Pacquiao begins training for Broner fight

Pacquiao begins training for Broner fight

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao begins training for his January bout against Adrian Broner, his comeback to the US ring after two years. He says that veteran trainer Freddie Roach never left his orbit, despite a public split, and is helping ...
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Laeticia Hallyday attends a tribute to Johnny Hallyday in France

Laeticia Hallyday attends a tribute to Johnny Hallyday in France

On the date of what would have been his 76th birthday, Laeticia Hallyday wife of the late French singer Johnny Hallyday arrives in Toulouse with her two daughters, to mark the inauguration of the Johnny Hallyday esplanade.
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Hong Kong leader: Divisive extradition law will be 'suspended'

Hong Kong leader: Divisive extradition law will be 'suspended'

Hong Kong's embattled leader says a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China will be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests.
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Obama family lands at Avignon airport for holiday

Obama family lands at Avignon airport for holiday

The family plane of former US President Barack Obama lands on the tarmac of Avignon airport, as he and his family arrive in France for a holiday in Provence.
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Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris

Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris

The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris.
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'Lost' Caravaggio painting goes under the hammer

'Lost' Caravaggio painting goes under the hammer

Five years after it was discovered in an attic, a 'lost' Caravaggio painting entitled "Judith et Holopherne" will go under the hammer on 27 June, with French art expert Eric Turquin saying it should sell for between 100 and 150 million euros (up t...
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Vietnam's first homegrown car to be delivered in days

Vietnam's first homegrown car to be delivered in days

Vietnam's first homegrown carmaker VinFast will deliver its first cars on June 17, the company say as it officially opened its factory in the country, one of Asia's fastest growing economies that is eagerly seeking to expand its high-tech manufact...
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Livestock rustlers face jail time as New Zealand tightens laws

Livestock rustlers face jail time as New Zealand tightens laws

When livestock rustlers came for sheep breeder Daniel Wheeler's prize ewes in the dead of night, they didn't take the animals alive -- they slaughtered them on his New Zealand farm and took the meat to sell on, leaving just blood and guts behind. ...
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South Koreans join hike along a trail in the DMZ

South Koreans join hike along a trail in the DMZ

South Korean soldiers escort hikers as they walk along a trail within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), dividing the two Koreas. The trail tour began in April this year and participants are selected through a lottery.
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In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak

In Afghanistan, conspiracy theories fuel polio outbreak

In the past decade, the numbers of people infected with polio declined from a high of 80 in 2011 to 13 in 2016. But last year there was a jump in new cases with 21 reported across Afghanistan. Polio immunisation is compulsory in Afghanistan, but d...
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Raptors fans celebrate historic NBA title

Raptors fans celebrate historic NBA title

Raptors fans are ecstatic in Toronto, Canada after their team beat the Golden State Warriors to win their first ever NBA Final.
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Miss Venezuela: Looking to redefine beauty

Miss Venezuela: Looking to redefine beauty

Amidst the massive economic and political crisis, the Miss Venezuela pageant provides an escape for many citizens of the country. This year, the contest aims to move away from beauty stereotypes.
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Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars --also known are hydrogen cars -- emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe.
Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

Brazilian football star Neymar says he is 'calm' after being questioned by police for five hours over allegations that he raped a woman in a Paris hotel last month.
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Toronto filled with cheers as fans watch Raptors' NBA win

Toronto filled with cheers as fans watch Raptors' NBA win

Raptors fans watch the screening of the live NBA 2019 Finals match of Toronto Raptors versus Golden State Warriors resulting in the Raptors taking home their first ever champions trophy.
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'Big step forward' as twin pandas grow up

'Big step forward' as twin pandas grow up

Born to a wild father and captive mother, nearly one-year-old twin pandas rolled on the grass in a conservation base in southwest China, marking an important achievement in the preservation of the country's beloved animal.
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Child's play: The kindergartens driving China's football dream

Child's play: The kindergartens driving China's football dream

Their heads soaked in sweat, a class of little boys practises Lionel Messi-esque stepovers at a kindergarten tucked away between residential tower blocks in Shanghai. They do not know it, but they are a tiny part of President Xi Jinping's aggressi...
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Back to Hanfu-ture: Chinese revive fashion from another time

Back to Hanfu-ture: Chinese revive fashion from another time

Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone era, stylist Xiao Hang looks like a time traveller as she strides across the bustling Beijing metro, attracting curious glances and inquisitive questions.
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Could aerosol chemotherapy offer new hope to cancer patients?

Could aerosol chemotherapy offer new hope to cancer patients?

Aerosol chemotherapy is still being tested but so far has produced promising results for patients with certain cancers, causing fewer side effects while also being suitable for the weakest patients. It is being trialled in Dijon at the Georges Fra...
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Football: Official presentation of Real Madrid's Eden Hazard

Football: Official presentation of Real Madrid's Eden Hazard

Official presentation of Real Madrid's new signing, Eden Hazard, at the Santiago-Bernabeu stadium.
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Lorient: tributes begin for children killed in road accident

Lorient: tributes begin for children killed in road accident

Hundreds of people gather in Lorient for a march in support of two children who were mowed down by a car, with one killed and the other seriously injured. The passenger of the vehicle turned herself in but the driver is still on the run.
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Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Videographic on facial recognition. Videographic on facial recognition. Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer. Rights groups have raised concerns because of its relian...
Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Videographic locating the Gulf of Oman. Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members.
Key moments in the conquest of space

Key moments in the conquest of space

Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. To accompany a dossier marking the moment when Neil Armstrong made his legendary "giant leap for mankind" 50 years ago moving overnight on Thursday.
Ebola virus

Ebola virus

Videographic on Ebola. A grandmother in Uganda has died from the virus, health officials said on Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.