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Washington: capital of power

Washington: capital of power

Videographic tour of Washington DC, the heart of US politics and policy. US lawmakers have until Friday to agree a new spending agreement or face a shutdown of the government after a row over the border migrant wall.
AFP
Who controls what in Yemen

Who controls what in Yemen

Updated videographic locating Yemen showing areas of the country controlled by rival forces. A ceasefire in Yemen's battleground port city of Hodeida and its surroundings will start on Tuesday, according to the UN.
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The port of Hodeida

The port of Hodeida

Yemen's warring parties on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire on Hodeïda, a vital port in a series of breakthroughs in UN-brokered peace talks. Videographic locating the port of Hodeida in Yemen. VIDEOGRAPHICS
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The world's first EPR starts up in China

The world's first EPR starts up in China

French energy giant EDF and its partner China General Nuclear Power Group announced Friday that they have powered up the world's first next-generation EPR nuclear reactor.
AFP
Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Severe tropical cyclone bears down on north Australia coast. Videographic on hurricanes.
AFP
Methods of execution around the world

Methods of execution around the world

The last execution of 2018 in the United States took place Thursday in Florida, bringing the number of people put to death in the country this year to 25. Videographic illustrating existing forms of execution around the world.
AFP
Rugby injuries

Rugby injuries

Videographic about common rugby injuries. A French teenager has died after suffering a heart attack after receiving a heavy tackle while playing rugby at the weekend. This incident comes four months after the death of another young French rugby pl...
AFP
Get away from it all...in space

Get away from it all...in space

Videographic showing how holidays in space may soon become the latest craze. Virgin Galactic is preparing for a new flight test on Thursday that aims to fly higher and faster than before toward the edge of space.
AFP
Strasbourg Christmas market shooting

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting

Videographic locator map of Strasbourg in France. Hundreds of police and anti-terror forces hunted for a gunman who shot dead three people and wounded 13 at a Christmas market in the city.
AFP
International Space Station

International Space Station

Videographic illustrating the International Space Station. Russian spacewalkers cut samples of material around a mysterious hole in a Soyuz spacecraft docked on the International Space Station that a Moscow official suggested could have been delib...
AFP
Voyager, the solar system and beyond

Voyager, the solar system and beyond

Videographic on the Voyager mission. Voyager 2 has passed into interstellar space. Update.
AFP
Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. The world's polar ice caps are shrinking as the climate warms, leading to rising sea levels.
AFP
Global arms trade

Global arms trade

Videographic on the arms trade. Russia has overtaken Britain to become the world's second biggest arms producer behind the United States, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) said in a report published on Monday.
AFP
Voyager, the solar system and beyond

Voyager, the solar system and beyond

Videographic on the Voyager mission. NASA says Voyager 2 has passed into interstellar space.
AFP
Migrant routes to Europe

Migrant routes to Europe

Graphic showing migration routes to Europe. Updated videographic showing the principal migration routes to Europe. A United Nations conference has adopted a pact designed to manage migration.
AFP
InSight mission to Mars

InSight mission to Mars

Videographic on the InSight mission. Humans can now hear the haunting, low rumble of wind on Mars for the first time, after NASA's InSight lander captured vibrations from the breeze on the Red Planet
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Harnessing the power of the wind

Harnessing the power of the wind

Videographic showing how electricity is created by offshore and onshore wind turbines.
AFP
The French Republic

The French Republic

Videographic looking at France's 5th Republic. French President Emmanuel Macron is under intense pressure following a series of violent grassroots protests against rising living costs.
AFP
The battle for Hodeida

The battle for Hodeida

Videographic locating the port of Hodeida in Yemen. Peace talks between the Yemeni government and rebels, aimed at ending four years of war that has pushed 14 million people to the brink of famine, were due to open Thursday in Sweden.
AFP
Elon Musk Wants to Turn You Into a Cyborg

Elon Musk Wants to Turn You Into a Cyborg

If we don't become cyborgs, will artificial intelligence render us completely useless?
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10 Strange New Year's Superstitions Around the World

10 Strange New Year's Superstitions Around the World

Apparently, 'bread banging' is a thing in Ireland.
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Doping techniques

Doping techniques

Videographic looking at doping techniques in sport. The governing body of world athletics has maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping.
AFP
Permafrost

Permafrost

Videographic on permafrost. In Russia's Siberian city of Yakutsk, one of the coldest on Earth, climate change is causing dangerous melting of the frozen ground, or permafrost, on which the buildings stand.
AFP
Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Videographic on earthquakes. A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck near New Caledonia, triggering a tsunami alert and emergency evacuations across a swathe of the South Pacific
AFP
Risk of famine in Yemen

Risk of famine in Yemen

Videographic showing areas of Yemen threatened with famine. The UN has said the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, already the world's worst, will deteriorate in 2019.
AFP
Britain - EU relations

Britain - EU relations

Videographic examining Britain's troubled relationship with the European Union.
AFP
Ocean garbage

Ocean garbage

Videographic illustrating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of marine debris in the north-east of the Pacific Ocean.
AFP
Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

German government unveils strategy to boost Artificial Intelligence research and development Videographic on AI.
AFP
Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned Monday as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming. Videographic about climate change scenario...
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How This Sleepy Fishing Town Became a Surfer's Paradise

How This Sleepy Fishing Town Became a Surfer's Paradise

The residents of Nazare, Portugal lived comfortably in their sleepy villages, but they all had one common fear: The sea's gigantic waves.
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Saving Human Lives One Poop at a Time

Saving Human Lives One Poop at a Time

Changing the world, one toilet at the time. #worldtoiletday #WTD
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Top 10 Unique Holidays Around the World

Top 10 Unique Holidays Around the World

There are some holidays that are a bit unusual, to say the least.
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Die UN-Klimakonferenzen

Die UN-Klimakonferenzen

Nach dem ungewöhnlich heißen und trockenen Sommer in Europa und Katastrophen wie den schweren Waldbränden in Kalifornien sind die Gefahren der Erderwärmung wieder in aller Munde. Mit Bangen und Hoffen blicken daher viele auf die UN-Klimakonferenz ...
AFP
Forças e bases navais russas e ucranianas no Mar Negro

Forças e bases navais russas e ucranianas no Mar Negro

Videográfico com a localização das bases navais e frotas russas e ucranianas no Mar Negro. ORIGINAL-SEM TEXTO
AFP
Energias renováveis

Energias renováveis

Videográfico sobre as energias renováveis. REENVIO
AFP
O derretimento das calotas polares

O derretimento das calotas polares

Videográfico sobre o derretimento das calotas polares. REENVIO
AFP
A importância das plataformas de gelo

A importância das plataformas de gelo

Videográficos sobre as plataformas de gelo. REENVIO
AFP
الأساطيل البحرية والقواعد الروسية والأوكرانية في البحر الأسود

الأساطيل البحرية والقواعد الروسية والأوكرانية في البحر الأسود

الأساطيل البحرية والقواعد الروسية والأوكرانية في البحر الأسود
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الطاقة المتجددة

الطاقة المتجددة

لقد غيرت التكنولوجيا الخضراء طريقة إنتاجنا للطاقة. فطاقة الرياح أو الطاقة الشمسية هي أسلحة أساسية في مكافحة الاحترار العالمي.
AFP
Russian and Ukrainian naval fleets and bases in the Black Sea

Russian and Ukrainian naval fleets and bases in the Black Sea

Videographic on Russian and Ukrainian naval fleets and bases in the Black Sea.
AFP
Russian and Ukrainian naval fleets and bases in the Black Sea

Russian and Ukrainian naval fleets and bases in the Black Sea

Videographic on Russian and Ukrainian naval fleets and bases in the Black Sea.
AFP
Forces et bases navales russes et ukrainiennes en Mer Noire

Forces et bases navales russes et ukrainiennes en Mer Noire

Vidéographie sur les bases navales et flottes russes et ukrainiennes en Mer Noire.
AFP
الجروف الجليدية

الجروف الجليدية

الجروف الجليدية هي امتدادات عائمة للغطاء الجليدي وهي متصلة بكتلة في البر الرئيسي وتمتد الجروف خصوصا على طول شواطئ المنطقة القطبية الجنوبية فضلا عن غرينلاند وكندا وأجزاء من روسيا.
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La fonte des neiges et des glaces

La fonte des neiges et des glaces

Le changement climatique est en train de transformer l'Himalaya alors que la fonte des glaciers forme de nouveaux lacs qui menacent les villages de la région. Un système de drainage et d'alerte a été installé sur le plus grand et le plus rapide de...
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Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Climate change is transforming the Himalayas as melting glaciers form new lakes that threaten the villages of the region. A drainage and warning system has been installed at the largest and fastest-growing of the lakes, Imja Tasho near Mount Evere...
AFP
Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Climate change is transforming the Himalayas as melting glaciers form new lakes that threaten the villages of the region. A drainage and warning system has been installed at the largest and fastest-growing of the lakes, Imja Tasho near Mount Evere...
AFP
The importance of ice shelves

The importance of ice shelves

A study shows that Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets will continue to shrink this century, even if warming is limited to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
AFP
The importance of ice shelves

The importance of ice shelves

A study shows that Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets will continue to shrink this century, even if warming is limited to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
AFP