Back stage, Paris Opera keeps venerable crafts alive
At the Paris Opera it's said that for the curtain to rise on its stars, the talents of 100 different trades are needed behind the scenes. Thanks to an academy to preserve those specialist crafts, today's masters are passing those skills on persona...
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China's foreign minister Wang Yi denounces months of pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong, saying its violence is being replicated in other parts of the world, and accuses foreign forces of fuelling the political crisis.
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Residents of Regina head to the polls as voting gets underway in Canada's federal election. The race between Conservatives and Liberals is a close one but here in the province of Saskatchewan, support for the Tories is strong.
Soldiers patrol Santiago streets and military vehicles are parked in streets near the presidential palace as tensions in Chile's capital remain high after three days of violent demonstrations that have left eleven dead.
Thousands of protesters gather in central Santiago's Plaza Italia square, reaching record numbers in this spot since protests started October 18.