Cariocas stroll down Rio beach as city eases virus stay-at-home order

Cariocas stroll down Rio beach as city eases virus stay-at-home order

Swimming is allowed on Ipanema beach as Rio de Janeiro eases coronavirus stay-at-home order restrictions despite Brazil nearing the 30,000 COVID-19 death toll.
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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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Celebrations as Turkey announces iconic Hagia Sophia will be reopened as mosque

Celebrations as Turkey announces iconic Hagia Sophia will be reopened as mosque

People celebrate outside Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that it would be reopened for Muslim worship, sparking fury in the Christian community and neighbouring Greece.
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Poland: Duda holds final rally ahead of presidential run-off

Poland: Duda holds final rally ahead of presidential run-off

Polish President Andrzej Duda holds a rally in Rzeszow on the last day of the campaign ahead of the presidential run-off, with counter-demonstrators also attending. Originally scheduled for May 10, the election was postponed by over a month due to...
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Chilean violin-playing nurse brings joy to COVID-19 patients

Chilean violin-playing nurse brings joy to COVID-19 patients

Nurse Damaris Silva plays her violin down the corridors of El Pino public hospital in Santiagio, Chile, bringing melodies and comfort to patients, some of which are trying to beat COVID-19.
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Anti-government protest in Malian capital

Anti-government protest in Malian capital

Protesters gather in Bamako urging President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to resign over his perceived inability to resolve Mali's economic woes and bloody jihadist conflict.
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Agriculture activist offers 2 tons of organic green beans to city hall employees in Lyon

Agriculture activist offers 2 tons of organic green beans to city hall employees in Lyon

An entrepreneur from Pusignan has offered a ton and a half of organic green beans from his production to Lyon to celebrate the French city's new 'Green' mayor. The entrepreneur is asking the city, now under the control of Europe Ecology - Green Pa...
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Covid a 'tragedy' for artists says France's new culture minister

Covid a 'tragedy' for artists says France's new culture minister

During a trip to Strasbourg, France's new Culture Minister Roselyne Bachelot talks about the impact of Covid-19 on the art and entertainment industry.
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Urban gardens flourish in Cuba to survive the pandemic's economic crisis

Urban gardens flourish in Cuba to survive the pandemic's economic crisis

As Cuba suffers from the economic crisis brought by the coronavirus pandemic, residents are turning to urban gardens to grow their own food and survive these trying times.
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Low-cost coffins provided to poor families in New Delhi as virus toll mounts

Low-cost coffins provided to poor families in New Delhi as virus toll mounts

A carpenter, commissioned by the New Delhi based NGO World Peace Organisation, makes low-cost coffins with plyboard for coronavirus victims and given for free to poor families that cannot afford them. India’s Covid-19 death toll is the eighth high...
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Summer without Americans on the Amalfi coast

Summer without Americans on the Amalfi coast

The beauty of the villages of Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi is world famous, but today the normally bustling streets are practically empty. With fewer boats bobbing around the harbour and no traffic jams on the coast road leading to the villages, ...
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China to hit US with 'reciprocal measures' over Xinjiang sanctions

China to hit US with 'reciprocal measures' over Xinjiang sanctions

China says it will impose tit-for-tat measures on US institutions and individuals who "behave badly" on Xinjiang-related issues after Washington slapped sanctions on Chinese officials over a crackdown on Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims in the reg...
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Murder trial of Russian regional governor Furgal begins in Moscow

Murder trial of Russian regional governor Furgal begins in Moscow

The trial of a popular governor of a region in Russia's Far East, Khabarovsk, begins in a Moscow district court. Sergei Furgal, 50, was arrested on suspicion of ordering the murder of several businessmen 15 years ago. Authorities are probing two m...
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landing sites on Mars

landing sites on Mars

The six-decade space race to explore Mars has led to some 40 missions, at least half of which have been successful, and still the Red Planet inspires new adventures. A look back in an original videographic at the landing sites on Mars of probes an...
EU chief proposes five billion euro Brexit emergency fund

EU chief proposes five billion euro Brexit emergency fund

EU Council president Charles Michel proposes to set up a five billion euro reserve fund for any "unforeseen consequences" of Brexit on bloc member states.
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InSight mission to Mars

InSight mission to Mars

Videographic on the InSight mission on Mars; the task is to analyze seismic activity on Mars.
French PM lauds security forces during visit to Dijon

French PM lauds security forces during visit to Dijon

French Prime Minister Jean Castex expresses his support for security forces during a visit to Dijon, after the city was rocked by three nights of violence in June, after alleged score-settling by the Chechen community.
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Macron, Merkel host videoconference summit for Serbia-Kosovo conflict

Macron, Merkel host videoconference summit for Serbia-Kosovo conflict

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are initiating a videoconference summit to "relaunch dialogue" between Serbia and Kosovo, which has been in conflict for 18 months. Belgrade still refuses to recognise the indepe...
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French PM visits scene of Dijon violence, meets local resident

French PM visits scene of Dijon violence, meets local resident

During his visit to Dijon's Grésilles district, French Prime Minister Jean Castex talks to a local resident about the violent clashes with members of the Chechen community.
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