Exploring the watery remains of France's sunken Roman port

Exploring the watery remains of France's sunken Roman port

Stretching over four sandy kilometres Almanarre beach in southern France is a mecca for sun lovers and kite surfers. But its greatest treasure -- a 2,000-year-old underwater archaeological site -- lies just a few feet offshore.
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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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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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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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Petro Poroshenko casts ballot in Ukrainian election runoff

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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 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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Kosovo takes back jihadists' wives and children from Syria

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13 killed as church roof collapses in South Africa

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Handmade kites fly high in Vietnam's centuries-old festival

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'Yellow vests': police, protesters clash place de la République

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Clashes between police and protesters broke out in Paris Saturday on place de la République as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets for a 23rd week of "yellow vests" anti-government marches.
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