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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Sudanese protesters face down tear gas

Sudanese protesters face down tear gas

Sudanese police fire tear gas at hundreds of protesters trying to march on parliament, as President Omar al-Bashir insists demonstrators who died in ongoing anti-government rallies were not killed by security forces.
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Ghana art popularity stokes calls for national gallery

Ghana art popularity stokes calls for national gallery

With the actual Ghana’s National Art Museum falling apart, Ghanaian artists as Ablade Glover and most famous Ghanaian art collector Seth Dei are looking to urge the government to build a new modern National museum in Ghana.
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Suspected car bomb explodes in Northern Ireland

Suspected car bomb explodes in Northern Ireland

Police CCTV footage of a suspected car bomb exploding in Northern Ireland. Police have said that no one was injured, and some leading politicians allege the blast was terror-related.
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Tens of thousands protest Macedonian accord in Athens

Tens of thousands protest Macedonian accord in Athens

Scuffles breaks out in central Athens as tens of thousands of people protested a planned name change for neighbouring Macedonia that parliament is due to ratify this week.
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Colombian president joins thousands for march against violence

Colombian president joins thousands for march against violence

Colombian President Ivan Duque joins thousands for a march against violence and terrorism, which he called after the bombing of a police academy in Bogota that killed 20 people, as well as the attacker, that the government blamed on the leftist ELN.
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Athens in smoke following protest against Macedonia name deal

Athens in smoke following protest against Macedonia name deal

Hardly visible through the smoke, Athens' streets are littered by bottles and other bits of debris following a protest that turned violent against a planned name change for neighbouring Macedonia that parliament is due to ratify.
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Madagascar's new president vows anti-graft fight

Madagascar's new president vows anti-graft fight

Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina used his inauguration speech on Saturday to pledge to fight corruption in a country where politics and business are widely seen as beset by graft.
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'Our land': Russians protest Kuril islands handover to Japan

'Our land': Russians protest Kuril islands handover to Japan

Hundreds of Russians protest against a feared giveaway of strategic islands to Japan, two days before a key summit between the countries' leaders in Moscow. "We are opposed to the transfer of the Kuril Islands, the native Russian land, from imperi...
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Italy's Matera in cultural limelight after slum 'shame'

Italy's Matera in cultural limelight after slum 'shame'

European Capital of Culture status has shone a spotlight on Italy's oldest city, whose previous claims to fame were as a cinematic "New Jerusalem" but also its "shameful" slums. Matera, around 9,000 years old and one of the world's longest continu...
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In Athens, protests against Macedonia name change turn violent

In Athens, protests against Macedonia name change turn violent

Protests in Athens against a deal brokered with neighbouring Macedonia to end a 27-year name dispute turn violent as protesters clash with police.
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Israeli PM Netanyahu arrives in Djamena

Israeli PM Netanyahu arrives in Djamena

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Chad for what he called a "historic" trip, during which diplomatic ties with the African state were expected to be renewed.
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Protesters rally against Greece name change deal with Macedonia

Protesters rally against Greece name change deal with Macedonia

Protesters are out in force on the streets of Athens to demonstrate against the country's name change deal with Macedonia. Macedonian lawmakers last week approved a constitutional revision to rename their country the Republic of North Macedonia, b...
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DR Congo court declares Tshisekedi winner

DR Congo court declares Tshisekedi winner

DR Congo's top court declares Felix Tshisekedi the winner of disputed presidential elections after throwing out a legal challenge by the runner-up.
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Fight against Trump's border wall hits home along the Rio Grande

Fight against Trump's border wall hits home along the Rio Grande

Last year, Congress approved $ 1.6 billion in funding for a portion of the border wall promised by President Trump. For some residents of Mission, a Texas town along the banks of the Rio Grande, the arrival of bulldozers could mean the loss of the...
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Abracadabra! German executives turn to magic to up their game

Abracadabra! German executives turn to magic to up their game

Harold Voit takes out his wallet, extracts a wad of 50-euro bills and gazes at it calmly as the cash goes up in flames. Slamming the billfold shut, Voit puts out the fire and opens it again to reveal the money intact and ready for spending. This b...
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Women's March Alliance holds protest in New York

Women's March Alliance holds protest in New York

Protesters of the Women's March Alliance take to the streets of New York, as Trump marks the start of his third year as president.
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Forensic scientists in Mexico work scene of fuel pipeline fire

Forensic scientists in Mexico work scene of fuel pipeline fire

Forensic specialists in white suits and other agents work among the charred, blackened corpses at the scene of an explosion and fire in central Mexico that killed at least 66 people after hundreds converged on the site of an illegal fuel-line tap ...
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Women march in New York as Trump enters third year

Women march in New York as Trump enters third year

Women in New York take to the streets for the third annual Women's March, as Trump marks the start of his third year as president. FIRST
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Women's march begins in Washington

Women's march begins in Washington

In the US, thousands of women gather in Washington for the third annual Women’s March.
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In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Residents of the Baltic port city of Gdansk bid an emotional farewell to murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.
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Journalists protest against violence during yellow vest coverage

Journalists protest against violence during yellow vest coverage

Journalists gather at Place de la Republique in Paris to protest against the violence and threats they have encountered while covering the "yellow vest" demonstrations. A group of "yellow vests" joined them to discuss the issue.
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Zimbabwean opposition attends funeral of protest victim

Zimbabwean opposition attends funeral of protest victim

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa attends the funeral of one of the victims of deadly protests over fuel price hikes.
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In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Locals of the Baltic port city of Gdansk bid an emotional farewell to murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.
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Argentinian town fights against hantavirus

Argentinian town fights against hantavirus

The streets of Epuyen look empty, dozens of its inhabitants are isolated due to an Hantavirus disease outbreak that has left ten people dead. The few residents who are seen out of their homes use protective masks faced with the threat of human-to-...
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