ANC launches election manifesto

ANC launches election manifesto

South Africa's ruling ANC party launches its election campaign on Saturday ahead of polls in May that it is tipped to win despite recently falling support, internal divisions and a sluggish economy. On Friday, party members including President Cyr...
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'March for Life' protesters reach US Supreme Court

'March for Life' protesters reach US Supreme Court

Hundreds of 'March for Life' participants reach the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, after walking from the Mall to protest the practice and legality of abortion.
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French actress Deneuve to auction personal YSL collection

French actress Deneuve to auction personal YSL collection

French screen legend Catherine Deneuve's personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent will go under the hammer in Paris and online on January 24.
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'Serbian Knights' plunge into icy river for Epiphany swim

'Serbian Knights' plunge into icy river for Epiphany swim

Men from a Serbian knights organisation dive into Belgrade's chilly Sava river to retrieve a wooden cross in a religious rite held on the eve of Epiphany, a Christian holiday marking the baptism of Jesus. The icy epiphany swim is a tradition held ...
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Lebanon's winter storm floods Beirut houses

Lebanon's winter storm floods Beirut houses

Several houses in the southern suburbs of Beirut have been ravaged by a winter storm battering Lebanon in recent days, washing away dozens of fishing boats.
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Young Nicaraguans risk everything to go see the Pope in Panama

Young Nicaraguans risk everything to go see the Pope in Panama

Young Nicaraguans who participated in anti-government protests against President Daniel Ortega have to give up on their dream to go to Panama for World Youth Day and see Pope Francis, and the ones who will make the journey might risk being detaine...
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First group of migrants start trek across Mexico

First group of migrants start trek across Mexico

The first members of a new caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States start walking across southern Mexico after earlier crossing the Guatemala-Mexico border.
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Hundreds gather for concert ahead of annual march for life

Hundreds gather for concert ahead of annual march for life

Hundreds gather for a concert in Washington ahead of the annual 'March for Life'. It's the 46th year of the event which sees Pro-life campaigners walk from the Mall to the Supreme Court.
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Mauritania nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott

Mauritania nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott

The 10th edition of the Mauritanian Nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott with a horse race, camel parade and a concert featuring Canadian and Mauritanian artists.
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Syrian refguees in Lebanon hit by freezing temperatures

Syrian refguees in Lebanon hit by freezing temperatures

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in camps in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon have been hit by harsh winter weather, including torrential rains and freezing temperatures.
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Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels

Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels

Defense Minister Guillermo Botero, speaking from the presidential palace, describes the car bombing that killed 21 people at a Bogota police cadet training academy as a "terrorist attack committed by the ELN."
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Central American migrants cross Suchiate river into Mexico

Central American migrants cross Suchiate river into Mexico

Central American migrants cross the Suchiate river into southern Mexican territory as a new caravan of migrants tries to reach the United States.
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Russian FM Lavrov meets with German counterpart Maas

Russian FM Lavrov meets with German counterpart Maas

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Heiko Maas hold a bilateral meeting in Moscow.
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Chilean capital adopts electric buses for public transportation

Chilean capital adopts electric buses for public transportation

Santiago is upgrading its public transport and has rolled out the first 100 electric buses in its new green fleet. In the next few decades, Chile wants to combat the pollution problem in its capital by making the entire transportation system compl...
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Zimbabwe activist Mawarire back in court

Zimbabwe activist Mawarire back in court

Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire is back in court for a second day where to face charges of subverting the Zimbabwe government. Mawarire is accused of subverting a constitutional government and incitement to commit violence by posting videos on s...
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Sudan: mourners demonstrate after funeral of killed protester

Sudan: mourners demonstrate after funeral of killed protester

Sudanese mourners demonstrate in Khartoum's district of Buri after attending the funeral of a protester killed during anti-government rallies a day earlier. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a governme...
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Total lunar eclipse

Total lunar eclipse

Videographic showing a total lunar eclipse. Short version. A total eclipse will take place on January 21
Outgoing Madagascar president hands over power to Rajoelina

Outgoing Madagascar president hands over power to Rajoelina

The transfer of power between outgoing President Hery Rajaonarimampianina and President-elect Andry Rajoelina takes place at the presidential palace of Madagascar.
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Lunar eclipse

Lunar eclipse

Videographic on a lunar eclipse. A total eclipse will take place on January 21.
The United Kingdom and its flag

The United Kingdom and its flag

Videographic on the Union Jack, the national flag of the United Kingdom. The world's fifth-largest economy is in political turmoil and grasping for solutions that could smooth its planned departure from the European Union after 46 years just 10 we...
Brexit - how Britain voted

Brexit - how Britain voted

Videographic showing how the four nations of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum in 2016. Britons who have changed their minds since voting to leave the European Union are among those uniting to call for another chance to reverse the dec...
French PM Edouard Philippe visits Eurotunnel site

French PM Edouard Philippe visits Eurotunnel site

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe visits the Eurotunnel site as he visits the northern port of Calais, a day after activating plans for a no-deal Brexit.
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Swedish lawmakers elect PM Stefan Lofven to second term

Swedish lawmakers elect PM Stefan Lofven to second term

Sweden ends a four-month political vacuum by electing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term, after he elbowed out the far-right to save one of Europe's few left-wing governments.
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Border wall construction threatens butterfly sanctuary in the US

Border wall construction threatens butterfly sanctuary in the US

At the US-Mexico border near the Rio Grande, a national butterfly sanctuary is being threatened by Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
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Teens jockey in Indonesia's traditional horse racing

Teens jockey in Indonesia's traditional horse racing

Over 300 jockeys, mostly teenagers, take part in a traditional horse race in Indonesia's westernmost province Aceh.
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