Campaigners dig in against Ghana bauxite mining plans

Campaigners dig in against Ghana bauxite mining plans

It's been described as "one of the best places for biodiversity on the planet". But there are fears the Atewa Range Forest Reserve in Ghana is under threat because of what's under the soil -- bauxite.
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Venezuelans react to a new near-nationwide blackout

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Caracas residents talk about the new near-nationwide blackout that knocked out public transport, water supplies and left buildings without generators plunged into gloom, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralysed the country.
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France's final transporter bridge restored in Rochefort

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The renovation of France's last transporter bridge, one of the last surviving bridges of its kind in the world, nears completion as the final elements of the deck are installed, with the same techniques which were used in 1900 during its construct...
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Since he was a child, Alexei Usikov liked to make things. His latest invention is what he calls a "horse-mobile" -- a dilapidated car pulled by a horse that he rides through Belarus' poor countryside.
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Jussie Smollett leaves court after charges against him dropped

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'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, leaves court, surrounded by cameras after charges against him were dropped. The TV star was accused of staging a false hate-motivated attack.
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Zuma's son appears in court over S.Africa car crash

Zuma's son appears in court over S.Africa car crash

Duduzane Zuma, son of former South African president Jacob Zuma, pleads not guilty to manslaughter in a fatal late-night car crash in 2014.
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Israel and Gaza residents react to recent unrest

Israel and Gaza residents react to recent unrest

Residents of Sderot in Israel and the Gaza Strip react to the latest unrest after seven Israelis and seven Palestinians were injured during the flare-up in violence.
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International aid reaches cyclone-stricken Mozambique

International aid reaches cyclone-stricken Mozambique

South African aid flies into the storm-stricken area of Beira in Mozambique, as more international aid groups are able to reach communities previously cut off by Cyclone Idai. Thousands have been displaced by the storm, with hundreds killed and th...
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Georgia court rules to extradite British speedboat killer

Georgia court rules to extradite British speedboat killer

A Georgian court rules to extradite a British man who killed his date in a speedboat crash in London. He gave himself up in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, where he had fled to from the UK. Jack Shepherd, 31, "consented to the prosecutor's demand fo...
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The 5G revolution

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Harnessing the power of the wind

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Macron, Merkel and Juncker greet Xi Jinping at Élysée Palace

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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee Palace in Paris for trade and climate talks.
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New blackout hits swaths of Venezuela including Caracas

New blackout hits swaths of Venezuela including Caracas

A new blackout hit many regions in Venezuela including much of Caracas on Monday, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralyzed the country.
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Californian desert blooms with wild flowers

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Walkers have been flooding to the Californian desert to admire the "Superbloom" of wild flowers, a rare phenomenon due to heavy rains that hit the region in winter.
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Chess, the war game building bridges in South Sudan

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The scorching sun is finally beginning to dip on a late Saturday afternoon in Juba, where a small group gathers to watch a tense battle between two of their best men. Nevertheless, after more than five years of war, pitting different ethnic groups...
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Kenya school celebrates after teacher wins world's best title

Kenya school celebrates after teacher wins world's best title

Students from a remote village of Kenya celebrate after their math and physics teacher won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.
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World's largest tequila tasting enters Guinness book of records

World's largest tequila tasting enters Guinness book of records

The Mexican state of Jalisco, birthplace of tequila, earns a place in the Guinness book of records for the largest tasting of this drink in the world, with the participation of 1,486 people who gathered in the main square of Guadalajara.
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Catholic school sex abuse case goes to trial in Spain

Catholic school sex abuse case goes to trial in Spain

A former gym teacher at a Catholic school accused of sexually assaulting students goes on trial in Barcelona, as a growing trickle of abuse allegations shakes the Church in Spain.
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French 'Spiderman' climbs Paris tower to "save Notre Dame"

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French "spiderman" Alain Robert, 56, climbs to the top of the 185-metre, 37-storey Engie Tower in the Paris business district of La Defense, "to save Notre-Dame-de-Paris". The veteran freeclimbing specialist's endeavour is to help raise awareness ...
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Slovakian presidential candidate Caputova on campaign trail

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Slovakian presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova met with supporters on her campaign trail in central Slovakia with the liberal anti-corruption activist expected to see a major victory in the European country's presidential runoff on March 30.
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