Firefighters demonstrate to protest violence and abuse

Firefighters demonstrate to protest violence and abuse

Around a thousand firefighters demonstrate in Strasbourg to protest against the violence they are subjected to on a regular basis. They denounce an increase in acts of incivility, accompanied by physical and verbal abuse. It follows a New Year per...
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Refugees in Pakistan hopeful for end to conflict

Refugees in Pakistan hopeful for end to conflict

Afghan refugees who have been living for years at the Khazana Refugee Camp in Peshawar, Pakistan are hopeful that the new US-Taliban peace deal can ultimately bring peace and allow them to return to their home country, after a nearly two-decade lo...
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Beijing factories taking preventative measures against coronavirus

Beijing factories taking preventative measures against coronavirus

Factories belonging to the China Mengniu Dairy Company and Beijing Huadian BJGAS Energy Company take measures against the spread of the coronavirus while continuing production, as shown to media during a tour of their facilities. Both factories ar...
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Black Democratic voters weigh in ahead of South Carolina primary

Black Democratic voters weigh in ahead of South Carolina primary

The Democratic race to the White House reaches South Carolina, where presidential candidates seek the support of African American voters, an influential voting block for the Democratic Party. "Historically on the Democratic side, the individual th...
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Venice disinfects public transport amid coronavirus outbreak

Venice disinfects public transport amid coronavirus outbreak

Vaporetti and all Venice's means of public transport are being disinfected with a special chlorine-based solution as Italy struggles to control the largest outbreak of the coronavirus in Europe with some 400 cases.
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French leap year newspaper to hit shelves for first time since... 2016

French leap year newspaper to hit shelves for first time since... 2016

It appears every leap year, on February 29, since 1980 meaning fans of the "La Bougie du Sapeur" newspaper can finally get their hands on issue No. 11 when it hits the shelves from Thursday. The paper's name, literally 'The Soldier's Candle', is b...
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Climate campaigners win appeal to prevent new Heathrow runway

Climate campaigners win appeal to prevent new Heathrow runway

Climate activists celebrate outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London after the Court of Appeals ruled against the building of a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport, saying the UK government had failed to take into account its commitment...
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Macron and Conte arrive for France-Italy summit in Naples

Macron and Conte arrive for France-Italy summit in Naples

French president Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrive at France/Italy summit in Naples.
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Family photo before the France-Italy summit in Naples

Family photo before the France-Italy summit in Naples

The French delegation made of ministers and president Emmanuel Macron gather with Italian ministers and head of government Giuseppe Conte for the traditional family photo ahead of the France-Italy summit in Naples.
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"No antiseptics and masks left" in Thessaloniki amid coronavirus fears

"No antiseptics and masks left" in Thessaloniki amid coronavirus fears

A Thessaloniki pharmacist says there are no more "antiseptics and masks left in the pharmacies and warehouses" as people "are terrorised" after a woman who had recently travelled to northern Italy was reported as the first person to contract the n...
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Candidate in chaotic G.Bissau vote arrives to take oath, claims victory

Candidate in chaotic G.Bissau vote arrives to take oath, claims victory

Umaro Sissoco Embalo, one of two candidates in Guinea-Bissau's presidential election, arrives to be sworn in, even though a bitter row over the vote remains unresolved after nearly two months.
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New coronavirus epidemic at 'decisive point': WHO chief

New coronavirus epidemic at 'decisive point': WHO chief

The new coronavirus epidemic is at a "decisive point" globally, says World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as the number of cases detected outside of China grows.
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Disinfection in Daegu as virus cases soar in S. Korea

Disinfection in Daegu as virus cases soar in S. Korea

Medical staff take full precautionary measures as they collect samples from patients under self-quarantine in Daegu -- South Korea's fourth-largest city with a population of 2.5 million and the epicentre of the outbreak. The world's 12th-largest e...
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EU continuing 'no deal' Brexit preparations: spokesperson

EU continuing 'no deal' Brexit preparations: spokesperson

The European Commission is continuing to prepare for a "no deal" Brexit, according to a Commission spokeswoman, as negotiations are due to open next week.
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Syria's Kafranbel: from witty protests to recapture

Syria's Kafranbel: from witty protests to recapture

Syria's town of Kafranbel falling to the regime has dealt a deafening blow to the uprising, activists say. The town in Idlib province bordering Turkey was one of the first to join the revolutionary fervour that swept Syria in 2011.
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Rules of karate explained

Rules of karate explained

Videographic looking at karate, one of five new sports on show at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer.
Colombia police raid coca field in Tumaco

Colombia police raid coca field in Tumaco

Colombian police raid a coca field in Tumaco, Colombia, following the state's Defense Minister's statement that the military will step up an offensive against drug trafficking gangs responsible for clearing thousands of hectares of protected natio...
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Thousands protest against new Greek island migrant camps

Thousands protest against new Greek island migrant camps

Angry Lesbos residents continue to protest the construction of a new camp for migrants after the majority of riot policemen left the island following a day of violent incidents.
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Carbon 14 dating

Carbon 14 dating

Videographic illustrating how carbon 14 dating works. Marking the 80th anniversary of the discovery of the carbon 14 isotope.
The five pillars of Islam

The five pillars of Islam

Videographic on the five pillars of Islam. Saudi Arabia on Thursday suspended visas for visits to Islam's holiest sites for the "umrah" pilgrimage, an unprecedented move triggered by coronavirus fears that raises questions over the annual hajj.
Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. Cases of polar bears killing and eating each other are on the rise in the Arctic as melting ice and human activity erode their habitat, a Russian scientist said Wednesday.
French president visits hospital where first French coronavirus victim died

French president visits hospital where first French coronavirus victim died

French President Emmanuel Macron visits the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris where the first French novel coronavirus death occurred the previous day. Macron is then due to fly to Naples where he will meet the Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe C...
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Virus-hit Hong Kong racing gallops on behind closed doors

Virus-hit Hong Kong racing gallops on behind closed doors

Jockeys break from the stalls at Hong Kong's famous Happy Valley racecourse. But there is no customary Wednesday night roar from excited punters, as the grandstands remain empty. Welcome to horse racing behind closed doors, the latest sporting vic...
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Victim of Delhi violence buried as riots' death toll rises to 27

Victim of Delhi violence buried as riots' death toll rises to 27

The body of 30-year-old Furkaan is lowered into the ground as family, friends and neighbours mourn him after he was killed amid an outburst of sectarian violence in New Delhi that has claimed at least 27 lives and left more than 200 people injured...
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Hong Kong: Leap year birthday ruined by virus fears

Hong Kong: Leap year birthday ruined by virus fears

Marian Choi, an engineer and mother of three, had been looking forward to celebrating her 10th birthday -- or, technically, her 40th -- with a big party on February 29. But the Hong Konger's plans have been thwarted by fears over the new coronavi...
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