Vietnam opens world's first 'gold-plated hotel'

Vietnam opens world's first 'gold-plated hotel'

There's five-star bling on offer at Vietnam's Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, which claims to be the world's first gold-plated hotel. Everything from the bathtub to the coffee cups is plated in 24-carat gold at the new establishment, which also fea...
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Fires rage in Brazilian Amazon, reach farms

Fires rage in Brazilian Amazon, reach farms

With buckets and sprayers, locals battle a blaze raging across the Brazilian Amazon forest and farms near the town of Sinop, which they claim was caused by illegal burning, while the administration of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is under pr...
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Hundreds protest in Chile over the murder of 16-year-old girl

Hundreds protest in Chile over the murder of 16-year-old girl

Hundreds of women protest in the Chilean city of Quilpue, near the port town of Valparaiso, over the murder of 16-year-old Ambar Cornejo, whose body was discovered in the home of his mother's partner, shocking the country when it became known that...
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Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Videograpic on volcanoes. Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, belching a massive column of ash and smoke 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air and plunging local communities into darkness with a thick layer of debris. The volcano on Sumat...
Taiwan minister says China trying to turn island into 'next Hong Kong'

Taiwan minister says China trying to turn island into 'next Hong Kong'

China is trying to turn democratic Taiwan "into another Hong Kong", the island's foreign minister warns as he met with a senior US official making a historic diplomatic trip.
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Trump briefly evacuated from press conference due to nearby shooting

Trump briefly evacuated from press conference due to nearby shooting

US President Donald Trump says law enforcement officers shot a suspect outside the White House. Trump was briefly evacuated during a news conference before returning to address reporters and inform them about the shooting.
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The show must go on: Shadow of coronavirus slowly lifts from epicentre Wuhan

The show must go on: Shadow of coronavirus slowly lifts from epicentre Wuhan

Fans dancing at an electronic music festival, lines at breakfast stands, gridlocked traffic -- the scenes in coronavirus ground zero Wuhan these days would have been unthinkable in January. The central Chinese city's recovery after a 76-day lockd...
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Defying China, Hong Kongers rush to buy pro-democracy newspaper

Defying China, Hong Kongers rush to buy pro-democracy newspaper

Hong Kongers rush to buy copies of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Tuesday in a show of support for its owner, who was arrested a day earlier as police rounded up critics of China.
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Thailand: Thammasat University students hold anti-government protest

Thailand: Thammasat University students hold anti-government protest

Thousands of young protesters attended a pro-democracy rally in Bangkok, after weeks of near-daily student-led protests denouncing the military aligned government. The rally also featured open discussion of the super-rich monarchy's role in the ki...
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Second night of protests in Belarus after contested presidential vote

Second night of protests in Belarus after contested presidential vote

Thousand of protesters take to the streets of the Belarus capital Minsk for a second night of post-election rallies, where police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to quash protests against a disputed weekend presidential election which handed a s...
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Trump says person shot by officers outside W.House was armed

Trump says person shot by officers outside W.House was armed

US President Donald Trump says that the person shot by secret service guards outside the White House was armed. The president was abruptly ushered out of the press event and black-clad secret service agents with automatic rifles rushed across the ...
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Trump escorted from news conference during security lockdown at the White House

Trump escorted from news conference during security lockdown at the White House

US President Donald Trump abruptly walks out of a news conference at the White House amid a security lockdown.
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Indonesia villages covered in ashes after volcanic eruption

Indonesia villages covered in ashes after volcanic eruption

Villages around Indonesia's Mount Sinabung are covered with thick ashes after the volcano erupts, belching a massive column of ash and smoke 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air.
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White House says 'deeply concerned' by Belarus election

White House says 'deeply concerned' by Belarus election

"We're deeply concerned by the Belarus presidential election... We urge the Belarusian government to respect the right to peaceably assemble and to refrain from use of force," White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany tells reporters during a b...
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Fresh clashes between police and protesters near parliament in Beirut

Fresh clashes between police and protesters near parliament in Beirut

Lebanese police empty martyrs' square with tear gas as angry protesters try to break into the parliament headquarters. TO COMPLETE VIDI1WE3CK_EN + VIDI1WE33G_EN + VIDI1WE3PW_ENN°1WE41P
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Mandatory masks rolled out in Paris in certain public areas

Mandatory masks rolled out in Paris in certain public areas

Parisians already had to cope with a heatwave, and now they have to wear masks in the capital's busiest areas, such as Rue Montorgueil, in order to stop the coronavirus from bouncing back.
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Protest held in front of Jeff Bezos' penthouse in New York

Protest held in front of Jeff Bezos' penthouse in New York

Protesters gather in front of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' apartment in New York, calling for billionaires to be taxed. Amazon's profits nearly doubled to $5.2 billion since the start of the pandemic.
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Parisians endure heatwave, mandatory masks on banks of Seine River

Parisians endure heatwave, mandatory masks on banks of Seine River

In the midst of a heatwave, Parisians stroll along the banks of the Seine, where masks are now compulsory. The abnormal heat spell will continue at least until Wednesday in the capital.
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Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow arrested under security law

Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow arrested under security law

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow has been arrested late at night under China's new national security. "It's now confirmed that Agnes Chow has been arrested for 'inciting secession' under the national security law," her Facebook ...
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Football/Champions League: Leipzig train four days ahead of Atletico clash

Football/Champions League: Leipzig train four days ahead of Atletico clash

Leipzig's players trained in Portugal on Sunday, just days before the final phase of the Champions League in Lisbon. On the same day, Atletico Madrid, their opponents in Thursday's quarter-final, reported two positive coronavirus tests. The Spanis...
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People arrive en masse in bid to limit oil spill threatening Mauritius

People arrive en masse in bid to limit oil spill threatening Mauritius

Large numbers of people are gathered on the shores of Mauritius, trying to help contain an oil spill that is threatening the island's ecosystem. More than 1,000 tonnes of fuel has seeped from the bulk carrier MV Wakashio into the azure sea off sou...
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Mandatory masks rolled out in Paris in certain public areas

Mandatory masks rolled out in Paris in certain public areas

Parisians already had to cope with a heatwave, and now they have to wear masks in the capital's busiest areas, such as Rue Montorgueil, in order to stop the coronavirus from bouncing back.
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Marine oil pollution

Marine oil pollution

Videographic on marine pollution. Salvage crews raced against time Monday to prevent a second disastrous oil spill off the picture-perfect coastline of Mauritius, with a damaged tanker carrying thousands of tonnes of fuel at risk of splitting apart.
How to keep your home cool in the heat

How to keep your home cool in the heat

How to keep a home cool in the heat. Sun-seekers flocked to beaches as parts of western Europe baked in a heatwave, but authorities urged people to avoid crowded areas and keep wearing their masks over concerns at rising numbers of coronavirus cases.
Football/Champions League: Atletico Madrid train ahead of Lisbon quarter-final

Football/Champions League: Atletico Madrid train ahead of Lisbon quarter-final

Atletico Madrid's players were training on Saturday at Majadahonda in Spain, just days before the final phase of the Champions League in Lisbon. On Sunday, the Spanish club reported two positive coronavirus tests. Atletico, who face Leipzig in Thu...
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