Avalanches

Avalanches

Videographic illustrating how avalanches occur. Much of Austria was on maximum avalanche alert after exceptionally heavy snowfall left seven people dead.
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Europe heatwave

Europe heatwave

Fans flew off store shelves and water fountains offered relief from the heat as temperatures soared in Europe on Monday, with officials urging vigilance ahead of even hotter conditions forecast later in the week.
Harnessing the power of the wind

Harnessing the power of the wind

As International Renewable Energy Agency meets in Abu Dhabi til June 26, we give a videographic showing how electricity is created by offshore and onshore wind turbines. VIDEOGRAPHICS
Solar panels

Solar panels

As International Renewable Energy Agency meets in Abu Dhabi we give a graphic explaining how solar panels work.
Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

Dozens of Syrian families who have sought refuge in olive groves along the Turkish border after fleeing from violence in Idlib province are now forced to sell their possessions for survival.
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Renewable energy

Renewable energy

As International Renewable Energy Agency meets in Abu Dhabi til June 26, we move a videographic on renewable energy.
Survivor of Cambodia building collapse recounts the disaster

Survivor of Cambodia building collapse recounts the disaster

Ros Sitha, one of two men pulled alive from a collapsed Cambodian building more than two days after the accident left at least 28 people dead, recounts his ordeal.
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Honduran military police and protesters clash during demonstrations

Honduran military police and protesters clash during demonstrations

Honduran military police and protesters clash in Tegucigalpa, during demonstrations by university students in which they demand the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
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Frida the rescue dog retires in Mexico

Frida the rescue dog retires in Mexico

Frida the rescue dog, a labrador retriever who gained worldwide fame for her heroics after the earthquake that devastated Mexico on September 19, 2017, officially retires from duty in a ceremony at the canine unit of the Mexican marines.
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People in Milan react to Winter Games bid win

People in Milan react to Winter Games bid win

Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo is named host of the 2026 Winter Olympics, beating off a bid from Stockholm-Are in Sweden, giving Italy the showpiece event for the third time.
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Russian farm community fights mental health stigma

Russian farm community fights mental health stigma

At a farm outside Saint Petersburg, a group of people with mental disabilities are working in a bakery, a barn and a dairy -- a rare case of integration in Russia, where mental health issues face a strong stigma.
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Bangladesh "Tree Man" wants hands amputated to relieve pain

Bangladesh "Tree Man" wants hands amputated to relieve pain

A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of the bark-like growths on his body says he wants his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain.
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Italians rejoice as Milan chosen to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italians rejoice as Milan chosen to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italians rejoice as the name of Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo is pulled from the envelope by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo will host the Winter Olympics in 2026 after the Italian bid beat the Swedis...
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Parisians and visitors cool down in French capital fountains

Parisians and visitors cool down in French capital fountains

Parisians and visitors attempt to cool down by dousing themselves in water in the French capital's fountains near Trocadéro, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. A dog is seen frolicking in the water as well. Temperatures are expected to reach ...
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Europe heatwave

Europe heatwave

Temperatures were climbing on Monday as Europe braced for a blistering heatwave with the mercury set to hit 40 degrees Celsius.
Macron holds Mediterranean summit in Marseille

Macron holds Mediterranean summit in Marseille

Governement ministers and civil society representatives from ten Mediterranean countries gather in Marseille for a regional summit. They pose for a family photo with Emmanuel Macron at the Pharo Palace, near the Old Port.
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French PM and Russian counterpart meet to kick start dialogue

French PM and Russian counterpart meet to kick start dialogue

French prime minister Edouard Philippe welcomes Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Le Havre in France, to "renew" relations with Russia, both on economic and international issues, after several years of disagreements and mutual sanctions.
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10 years after death, MJ fans loyal amid sexual assualt claims

10 years after death, MJ fans loyal amid sexual assualt claims

Ten years after the death of Michael Jackson, his Hollywood star is still one of the top tourist attractions in Los Angeles. On Hollywood Boulevard, onlookers and fans take pictures, admire street dancers and pay tribute to the King of Pop, despit...
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Czechs demand PM quit in largest protest since communism

Czechs demand PM quit in largest protest since communism

Huge crowds flooded central Prague on Sunday demanding Prime Minister Andrej Babis step down over corruption allegations in a protest that organisers and local media claim drew around 250,000 people, making it the largest since the fall of communi...
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Heatwave kicks off in Paris

Heatwave kicks off in Paris

Paris prepares Monday for a blistering heatwave with the mercury set to hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) as summer kicks in on the back of a wave of hot air from North Africa.
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Rain or shine: how to predict the weather

Rain or shine: how to predict the weather

Temperatures are climbing as Europe braced for a blistering heatwave with the mercury set to hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) as summer kicks in on the back of a wave of hot air from North Africa. Videographic on weather forecasting.
NATO

NATO

Meeting of Atlantic Alliance Defence Ministers on Tuesday in Brussels. Videographic looking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
'No more survivors' likely in Cambodia building collapse

'No more survivors' likely in Cambodia building collapse

The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continues, as the death toll rose to 24 on Monday with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of the seven-storey Chinese-owned construction.
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Hong Kong protests continue against Carrie Lam's administration

Hong Kong protests continue against Carrie Lam's administration

Anti-government demonstrators gather outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam and the complete withdrawal of the Beijing-backed extradition law.
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Former DR Congo VP Bemba returns to Kinshasa

Former DR Congo VP Bemba returns to Kinshasa

Former Congolese vice-president and opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba makes his second comeback to Kinshasa since his conviction was overturned in June 2018 by the International Criminal Court, after spending over 10 years in prison. He will add...
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