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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British Prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street

British Prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street

Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing street as British MPs gather Saturday for a historic vote on Prime Minister's Brexit deal -- a decision that could see the UK leave the EU this month or plunge the country into fresh uncertainty.
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Hong Kong's domestic workers dodge tear gas and clashes

Hong Kong's domestic workers dodge tear gas and clashes

Indonesian migrant worker Jochel usually spends her sole day off in Hong Kong's parks, chatting with friends and video-calling loved ones back home. But this summer, her downtime keeps getting disrupted -- by protests and tear gas. She is one of m...
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Ballet Philippines battles Disney, typhoons and poverty to endure

Ballet Philippines battles Disney, typhoons and poverty to endure

From fierce typhoons and tight budgets to losing its dancers to cruise ships and theme parks, Ballet Philippines has weathered almost every type of storm, but as it celebrates its 50th anniversary the renowned arts organisation is determined the s...
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Sound and light artists on show at Paris digital arts festival

Sound and light artists on show at Paris digital arts festival

The names 'Ouchhh', 'Superbien', 'les Vandales', 'Algorithm' or 'Spectrelab' might mean nothing to the general public, but they are among the digital artists looking to get the jury's nod at this Paris festival which has attracted contributors fro...
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Lebanon: protest against dire economic conditions

Lebanon: protest against dire economic conditions

Hundreds of demonstrators block the motorway leading to the airport in Beirut with burning tyres to protest against dire economic situations and plans to tax calls on messaging applications, forcing the government to axe the unpopular measure.
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More than half million people rally in Barcelona

More than half million people rally in Barcelona

More than half a million people rally in Barcelona in protests sparked by Spain's sentencing of nine Catalan separatist leaders to long prison terms over an abortive independence bid.
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Ivory Coast lab aims to rid Africa of the 'sleeping sickness'

Ivory Coast lab aims to rid Africa of the 'sleeping sickness'

African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, is a deadly parasitic disease spread by the Tsetse fly. Researchers at the Pierre Richet Institute in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, are working to eliminate the disease.
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Ebola outbreak in DRC remains emergency of "international concern" : WHO

Ebola outbreak in DRC remains emergency of "international concern" : WHO

The Ebola epidemic in DR Congo remains a "public health emergency of international concern" for three more months, World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus says at a press conference in Geneva.
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Africa Weekly - a roundup of news and features from Africa

Africa Weekly - a roundup of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we take you to Kenya where volunteer medics in sea-faring mobile clinics provide basic health services to underserved populations. And we travel to Lagos where a new chess club is giving hope to young people living in t...
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Five years after war, Gaza's little 'Iron Man' stands tall

Five years after war, Gaza's little 'Iron Man' stands tall

It was the summer of 2014, when a deluge of steel fell on Gaza. His back burned, his body covered in bandages, Yamin screamed from his hospital bed. In an instant, 19 people were killed, including six children. Yamin, just three at the time, and h...
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Security forces in Culiacan, Mexico, after all-out gun battle

Security forces in Culiacan, Mexico, after all-out gun battle

Images of security forces in the streets of Culiacan after the arrest of Ovidio Guzman, son of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, triggered an all-out gun battle.
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Staël's "Parc des Princes" sold for 20 million euros

Staël's "Parc des Princes" sold for 20 million euros

Nicolas de Staël's painting "Parc des Princes", from 1952, is sold at auction for 20 million euros (17,5 million euros excluding expenses) by Christie's in Paris, setting a record for a work by the artist.
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US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir become the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk, following a spacesuit flub earlier this year that caused the historic mission to be aborted.
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EU's Tusk says US-Turkey deal not real 'ceasefire'

EU's Tusk says US-Turkey deal not real 'ceasefire'

European Council president Donald Tusk says after a meeting of EU leaders that Turkey's US-brokered truce is not serious and demands Ankara halt its offensive against Kurdish forces.
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EU's Tusk says 'mistake' to block Albania, N.Macedonia EU membership talks

EU's Tusk says 'mistake' to block Albania, N.Macedonia EU membership talks

EU Council President Donald Tusk says that the bloc's leaders made a mistake in failing to approve membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia.
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Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter NE Syria truce

Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter NE Syria truce

Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter an hours-old US-brokered deal to stop Ankara's military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria.
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General strike in Catalonia as 'freedom marchers' walk in Barcelona

General strike in Catalonia as 'freedom marchers' walk in Barcelona

Spain's protest-hit northeast is gripped by a general strike as thousands of "freedom marchers" converge on Barcelona for a mass show of dissent over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders.
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Catalan separatists, police clash in fresh violence

Catalan separatists, police clash in fresh violence

Catalan separatists burn barricades and clash with police in Barcelona on Thursday in a fourth night of violence triggered by Spain's jailing of nine of their leaders over a failed independence bid.
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Heavy rains trigger floods in Ivory Coast

Heavy rains trigger floods in Ivory Coast

Heavy rains have been falling since last week in Ivory Coast, leading to floods in several cities across the country, extensive material damage and the deaths of five people in Abidjan.
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Rugby injuries

Rugby injuries

Three Rugby World Cup quarter-finals are held on Sunday. Videographic illustrating common rugby injuries.
The physics behind a moving rugby ball

The physics behind a moving rugby ball

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals are held on Sunday. Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air.
How Ebola attacks the body

How Ebola attacks the body

WHO Emergency Committee meets over Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Videographic on Ebola.
Ebola virus

Ebola virus

WHO Emergency Committee meets over Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Videographic on Ebola.
Fierce gun battles as Mexico moves to arrest El Chapo's son

Fierce gun battles as Mexico moves to arrest El Chapo's son

Heavily armed gunmen waged an all-out battle against Mexican security forces Thursday after they moved to arrest a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his home state, Sinaloa.
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