Thousands protest against migrant camps in Lesbos

Thousands protest against migrant camps in Lesbos

Thousands protest against migrant camps on the Greek island of Lesbos, demanding the immediate removal of asylum-seekers. The island's largest camp of Moria hosts more than 19,000 asylum seekers in a camp with a capacity for 2,840.
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Former conjoined twins return to Cameroon

Former conjoined twins return to Cameroon

Twin girls Bissie and Eyenga Merveille who were born as conjoined twins attached at the abdomen and then separated in an operation in France, return home to Cameroon.
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Lebanon's new 'Technocratic' government poses for first group photo

Lebanon's new 'Technocratic' government poses for first group photo

Ministers of Lebanon's newly-unveiled 'Technocratic' government pose for their first group photo with the President Michel Aoun in the Presidential Palace in Baabda.
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US threatens EU with auto tariff against any 'arbitrary' digital tax: Mnuchin

US threatens EU with auto tariff against any 'arbitrary' digital tax: Mnuchin

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin threatens the EU with auto tariffs in retaliation for any arbitrary digital tax.
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India's 'Rapunzel' remains a cut above with world's longest teen hair

India's 'Rapunzel' remains a cut above with world's longest teen hair

Nilanshi Patel, a 17-year-old from India's Gujarat state, remains a cut above the rest according to the Guinness World Records, having bettered her record of 170.5 centimetres (5.59 feet) set in December 2018 with a new length of 190 centimetres.
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Malaysians craft giant incense sticks by hand for Lunar New Year

Malaysians craft giant incense sticks by hand for Lunar New Year

Thousands of giant incense sticks, some mounted with dragon heads, line the walls of a Malaysian workshop where they are being made by hand before the Lunar New Year holidays. In the rural town of Kubang Semang, the workers spend months crafting ...
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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and already reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warns, as authorities scramble to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.
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North Korea to ban all foreign tourists over SARS-like virus

North Korea to ban all foreign tourists over SARS-like virus

North Korea will ban all foreign tourists to protect itself against a new SARS-like virus that has claimed at least nine lives in China and sickened hundreds.
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Blocked roads and burning tires as Iraq protests resume

Blocked roads and burning tires as Iraq protests resume

Iraqi protesters blocked roads on Tuesday in an attempt to pressure authorities to implement long-awaited reforms. Anti-government rallies have rocked Iraq since October but had thinned out in recent weeks amid spiralling tensions between Baghdad'...
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Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Riot police clash with demonstrators in the Colombian capital Bogota as anti-government protests resume across the country.
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Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Protesters clash with police in Bogota during anti-govt demonstrations

Riot police clash with demonstrators in the Colombian capital Bogota as anti-government protests resumed across the country.
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Central Americans migrants stuck at the Mexico border

Central Americans migrants stuck at the Mexico border

Migrants from Honduras and Salvador are stuck near the Suchiate river, a natural border between Mexico and Guatemala. Hundreds of them were pushed back yesterday with tear gas by the Mexican national guards.
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Europe's guardian of stem cells and hopes, real and unrealistic

Europe's guardian of stem cells and hopes, real and unrealistic

Poland is home to Europe’s largest bank for stem cells sent from across the continent. More and more parents are saving umbilical cord blood containing stem cells as a health insurance policy for their newborns. at the Polish Stem Cell BankN°1MY25D
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Can CO2 play a role in sustainable development?

Can CO2 play a role in sustainable development?

Researchers in Lyon are exploring whether one waste product can be used to recycle other waste products. They are using carbon dioxide to recover the rare metals contained in used telephone or car batteries.
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New day of protest in Colombia against Duque’s government

New day of protest in Colombia against Duque’s government

Students take the streets of Bogota for a new day of protests against Ivan Duque’s government. Colombia’s unions have been calling for a national strike, marking two months of protest against country’s administration.
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Demonstration against Davos Forum and for climate action

Demonstration against Davos Forum and for climate action

Dozens of people demonstrate in Davos where the World Economic Forum is being held, calling for immediate action on climate change. The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum was aiming for a strong focus on climate change but US President Donal...
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Panama stunned by sect killings

Panama stunned by sect killings

Several open bibles, messages alluding to Satan, piled up clothes and several musical instruments can still be seen in the makeshift church in the Altos de Terrón indigenous community in Panama, where last week a religious sect allegedly sacrifice...
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Senate kicks off debate in Trump impeachment trial

Senate kicks off debate in Trump impeachment trial

The historic impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump opens debate in the Senate as Democrats accuse Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evidence that the US leader abused his powers. The first full day of the historic trial saw the Re...
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Romancing the stone: Louis Vuitton shows off huge rough diamond

Romancing the stone: Louis Vuitton shows off huge rough diamond

The biggest rough diamond discovered in over a century was shown to private clients Tuesday by French luxury handbag-maker Louis Vuitton, which acquired the 1,758-carat gem to make a big splash in the high-end jewellery market. The stone named "Se...
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McConnell speaks ahead of Trump trial, defends rules

McConnell speaks ahead of Trump trial, defends rules

"Nobody, nobody will dictate Senate procedure to United States Senators" says Senator Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor ahead of the Trump impeachment trial, defending the rules as Democrats accuse Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evide...
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Trump's legal team arrives at the US Capitol

Trump's legal team arrives at the US Capitol

Members of Donald Trump's legal team arrive at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, for Trump's impeachment trial before the Senate.
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Elite team from French army train in Alps ahead of Greenland trek

Elite team from French army train in Alps ahead of Greenland trek

In the Alps, 12 of the French army's mountaineering elite are preparing for a 300 kilometre ski expedition to Greenland in March. There they will have to overcome temperatures of minus 30 degrees for three gruelling weeks. The training in the Alps...
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China's zero-waste activists fight overconsumption

China's zero-waste activists fight overconsumption

Carrie Yu, a Beijing resident, has worked hard to reduce her consumption of plastic to next to nothing. She is part of the zero-waste movement in China which is grabbing public attention and spreading the message of mindful consumption. China will...
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Boris Johnson meets with Egypt president al-Sisi

Boris Johnson meets with Egypt president al-Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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Conditions remain dire in Greece's overcrowded Moria camp

Conditions remain dire in Greece's overcrowded Moria camp

With temperatures dropping, conditions remain dire in the overcrowded Moria camp in Lesbos. Locals and officials on the Greek islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios are scheduled on Wednesday to protest against the current migration situation on the i...
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Democratic prosecutor accuses Senate chief of rigging Trump trial

Democratic prosecutor accuses Senate chief of rigging Trump trial

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is organizing a "rigged" impeachment trial for Donald Trump and working "in concert" with the president, says chief House prosecutor Adam Schiff.
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FIFA scandal: Brazil's Margulies arrives at court in New York

FIFA scandal: Brazil's Margulies arrives at court in New York

Brazilian sports marketing executive, Jose Margulies, arrives at court in New York, ahead of his sentencing in the FIFA corruption scandal.
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People hold climate rally on sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos

People hold climate rally on sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos

Demonstrators gather in Davos on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum to call for global climate action.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at 10 Downing Street a day after the British Prime Minister host a summit intended to boost trading ties with Africa.
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Images of US Capitol ahead of Senate impeachment trial

Images of US Capitol ahead of Senate impeachment trial

Images of US Capitol building in Washington DC a few hours before President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial resumes in the Senate. Earlier today, from the Swiss resort of Davos, where the World Economic Forum is taking place, Trump brand...
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Australian army reservists assist in bushfire prevention battle

Australian army reservists assist in bushfire prevention battle

Australia's first compulsory call-up of army reservists occurred at the start of January as bushfires raged across southeast Australia. A barracks of about a hundred reservist soldiers was set up in the fire-ravaged town of Cobargo in News South W...
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Hong Kong's Lunar New Year fairs get a protest makeover

Hong Kong's Lunar New Year fairs get a protest makeover

Protest-themed Lunar New Year fairs have sprung up across Hong Kong to raise money and morale for the city's pro-democracy movement despite stiff resistance from local authorities and pro-Beijing politicians.
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Vietnam airport introduces thermal scanner as coronavirus concern rises

Vietnam airport introduces thermal scanner as coronavirus concern rises

Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi introduces a thermal scanner to detect passengers with signs of coronavirus, as Vietnamese authorities step up their defences against the new SARS-like virus.
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Trump rejects environmental 'prophets of doom'

Trump rejects environmental 'prophets of doom'

US President Donald Trump lashes out at the "perennial prophets of doom" who warn that the world is in the throes of a major environmental crisis, as he addresses an audience in Davos including Swedish teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg.
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Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

Videographic on climate change. US President Donald Trump took aim on Tuesday at the "perennial prophets of doom" on the environment, telling the annual Davos forum that warnings of climate crisis were "foolish".
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Meteorites

Meteorites

Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. To accompany a story on the world's oldest intact meteorite crater moving on Tuesday.
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The physics behind a moving rugby ball

The physics behind a moving rugby ball

Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air. Teams are preparing for the prestigious rugby union Six Nations tournament starting on Saturday February 1.
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Huge waves as powerful storm batters coastal areas in southern France

Huge waves as powerful storm batters coastal areas in southern France

Huge waves batter the coastal town of Argelès-sur-Mer as Storm Gloria arrives in the south of France, bringing torrential rain and flooding. (COMPLETES VID1O26VF_EN)
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Powerful storm batters south of France

Powerful storm batters south of France

Storm Gloria arrives in southeastern France, accompanied by torrential rain, flooding and high seas along the coastline.
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Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

US President Donald Trump arrives in Davos aboard his helicopter to attend the World Economic Forum where he will give a keynote speech just hours before his impeachment trial kicks off in Washington.
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Prince Harry en route to reunite with Meghan

Prince Harry en route to reunite with Meghan

A convoy of two cars believed to be carrying Prince Harry isfo filmed at the entrance to the estate where he and his family are staying in North Saanich, Vancouver Island.
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Chinese travel home for Lunar New Year holiday

Chinese travel home for Lunar New Year holiday

An outbreak of a mysterious virus has not deterred millions of people in China from packing into crowded trains as they head home for the Lunar New Year. of timelapse outside Beijing Railway StationN°1O23M8
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Malnourished lion dies in Sudan park despite online campaign

Malnourished lion dies in Sudan park despite online campaign

There is a growing online campaign to save a group of lions in a park in Khartoum, Sudan as one of them dies. Officials said the conditions of the five creatures had deteriorated in recent weeks, with some losing almost two-thirds of their body w...
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Papuans on trial in Indonesia 'forced' to remove penis gourds

Papuans on trial in Indonesia 'forced' to remove penis gourds

Two Papuan activists on trial for treason in Indonesia's capital Jakarta decried what they described as "racism" after a court on Monday ordered them to remove penis gourds that they defended as traditional dress. It is the second time their nativ...
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Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

A Sri Lankan attempt to set a world record for the largest gathering of twins may have failed Monday after an unexpectedly large turnout overwhelmed organisers who vowed to try again.
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Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins

Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei, arrives at a Canadian court for the start of a hearing for her extradition to the United States. She was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet that authorities ordered her to wear as a condit...
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Huawei executive leaves Canadian court after extradition hearing

Huawei executive leaves Canadian court after extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese firm Huawei, leaves a Canadian courtroom in Vancouver after the first day of a hearing for her extradition to the United States, where she is wanted by authorities for alleged fraud.
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Trump leaves for Davos on eve of Senate trial

Trump leaves for Davos on eve of Senate trial

One day before the start of the historic impeachment trial in Washington DC, US President Donald Trump leaves for Davos, in Switzerland.
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