Tens of thousands join far-right Independence Day march in Poland

Tens of thousands join far-right Independence Day march in Poland

Poland's far right attracts tens of thousands to a march in Warsaw to mark the country's Independence Day just weeks after making significant gains in national elections. This year's march comes a month after Poland's Confederation, a new far-righ...
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives in Rome on a state visit.
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Bolivians maintain barricades in the city of La Paz

Bolivians maintain barricades in the city of La Paz

Citizens opposed to the government of Evo Morales maintain barricades in the center of the city of La Paz, a day after the president announced his resignation.
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French PM welcomes Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed to Paris

French PM welcomes Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed to Paris

Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe greets Youssef Chahed, his Tunisian counterpart. According to the Tunisian government, Chahed is in Paris to pass along messages from the new Tunisian President Kais Saied to Emmanuel Macron.
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UN Secretary general Guterres meets Macron ahead of Paris Peace Forum

UN Secretary general Guterres meets Macron ahead of Paris Peace Forum

UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres meets Emmanuel Macron Monday evening at the Elysée ahead of a summit Tuesday that will bring several heads of state to the French capital.
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Springboks celebrate victory at legendary Mandela site

Springboks celebrate victory at legendary Mandela site

South Africa's rugby stars hoist the World Cup before thousands of ecstatic fans at Cape Town's City Hall, where Nelson Mandela made his first speech after his release from prison.
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Carnival season kicks off in the streets of Cologne

Carnival season kicks off in the streets of Cologne

At 11:11 AM, on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, as tradition demands, thousands of revellers line the streets of Cologne to celebrate the opening of the carnival season in Germany, which ends on 26 February 2020.
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Chileans wary as government announces process to change constitution

Chileans wary as government announces process to change constitution

Residents in the Chilean capital Santiago react to the government's announcement that it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship -- a key demand of protesters who have rocked the count...
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Undocumented migrants march to US Supreme Court

Undocumented migrants march to US Supreme Court

Undocumented migrants march to the US Supreme Court ahead of a key decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with some walking from Philadelphia and New York. An estimated 600,000 "Dreamers", many of whom have never li...
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Trump attends wreath laying ceremony in New York on Veterans Day

Trump attends wreath laying ceremony in New York on Veterans Day

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attend a wreath laying ceremony on Veterans Day in New York City.
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Catalan separatists block Spain-France highway

Catalan separatists block Spain-France highway

Catalan separatist activists block traffic on a motorway linking Spain and France, in a fresh protest against the sentencing last month of nine of their leaders to lengthy jail terms.
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Polish far-right groups march, filling Warsaw streets with red smoke

Polish far-right groups march, filling Warsaw streets with red smoke

Polish far-right groups demonstrate in the country's capital, holding up banners and taking to the streets with red flares on the country's National Independence Day.
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Emergency services gather near the epicentre of strong earthquake in southeastern France

Emergency services gather near the epicentre of strong earthquake in southeastern France

Emergency services rushed to Teil in the Ardeche this afternoon, the area worst affected by an unusually strong earthquake which hit southeastern France earlier today. Several people were injured, one of them seriously, authorities said.
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Russian historian in court for grisly murder of ex-student lover

Russian historian in court for grisly murder of ex-student lover

A Russian historian who confessed to murdering and dismembering his 24-year-old ex-student lover appears in court as calls grow for an investigation into his alleged abuse of female students. Pale and unshaven, the 63-year-old prominent Napoleon e...
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Uzbekistan looks to soften image of notorious cotton sector

Uzbekistan looks to soften image of notorious cotton sector

Uzbekistan - an ex-Soviet nation of 33 million in Central Asia - is the world's sixth largest producer of cotton. Since the Soviet period, centralised and later national production targets have led to forced labour. Uzbekistan's current president,...
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UK's Farage says won't contest Tory-held seats at election

UK's Farage says won't contest Tory-held seats at election

Eurosceptic leader Nigel Farage announces that his Brexit Party will not challenge seats held by the governing Conservatives at next month's election, in a potential boost for Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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Polish far-right groups gather for march in Warsaw

Polish far-right groups gather for march in Warsaw

Polish far-right groups gather for a march in the country's capital. In October's elections, Confederation, a new far-right libertarian coalition known for its anti-EU views, made it over the five percent threshold to enter parliament with 11 seats.
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HK leader says government won't yield to escalating violence

HK leader says government won't yield to escalating violence

Hong Kong's unpopular leader Carrie Lam says escalating violence will not make the government "yield to pressure to satisfy the so-called political demands". She was speaking after Monday turned out to to be one of the most violent days of clashe...
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French President presides over Armistice Day memorial in Paris

French President presides over Armistice Day memorial in Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron leads commemorations in Paris to mark 101 years since the end of World War I.
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Catalan separatists block Spain-France highway

Catalan separatists block Spain-France highway

Catalan separatist activists block traffic on a motorway linking Spain and France, in a fresh protest against the sentencing last month of nine of their leaders to lengthy jail terms.
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Rugby world champions parade through Cape Town

Rugby world champions parade through Cape Town

Rugby World Cup winners, the Springboks start the last day of the their nationwide trophy tour, parading through the streets of Cape Town.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is welcomed by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Chinese President Xi Jinping is welcomed by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Chinese President Xi Jinping is greeted by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens. Xi touched down in the Greek capital on Sunday at the start of a three-day visit aimed at deepening cooperation with Greece. According to the Chinese foreig...
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First 1MDB trial for Malaysia's ex-PM Najib to proceed

First 1MDB trial for Malaysia's ex-PM Najib to proceed

Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak's first trial linked to the 1MDB scandal will proceed after a judge rules that prosecutors have made a sufficient case, boosting efforts to bring him to justice over the mammoth fraud.
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Flashmob protests flare up during Hong Kong rush hour

Flashmob protests flare up during Hong Kong rush hour

Flashmob protests spring up in multiple Hong Kong districts during the morning commuter period, with small groups of masked protesters building barricades on road junctions. One protester was shot by police during clashes early on Monday.
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Hong Kong police fire pepper spray amid flashmobs

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray amid flashmobs

Hong Kong riot police fire pepper spray and detain people as flashmobs flare up during Monday morning rush hour.
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Hong Kong protesters throw bricks inside metro station

Hong Kong protesters throw bricks inside metro station

Pro-democracy protesters throw bricks inside a subway train station as flashmob demonstrations flare up in multiple Hong Kong districts during the morning rush hour
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Flashmob protests flare up during Hong Kong rush hour

Flashmob protests flare up during Hong Kong rush hour

Flashmob protests spring up in multiple Hong Kong districts during the morning commuter period, with small groups of masked protesters building barricades on road junctions.
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Malaysian court to deliver key ruling in Najib's 1MDB trial

Malaysian court to deliver key ruling in Najib's 1MDB trial

Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur court complex where he will learn if his first trial over the 1MDB scandal will proceed, in a key test of efforts to bring him to justice over the multi-billion-dollar fraud.
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Spain polls close as ballot counting begins

Spain polls close as ballot counting begins

A polling station in Madrid closes and ballots begin to be counted as Spain wraps up its general election, the fourth in as many years, with Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez raising the alarm over the far-right Vox.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Athens en route to BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Athens en route to BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Athens for his three-day visit where he will meet Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis before heading to a BRICS summit in Brazil. Xi's visit comes on the heels of a fo...
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Jordan retakes lands leased to Israel as enclave deal expires

Jordan retakes lands leased to Israel as enclave deal expires

The Jordanian flag is hoisted on land leased for 25 years by Jordan to Israel under the 1994 peace agreement that granted access Israeli farmers to the territories of Ghumar in the north and Baqura in the south after Jordan's King declared "full s...
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French President Macron meets German President Steinmeier in Berlin

French President Macron meets German President Steinmeier in Berlin

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier greets French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at Bellevue Palace in Berlin ahead of Monday's Armistice Day commemorations of the end of World War One.
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March against Islamophobia held in Paris

March against Islamophobia held in Paris

In Paris, the Collective against Islamophobia in France (CCIF)organised a march to call a halt to discrimination and aggression against Muslims across the country. It comes just a couple of weeks after two people were seriously wounded during a sh...
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New Japanese emperor treats crowds to rare open-top car imperial parade

New Japanese emperor treats crowds to rare open-top car imperial parade

Thousands of flag-waving spectators gather to cheer Japan's new Emperor Naruhito during a rare open-top car imperial parade that was rescheduled after a deadly typhoon. Some in the crowd camped overnight to nab a prime stop by the palace for the 3...
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March against Islamophobia held in Paris

March against Islamophobia held in Paris

In Paris, the Collective against Islamophobia in France (CCIF)is holding a march to call a halt to discrimination and aggression against Muslims across the country. It comes just a couple of weeks after two people were seriously wounded during a s...
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Singapore targets e-scooters after accidents

Singapore targets e-scooters after accidents

Tiny Singapore had embraced electric scooters in a big way, but deaths and fires linked to the two-wheelers have prompted authorities to introduce tough rules that could put a brake on their runaway success.
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Spain's Vox party leader Santiago Abascal votes

Spain's Vox party leader Santiago Abascal votes

Leader of Spain's far-right party Vox Santiago Abascal casts his vote in the country's fourth general election in as many years amid heightened tensions over Catalonia's separatist push.
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Russian e-commerce market grows despite a slumped economy

Russian e-commerce market grows despite a slumped economy

Russian shopper Galina Goryushina has not set foot inside a shop for a long time. Instead she makes all her purchases online, contributing to the growth of a sector that's booming despite a slumped economy and prohibitive logistical challenges in ...
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Tensions rise at protest in Hong Kong's Tuen Mun district

Tensions rise at protest in Hong Kong's Tuen Mun district

Tensions rise between police and anti-government protesters at Hong Kong's Tuen Mun district. The international finance hub has been upended by five months of huge and increasingly violent rallies, but Beijing has refused to give in to most of th...
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Spanish Popular Party leader Pablo Casado casts his vote

Spanish Popular Party leader Pablo Casado casts his vote

Spanish Popular Party leader Pablo Casado casts his vote in the country's fourth general election in as many years amid heightened tensions over Catalonia's separatist push.
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez casts his vote

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez casts his vote

A former basketball player once dubbed "Mr Handsome" for his boyish good looks, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is a political survivor whose rollercoaster career has played out to the backdrop of chronic instability. He casts his vote as pol...
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Spain votes in repeat general election amid Catalonia tensions

Spain votes in repeat general election amid Catalonia tensions

Spain votes in its fourth general election in as many years amid heightened tensions over Catalonia's separatist push, an issue that has fuelled a surge in support for upstart far-right party Vox.
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Cyclone Bulbul hits Bangladesh

Cyclone Bulbul hits Bangladesh

Images of strong winds and rain as Cyclone Bulbul begins to reach the Bangladeshi city of Khulna.
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Iceland students bear witness to shrinking glacier

Iceland students bear witness to shrinking glacier

Icelandic sixth-grade students take an unusual field trip to measure the Solheimajokull glacier, recording how much it has shrunk in the past year and witnessing climate change first-hand.
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Demonstration against former Brazilian president Lula's release from jail

Demonstration against former Brazilian president Lula's release from jail

Hundreds of people in Sao Paulo gather to protest, a day after Brazil's leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walked free from jail following a year and a half behind bars for corruption.
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Lula arrives at a rally in São Bernardo do Campo

Lula arrives at a rally in São Bernardo do Campo

Former Brazil's president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives at a rally at the metallurgical workers union headquarters in São Bernardo do Campo, a day after he was freed from jail.
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Historic corridor opens between India and Pakistan

Historic corridor opens between India and Pakistan

Hundreds of Indian Sikhs make a historic pilgrimage to Pakistan, crossing through a newly-built road to reach one of their religion’s holiest sites, after a landmark deal between the two countries separated by the 1947 partition of the subcontinent.
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Lula's supporters await his arrival at rally at metalworkers' union

Lula's supporters await his arrival at rally at metalworkers' union

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's supporters wait for the former Brazilian president at a rally in Sao Bernardo do Campo, at the metalworkers' union headquarters.
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