Visitors return to Copenhagen zoo as cultural sites reopen

Visitors return to Copenhagen zoo as cultural sites reopen

Visitors return to see the animals at Copenhagen's 160-year-old zoo after the Danish government relaxed coronavirus restrictions. The Nordic nation which has recorded 11,000 infections and 562 deaths from coronavirus. On 21 May the government deci...
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UN restarts cross-border aid to Syria in reduced form: diplomats

UN restarts cross-border aid to Syria in reduced form: diplomats

The UN Security Council announces it voted to restart cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria, but with only a single access point into the war-torn country.
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Indonesia 'dog doctor' rescues canines from butcher peril

Indonesia 'dog doctor' rescues canines from butcher peril

An Indonesian doctor runs a facility that shelters about 1400 dogs, many which were rescued from slaughterhouses with their mouths and legs tied, abandoned or sold during the coronavirus pandemic. Susana Somali, the shelter owner, has launched a h...
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French ecology minister on awareness visit to Fontainebleau forest

French ecology minister on awareness visit to Fontainebleau forest

France's new Minister of Ecological Transition, Barbara Pompili, makes her first trip to the Fontainebleau Forest, to launch the awareness campaign of the French Biodiversity Office (OFB) for the protection of nature and biodiversity during the su...
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Tensions, road blocks in Mali capital following deadly protest

Tensions, road blocks in Mali capital following deadly protest

Burning barricades litter the streets of Mali's capital Bamako a day after violent protests against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta left two dead and 70 injured, and an opposition movement vows to keep up the pressure. COMPLETES VID1V04RM_EN
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Procession held for French gendarme killed by hit-and-run driver

Procession held for French gendarme killed by hit-and-run driver

Several hundred people are taking part in a white march in Aiguillon in Lot-et-Garonne to pay tribute to the 25-year-old gendarme who was mowed down last weekend by a hit-and-run driver trying to evade a road check.
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Mali: Opposition vows to keep up heat until president falls

Mali: Opposition vows to keep up heat until president falls

The opposition movement that has organised protests against Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta will keep up demonstrations 'until the end of the regime', a spokesman tells AFP, after at least two people were killed and 70 injured in violence ...
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New French PM Castex wants ministers to "get out" and "meet French people"

New French PM Castex wants ministers to "get out" and "meet French people"

France's new PM Jean Castex urged his ministers to get "out in the field" to "measure the concrete effects of the decisions we will have to take", said governement spokesman Gabriel Attal, at the end of a government seminar that the Prime Minister...
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French PM Castex holds meeting with ministers in Paris

French PM Castex holds meeting with ministers in Paris

Ministers from Jean Castex's government meet in the French Prime Minister's office, rue de Ségur in Paris, for a work meeting.
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Public memorial to late mayor of Seoul opens

Public memorial to late mayor of Seoul opens

The public pays tribute to Park Won-soon, late mayor of Seoul, a contender to be South Korea's next president and a former human rights lawyer, who took his own life a day after he was accused of sexual harassment.
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Cameroon painter uses brush against COVID-19

Cameroon painter uses brush against COVID-19

Cameroonian artist Alioum Moussa paints to fight against the new coronavirus in his own way. Moussa raises public awareness of the virus through a series of paintings entitled "Corona".
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Japan baseball fans flood back to stadiums despite virus spike

Japan baseball fans flood back to stadiums despite virus spike

Japanese baseball fans shrugged off a record spike in coronavirus cases in Tokyo as they flocked back to stadiums for the first time in months Friday.
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Africa records more than half a million coronavirus cases

Africa records more than half a million coronavirus cases

This week in Africa Weekly: More than 500,000 cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed on the continent, with numbers climbing fast. Elsewhere, Ivory Coast reels following the death of prime minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and Madagascar's lemurs f...
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Protesters throw firecrackers at police in Belgrade protest

Protesters throw firecrackers at police in Belgrade protest

Protesters hurl firecrackers and flares at police in a fourth night of demonstrations against President Aleksandar Vucic and his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Covid-19: France virus death toll exceeds 30,000 (2)

Covid-19: France virus death toll exceeds 30,000 (2)

France's coronavirus death toll has exceeded 30,000 after the country logged 25 fatalities since Thursday, health authorities said Friday.
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Covid-19: France virus death toll exceeds 30,000

Covid-19: France virus death toll exceeds 30,000

France's coronavirus death toll has exceeded 30,000 after the country logged 25 fatalities since Thursday, health authorities said Friday.
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Celebrations in Istanbul as court opens way for Hagia Sophia to be turned back into a mosque

Celebrations in Istanbul as court opens way for Hagia Sophia to be turned back into a mosque

In Istanbul, people celebrate the decision of a top Turkish court to revoke the sixth-century Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, clearing the way for the Istanbul landmark to be turned back into a mosque in a move backed by President Recep Tayyip ...
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Serbians protest against the government's handling of the pandemic

Serbians protest against the government's handling of the pandemic

Serbians gather in Belgrade for a fourth night of demonstrations over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Protesters block bridges in Mali anti-president protest

Protesters block bridges in Mali anti-president protest

Protesters in Mali's capital Bamako block two of the city's main bridges during a protest against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
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Russia, China veto extension of cross-border aid to Syria: diplomats

Russia, China veto extension of cross-border aid to Syria: diplomats

Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN Christoph Heusgen announces that a UN Security Council resolution to prolong cross-border humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria has not been adopted after two permanent members, Russia and China, voted to...
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Polish opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski holds final rally ahead of presidential run-off

Polish opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski holds final rally ahead of presidential run-off

Polish opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski arrives at a rally in Raciborz on the last day of the campaign before the second round of the presidential election. The liberal contender could narrowly defeat Poland's right-wing incumbent president ...
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US: Scene outside Miami hospital as COVID-19 cases soar in Florida

US: Scene outside Miami hospital as COVID-19 cases soar in Florida

Health workers and an ambulance are seen outside Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami as Florida reports its highest daily death count from COVID-19 so far.
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President Trump arrives in Miami as Saturday's rally in New Hampshire is delayed

President Trump arrives in Miami as Saturday's rally in New Hampshire is delayed

US President Trump arrives in Miami to participate in a briefing on drug trafficking, as the White House confirms his rally in New Hampshire on Saturday will be cancelled because of a "big storm".
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Coronavirus can still be brought under control: WHO

Coronavirus can still be brought under control: WHO

Intense outbreaks of the new coronavirus can still be brought under control, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says.
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Birth of two Asian lion females at the Rome Zoo

Birth of two Asian lion females at the Rome Zoo

Two Asian lion cubs, born on April 29th at the Rome Zoological Park, can now be seen in the enclosure with their mother and father. Zookeepers say the birth of these Asian lion cubs is excellent news as it is one of the most endangered animals on ...
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