Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

In a classic case of "poacher turning gamekeeper", the fishermen of Senegal have joined forces to protect one of the ocean's most endangered species: the sea turtle.
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'Eat Out To Help Out' restaurant support scheme begins in UK

'Eat Out To Help Out' restaurant support scheme begins in UK

The UK's new 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme allows restaurant-goers to get 50 percent off their food bill, up to a value of 10 pounds (11 euros) per diner with the aim of supporting the hospitality sector.
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Heavy rains trigger flooding along Seoul's Han river

Heavy rains trigger flooding along Seoul's Han river

Heavy rains lashed South Korea at the weekend with flooding forcing road closures in parts of Seoul on Monday, and parkways along the Han River submerged. Authorities said Monday six people were dead, nine were missing and more than 1,500 tempora...
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Bruised by the pandemic, some New Yorkers are heading for the suburbs

Bruised by the pandemic, some New Yorkers are heading for the suburbs

The trauma of the coronavirus pandemic is pushing New Yorkers to move out of the city in ever greater numbers, sending real estate prices through the roof in surrounding areas while leaving behind vacant apartments and fire-sale prices for real es...
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Thais 'cast a spell' for democracy in Harry Potter-themed protest

Thais 'cast a spell' for democracy in Harry Potter-themed protest

Wearing robes, waving wands, and casting spells, Thai youths take to the streets for a Harry Potter-themed protest against the military-aligned government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who took power during the 2014 coup and was elected las...
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Briton sentenced to jail for stabbing husband to death in Malaysia

Briton sentenced to jail for stabbing husband to death in Malaysia

A British woman was jailed for three and a half years Monday after tearfully admitting she stabbed her husband to death during a fight on the Malaysian holiday island of Langkawi. +COMPLETES VIDI1W91XJ_EN+ IMAGES of Samantha Jones leaving court...
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In Germany, pupils go back to school despite threat of the virus

In Germany, pupils go back to school despite threat of the virus

Like their 150,000 classmates in the region of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, students at CJD Jugenddorf-Christophorus in Rostock are the first European students to return to class for a new school year after months of interruption and online classes due...
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Melbourne streets nearly empty as city of 5 million begins curfew and lockdown

Melbourne streets nearly empty as city of 5 million begins curfew and lockdown

Australia's second-largest city starts a six-week curfew and sinks into a tighter lockdown, as the number of global coronavirus cases on Monday topped 18 million. Streets in the city of almost five million residents are nearly empty, as shops and ...
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Man takes hostage, threatens to detonate bomb in Kiev

Man takes hostage, threatens to detonate bomb in Kiev

Ukrainian police surround a business centre where a man has been arrested after he took one hostage and threatened to detonate an explosive device in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
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WHO says it has completed groundwork in China for virus origin probe

WHO says it has completed groundwork in China for virus origin probe

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the WHO's mission in China laying the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus pandemic has concluded.
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Ibiza's iconic nightclubs remain closed this summer

Ibiza's iconic nightclubs remain closed this summer

On the Balearic island of Ibiza, both the tourists who are here and the locals are enjoying a period of unprecedented calm in Ibiza, which is normally overrun by clubbers and DJs from across the globe. This summer, as a precautionnary measure to c...
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WHO: There may never be a COVID-19 'silver bullet'

WHO: There may never be a COVID-19 'silver bullet'

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that there might never be a "silver bullet" answer to the new coronavirus, despite the rush to discover effective vaccines.
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French PM Castex visits mask-producing workshop

French PM Castex visits mask-producing workshop

French PM Jean Castex visits a workshop in Roubaix manufacturing "Resilience" masks. He previously gave an update on the Covid-19 epidemic in the Lille metropolis, where the wearing of masks is now compulsory in certain "open public places".
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Plague to protein: Israeli firm seeks to put locusts on the menu

Plague to protein: Israeli firm seeks to put locusts on the menu

From biblical plague to modern day protein, one Israeli firm wants to make locusts a sustainable food choice in the Holy Land and beyond. As for whether or not the insects are kosher, the answer is not so simple. At Hargol Foodtech's farm in the I...
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Covid-19: French PM visits Lille regional health agency

Covid-19: French PM visits Lille regional health agency

At the Lille Regional Health Agency, French Prime Minister Jean Castex listens to an update on the resurgence of the Covid-19 epidemic in the Lille metropolis, where the wearing of masks is now compulsory in certain open public places.
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HSBC profits hammered by pandemic and soaring US-China tensions

HSBC profits hammered by pandemic and soaring US-China tensions

HSBC said Monday its first half post-tax profits for 2020 plunged 69 percent on year.
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French PM visits Lille amid fears of virus resurgence

French PM visits Lille amid fears of virus resurgence

French Prime Minister Jean Castex arrives in Lille as the northern city experiences a resurgence of the Covid pandemic, and where masks are now mandatory in certain public sites.
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Afghan security forces on patrol near prison attack claimed by IS

Afghan security forces on patrol near prison attack claimed by IS

At least 20 people, including civilians and prisoners, have been killed in fighting between security forces and gunmen who raided an Afghan jail in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, officials said Monday. Outside the prison compound, ...
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Melbourne: Tough new coronavirus restrictions in place

Melbourne: Tough new coronavirus restrictions in place

Australia's Victoria state has state imposed fresh, sweeping virus restrictions, including an overnight curfew in Melbourne for the next six weeks.
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Dakar: Historical downtown market to be rebuilt

Dakar: Historical downtown market to be rebuilt

Bulldozers are at work at the popular 80-year-old Sandaga market in Dakar. It is being demolished in order to be rebuilt as part of a modernisation programme.
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Malaysia: British woman accused of murdering husband arrives at court

Malaysia: British woman accused of murdering husband arrives at court

British woman Samantha Jones, who was charged with killing her husband in 2018, arrives at a courthouse in the northern Malaysian state of Kedah on Monday. Jones was arrested two years ago after her husband John William Jones was found with a sta...
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US astronauts exit space capsule after first splashdown in 45 years

US astronauts exit space capsule after first splashdown in 45 years

US astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley exit their SpaceX Dragon capsule after splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico. The hatch opening was delayed for some time as a team worked to stop a leak of rocket fuel vapor. [COMPLETES VIDI1W88F0 EN // VI...
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SpaceX Crew Dragon splashes down in Gulf of Mexico

SpaceX Crew Dragon splashes down in Gulf of Mexico

SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour splashes down in the Gulf of Mexico on time after re-entering the Earth's atmosphere and deploying its parachutes without any glitches. "It's truly our honor and privilege," says Doug Hurley, one of the two astronauts ...
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America's first crewed spaceship in a decade journeys back to Earth

America's first crewed spaceship in a decade journeys back to Earth

America's first crewed spaceship since the Space Shuttle era is journeying aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule "Endeavour" back to Earth, where it is set to splash down in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:48 pm (1848 GMT).
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Thousands protest coronavirus curbs in Berlin streets

Thousands protest coronavirus curbs in Berlin streets

About 20,000 people demonstrate in Berlin for "a day of freedom", protesting against the German government's measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic at a time when health authorities fear a second wave of the disease.
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