Rusting on the roads, Madagascar's classic cars trundle on

Rusting on the roads, Madagascar's classic cars trundle on

Once a common sight across Europe, much-loved French cars from a bygone era rattle along the streets of Madagascar's capital Antananarivo, doing their duty as private vehicle, taxis or even police cars.
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St Sebastian's church: A day after Sri Lanka explosions

St Sebastian's church: A day after Sri Lanka explosions

Authorities comb through St Sebastian's church in Sri Lanka's Negombo as the death toll from Sunday's bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in the country rose dramatically Monday to 290.
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Venezuelans burn effigies in Easter ritual

Venezuelans burn effigies in Easter ritual

In a traditional Easter Day ritual Venezuelans burn effigies representing President Nicolas Maduro, opposition leader Juan Guaido, Donald Trump and the blackout that recently plunged the country into darkness.
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Winter rains spark deadly mudslide in Colombia

Winter rains spark deadly mudslide in Colombia

At least 17 people were killed and 13 others were missing after a mudslide that buried eight houses early Sunday in southwestern Colombia, authorities said.
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Sri Lanka Easter attack toll hits 290

Sri Lanka Easter attack toll hits 290

Almost 300 people are now known to have died in a series of bomb blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, in the worst violence to hit the island since its devastating civil war ended a decade ago.
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'Terror': Sri Lankan newspapers front pages after Easter blasts

'Terror': Sri Lankan newspapers front pages after Easter blasts

Sri Lankan newspapers run reports on the deadly Easter attacks on the front page, as police say that the death toll in the eight blasts has risen to 290 a day after the attack.
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One-horse South African town still scarred by 'racist' murder

One-horse South African town still scarred by 'racist' murder

The fate of a small farming town in the north west of South Africa was changed irrevocably for R80 - or around five euros. It became the hotbed for racial tension in South Africa during 2017 when a black teenager was killed by two white men. Two y...
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Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Vohibola forest in eastern Madagascar is in the grip of widespread deforestation. One hotel owner has been funding local task-forces for several years in a bid to try and protect the forest and the diverse range of wildlife that calls it home.
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Brexit: Nearly three years on, has anything changed in Boston?

Brexit: Nearly three years on, has anything changed in Boston?

Nearly three years after the Brexit referendum, opinions have changed very little in Boston, the British town that voted most heavily in favour of leaving the European Union.
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Ukrain: celebrations at Zelensky's HQ after victory announcement

Ukrain: celebrations at Zelensky's HQ after victory announcement

Volodymyr Zelensky and members of his campaign team celebrate at their party's headquarters after exit polls showed he won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, trouncing incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
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London police arrest climate protesters blocking Waterloo Bridge

London police arrest climate protesters blocking Waterloo Bridge

Police arrest climate protesters from the " Extinction Rebellion" movement blocking Waterloo Bridge in central London.
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Care workers cross Europe's east-west divide

Care workers cross Europe's east-west divide

Every two weeks, Alena Konecna packs her bags to leave her own mother and daughter at home in Slovakia and travel some 400 kilometres (250 miles) across the border into Austria to take care of someone else's mother. As citizens across the continen...
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Zelensky and Poroshenko vote in Ukrainian presidential election

Zelensky and Poroshenko vote in Ukrainian presidential election

Ukrainian candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko cast their ballot in the second round of the country's presidential election. Forty-one-year-old Volodymyr Zelensky's bid to lead the country of 45 million people was...
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Blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill more than 160

Blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill more than 160

A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka, killing more than 160 people, including dozens of foreigners.
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Mexican party cut short after gunmen kill 13

Mexican party cut short after gunmen kill 13

A Mexican pinata, colourful banners and a table prepared with food and drink give testimony to the party that was taking place when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire at a party in the gang-plagues state of Veracruz, killing 13 people incl...
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People wait at hospital after Batticaloa blast

People wait at hospital after Batticaloa blast

Hospital staff move bodies on stretchers in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka following a string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services, killing at least 156 people, including 35 foreigners.
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Police survey the scene after Batticaloa blast

Police survey the scene after Batticaloa blast

Police survey the scene at a church in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka after a string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services, killing at least 156 people, including 35 foreigners.
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Petro Poroshenko casts ballot in Ukrainian election runoff

Petro Poroshenko casts ballot in Ukrainian election runoff

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko casts his ballot in the second round of the presidential election. All opinion polls suggest Poroshenko is heading for defeat amid widespread anger over poverty, corruption and war.
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Ambulances arrive at hospital in Colombo as blasts hit Sri Lanka

Ambulances arrive at hospital in Colombo as blasts hit Sri Lanka

Ambulances arrive at a hospital in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo after a string of bomb blasts hit churches and hotels in the city and the death toll rises to 156, including 35 foreigners, say police.
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Police at Shangri-La hotel in Colombo as blasts hit Sri Lanka

Police at Shangri-La hotel in Colombo as blasts hit Sri Lanka

Police stand guard outside the Shangri-La Hotel in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo and a bomb disposal unit is on site as the death toll in a string of bomb blasts that hit churches and hotels in the city rises to rises to at least 137 according to po...
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Emergency response on scene as blasts hit Sri Lanka churches

Emergency response on scene as blasts hit Sri Lanka churches

Police stand guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo and a bomb disposal unit is on site as the death toll in a string of bomb blasts that hit churches and hotels in the city rises to at least 52 according to police.
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Polls open in second round of presidential election in Ukraine

Polls open in second round of presidential election in Ukraine

Ukrainians go to polls in the second round of an extraordinary vote with a comedian who plays a president on TV expected to win in a rebuke to the political establishment.
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Mali hopes to cotton on to added value

Mali hopes to cotton on to added value

Mali has reclaimed its place as the leading African country in terms of cotton production. The product makes up almost a quarter of Mali's exports, and some 40% of the income of the rural population. But very little of Mali's cotton is processed i...
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Kosovo takes back jihadists' wives and children from Syria

Kosovo takes back jihadists' wives and children from Syria

More than 100 women and children flew back to Kosovo from Syria's war zone, making it the largest group of IS affiliated individuals to return to European soil since the fall of the last bastion of the extremist group last month.
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