Venezuela in crisis: health situation 'worst' in history

Venezuela in crisis: health situation 'worst' in history

As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gets ready to assume a second term, the country continues to struggle with a multitude of issues, including a broken health system, which some are calling the "worst" in Venezuela's history.
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Cannes: Isabelle Huppert dazzles at 'Frankie' premiere

Cannes: Isabelle Huppert dazzles at 'Frankie' premiere

US director Ira Sachs and French actress Isabelle Huppert walk the red carpet in Cannes for premiere of "Frankie," a film about three generations of a recomposed family coming to terms with the impending death of its matriarch.
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Eiffel Tower climber grabbed by police after sparking evacuation

Eiffel Tower climber grabbed by police after sparking evacuation

A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower is grabbed by police after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours.
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Londoners react to Google cutting ties with Huawei

Londoners react to Google cutting ties with Huawei

Londoners react to the announcement that US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei.
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French President Macron welcomes Portuguese PM Costa

French President Macron welcomes Portuguese PM Costa

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa to the Elysée in Paris, several days ahead of the European elections.
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Groundbreaking Pidgin opera mixes music for cultural harmony

Groundbreaking Pidgin opera mixes music for cultural harmony

The cheering crowd in southwestern Nigeria is thousands strong but when the performer on stage in a yellow catsuit and glittering cape beats out eerie rhythms on a steel drum, they hush. The musical genre may be unusual in this part of the world b...
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Protest held against strict Alabama abortion law

Protest held against strict Alabama abortion law

Women's reproductive rights defenders take to the streets of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades.
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Cast of "La Belle Epoque" gather on red carpet before screening

Cast of "La Belle Epoque" gather on red carpet before screening

The cast of "La Belle Epoque" gather round director Nicolas Bedos on the steps of the red carpet outside the Palais des festivals ahead of the out-of-competition screening of the feature film at the Cannes festival Festival.
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Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs structure (2)

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs structure (2)

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated this afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark. Rescuers could be seen near a man dressed in black who has positioned himself between two beams just under the top observation deck of the Ei...
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US paratroopers 'brought us freedom', recalls D-Day witness

US paratroopers 'brought us freedom', recalls D-Day witness

It is just after dawn on the morning of June 6, 1944 when 20-year-old Charles Levaillant and his brother see the first paratroopers from the 82nd US Airborne division drop into Normandy to spark the D-Day landings: "... they were bringing us somet...
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DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread: WHO

DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread: WHO

The World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, urges different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high".
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Displaced Syrian families in Turkey cross over to Syria for Eid al-Fitr

Displaced Syrian families in Turkey cross over to Syria for Eid al-Fitr

Thousands of displaced Syrian families arrive to the Bab al-Hawa border crossing as they return to Syria from Turkey to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr with their loved ones during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. Every year, ...
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Malick's "A Hidden Life" questions political climate, says star

Malick's "A Hidden Life" questions political climate, says star

German actor August Diehl, the star of Terrence Malick's World War II drama, "A Hidden Life", about an Austrian conscientious objector guillotined by the Nazis in 1943, says he hopes the film would inspire people to question the current European p...
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Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated this afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said.
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Red carpet time for Dardennes and 'Young Ahmed' cast in Cannes

Red carpet time for Dardennes and 'Young Ahmed' cast in Cannes

The cast from "Young Ahmed", directed by Belgian filmmaking-brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, enjoy their red carpet moment in Cannes. "Young Ahmed" is competing for the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Film Festival.
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Women in the European Parliament

Women in the European Parliament

Videographic showing the number of women in the European Parliament and how their influence has evolved over the years. EU elections will begin on Thursday.
DR Congo political heavyweight Katumbi returns home from exile

DR Congo political heavyweight Katumbi returns home from exile

Thousands of people welcome Moise Katumbi, a prominent foe of former DR Congo president Joseph Kabila, as he lands at Lubumbashi airport after three years in self-imposed exile.
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Europe's multinational parliament

Europe's multinational parliament

Videographic illustrating and explaining the various key institutions of the European Union. EU elections begin on Thursday.
European elections: how they work

European elections: how they work

Videographic looking at how European Union elections will work. Voting begins on Thursday.
From campsite to red carpet: roughing it for the love of Cannes

From campsite to red carpet: roughing it for the love of Cannes

It may be one of the most glamorous events in the world, but for some the Cannes film festival starts at the campsite. While Christopher and Noé suit up to take the 7am bus to hunt for screening tickets, Cannes veterans Roger and Yvette change int...
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Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing 'slow-motion disaster'

Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing 'slow-motion disaster'

When Mary Ann San Jose moved to Sitio Pariahan more than two decades ago, she could walk to the local chapel. Today, reaching it requires a swim. The steady sinking of coastal towns and islets like Pariahan in the northern Philippines has caused M...
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The European Union

The European Union

Videographic illustrating and explaining how the European Union works. EU elections begin in 28 countries on Thursday.
Pakistan's Hazaras fear for their lives in besieged 'ghettos'

Pakistan's Hazaras fear for their lives in besieged 'ghettos'

Crowded into "ghettos" surrounded by armed checkpoints, Pakistan's Shiite Hazara minority faces the threat of attacks by sectarian militants in the southwestern city of Quetta, with authorities seemingly unable to halt the killings.
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Armenian protesters blockade court buildings after PM's call

Armenian protesters blockade court buildings after PM's call

Protesters blockade entrances to court buildings in the Armenian capital after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called for a demonstration against judges he accuses of political bias. Pashinyan on Sunday called on Armenians to "blockade court buildi...
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Traditional 'coming of age' ceremony takes place in Seoul

Traditional 'coming of age' ceremony takes place in Seoul

South Koreans and foreigners who are or will turn 19 this year participate in a traditional 'coming of age' ceremony in Seoul.
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