Swedish teen climate activist leads rally in Germany

Swedish teen climate activist leads rally in Germany

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joins thousands of students in Hamburg, urging them to stay angry and fight for change.
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G7: protesters clash with police in Bayonne

G7: protesters clash with police in Bayonne

Anti-G7 demonstrators face police who are using a water cannon and tear gas on the streets of Bayonne, a few kilometers from the G7 summit in Biarritz.
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US: Ocean City uses falcons to chases hostile seagulls away

US: Ocean City uses falcons to chases hostile seagulls away

For years, seagulls had become so invasive in the seaside resort of Ocean City, New Jersey, that vacationers had resigned themselves to closely monitoring their trays of chips, to prevent a seagull from taking part of their meal. Until in August, ...
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Glitter, glam rock but no guitars as the World Air Guitar Championships hit the stage

Glitter, glam rock but no guitars as the World Air Guitar Championships hit the stage

Twenty hopefuls from around the world don glitter, make-up and outrageous costumes to face off in an epic, virtuoso guitar battle onstage -- but without an instrument in sight.
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Rural S. African mine boasts highest rare earth grade in the world

Rural S. African mine boasts highest rare earth grade in the world

Rare earth minerals are used in everything from mobile phones to electric cars and Steenkampskraal, in South Africa's Western Cape, holds the highest grade of deposits in the world. Once it starts production this unassuming mine has big plans to c...
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Angola: demonstrators gather in Luanda to protest against unemployment

Angola: demonstrators gather in Luanda to protest against unemployment

A few hundred demonstrators gather in the capital of Angola, Luanda, to protest against unemployment and failure by the government to creat the 500,000 new jobs it had promised.
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Sudan: Bashir appears in court for a second hearing in Khartoum

Sudan: Bashir appears in court for a second hearing in Khartoum

Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir appears in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his defence asked for his release on bail.
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Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clash

Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clash

Hong Kong riot cops fire tear gas and baton-charge protesters who retaliate with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a standoff in a working-class neighbourhood descends into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several...
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Japan Prime minister lands in Biarritz ahead of G7 summit

Japan Prime minister lands in Biarritz ahead of G7 summit

Japan Prime minister lands in Biarritz airport where he'll take part of the G7 summit.
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Beauty shots of Biarritz, where the G7 summit is held

Beauty shots of Biarritz, where the G7 summit is held

Beauty shots of Biarritz, on the French Atlantic coast, where an important security system has been deployed in preparation for the G7 summit opening on Saturday.
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Hong Kong protesters hit streets for 12th weekend

Hong Kong protesters hit streets for 12th weekend

Demonstrators take to the streets in Hong Kong's eastern Kowloon peninsula as the financial hub enters the 12th weekend of anti-government protests.
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Kosovo, an unexpected world judo stronghold

Kosovo, an unexpected world judo stronghold

The young and tiny nation of Kosovo has emerged as a world judo power, its unexpected success spearheaded by the diminutive Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi.
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Scientist wants to make ice cream with an African twist

Scientist wants to make ice cream with an African twist

Zimbabwean born scientist reimagines traditional ice-cream by using uniquely southern African flavours that celebrate local cuisine and produce.
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No-deal Brexit prospect brings enthusiasm and concern

No-deal Brexit prospect brings enthusiasm and concern

Marking one month in office as UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has so far stuck to his position that Britain will leave the EU on October 31st, ‘do or die’. Fishermen in the coastal town of Hastings are supportive of this policy, but many busines...
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Hundreds demonstrate against Brazil's government

Hundreds demonstrate against Brazil's government

Hundreds protest in Rio de Janeiro against Brazil's government over the fires in the Amazon rainforest, as the fires in the world's largest rainforest have sparked street protests around the planet.
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Protesters in Sao Paulo chant against Brazil's government

Protesters in Sao Paulo chant against Brazil's government

People protest in Sao Paulo against Brazil's government over the fires in the Amazon rainforest, as the fires in the world's largest rainforest have sparked street protests around the planet.
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Explosion of joy aboard the Ocean Viking

Explosion of joy aboard the Ocean Viking

Applause, explosion of joy, songs and hugs break out on the deck of the Ocean Viking ship as six EU countries agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded on the rescue ship in the Mediterranean after 14 days at sea.
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Protest in Montevideo, Uruguay, to demand protection of the Amazon

Protest in Montevideo, Uruguay, to demand protection of the Amazon

Protesters gather in front of the Brazilian embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay, to demand protection of the Amazon rainforest.
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Protest in Buenos Aires to demand protection of the Amazon

Protest in Buenos Aires to demand protection of the Amazon

Protesters gather outside Brazil's embassy in Buenos Aires to demand protection of the Amazon rainforest.
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Africa Weekly - a round up of news and features

Africa Weekly - a round up of news and features

This week on Africa Weekly we head to Johannesburg where orphanages are overwhelmed by the number of babies abandoned each year. Many are simply left in the streets, but a few arrive on the doorstep of the Door of Hope. Then we meet Joy - one of o...
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Firefighters in Bolivia's Pantanal monitor the area

Firefighters in Bolivia's Pantanal monitor the area

Firefighters in Bolivia's Pantanal monitor the area and get supplies as the country battles wildfires.
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Protest in Bogota against damage to the Amazon rainforest

Protest in Bogota against damage to the Amazon rainforest

Hundreds of people gather outside Brazil's embassy in Bogota to demand protection of the Amazon rainforest.
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PHOTOS: Fire hits Brazil's Rondonia state Amazon rainforest

PHOTOS: Fire hits Brazil's Rondonia state Amazon rainforest

Aerial pictures show a fire raging in the Amazon rainforest about 65 kilometres from Rondonia state capital Porto Velho.
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Aerial images of Brazil wildfires in Mato Grosso do Sul

Aerial images of Brazil wildfires in Mato Grosso do Sul

Wildfires hit Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state. The aerial images show wildfires in two biomes of the midwestern state: the tropical savanna (Cerrado) and its wetlands (Pantanal).
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'Supertanker' plane lands in Bolivia to battle wildfires

'Supertanker' plane lands in Bolivia to battle wildfires

A "supertanker" aircraft lands in Santa Cruz and firefighters loads it up with water to help fight wildfires that have devastated vast swathes of forest and agricultural land.
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