Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
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Expelled Wall Street Journal reporters leave China after headline row

Expelled Wall Street Journal reporters leave China after headline row

Two Wall Street Journal reporters leave China after being expelled over a controversial headline in an op-ed that angered Beijing. Three reporters were ordered out of the country last week over what Beijing deemed a racist headline that the journa...
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Former French PM arrives in court with wife Penelope at start of fraud trial

Former French PM arrives in court with wife Penelope at start of fraud trial

Former French Prime Minister François Fillon arrives at court in Paris ahead of his trial over claims he embezzled more than a million euros in public funds by creating a fake job for his wife. The 'Penelopegate' scandal cost him his shot at the F...
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Milan tourist sites close in fear of coronavirus spread

Milan tourist sites close in fear of coronavirus spread

Some tourist hotspots in the Italian city of Milan are protectively closing their doors to the public as the number of people contracting the new coronavirus continues to mount in Italy, where a fourth death from the virus has been reported.
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Disinfection in Seoul's local market amid virus fears

Disinfection in Seoul's local market amid virus fears

Disinfection takes place in a local market in Seoul in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as South Korea reports 161 more cases, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world's largest total outside China.
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French PM meets farmers at the Paris International Agricultural Show

French PM meets farmers at the Paris International Agricultural Show

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe and French Minister of Agriculture and Food Didier Guillaume meet farmers at the Paris International Agricultural Show.
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Protest in London against Julian Assange's extradition to the US

Protest in London against Julian Assange's extradition to the US

People protest outside the London court where the hearing to extradite whistleblower Julian Assange to the US is taking place.
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Harnessing the power of the wind

Harnessing the power of the wind

Videographic showing how wind turbines work. Opening of the first wind farm on an industrial scale in Senegal.
Arrival of French PM Edouard Philippe at the Paris International Agricultural Show

Arrival of French PM Edouard Philippe at the Paris International Agricultural Show

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe arrives at the Paris International Agricultural Show, hosted by the Minister of Agriculture and Food Didier Guillaume.
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Human rights 'under assault': UN chief

Human rights 'under assault': UN chief

UN chief Antonio Guterres says that "Human rights are under assault," as he opens the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session in Geneva.
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Is this buffalo racer India's Usain Bolt?

Is this buffalo racer India's Usain Bolt?

An Indian buffalo racer has become a sensation, following a blistering race late January. People praised him on social media and compared him to retired Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt. But running on paddy fields is very different from racin...
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Sing it out loud! Spain's carnival in Cadiz amps up

Sing it out loud! Spain's carnival in Cadiz amps up

The traditional Cadiz Carnival in Spain kicks off with revellers and choirs groups dressing up and hitting the streets.
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Protests in Chile hit Latin America's biggest music festival

Protests in Chile hit Latin America's biggest music festival

Thousands of protesters armed with stones, sticks and Molotov cocktails clashed with police Sunday as Latin America's biggest music festival opened, in the latest spurt of a four-month old wave of grassroots anger over economic inequality and othe...
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Sandstorm forces closure of airports on Spain's Canary Islands

Sandstorm forces closure of airports on Spain's Canary Islands

Airports on Spain's Canary Islands were closed again Sunday after a sandstorm hit the archipelago, airport authorities said.
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Croatian city hosts colourful parade

Croatian city hosts colourful parade

Thousands take part in a parade in Croatia's port city of Rijeka. Rijeka is the first Croatian city to be named European Capital of Culture, this year it is sharing the title with Ireland's Galway.
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Protesters clash with police in Chile as Latin America's biggest music festival opens

Protesters clash with police in Chile as Latin America's biggest music festival opens

Protesters armed with Molotov cocktails clash with police near the venue for Latin America's biggest music festival. It is the latest spurt of a four-month old wave of grassroots anger over economic inequality and other woes.
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Sandstorm causes disruption at Tenerife airport

Sandstorm causes disruption at Tenerife airport

Tourists look desperately for information regarding their flights as the airport on the popular tourist island of Tenerife is brought to a standstill due to a sandstorm.
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Milan reacts as Armani holds closed-runway show amid Italy virus spike

Milan reacts as Armani holds closed-runway show amid Italy virus spike

Fashion critics approve of Giorgio Armani's decision to hold its Milan Fashion Week show behind closed doors after Italy announced a spike in coronavirus cases and imposed lockdown measures in some areas. Italy has confirmed 132 cases of the virus...
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Fury: "Not bad for an old fat guy who can't punch?"

Fury: "Not bad for an old fat guy who can't punch?"

"Not bad for an old fat guy who can't punch?" says new WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury after his demonstration of strength against Deontay Wilder, who had compared his fists to pillows before their fight.
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Police checkpoint introduced outside Italian town due to virus fears

Police checkpoint introduced outside Italian town due to virus fears

Police cars patroll the area and install a checkpoint at the entrance of Casalpusterlengo, Lombardy, northern Italy. Tens of thousands of Italians are preparing for a week-long quarantine in the country's north as nerves begin to fray among the lo...
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Barrier-breaking pianist Alexis Ffrench hopes to offer an "oasis of calm" with new album

Barrier-breaking pianist Alexis Ffrench hopes to offer an "oasis of calm" with new album

In an interview at Steinway & Sons in London, British classical pianist and composer Alexis Ffrench talks about his new album to be released in March, Dreamland, and about his composition process and the place of classical music in the modern world.
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Italy: residents queue for supplies at supermarket after coronavirus outbreak

Italy: residents queue for supplies at supermarket after coronavirus outbreak

Residents queue for supplies at a supermarket in Casalpusterlengo, Lombardy. Towns in the region have gone into lockdown after a sharp outbreak in northern Italy. A 77-year-old woman died on Saturday in the neighbouring town of Codogno, a day afte...
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Chinese restaurants starve for cash as virus hits industry

Chinese restaurants starve for cash as virus hits industry

Restaurants across China are taking a huge hit as many people across the country of 1.4 billion have been either under some form of quarantine or reluctant to venture outside since late January over fears of contagion. Chinese restaurants have s...
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DIY virus protection: Hong Kongers make their own face masks

DIY virus protection: Hong Kongers make their own face masks

Faced with shortages amid the COVID-19 outbreak, some Hong Kongers are making their own face masks, from starting their own factory production line to churning out coverings on street-side sewing machines.
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Democratic voters take part in Nevada caucus at Bellagio resort

Democratic voters take part in Nevada caucus at Bellagio resort

Democrats in the US state of Nevada begin a high-stakes selection process to help decide who should challenge President Donald Trump in November's election, with leftist firebrand Bernie Sanders atop the polls. The western state, home to three mil...
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