Body of slain doctor arrives in Japan after Afghan shooting

Body of slain doctor arrives in Japan after Afghan shooting

The body of Tetsu Nakamura, a beloved Japanese doctor who was shot to death in Afghanistan after decades of his earnest support for the country, arrives back in Japan.
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A pastry chef in Germany offers edible sales receipts

A pastry chef in Germany offers edible sales receipts

Since 1 January 2020, German law demands from retailers that they print a receipt for every purchase. A French pastry chef in Bavaria decided to protest in an original way against this new law, by adding an edible receipt made of sugar on some of ...
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UK Ambassador to the EU arrives at EU Council

UK Ambassador to the EU arrives at EU Council

The UK Ambassador to the EU Council Tim Barrow arrives to the EU Council builiding to deposit the instrument of ratification document, notifying the Council that the UK has fully ratified the Withdrawal Agreement.
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South Korea: Face masks selling fast amid China virus fears

South Korea: Face masks selling fast amid China virus fears

People are buying up face masks in South Korea where there have been confirmed cases of a SARS-like virus from China.
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Brazilian town devastated by floods faces muddy desolation

Brazilian town devastated by floods faces muddy desolation

Debris litters the streets of the Brazilian town of Raposos after a storm that left dozens dead after torrential rains -- the worst since records were first kept 110 years ago.
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Hotel staff in Wuhan exercise daily to keep virus at bay

Hotel staff in Wuhan exercise daily to keep virus at bay

The luxury Marco Polo is one of the few hotels to have remained open in Wuhan, the epicentre of a SARS-like virus outbreak. The usually bustling, modern hotel is more or less empty, and the staff struggles to combat sheer boredom -- when they're n...
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Japanese evacuated from Wuhan describe fear in virus epicentre

Japanese evacuated from Wuhan describe fear in virus epicentre

Japanese citizens evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak, described an atmosphere of confusion and fear in the Chinese city and expressed relief as they arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday. Takeo Aoyama, an employee at Nippon Ste...
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China virus: a light show in Wuhan

China virus: a light show in Wuhan

A light show takes place across Wuhan with words of encouragement as Chinese authorities scramble to battle a deadly SARS-like virus. The number of confirmed cases in the outbreak in China reached 5,974 on Wednesday, overtaking the number of peopl...
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Minnesota family bears burden of pricey US health insurance system

Minnesota family bears burden of pricey US health insurance system

Based on their joyful and calm demeanor, you would never know the Maccoux family faces hundreds of thousands of dollars of medical debt. Cathy and Dan Maccoux have always had health insurance and yet to care for one daughter suffering from a brain...
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Plane carrying Japanese evacuees from Wuhan lands in Tokyo

Plane carrying Japanese evacuees from Wuhan lands in Tokyo

The first Japanese nationals evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak, arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday aboard a plane. of planeN°1OH7YW
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Budapest's 'Banksy' triggers nostalgia and debate

Budapest's 'Banksy' triggers nostalgia and debate

Drawing inspiration from enigmatic British artist Banksy, a sculptor of tiny bronze statues has gained a cult following in the Hungarian capital Budapest by placing his quirky works randomly around the city for the public to discover.
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Images of passengers speaking to media after Japan evacuation plane from Wuhan lands in Tokyo

Images of passengers speaking to media after Japan evacuation plane from Wuhan lands in Tokyo

Images of two passengers speaking to media after Japan evacuation plane from Wuhan lands in Tokyo. The plane landed at Haneda airport around 8:45am (1145 GMT), with officials saying 206 people were on board.
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China virus: Images of sunrise in Wuhan

China virus: Images of sunrise in Wuhan

Images of sunrise on Wednesday across the Yangtze River in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak. The number of people confirmed to be infected in China's viral outbreak soared to 5,974 on Wednesday, with the death toll...
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Images outside LA morgue where Bryant helicopter crash bodies believed to be transferred

Images outside LA morgue where Bryant helicopter crash bodies believed to be transferred

Images show the outside of the morgue in Los Angeles where bodies of the nine victims of a helicopter crash, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, are believed to have been transferred.
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Residents of northern Syria flee bombardment by regime forces

Residents of northern Syria flee bombardment by regime forces

Displaced Syrians drive through Hazano in the northern countryside of Idlib after fleeing its southern countryside towards areas further north near the border with Turkey, as a result of an ongoing offensive by regime forces on Syria's rebel-held ...
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Pasteur Institute in Paris, on the frontline of the fight against the spread of coronavirus

Pasteur Institute in Paris, on the frontline of the fight against the spread of coronavirus

"We know how to detect the virus. Now we're trying to isolate it by culturing it," says Vincent Enouf, deputy director of the Pasteur Institute's National Reference Centre for Respiratory Infection Viruses. This is where the first three cases in E...
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'Reject these articles': Trump lawyers end impeachment defense

'Reject these articles': Trump lawyers end impeachment defense

"We urge the Senate to reject these articles of impeachment," says Donald Trump's lead defense lawyer Pat Cipollone as he and the US president's lawyers close their impeachment defense, accusing the Democrats of placing him on trial for political ...
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Peru expels 131 Venezuelans with criminal records

Peru expels 131 Venezuelans with criminal records

Peru expels 131 Venezuelans with criminal records, dozens of them arrested in a raid on a hostel on a beach near Lima, where police seized weapons and drugs, officials said.
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White House releases map of proposed Israeli, Palestinian state borders

White House releases map of proposed Israeli, Palestinian state borders

The White House releases its proposal for the future borders of Israeli and Palestinian states as part of US President Donald Trump's controversial peace plan. The map provided by the White House shows the West Bank area containing some 15 Israeli...
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China virus: Berliners and tourists not worried

China virus: Berliners and tourists not worried

Passers-by on the streets of Berlin do not seem particularly worried about the novel strain of coronavirus despite a German man being infected by a colleague visiting from China.
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Netanyahu says US to recognize settlements as part of Israel

Netanyahu says US to recognize settlements as part of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the US is to recognize settlements as part of Israel. "Today Mr. President," he says, "you are recognizing Israel's sovereignty over all the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, large and small al...
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Trump: Palestinians to have capital in east Jerusalem, double territory

Trump: Palestinians to have capital in east Jerusalem, double territory

"This map will more than double the Palestinian territory and provide a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem," says US President Donald Trump as he unveils a plan aimed at solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Trump proposes 4-year development freeze in area for Palestinian state

Trump proposes 4-year development freeze in area for Palestinian state

US President Donald Trump proposes that Israeli development in an area that would become the Palestinian state under his Middle East peace plan be frozen for four years. "During this time, Palestinians can use all appropriate deliberation to study...
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"Idéale", Charolais cow, muse of Paris Agriculture Show

"Idéale", Charolais cow, muse of Paris Agriculture Show

She is 6 years old, from Charolais and has already calved four times: "Idéale", bred by the Goujat family, is the muse of Paris 2020 Agriculture Show.
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Trump says Mideast plan proposes 'realistic two-state solution'

Trump says Mideast plan proposes 'realistic two-state solution'

US President Donald Trump says his Middle East peace plan offers "a realistic two-state solution that resolves the risk of Palestinian statehood to Israel's security."
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