression, where women are afforded little protection. She now works in a...
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Indonesia's Mt Sinabung erupts again, triggers flight warning

Indonesia's Mt Sinabung erupts again, triggers flight warning

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts again with a string of blasts that send plumes of ash two kilometres (1.2 miles) into the sky, triggering a flight warning and fears of lava flows. This is at least the eighth time that the rumbling volcano on Sum...
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The 5G revolution

The 5G revolution

Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology. US President Donald Trump has said that the popular Chinese video app TikTok and social network WeChat "threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the ...
Infrared thermometers

Infrared thermometers

Videographic on how the infrared thermometer works. New Zealand rushed to track the source of a sudden return of the coronavirus Thursday as the number of new cases in its biggest city rose to 17 and officials warned more infections were inevitable.
Champions League: PSG fans celebrate victory in Lisbon

Champions League: PSG fans celebrate victory in Lisbon

Paris Saint-Germain fans celebrate the side's spectacular victory after two late goals in a sensational comeback against Atalanta to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in 25 years.
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Thousands of fans dance to mark one year since DJ Arafat's death

Thousands of fans dance to mark one year since DJ Arafat's death

Thousands of fans dance together in Abidjan to pay tribute to their idol DJ Arafat, star of the "coupé-décalé" genre of Ivorian dance music, who died in a motorbike accident in August last year at the age of 33.
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Indians in Houston react to Kamala Harris as potential VP

Indians in Houston react to Kamala Harris as potential VP

In Houston's Little India, also called the Mahatma Gandhi District, Indians give their views on Joe Biden naming Kamala Harris as his vice presidential pick. Harris is the daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants to the US.
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Pupils in Scotland return to school

Pupils in Scotland return to school

Pupils in Scotland's major cities return to school as the devolved United Kingdom nation starts to resume classes after nearly five months of coronavirus lockdown.
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Supporters brave the rain outside Biden/Harris event venue

Supporters brave the rain outside Biden/Harris event venue

Supporters wait in the rain outside the Alexis DuPont High School in Wilmington, Delaware, where Democratic contenders Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are set to make their first appearance together.
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