Wes Anderson and his wife curate exhibition at Vienna museum

Wes Anderson and his wife curate exhibition at Vienna museum

US filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner, designer and illustrator Juman Malouf, open the exhibition they have jointly curated at Vienna's Museum of Fine Arts.
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Nancy Pelosi meets with EU foreign policy chief Mogherini

Nancy Pelosi meets with EU foreign policy chief Mogherini

US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi meets with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the EU'sh eadquarters in Brussels.
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Sri Lanka holds annual Buddhist Navam procession

Sri Lanka holds annual Buddhist Navam procession

Elephants, mostly from Kandy, gather in the Sri Lankan capital to participate in the city's biggest two-day annual Buddhist Navam procession scheduled for February 18-19.
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Macron hosts Georgian counterpart Salome Zurabishvili for talks

Macron hosts Georgian counterpart Salome Zurabishvili for talks

Georgia's newly-elected President Salome Zurabishvili arrives at the Elysée Palace for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. The former French diplomat has said her election is a step forward for women and a move closer to Europe.
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'Sparkling Precious Piggy': Centrepiece at Taipei festival

'Sparkling Precious Piggy': Centrepiece at Taipei festival

A robotic and nerdy looking hog is the centrepiece of the 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival. The cultural tradition is celebrated on the 15th day of the first lunar month, falling on 19 February this year when it is also a full moon.
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After gender change, a bureaucratic brick wall in Japan

After gender change, a bureaucratic brick wall in Japan

Elin McCready, a transgender woman, has been married for 19 years, but registering her female identity and name has thrown her union into jeopardy because Japan doesn't recognise gay marriage.
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Young Russian 'walruses' seek health in ice swims

Young Russian 'walruses' seek health in ice swims

Ice swimming in Russia has long been associated with older, usually Speedo-clad men. But members of Moscow's "Walruses of the Capital" club are giving it a fashionable new image.
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Banksy-like pro-"yellow vests" stencils appear in Bordeaux

Banksy-like pro-"yellow vests" stencils appear in Bordeaux

Stencils resembling Banksy's work appear on Bordeaux streets, including the famous "Girl with Balloon", show a young girl wearing a yellow vest raising a bloody hand to the sky. It is yet unclear if the pieces were done by the artist Banksy himself.
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'Independent Group' MPs split from UK Labour party

'Independent Group' MPs split from UK Labour party

A group of seven Labour MPs announce they’re splitting from the party to create ‘The Independent Group’, criticising Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism in his party and his position on Brexit.
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US House of Representatives speaker meets with EU's Juncker

US House of Representatives speaker meets with EU's Juncker

US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi meets with Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels ahead of talks with EU officials.
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Venezuela: aid storage points requested by opposition

Venezuela: aid storage points requested by opposition

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'million volunteers' in aid standoff. Videographic on location of aid storage points requested by opposition.
New Delhi protests after soldiers killed in Kashmir

New Delhi protests after soldiers killed in Kashmir

People protest in New Delhi after 41 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir as hunt for militants behind the attack in the region disputed by India and Pakistan continues. Meanwhile in a Pakistan-controlled area o...
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Volunteers provide makeshift medical care in Caracas

Volunteers provide makeshift medical care in Caracas

Doctors, nurses, students, and other volunteers provide care under canopies for local residents in the Macarao neighborhood in Caracas, among other areas, as part of the offensive to demand the entry of humanitarian aid, headed by opposition leade...
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'Air Cocaine' smuggling trial starts in France

'Air Cocaine' smuggling trial starts in France

Two former French air force pilots go on trial in France, six years after they fled the Dominican Republic following a spectacular drugs bust on a private jet in the Caribbean nation. In what has become known as the "Air Cocaine" case, Pascal Faur...
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Seven MPs leave Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

Seven MPs leave Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

Seven MPs from Britain's opposition Labour Party announce they are breaking away and forming an independent group in protest at the party's support for Brexit and its failure to stamp out anti-Semitism.
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India hosts first 'yoga on a pole' world championships

India hosts first 'yoga on a pole' world championships

Practitioners of Mallakhamb, often described as "yoga on a pole", gather for the first world championships of the ancient sport in Mumbai.
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Austria bids farewell to winter with traditional carnival

Austria bids farewell to winter with traditional carnival

People in Austria's Nassereith dress up in traditional costumes for a carnival to celebrate the end of the winter.
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Taiwan sky shines bright as lantern festival kicks off

Taiwan sky shines bright as lantern festival kicks off

Visitors flock to Pingxi Village in northern Taiwan for the island's annual lantern festival.
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Rubio says Venezuelan aid-blockade is "international crime"

Rubio says Venezuelan aid-blockade is "international crime"

US Senator for Florida Marco Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, where blocked humanitarian aid is waiting to enter crisis-hit Venezuela.
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Istanbul vets make city's stray animals feel at home

Istanbul vets make city's stray animals feel at home

In Istanbul, stray cats and dogs are not chased from the streets, instead authorities keep them in good shape, feeding them and giving them veterinary care.
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US senator Rubio visits Colombia border with Venezuela

US senator Rubio visits Colombia border with Venezuela

United States Senator for Florida Marco Rubio visits Cucuta, Colombia, where blocked humanitarian aid is waiting to enter neighboring Venezuela.
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New 'yellow vest' protest on the Champs-Elysées

New 'yellow vest' protest on the Champs-Elysées

"We don't want to survive, we want to live," says a "yellow vest" demonstrator protesting near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Nearly 300 "yellow vest" protesters were gathered in the late morning in calm on the Champs-Elysées for a new day of mobil...
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24 bodies retrieved from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

24 bodies retrieved from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

Rescue workers retrieve 24 bodies and eight survivors from two flooded gold mines in Zimbabwe where officials fear dozens more illegal miners are still trapped.
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Saudi crown prince arrives in Islamabad

Saudi crown prince arrives in Islamabad

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman is greeted by Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan at the airport in Islamabad, as the powerful royal scion kicks off an Asia tour.
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Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins. Bangladesh last year launched a "war" on drugs following a p...
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