Drone racing competition wows India

Drone racing competition wows India

A drone racing competition is held in Bangalore, India. Pilots from all over the country compete with each other by manoeuvring their quadcopters through obstacles at speeds as high as 160km/h.
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Images of a bloodied man being held on the ground by police during a yellow vest protest in Paris on Saturday afternoon. French police arrested several people as thousands of anti-government protesters returned to the streets of the capital.
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Fires, tear gas and arrests after yellow vest protest in Paris

Fires, tear gas and arrests after yellow vest protest in Paris

French police fired tear gas under a rain of projectiles, used water cannon to douse a fire and arrested several people as thousands of "yellow vest" anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Paris this afternoon. This was the latest o...
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Farmer fury and environmental anger in protest-hit Germany

Farmer fury and environmental anger in protest-hit Germany

Protestors with tractors descend on Berlin's annual "Green Week" trade fair, as the farmer's collective "Land schafft Verbindung" (LSV) rail against tightening regulations. Agricultural reforms include introducing an animal welfare label on food p...
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Women's March kicks off in DC

Women's March kicks off in DC

Protesters gather in Washington, DC, where the fourth annual Women's March is gearing up to protest through the streets of the US capital.
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Lebanon's protesters use fireworks during clashes outside parliament

Lebanon's protesters use fireworks during clashes outside parliament

Lebanese protesters use fireworks against security forces as clashes erupt outside the parliament in central Beirut.
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Tense yellow vest protest in Paris (2)

Tense yellow vest protest in Paris (2)

Hundreds of yellow vest supporters took to the streets of Paris this afternoon, escorted by dozens of riot police as several clashes broke out on the sidelines.
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Images of fire damage at iconic Parisian brasserie frequented by Macron

Images of fire damage at iconic Parisian brasserie frequented by Macron

An investigation has been opened into a suspected arson attack at a Parisian brasserie popular with President Emmanuel Macron on Friday night. An intruder alert went off around 5am this morning at La Rotonde near Montparnasse. Police investigating...
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Lebanese forces use water cannons during clashes outside Parliament

Lebanese forces use water cannons during clashes outside Parliament

Lebanon's security forces use water canons against demonstrators as clashes erupt outside the parliament in central Beirut.
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Salvini holds rally a week ahead of Emilia-Romagna regional vote

Salvini holds rally a week ahead of Emilia-Romagna regional vote

Italy's far-right Lega party leader and former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, holds a rally in Emilia-Romagna, a week before the regional elections.
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Clashes erupt outside Lebanon's Parliament in central Beirut

Clashes erupt outside Lebanon's Parliament in central Beirut

Lebanon's security forces use water canons against demonstrators as clashes erupt outside the Parliament in central Beirut.
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Rally against reinstatement of Chinese-backed mega-dam in Myanmar during Xi visit

Rally against reinstatement of Chinese-backed mega-dam in Myanmar during Xi visit

Protesters gather in downtown Yangon against any reinstatement controversial Beijing-backed mega-dam in northern Myanmar as China's president Xi Jinping visits. They held signs calling for "termination" of the $3.6 billion Myitsone project, which ...
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Demonstrations in Berlin over agricultural reform

Demonstrations in Berlin over agricultural reform

Environmentalists and farmers protest Germany's latest agricultural reform in Berlin. The reforms include introducing an animal welfare label on food products and restrictions on pesticides to protect insects, the protesters claim they are carryin...
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Botswana's edible caterpillars decimated by drought

Botswana's edible caterpillars decimated by drought

Packed with protein and calcium, mopane worms are a delicacy in Botswana, but a regional drought has decimated the mopane population, depleting an important source of income for rural communities.
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Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks

Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks

Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to the country's persistent problems of pollution and frequent natural disasters.
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Protesters gather outside Paris theater where Macron attended play

Protesters gather outside Paris theater where Macron attended play

Dozens of protesters gather outside the Bouffes du Nord theater in Paris where French President Emmanuel Macron attended a play. Demonstrations against a government plan to overhaul the pension system have roiled France for several weeks.
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Thousands gather in main protest square in Chile capital

Thousands gather in main protest square in Chile capital

Thousands of people gather in Plaza Italia square and surrounding streets, the historical epicenter of Chilean demonstrations in the capital, as the protest movement now in its thirteenth week, continues to put pressure on the government of Presid...
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Paris Fashion Week: Beckhams and Kate Moss attend star-studded Dior men's show

Paris Fashion Week: Beckhams and Kate Moss attend star-studded Dior men's show

Designer Kim Jones presents his latest collection for Dior at Men's Fashion Week in Paris. Among the many celebrities in the audience: David and Victoria Beckham, Kate Moss and her daughter, the singer Courtney Love and actor Robert Pattinson.
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Life in a barrel: South African aims to break bizarre world record

Life in a barrel: South African aims to break bizarre world record

It's a world record almost nobody knows about, but South African Vernon Kruger is set to break it : the longest duration pole sitting in a barrel.
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Brexiteers battle for Big Ben to bong on January 31th

Brexiteers battle for Big Ben to bong on January 31th

People in London's Parliament Square share their thoughts after Brexit supporters began a crowfunding campaign to pay for London's Big Ben to bong at 23:00 on January 31 when Brexit formally enters into force, a cost estimated at £500,000 because ...
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Africa Weekly 17/1/2020

Africa Weekly 17/1/2020

This week on Africa Weekly, we head to Kenya, one of the world's leading producers of black tea. But this prized export is not fetching the prices it once did, forcing suppliers to innovate with new products and strategies. And then we head to Sen...
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Greta Thunberg attends climate demo in Lausanne

Greta Thunberg attends climate demo in Lausanne

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg attends a climate rally in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Andalusian guitarist Antonia Jiménez has used her guitar-playing talents as an instrument for liberty. Despite facing obstacles in the mainly masculin world of flamenco guitar playing, her talents allowed her to travel the world and create a reput...
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Indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire stresses the importance of an alliance to defend Amazon tribes

Indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire stresses the importance of an alliance to defend Amazon tribes

Brazil's leading indigenous chief, Raoni Metuktire, meets with other indigenous leaders to form an alliance against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy.
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Frustration mounts as toxic smog shrouds the Balkans

Frustration mounts as toxic smog shrouds the Balkans

Winter brings its annual toxic smog to the Balkans, where the pollution is fuelled in large part by the coal and wood fires that many poorer residents rely on for heating. In recent weeks, Balkan capitals including Belgrade, Sarajevo, Skopje and P...
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