Robots rule at Beijing expo

Robots rule at Beijing expo

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Pro-life campaigners take to the streets in Washington DC

Pro-life campaigners take to the streets in Washington DC

Pro-life campaigners gather and prepare to take part in the "March for Life" in Washington, DC. The "March for Life," which President Trump addressed in person earlier, is organized annually on or near the anniversary of the Supreme Court's ruling...
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Mexican authorities detain 800 Central American migrants

Mexican authorities detain 800 Central American migrants

Mexican authorities detained 800 migrants from Honduras and Salvador Thursday in Ciudad Hidalgo. The migrants had earlier crossed the Suchiate border river, asking Mexican authorities for a transit visa to the US. They were resting in a makeshift ...
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Prosecution begins wrapping up case on day four of trial against Trump

Prosecution begins wrapping up case on day four of trial against Trump

House impeachment managers begin wrapping up the presentation of their case in US President Donald Trump's Senate trial. The Democratic prosecutors are hoping to persuade some Republicans to break ranks and turn against the US leader.
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Trump says Democrats hold 'radical' position on abortion

Trump says Democrats hold 'radical' position on abortion

"When it comes to abortion," says Donald Trump, "Democrats have embraced the most radical and extreme positions." The US president was addressing the country's biggest annual pro-life rally as members of the Senate sat in judgment just blocks away...
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A round up of news and features

A round up of news and features

This week on Africa Weekly we head to Mali where railway employees are working to preserve Bamako's now defunct colonial era station which serviced the country for almost one hundred years. Then we head to Uganda where a beauty pageant is being us...
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Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg says calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored. Thunberg was a highlight of the 50th edition of the conference.
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Thousands gather ahead of annual 'March for Life' in Washington, DC

Thousands gather ahead of annual 'March for Life' in Washington, DC

Thousands of people begin to gather in Washington DC for the annual 'March for Life' event which will see US President Donald Trump address the crowds, just blocks from Congress where senators are sitting in judgement at his impeachment trial.
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Anti-pension reform protest come to an end in Paris

Anti-pension reform protest come to an end in Paris

The protest against pension reform comes to an end in Paris after tens of thousands of people take to the streets across France.
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Bordeaux teachers dress up as 'Rosie the riveter' for pension protests

Bordeaux teachers dress up as 'Rosie the riveter' for pension protests

Demonstrators in work overalls, red polka-dot scarves and household gloves emulate "Rosie the Riveter" as they dance and sing in the streets of Bordeaux during a demonstration against pension reform.
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From animals to man: the emergence of a new coronavirus

From animals to man: the emergence of a new coronavirus

Videographic on the new coronavirus. China locked down some 20 million people at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak on Thursday, but the World Health Organization said the disease did not yet constitute a global health emergency.
Locusts the latest curse of East Africa weather extremes

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Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa are the result of extreme weather swings and could prove catastrophic for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts say.
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Bordeaux lawyers sing pop hit parody to protest pension reform

Bordeaux lawyers sing pop hit parody to protest pension reform

Lawyers gather on the steps of the Judicial Court in Bordeaux to sing "Balance ta robe" (ed: move your robe), a parody of a song by Belgian singer Angèle, which has become a classic in the repertoire of lawyers angry against pension reform.
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New Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber to focus on 'transformation'

New Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber to focus on 'transformation'

Newly-appointed Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber says he will focus on "transformation" for the South African rugby team to "keep on winning". He replaces Rassie Erasmus who led the squad to victory in the last World Cup.
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Protesters march in French city of Nantes against pension reform

Protesters march in French city of Nantes against pension reform

Several thousand people march in the streets of Nantes in western France against pension reform, on the 7th day of national strikes and as the bill is presented to the Council of Ministers.
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Protesters march in Paris against pension reform

Protesters march in Paris against pension reform

Demonstrators gather in Paris for the seventh day of nationwide protests against the government's pension reform.
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Pension reform: hundreds of demonstrators protest in Marseille

Pension reform: hundreds of demonstrators protest in Marseille

Hundreds of demonstrators march in Marseille on the 51st day of strikes against the pension reform promised by Emmanuel Macron.
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in "school strike" march in Davos

Climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in "school strike" march in Davos

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Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks alongside other young activists at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She says their climate demands have been "completely ignored" coming into the Davos Forum.
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'I'm worried I'm infected': Wuhan hospital patient

'I'm worried I'm infected': Wuhan hospital patient

Chinese medics in protective overalls check worried patients' temperatures at a hospital in Wuhan. One patient fears he could be infected with the virus as he waits for his results.
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Merkel and Erdogan inaugurate Turkish-German university in Istanbul

Merkel and Erdogan inaugurate Turkish-German university in Istanbul

German Chancelor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan give speeches at the inauguration of a Turkish-German university in Istanbul.
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Hernandez says LA move gives opportunity to continue playing

Hernandez says LA move gives opportunity to continue playing

Javier Hernandez admits his career has entered the retirement phase after signing with Los Angeles Galaxy, but says his playing days are far from over.
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Under threat: India's pashmina-producing nomads

Under threat: India's pashmina-producing nomads

For centuries the Changpa have tended the shaggy goats that provide one of the world's finest fabrics: pashmina wool. But now many are rethinking their way of life, in part because of climate change.
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Wuhan virus: WHO says no global emergency

Wuhan virus: WHO says no global emergency

China locked down some 20 million people at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak on Thursday, but the World Health Organization said the disease did not yet constitute a global health emergency.
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China virus toll jumps

China virus toll jumps

The death toll in China's viral outbreak has risen to at least 25, with the number of confirmed cases also leaping to some 830, on Friday. The National Health Commission said authorities were also examining 1,072 suspected cases of the virus that ...
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