Nicaraguans in Costa Rica protest against Ortega

Nicaraguans in Costa Rica protest against Ortega

Nicaraguans in exile in Costa Rica march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in the border town La Cruz.
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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

Newly crowned Miss Universe, Catriona Gray of The Philippines, says she would like to expand her work in the slums of her country's capital Manila with an organisation that promotes education on HIV and AIDS.
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Egyptian president starts official visit in Austria

Egyptian president starts official visit in Austria

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz greets Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Vienna at the start of an official visit.
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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.
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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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Who let the dogs out? India celebrates pets at festival

Who let the dogs out? India celebrates pets at festival

Indians bring their dogs and other pets to a two-day pet festival in New Delhi.
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Thousands protest labour law in Budapest

Thousands protest labour law in Budapest

Protesters throw smoke grenades at police who respond with tear gas in Budapest as thousands of people rally against a new "slave law" passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
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North Koreans mark anniversary of death of Kim Jong Il

North Koreans mark anniversary of death of Kim Jong Il

People in Pyongyang mark the anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il by laying floral tributes at the statues of North Korea's first two leaders.
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Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices

Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices

Saffron farmers in southern Morocco have long taken pride in the coveted spice they produce from the purple-petalled Crocus sativus, but some are worried knockoff versions are threatening their business.
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North Cyprus journalist takes on Turkey's mighty Erdogan

North Cyprus journalist takes on Turkey's mighty Erdogan

Jail time, angry mobs and assassination attempts - editor Sener Levent has paid a price for challenging Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and authorities in breakaway northern Cyprus through his tiny newspaper.
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Champs-Elysées returns to normal after 'yellow vest' protest

Champs-Elysées returns to normal after 'yellow vest' protest

Businesses reopen and tourists are back on the Champs-Elysées in Paris. The famous avenue was relatively spared by the "yellow vests" on Saturday, despite small clashes between them and the police, but nothing comparable to the outbreak of violenc...
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Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Iraqis lay the cornerstone in rebuilding Mosul's Al-Nuri mosque and leaning minaret, national emblems destroyed last year in the ferocious battle against the Islamic State group. The famed 12th century mosque and minaret, dubbed Al-Hadba or "the h...
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Several arrests at demonstration against Ponomarev's detention

Several arrests at demonstration against Ponomarev's detention

Russian police arrests demonstrators who gathered in front of the FSB building to protest against the detention of a prominent 77-year-old human rights activist, Lev Ponomarev, and the 'arbitrariness' of Russian security forces. The 'March for pea...
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Florida lights up for the state's largest boat parade

Florida lights up for the state's largest boat parade

Thousands gather in the tropical weather of Southern Florida to admire the state’s largest Christmas boat parade.
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Strasbourg pays tribute to victims of deadly attack

Strasbourg pays tribute to victims of deadly attack

Hundreds of people gather in the centre of Strasbourg to pay tribute to the victims of the Christmas market attack, which killed four people and injured twelve others.
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People protest in Brussels against adoption of UN Migration Pact

People protest in Brussels against adoption of UN Migration Pact

Demonstrators gather in front of the European Commission in Brussels to protest the adoption of the UN Global Migration Pact in Marrakech.
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Extravagant desserts on display at Indian cake show

Extravagant desserts on display at Indian cake show

Enormous and elaborate cakes are on display at India's 44th annual Bangalore cake show. The exhibition includes a sugar pastry in the shape of New Delhi's Red Fort, which measures 20 feet in length, 8 feet in width and 12 feet in height. The cake ...
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Pro-immigration protest over death of migrant girl in US custody

Pro-immigration protest over death of migrant girl in US custody

Pro immigration organizations from El Paso, Texas, hold a demonstration for the death of Jakelin Caal, a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in hospital less than 24 hours after being detained by US border agents as part of a group of 163 illegal bor...
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Voters head back to the polls in Russia's Vladivostok

Voters head back to the polls in Russia's Vladivostok

Voters head to the polls in Vladivostok to elect the governor of the Primorsky region in a rerun two months after results were cancelled following vote-rigging claims.
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Dutch build artificial islands to bring wildlife back

Dutch build artificial islands to bring wildlife back

In an attempt to boost biodiversity, the Dutch create a new artificial archipelago of five islands they hope will bring nature back to the area.
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Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
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Madagascar's former president Rajoelina holds political rally

Madagascar's former president Rajoelina holds political rally

A few days before the second round of the Malagasy presidential election, former president and candidate Andry Rajoelina holds one of his last rallies outside Mahajanga City Hall.
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Champs-Elysees traffic resumes after 'yellow vest' protest

Champs-Elysees traffic resumes after 'yellow vest' protest

Traffic resumes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris after the fifth round of the "yellow vest" protests, which saw a sharp decline in mobilisation. There were isolated incidents of tear gas and water cannons being used, but a fraction of the amount on ...
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"Yellow vests": Arrests, water cannons on the Champs-Elysees

"Yellow vests": Arrests, water cannons on the Champs-Elysees

Police arrest "yellow vest" protesters and use tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowd on the Champs-Elysees.
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Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

Egyptian archaeologists and Egyptian authorities unveil a newly-discovered tomb of a priest dating back more than 4,400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of the capital Cairo.
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Demonstration in Vienna against the Austrian government

Demonstration in Vienna against the Austrian government

People protest in the streets of Vienna against the right-wing coalition.
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"Yellow vests" in Bordeaux clash with police

"Yellow vests" in Bordeaux clash with police

Clashes break out in Bordeaux between "yellow vest" protesters and police, who used water cannon to disperse the demonstrators. This is the fifth consecutive Saturday of nationwide protests, which have so far been largely peaceful.
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"Yellow vests" protest peacefully in Marseille

"Yellow vests" protest peacefully in Marseille

Hundreds of "yellow vests," joined by unions and the far-left's Fance Unbowed, protest peacefully in Marseille with calls for President Emmanuel Macron's resignation. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
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Police fire tear gas on Champs-Elysees' 'yellow vest' protests

Police fire tear gas on Champs-Elysees' 'yellow vest' protests

Riot police fire tear gas to disperse "yellow vest" protesters on the Champs-Elysees in Paris during the fifth consecutive Saturday of demonstrations, which have so far been largely peaceful.
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"Yellow vests" protest in Nantes

"Yellow vests" protest in Nantes

Hundreds of "yellow vest" protesters face off with police in Nantes on a fifth and decisive weekend for the anti-government movement.
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Joy as US-seized bells return to Philippine church

Joy as US-seized bells return to Philippine church

A sleepy central Philippine town erupts in joy on as bells looted from its church more than a century ago by vengeful US troops were to be turned over to the community.
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Madagascar's presidential hopeful Ravalomanana holds a rally

Madagascar's presidential hopeful Ravalomanana holds a rally

Madagascar presidential hopeful Marc Ravalomanana holds a rally in Antananarivo.
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Ukrainians await historic synod decision on independent church

Ukrainians await historic synod decision on independent church

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrives at Kiev's Saint Sophia Cathedral while several thousands of Ukrainians rally outside ahead of a historic synod expected to establish an Orthodox church independent from Russia.
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Protesters join anti-government march in Budapest

Protesters join anti-government march in Budapest

Protesters take part in anti-government demonstrations in Budapest, as people are angry at Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial new laws on workers rights and the judicial system.
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El Nacional staff reacts to shutting down of their journal

El Nacional staff reacts to shutting down of their journal

The print edition of the Venezuelan anti-government daily El Nacional will appear for the last time Friday, shutting down due to a mixture of political pressure and a crippling economic crisis that left it unable to source newsprint. Journalists p...
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Small groups of "yellow vest" arrive at Champs-Elysées

Small groups of "yellow vest" arrive at Champs-Elysées

Some "yellow vest" protesters arrive at Champs-Elysées, for a new day of mobilization, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.
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Small groups of "yellow vest" arrive at Champs-Elysées

Small groups of "yellow vest" arrive at Champs-Elysées

Some "yellow vest" protesters arrive at Champs-Elysées, for a new day of mobilization, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.
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Yemenis in Sanaa react to peace agreement reached in Sweden

Yemenis in Sanaa react to peace agreement reached in Sweden

Yemenis in Sanaa react to the agreement reached in Sweden during UN-brokered peace talks, saying they hope the warring parties will put an end to the war during next round of negotiations.
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Climate activists protest French bank's investment in shale gas

Climate activists protest French bank's investment in shale gas

Riot police use force to repel several hundred protesters gathered to highlight French bank Societe General's investment in shale gas.
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DR Congo: vast agricultural potential remains largely untapped

DR Congo: vast agricultural potential remains largely untapped

The Democratic Republic of Congo has 80 million hectares of arable land, of which only 10% is said to be cultivated. As a result, this vast country is a net importer of foodstuffs, and six to seven million Congolese do not get enough to eat. Leadi...
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Cubans struggle to find bread after flour shortage

Cubans struggle to find bread after flour shortage

Cubans line up at bakeries across Havana, waiting hours for a loaf of bread, a basic good that has become hard to find after some important mills broke down on the island, resulting in a shortage of flour.
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Kosovo asserts statehood with vote to create army

Kosovo asserts statehood with vote to create army

Kosovo's parliament passes laws to build an army, asserting its statehood in a move that has angered Serbia, who does not recognise the former province's independence. In the capital Pristina, Kosovo Albanians celebrate the new pillar of statehood...
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Macron honors victims of Strasbourg Christmas market attack

Macron honors victims of Strasbourg Christmas market attack

Emmanuel Macron pays homage to the victims of a shooting at the famous Strasbourg Christmas market that claimed four lives.
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Rescuers dig through rubble of Ukraine flats after gas explosion

Rescuers dig through rubble of Ukraine flats after gas explosion

Rescuers dig through rubble after a gas explosion ripped through a block of flats in a town near Kiev. One person is injured but more are feared to be trapped under the rubble.
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Merchants react as Strasbourg market reopens after shooting

Merchants react as Strasbourg market reopens after shooting

Merchants and tourists react as Strasbourg reopens its Christmas market after police killed the chief suspect in a deadly shooting there days earlier.
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Ireland's Varadkar explains EU concerns over concessions to May

Ireland's Varadkar explains EU concerns over concessions to May

After EU leaders rebuffed a plea by British Prime Minister Theresa May to help her sell her Brexit deal to parliament, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says many were concerned May was asking for concessions without being able to guarantee they w...
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Costa Ricans trade waste for goods in recycling project

Costa Ricans trade waste for goods in recycling project

In Costa Rica, citizens can now exchange their recyclable waste for "ecolones", a cryptocurrency they can use to trade for services and environmental products.
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On the Korean border, a US base-turned-tourist attraction

On the Korean border, a US base-turned-tourist attraction

Camp Greaves, a former US army facility within the buffer zone that runs alongside the Demilitarized Zone which divides the two Koreas, has been converted into an arts centre and tourist attraction.
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