The "Yellow Vests" take to the streets of Bourges

The "Yellow Vests" take to the streets of Bourges

Protesters in the central city of Bourges, France, take to the streets in a new round of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron, accused of ignoring the plight of millions of people struggling to make ends meet.
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Meghan Markle visits Mayhew animal charity in London

Meghan Markle visits Mayhew animal charity in London

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle visits the Mayhew animal charity in northwest London. Prince Harry's wife told well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant and was expecting her baby at the end of April or beginning of May.
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Activist describes new 'gay purge' underway in Russia's Chechnya

Activist describes new 'gay purge' underway in Russia's Chechnya

A Russian LGBT rights group is reporting a new wave of persecution against gay people in Chechnya, in which it says around 40 people have been arrested and two killed. Igor Kochetkov of the LGBT Network says people are tortured and abused by polic...
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One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct.
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'Leave' stronghold Redcar reacts to Brexit deal defeat

'Leave' stronghold Redcar reacts to Brexit deal defeat

In Redcar, one of the strongest pro-Brexit or 'Leave' municipalities in the UK, people react to the Brexit deal defeat in Parliament.
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Indian bullfighters participate in Jallikattu festival

Indian bullfighters participate in Jallikattu festival

Indian participants try to control a bull during the popular Jallikattu bull-wrestling in Madurai, southern India. Dozens of young men were injured on the first day of a traditional festival that has attracted the ire of animal activists as partic...
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Italian Prime minister arrives in Chad for State visit

Italian Prime minister arrives in Chad for State visit

Italian Prime minister, Guiseppe Conte, arrives in N'djamena to meet Chadian President Idriss D├ęby.
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Theresa May heads to Parliament morning after bruising defeat

Theresa May heads to Parliament morning after bruising defeat

Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing Street to head to Prime Minister's Questions in parliament the day after a bill on her Brexit deal suffered the biggest government defeat in history.
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The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Britain's parliament has resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. Criticism of the deal was focused on an arrangement to keep open the border with Irelan...
Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution. Environment group Greenpeace has said Bangkok is currently the 10th most polluted in the world, rivalling some cities in China.
Police detain leading Zimbabwe activist after protests

Police detain leading Zimbabwe activist after protests

Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire is detained by police, taken from his house in a widening crackdown after anti-government protests.
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Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers 'eliminated'

Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers 'eliminated'

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.
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Nepalis watch bullfighting festival

Nepalis watch bullfighting festival

The Nepali village of Taruka hosts bullfighting during the Maghesangranti Festival, which commemorates the start of the holy month of Magh, ushering in warmer weather and longer days.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro loosens gun laws

Brazil's Bolsonaro loosens gun laws

Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro rolls back restrictive gun ownership laws to make it easier for "good" citizens to use firearms against criminals, despite fears it could aggravate already staggering levels of deadly violence in his cou...
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Would you couchsurf in Afganistan?

Would you couchsurf in Afganistan?

Despite security concerns, Afghanistan attracts backpackers seeking an "authentic" experience by staying with Afghan strangers found on the Couchsurfing website --a social networking platform that connects travellers around the world with locals w...
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Ghana urges people of African heritage to 'come home'

Ghana urges people of African heritage to 'come home'

In an effort to boost Ghana's economy, the government is aiming to reverse outward migration in 2019 by encouraging the country's diaspora to return home, despite the economic problems the west African country is still facing.
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Honduran migrants cross into Guatemala despite police barrier

Honduran migrants cross into Guatemala despite police barrier

Hundreds of Honduran migrants who have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan, cross into Guatemala despite a heavy police presence that sought to bar their entry.
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Reactions to UK parliament vote defeating PM's Brexit deal

Reactions to UK parliament vote defeating PM's Brexit deal

Protesters gather outside the UK Parliament as the House of Commons votes down Theresa May's Brexit plan.
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Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October was recovered on Monday - a discovery that could be critical to explaining why a brand new plane fell out of the sky just after take-off.
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UGC images show smoke rising from Nairobi hotel

UGC images show smoke rising from Nairobi hotel

Smoke rises from the DusitD2 hotel and office compound in the Nairobi suburb of Westlands. The complex was rocked by a huge blast, followed by a gun battle, with the attack being claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab Islamist group.
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Hundreds fish in Indian lake to celebrate harvest

Hundreds fish in Indian lake to celebrate harvest

Hundreds of villagers take part in a community fishing event in India's northeastern Assam state to celebrate a traditional harvest festival.
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In Panama, student painters put finishing touches on pope mural

In Panama, student painters put finishing touches on pope mural

Students in a painting workshop in Panama get ready to complete the mural that will grace the walls for Pope Francis's final mass during his visit to the Latin American country.
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Crowds outside UK parliament react to Brexit vote outcome

Crowds outside UK parliament react to Brexit vote outcome

Crowds outside the UK parliament react to outcome of Brexit deal vote.
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Crowds gather outside parliament for vote on Brexit deal

Crowds gather outside parliament for vote on Brexit deal

Crowds gather outside parliament as ministers vote on the Brexit deal. With just over two months to go until the scheduled Brexit date of March 29, Britain is still bitterly divided over how and even whether it should split away from the EU.
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Hondurans gather to join new migrant caravan

Hondurans gather to join new migrant caravan

Hondurans from across the country gather at a San Pedro bus station to join a new migrant caravan aiming to travel to the United States.
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