Coronavirus: EU chief proposes Europe-wide unemployment guarantee

Coronavirus: EU chief proposes Europe-wide unemployment guarantee

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announces that the EU will propose a bloc-wide guarantee that could raise 100 billion euros ($109 billion) to aid strained national unemployment schemes as millions of jobs are hit by efforts to s...
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Lawyers for Rwanda genocide suspect arrive at French court

Lawyers for Rwanda genocide suspect arrive at French court

A Paris court has approved the transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested in France after decades on the run, to a UN body for trial. Accused of financing the 1994 genocide of some 800,000 people, Kabuga asked to be tried in Fr...
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Thousands rally in Paris to protest police brutality

Thousands rally in Paris to protest police brutality

Thousands of demonstrators gather in front of the Paris High Court to show solidarity for George Floyd in the US and call for justice for Adama Traoré, a 24-year-old black man who died in police custody in France in 2016. The rally went ahead desp...
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Protesters in London's Hyde Park call for justice for George Floyd

Protesters in London's Hyde Park call for justice for George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters gather in Hyde Park in London to call for justice over George Floyd's death. Floyd, an unarmed African American, died last week after a police officer in the US city Minneapolis knelt on his neck, in an incident captured on ...
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Brazilians protest Bolsonaro, recreate George Floyd death

Brazilians protest Bolsonaro, recreate George Floyd death

People take to the streets in Manaus to protest against Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, accusing him of racism, and recreate the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in the United States.
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Autonomous cars: hands on the wheel for now

Autonomous cars: hands on the wheel for now

S. Korea's self-driving upstarts take on tech giants. Videographic on autonomous cars.
Cafés reopen in Paris' iconic St-Germain-des-Prés

Cafés reopen in Paris' iconic St-Germain-des-Prés

Parisians take advantage of cafe and restaurant terraces reopening after a two-month lockdown due to the coronavirus epidemic. The French government hopes this gradual return to normality can help rescue a devastated economy.
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Scene at Venice's St Mark's Square as Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Scene at Venice's St Mark's Square as Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

People walk around St Mark's Square in Italy, with some taking pictures of the famous sites as the country reopens to tourists from Europe after a months-long coronavirus lockdown.
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Police checks at the French-Italian border as it reopens (2)

Police checks at the French-Italian border as it reopens (2)

Law enforcement officials check vehicles crossing the French-Italian border at Menton this morning after Italy reopened to travellers from Europe, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown
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Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival will unveil a list of 50 to 60 films benefiting from a specially created label after the cancellation of its 73rd edition, a first in 70 years, justified by the global health crisis. Videographic on the Cannes film festival.
Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Cyclone Nisarga ripped roofs off homes in a coastal town near Mumbai Wednesday after officials ordered offices and factories to shut and told people to stay home, reversing a move to ease a coronavirus lockdown in the Indian megacity. Videographic...
Travelers return to Fiumicino airport in Rome

Travelers return to Fiumicino airport in Rome

Travelers return to Fiumicino airport in Rome as Italy resumes some flights and opens its borders to tourists from Europe.
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North Korea reopens schools as virus fears ease

North Korea reopens schools as virus fears ease

North Korea will reopen schools this month after shuttering them over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said Monday. The new school term -- initially scheduled to start early April -- has been repeatedly postponed, although some universities and h...
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Anger flares across US again as protesters hit streets

Anger flares across US again as protesters hit streets

Protesters defied curfews in cities across the United States on Tuesday as they called for justice over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers last week.
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Indonesian teachers take on perilous journey as pupils lack acccess to online learning

Indonesian teachers take on perilous journey as pupils lack acccess to online learning

Poor internet service and poverty have galvanised teachers in Indonesia's remote villages to hop on their motor bikes and travel for miles to teach pupils at their homes, as schools are remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. As the familie...
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Italy reopens its borders

Italy reopens its borders

Authorities check vehicles at the French-Italian border as Italy reopens in order to lure European tourists after the coronavirus crisis.
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Being black in the US: "Let me live"

Being black in the US: "Let me live"

Protesters in Minneapolis talk about their reasons for joining the demonstrations, their personal experience with the police, and what it means for them to be African-Americans today. It has been just over a week since George Floyd died after a wh...
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Police make arrests during a protest in Los Angeles

Police make arrests during a protest in Los Angeles

Police arrest protesters in Los Angeles during a peaceful demonstration against George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, which has become a symbol of police brutality towards African Americans and has sparked unrest across the US.
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Surfers hit Ipanema beach as Rio eases virus restrictions

Surfers hit Ipanema beach as Rio eases virus restrictions

Surfers, sportsmen and beach-goers enjoy the reopening of Ipanema as Rio de Janeiro eases coronavirus stay-at-home order restrictions, despite Brazil surpassing the 30,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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Hollywood protests against racism and police violence as LA enforces curfew

Hollywood protests against racism and police violence as LA enforces curfew

Protesters march in Hollywood to demand justice for George Floyd as the city of Los Angeles enforces a nighttime curfew.
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Protesters gather in New York against police brutality, institutional racism

Protesters gather in New York against police brutality, institutional racism

Protesters gather in front of the Trump International Hotel & Tower New York to demonstrate against police brutality and institutional racism after the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody.
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"We will not let Trump degrade our democracy" screams protester in NYC

"We will not let Trump degrade our democracy" screams protester in NYC

A man taking part in a protest in New York City against police brutality and institutional racism tells demonstrators to remain peaceful and calls on President Donald Trump to "abide by the law."
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NYC protestors hold vigil for George Floyd outside mayor's residence

NYC protestors hold vigil for George Floyd outside mayor's residence

Residents of New York City stage a peaceful protest outside the mayor's residence Gracie Mansion an hour before the city enforces curfew, following the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
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Protesters rally outside the White House as curfew begins

Protesters rally outside the White House as curfew begins

Protesters chant "quit your job" as they stand as close as they can to the White House, demanding justice for George Floyd, as a 7pm evening curfew begins in the US capital.
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Protesters gather in George Floyd's hometown Houston

Protesters gather in George Floyd's hometown Houston

Protesters gather in Houston, where George Floyd grew up, in memory of the African-American man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis.
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