Mary Poppins returns, for real...

Mary Poppins returns, for real...

Stars including Britain's Emily Blunt and nonagenarian Dick van Dyke gather for the red carpet of Mary Poppins in Los Angeles.
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US President Donald Trump says the NRA "should move to Texas and lead a very good and beautiful life" after the New York attorney general filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association and its leadership in a move to dissolve the organizat...
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Belarus: Thousands of opposition supporters gather in Minsk ahead of presidential election

Belarus: Thousands of opposition supporters gather in Minsk ahead of presidential election

Thousands of opposition supporters attend a festive concert, organised by the authorities, in downtown Minsk ahead of the country's presidential election. Belarus will hold presidential election on August 9, 2020.
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New York seeks to dissolve NRA over financial mismanagement

New York seeks to dissolve NRA over financial mismanagement

The state of New York announces it is suing the National Rifle Association and its leader Wayne LaPierre for financial fraud and misconduct, aiming to dissolve the powerful conservative lobby.
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Reactions from Aberdeen as govt reimposes lockdown amid virus spike

Reactions from Aberdeen as govt reimposes lockdown amid virus spike

The Scottish city of Aberdeen was placed back under lockdown amid a "significant outbreak" of coronavirus. Pubs and restaurants in the city were ordered to close by 5pm while the city's residents were asked not to travel more than five miles from ...
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Workers of a Belgian slaughterhouse quarantined after a surge in cases

Workers of a Belgian slaughterhouse quarantined after a surge in cases

Over 200 workers at the Westvlees slaughterhouse in Staden, Belgium have been placed in quarantine after a coronavirus outbreak was detected there.
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Timelapse of Planpincieux glacier moving

Timelapse of Planpincieux glacier moving

Timelapse shows the Planpincieux glacier moving during the month of July. Dozens of people have been evacuated in northeastern Italy as a huge chunk of a glacier in the Mont Blanc massif threatens to break off due to high temperatures.
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Istanbul police enforce mask wearing as COVID-19 cases rise

Istanbul police enforce mask wearing as COVID-19 cases rise

The Turkish authorities are stepping up checks on the wearing of protective masks in Istanbul. Police officers have carried out operations in several places, including the famous Istiklal Avenue.
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Canadian Parliament rings bell for Hiroshima bombing anniversary

Canadian Parliament rings bell for Hiroshima bombing anniversary

The largest bell in the Peace Tower at the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa rings 75 times at 8:15 am to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
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Military ceremony in Warsaw after Andzej Duda sworn in for second term as president

Military ceremony in Warsaw after Andzej Duda sworn in for second term as president

A military ceremony is held in Warsaw after Andzej Duda was sworn in for a second five-year term in office in Poland. In the second round of the presidential election, he narrowly defeated the liberal mayor of Warsaw Rafal Trzaskowski, 51-49%. Som...
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Macron meets Lebanese president Aoun for talks following Beirut blast

Macron meets Lebanese president Aoun for talks following Beirut blast

French president Emmanuel Macron arrives at Lebanon's presidential palace for talks with with country's president, Michel Aoun, two days after the violent explosions that killed at least 137 people and injured 5,000 in Beirut.
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The neighbourhood priests of Buenos Aires become community saviours during pandemic

The neighbourhood priests of Buenos Aires become community saviours during pandemic

They help people in pain, solve emergencies, listen to complaints, collect donations, organise aid -- these local Argentine priests are saviours to the marginalised neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires and their role has only grown in light of the worse...
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Gold prices soar amid coronavirus uncertainty

Gold prices soar amid coronavirus uncertainty

Gold prices hit $2,000 an ounce for the first time earlier this week, the latest surge in a commodity seen as a refuge during economic uncertainty.
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Giant Olympic rings in Tokyo towed away for maintenance

Giant Olympic rings in Tokyo towed away for maintenance

A giant set of Olympic rings installed off Tokyo's waterfront was towed away for inspections and maintenance Thursday after coronavirus forced the year-long postponement of the 2020 Games.
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France's Macron arrives in Lebanon after deadly blast

France's Macron arrives in Lebanon after deadly blast

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Lebanon for a snap visit of support following an explosion at Beirut port that killed more than 130 people and caused widespread destruction.
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Biarritz residents head to the beach for the beginning of a new episode of as a new heatwave begins in the south-west of France.
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Art exhibition showcases China's fight against COVID-19

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An art exhibition showcasing China's fight against COVID-19 is being held at the National Museum of China in Beijing. Nearly 200 pieces of paintings, calligraphy and sculptures featuring frontline medical workers, doctors, and citizens are being d...
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Lebanese clean up after blast in solidarity and rage

Lebanese clean up after blast in solidarity and rage

In Beirut's beloved bar districts, hundreds of young Lebanese ditched beers for brooms to sweep debris in the absence of a state-sponsored cleanup operation following a deadly blast. The explosion, which hit just a few hundred metres away at Beiru...
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Vietnam to open makeshift COVID-19 hospital as cases surge in Danang

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Vietnam's central Danang city is converting a sports complex into a 2000-bed makeshift hospital to treat COVID-19 patients. The city has reported more than 180 coronavirus cases since July 25. It recorded its first coronavirus death on July 31.
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Hindus in NY celebrate Modi launching Ayodhya temple

Hindus in NY celebrate Modi launching Ayodhya temple

Hindus gather at Times Square in New York to celebrate after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched construction of a new Hindu temple at a flashpoint religious site in Ayodhya.
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Netherlands introduces mask-wearing measures in busy neighbourhoods in Amsterdam

Netherlands introduces mask-wearing measures in busy neighbourhoods in Amsterdam

Visitors and residents alike mask up as Amsterdam introduces mask-wearing measures in certain busy areas including the red-light district. Non-compliers risk a 95-euro fine.
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Russian swimmers complete eco-relay across Lake Baikal

Russian swimmers complete eco-relay across Lake Baikal

A group of Russians complete an icy swim across Lake Baikal in Siberia in an effort to draw attention to ecological threats facing the world's largest freshwater lake.
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Pompeo offers $10 million reward over election interference

Pompeo offers $10 million reward over election interference

The United States "is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who acting at the direction or under the control of a foreign government interferes with US elections," US Secreta...
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Pompeo says US to submit UN resolution on Iran arms embargo next week

Pompeo says US to submit UN resolution on Iran arms embargo next week

The United States will submit a UN Security Council resolution next week to extend an arms embargo on Iran despite opposition from Russia and China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.
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Secretary of State Pompeo offers US help to Lebanon

Secretary of State Pompeo offers US help to Lebanon

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extends "deepest condolences" to those affected by the massive explosion that leveled a huge section of Beirut and left at least 113 dead. "We stand ready to assist the government of Lebanon as it grapples with th...
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