Demonstrators, police clash in Paris after 'yellow vest' protest

Demonstrators, police clash in Paris after 'yellow vest' protest

Demonstrators and police clash in downtown Paris after a "yellow vest" rally against high fuel prices, a movement that saw an estimated 283,000 people take part in more than 2,000 protests at roundabouts and on major highways and thoroughfares acr...
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Police block demonstrators trying to march to Elysee Palace

Police block demonstrators trying to march to Elysee Palace

Several hundred protesters yelling "Macron resign!" and singing La Marseillaise mass on the Champs Elysees and the Place de la Concorde, hoping to march toward the Elysee Palace, Macron's official residence. Riot police blocked their path but seve...
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Navy confirms that Argentine submarine suffered an 'implosion'

Navy confirms that Argentine submarine suffered an 'implosion'

An Argentine Navy official confirms that a missing submarine that vanished into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean with 44 crew members a year ago suffered "an implosion", in the country's worst naval disaster in decades.
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Tempers begin to fray at "yellow vest" protests in Paris

Tempers begin to fray at "yellow vest" protests in Paris

Tempers begin to fray at "yellow vest" protests in Paris amid a heavy police presence.
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Scenes of devastation in Chico ahead of Trump's California visit

Scenes of devastation in Chico ahead of Trump's California visit

Scenes of devastation in Chico following the worst-ever wildfire to hit the US state of California. President Trump is heading to California to meet with officials, victims and the "unbelievably brave" firefighters there, as more than 1,000 people...
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Relatives of Argentina sub crew members watch news of wreckage

Relatives of Argentina sub crew members watch news of wreckage

The families of the 44 Argentina submarine crew members who vanished into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean a year ago watch a press conference of the discovery of the wreckage inside a cafe.
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Argentine defense minister confirms sub has been found

Argentine defense minister confirms sub has been found

Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Aguad confirms during a press conference that the wreckage of a submarine that disappeared one year ago with 44 crewmembers has been located in the Atlantic Ocean.
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"Yellow vest" protesters cause traffic chaos on Paris ring road

"Yellow vest" protesters cause traffic chaos on Paris ring road

Demonstrators furious at fuel price increases and stagnant spending under French president Emmanuel Macron gather at Port Maillot by the city's busy ring road, closely watched by security services. It was one of many protests held across the count...
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Migrants facing US visa troubles turn to other countries

Migrants facing US visa troubles turn to other countries

Central American migrants arriving at the US border after a long trip across Mexico begin to consider applying for visas from other countries, ahead of possible rejection from the US.
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Michael Bublé gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Michael Bublé gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Canadian crooner is honoured with the 2650th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on the day he releases his 10th studio album "Love".
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Relatives lose hope as Argentine submarine wreck located

Relatives lose hope as Argentine submarine wreck located

Relatives of the crew members who were on board an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago learn that the wreckage has been found, crushing their last hopes that survivors might be found.
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The #metoo movement barely registers in Papua New Guinea

The #metoo movement barely registers in Papua New Guinea

The #metoo movement barely registered here in Papua New Guinea, a country better known for high rates of violent crime than activism.
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Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe

Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe

Since starting treatment five years ago, 50-year-old Alice Chenyika kept her blood pressure under control by adhering to doctors' strict instructions to take two daily doses of nifedipine. Now Zimbabwe's worsening economic crisis has pushed prices...
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Number of Central American migrants in Tijuana grows

Number of Central American migrants in Tijuana grows

As Central American migrants keep arriving in Tijuana, US border authorities continue to add barbed wire to the border fence, fearing they might attempt to cross the border. Meanwhile the influx of migrants to Tijuana has some residents complaining.
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US street basketball team performs in Venezuela

US street basketball team performs in Venezuela

The street basketball team Court Kingz visits Venezuela to perform for the residents of the low-income parish 23 de Enero, in Caracas, hoping that their show will encourage children to pursue sports and keep them off the streets.
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Gigantic postcard on Swiss glacier asking to stop climate change

Gigantic postcard on Swiss glacier asking to stop climate change

A massive collage of 125,000 drawings and messages from children around the world about climate change is rolled out on a shrinking Swiss glacier, smashing the world record for giant postcards.
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Manual vote recounting underway in Florida

Manual vote recounting underway in Florida

A hand recount of votes in Florida's Senate race is underway, as results from the November 6 election were too close to call. A machine recount was conducted in the race between Democratic Senator Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger Rick Sco...
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Russia stages first Soyuz launch since accident

Russia stages first Soyuz launch since accident

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel blasted off Friday in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month.
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100 Rohingya found at sea en route to Malaysia (2)

100 Rohingya found at sea en route to Malaysia (2)

A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country's south coast after spending 15 days at sea in a failed attempt to reach Malaysia. They were escorted by police in vehicles and one Rohingya man say...
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Colombians protest against air pollution in Bogota

Colombians protest against air pollution in Bogota

Activists in Bogota protest by giving masks to residents at bus stations and on the streets, aiming to bring awareness about the high level of air pollution in the Colombian capital.
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Indonesian woman gets jail after exposing philandering boss

Indonesian woman gets jail after exposing philandering boss

An Indonesian woman who exposed her cheating boss has been slapped with a six-month jail term for her trouble. The supreme court's shock ruling overturned an earlier court decision that had cleared the woman, Baiq Nuril Maknun, of breaking a contr...
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Over 80 buildings evacuated in Marseille after collapse

Over 80 buildings evacuated in Marseille after collapse

More than 800 Marseille residents are evacuated from their homes over growing concerns regarding the structural integrity of buildings in the centre of the southern French city, 11 days after two buildings collapsed, causing at least eight deaths....
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Global leaders arrive for regional summit in Guatemala

Global leaders arrive for regional summit in Guatemala

Global leaders from Ibero American countries, including Spain King Felipe VI and various Latin American presidents, arrive for a regional summit in Guatemala and pose for a family photo.
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Indonesia's vigilante mobs deliver brutal justice

Indonesia's vigilante mobs deliver brutal justice

A man accused of stealing about $130 from a mosque's donation box was beaten to death on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital Jakarta. The grisly murder is just one of many vigilante killings across the country that observers say are driven by a d...
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Zimbabwe bus gas blast kills at least 42

Zimbabwe bus gas blast kills at least 42

At least 42 passengers die in Zimbabwe after a suspected gas cylinder explosion on a bus. The vehicle was travelling from Zvishavane to the Beitbridge crossing via the town of Filabusi when the explosion happened.
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UK car parts firm to expand in EU due to Brexit

UK car parts firm to expand in EU due to Brexit

As the UK car industry braces for the effects of Brexit, one supplier which produces car parts says they plan to expand in Eastern Europe rather than the UK so they don't have all their resources in 'the Brexit-land basket'.
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California fires: Man searches for relatives

California fires: Man searches for relatives

Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Clark searches in vain for his brother, his sister-in-law and their 6-year-old child, all three of whom are missing after California's deadliest-ever wildfire.
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Migrants arrive at the Mexico-US border

Migrants arrive at the Mexico-US border

Central American migrants arrive at the Mexico-US border wall in Tijuana, where they expect to get authorization to cross the border. Meanwhile, US authorities begin to place barbed wire along the wall to prevent illegal crossings.
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Demonstrators clash with police in Chile pro-Mapuche protest

Demonstrators clash with police in Chile pro-Mapuche protest

Police use water cannons and tear gas against pro-Mapuche protesters in the Chilean capital after a police operation killed a young Mapuche man in the south of the country, reviving tensions and allegations of state persecution of indigenous people.
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UN says poverty is "a major challenge in the UK"

UN says poverty is "a major challenge in the UK"

UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human right, Philip Alston, says poverty is "a major challenge in the United Kingdom and that not nearly enough has been done to address the challenges".
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Chile president pledges probe of Mapuche death amid protests

Chile president pledges probe of Mapuche death amid protests

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera pledges an investigation into the police killing of a young Mapuche man that sparked protests and firebomb attacks and revived allegations of state persecution of indigenous people.
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Delhi smog: Homeless and in a haze

Delhi smog: Homeless and in a haze

The homeless people in New Delhi bear the brunt of the capital's high levels of pollution, through constant exposure to a toxic brew of car fumes, factory exhaust and construction dust. Each winter the city of 20 million chokes through haze so ext...
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Sri Lanka on auto pilot: brawl breaks out in parliament

Sri Lanka on auto pilot: brawl breaks out in parliament

Sri Lanka's parliament descends into chaos with MPs swinging punches and throwing projectiles a day after legislators voted the "purported" prime minister out of office.
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Hockney smashes auction record

Hockney smashes auction record

British artist David Hockney breaks a record as his iconic swimming pool painting sells for $90.3 million at Christie's in New York.
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Chinese President Xi starts state visit to Papua New Guinea

Chinese President Xi starts state visit to Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea holds a welcoming ceremony for Chinese President Xi Jinping during his state visit to the country ahead of an Asia-Pacific summit.
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Hockney sells for $90mn, sets living artist record

Hockney sells for $90mn, sets living artist record

An iconic swimming pool picture painted by British legend David Hockney is sold for $90.3 million in New York, setting a new auction record for a living artist, Christie's says.
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'Angel', 80, drives to aid of poor St Petersburg pensioners

'Angel', 80, drives to aid of poor St Petersburg pensioners

Long retired from her job as a Saint Petersburg trolley driver, 80-year-old Galina Yakovleva still spends her days behind the wheel, but now in a mini-van distributing food to needy pensioners.
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S.Africa coding clubs plug township youth into future

S.Africa coding clubs plug township youth into future

From human tracking devices to baby incubators, a coding club in a South African township has kids use electronic boards to make temporary circuits and prototypes to devise technology solutions for problems they've identified in their community.
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"People can't bear it anymore": inflation hits Argentines' lives

"People can't bear it anymore": inflation hits Argentines' lives

"Every day the price of something increases" Argentines say amid the economic crisis and the Senate approving an austere budget for 2019.
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Liberal Democrats protest against Brexit on Parliament Square

Liberal Democrats protest against Brexit on Parliament Square

The Liberal Democrat party holds an anti-Brexit protest on Parliament Square as backlash over Theresa May's draft deal has renewed hopes for new Brexit vote. Backers of a so-called "People's Vote" were buoyed after her tentative agreement with the...
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Statue of Liberty's original torch is taken to new museum

Statue of Liberty's original torch is taken to new museum

The Statue of Liberty's original torch is on the move. It's being re-located to it's new permanent home, at a museum currently being built on Liberty Island. A team of engineers disassembled the torch, carrying it away on a special hydraulically s...
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California wildfire evacuees set up improvised camp

California wildfire evacuees set up improvised camp

Volunteers set up camp for California wildfire evacuees outside a supermarket at a nearby city, as death toll from the fires rise and 130 still missing.
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Brexit: reactions on the Irish border

Brexit: reactions on the Irish border

Border residents and businesspeople react to Brexit developments in the border region between Northern Ireland and Ireland as British Prime Minister Theresa May battles for her political survival as ministers resigned and members of her own party ...
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Black Tunisians push for equality, in face of racism

Black Tunisians push for equality, in face of racism

Tunisian Nadia Borji says she wants to be considered as equal but fears she will end up buried in her town's so-called "slaves" cemetery -- because she is black.
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Sri Lankan deposed prime minister’s supporters protest

Sri Lankan deposed prime minister’s supporters protest

Thousands of people rally in Colombo in support of Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lankan deposed prime minister whose sacking as prime minister plunged the county into turmoil almost three week s ago.
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US workers reinforce border wall on Tijuana beach

US workers reinforce border wall on Tijuana beach

US workers reinforce the border wall on the American side of a beach separating it from the Mexican town of Tijuana, after more than 1,500 migrants from a Central American caravan arrived in the border city in the hopes of reaching the US.
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Anti-Brexit protest outside UK's Parliament

Anti-Brexit protest outside UK's Parliament

Anti-Brexit protesters gather outside the British Parliament, responding to a call from the Liberal Democrat party. British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her political future,with ministers resigning and...
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US reinforces border wall in Tijuana as migrants look on

US reinforces border wall in Tijuana as migrants look on

US workers reinforce the border wall on the American side of a beach separating it from the Mexican town of Tijuana as migrants and others watch, after more than 1,500 migrants from a Central American caravan arrived in the border city in the hope...
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