More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores were killed and more than 200 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
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Mourners lay flowers near scene of Utrecht tram gun attack

Mourners lay flowers near scene of Utrecht tram gun attack

Mourners lay flowers and pay respects at the site of yesterday's gun attack on a Utrecht tram. Dutch police have arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a shooting on a tram in Utrecht that left three people dead in what officials said was a possible...
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Venezuela's hidden damage: mental stress as desperation grows

Venezuela's hidden damage: mental stress as desperation grows

A nationwide blackout, unprecedented in scale and length, worsen the psychological descent for Venezuelans as they watched cash machines and water pipes shut down for lack of electricity, and their homes plunge into darkness.
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Venezuelans queue for hours at banks to take out less than $2

Venezuelans queue for hours at banks to take out less than $2

Venezuelans queue for hours at their local banks to get 6000 Venezuelan bolivars, equivalent to less than 2 US dollars, the maximum amounts that banks allow to take out on a daily basis and that most people end up spending on public transportation.
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Protest against Duque's reforms of peace agreement with FARC

Protest against Duque's reforms of peace agreement with FARC

Thousands protest in Bogota to demand the Colombian government to fully implement the peace agreement with the ex-guerrilla FARC, against the controversial intention to modify part of the text.
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Kenyan snake farm owner battles to secure more anti-venom

Kenyan snake farm owner battles to secure more anti-venom

Kenya boasts some of the world's deadliest snakes, key among them green and black mambas and spitting cobras. As in other poor, rural areas of Africa, Latin America and Asia, venomous snakes pose a public health risk that experts, such as Royjan T...
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Colombia holds gay Miss Universe beauty pageant

Colombia holds gay Miss Universe beauty pageant

The Colombian city of Medellin holds its Gay Miss Universe Beauty pageant where transsexuals and drag queens take to the stage and represent a country of their choice after weeks of practicing choreographies and catwalks.
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Berlin offers women cheaper transport for 'Equal Pay Day'

Berlin offers women cheaper transport for 'Equal Pay Day'

To mark 'Equal Pay Day', the Berlin metro offers a 'Women's Ticket' at a reduced fare to highlight the pay differential between the genders. The 'Frauenticket' initiative is limited to March 18, and accompanied by the slogan: 'Mind the Pay Gap'.
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Indigenous protesters continue to block major Colombian highway

Indigenous protesters continue to block major Colombian highway

Tens of indigenous protesters continue to block a major highway in central-western Colombia for the fifth consecutive day as they await a meeting with President Ivan Duque.
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A victim's father has 'forgiven' NZ mosque gunman

A victim's father has 'forgiven' NZ mosque gunman

John Milne has "forgiven" the gunman after learning that his son was among the 50 worshippers killed during Friday's attacks.
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EU's Juncker, China's Wang Yi meet in Brussels

EU's Juncker, China's Wang Yi meet in Brussels

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker receives China's foreign minister Wang Yi in Brussels.
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Russians in Crimea prepare to mark five years since annexation

Russians in Crimea prepare to mark five years since annexation

Russians living in Simferopol prepare to mark the fifth anniversary since the annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
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Clashes after Kurdish prisoner suicide in Turkish jail

Clashes after Kurdish prisoner suicide in Turkish jail

The death of a Kurdish activist on hunger strike in a Turkish prison sparks clashes between supporters and police near his grave, as his lawyers and Kurdish party officials say he had committed suicide.
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NZ students perform haka in tribute to victims of shooting

NZ students perform haka in tribute to victims of shooting

Thousands turn up at a student-initiated vigil outside one of the mosques where the Christchurch shooting took place, pledging to carry on in 'peace, love and unity' as students perform a traditional Maori haka in tribute to the victims.
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Dutch police manhunt ongoing for Utrecht tram shooter

Dutch police manhunt ongoing for Utrecht tram shooter

Dutch police conduct a huge manhunt for a gunman who killed three people and wounded nine others in a suspected terror attack inside a tram in the city of Utrecht, surrounding a building near to the site of the shooting.
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Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people, the disaster agency said Monday as it raised the death toll from 58. More than three dozen people remain missing, while scores have been injured in the disaster, tr...
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New Zealand students gather for Christchurch shooting vigil

New Zealand students gather for Christchurch shooting vigil

New Zealand students gather in front of the al-Noor mosque in Christchurch to pay tribute to victims of the attack on two mosques during which 50 worshippers were killed.
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Meteorites

Meteorites

Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. NASA says it has detected a massive meteorite explosion over the Bering Sea which reportedly took place in December.
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France's Rungis: The biggest fresh product market in the world

France's Rungis: The biggest fresh product market in the world

Videographic on France's Rungis food market near Paris, the largest of its kind in the world, which celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a giant banquet of record-breaking proportions, reserving its spot in the Guinness Book of Records.
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Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Videographic on hurricanes. A cyclone that hit Mozambique last week has damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the city of Beira, the Red Cross said Monday, and the death toll in the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe has risen to 157.
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Flooding

Flooding

Videographic illustrating flooding. Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people.
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OPEC members and partners meet in Azerbaijan

OPEC members and partners meet in Azerbaijan

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia-led allied nations meet in Azerbaijan to consider strengthening an alliance that has helped bring down the price of oil. The alliance -- dubbed OPEC+ and consisting...
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Major damage in Beira, Mozambique after cyclone Idai

Major damage in Beira, Mozambique after cyclone Idai

The centre of Beira, Mozambique is devastated after tropical cyclone Idai hit southern Africa on 16 March.
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Top EU diplomat Mogherini meets Chinese Foreign minister

Top EU diplomat Mogherini meets Chinese Foreign minister

EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini meets with Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi in Brussels.
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Spotlight on anti-stalling system after Ethiopia Airlines crash

Spotlight on anti-stalling system after Ethiopia Airlines crash

Similarities between the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes have focused attention on an anti-stalling system used in the new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, an automated safety feature designed to prevent the plane from entering into a stall or l...
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New Zealanders pay tribute to Christchurch shooting victims

New Zealanders pay tribute to Christchurch shooting victims

New Zealanders pay tribute to victims outside the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch after 50 worshippers were killed last week in two mosque attacks.
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Retired musicians enjoy 'grand finale' at historic Verdi home

Retired musicians enjoy 'grand finale' at historic Verdi home

Nearly 120 years after Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi called it his "most beautiful work", ageing musicians still play out their days at his Casa Verdi retirement home.
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Ethiopians hold funerals for victims of plane crash

Ethiopians hold funerals for victims of plane crash

Ethiopians hold funerals for friends and relatives who perished in last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash, which killed all onboard and saw the worldwide grounding of the Boeing aircraft involved.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro heads to the US to see Trump

Brazil's Bolsonaro heads to the US to see Trump

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro leaves for Washington to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump to strengthen ties in the nascent regional conservative alliance aiming to ramp up the pressure on Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro. 1ST
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Craft beer flourishing in Greece despite economic crisis

Craft beer flourishing in Greece despite economic crisis

Tens of thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises were obliterated by the economic crisis in 2010 that brought Greece to its knees and sent unemployment soaring. But the microbrewery sector managed to grow amid the ruins, as local products b...
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Paris cleans up the Champs-Elysées after yellow vest violence

Paris cleans up the Champs-Elysées after yellow vest violence

Paris gets its famed Champs-Elysées avenue cleaned up after rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the 18th weekend of French "yellow vest" protests, characterised by a sharp increase in violence. 1ST
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Police clash with opposition protesters in Nicaragua

Police clash with opposition protesters in Nicaragua

Protesters clash with police during a opposition demonstration in Nicaragua who are calling for the country's political prisoners to be freed.
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Christchurch, NZ: prayers for the victims of the mosque attacks

Christchurch, NZ: prayers for the victims of the mosque attacks

People pray at Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral for the victims of a shooting rampage by a right-wing extremist that killed at least 50 people at two mosques in the New Zealand city.
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Floral tribute in Christchurch after attack on mosques

Floral tribute in Christchurch after attack on mosques

A floral tribute is laying on Deans Avenue in Christchurch after a right-wing extremist killed 49 people in two mosques. The attack on the Al Noor and Linwood mosques has prompted an outpouring of grief and deep shock in this usually peaceful coun...
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Protesters hold march against trial of Catalan leaders in Madrid

Protesters hold march against trial of Catalan leaders in Madrid

Protesters gather in Madrid to demonstrate against the trial of Catalan independence leaders. The leaders are facing charges of rebellion and embezzlement for a failed bid for Catalan independence in late 2017.
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Nigel Farage leads 'Leave Means Leave' march

Nigel Farage leads 'Leave Means Leave' march

British politician Nigel Farage sets off with around 100 supporters on the 'Leave Means Leave' march from Sunderland to London, which will end in front of Parliament on March 29.
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Paris stores looted, bank torched in new 'yellow vest' violence

Paris stores looted, bank torched in new 'yellow vest' violence

Demonstrators loot and torch shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, on the 18th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests, characterised by an uptick in violence after weeks of dwindling turnout. 1ST
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Venezuela: Maduro supporters demonstrate in Caracas

Venezuela: Maduro supporters demonstrate in Caracas

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government rally in the center of Caracas amid political crisis, waving flags and chanting slogans, while opposition leader Juan Guaido tours the country as part of a campaign to oust the current...
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Protesters wreak havoc on streets of Paris

Protesters wreak havoc on streets of Paris

Barricades set alight, storefronts broken and the Arc de Triomphe vandalised as the 18th "yellow vests" protest in the French capital in Paris turns violent.
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Paris: Clashes break out between police and 'yellow vests'

Paris: Clashes break out between police and 'yellow vests'

Clashes take place between police officers and demonstrators near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on the 18th day of "yellow vest" protests.
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Paris joins world climate protests

Paris joins world climate protests

Demonstrators march calmly in Paris during the "March of the Century" to demand answers on climate change.
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Cheesy listening: study says tunes change Emmental's taste

Cheesy listening: study says tunes change Emmental's taste

It may be grating for some, but hip-hop is music to the ears of Switzerland's most famous cheese. According to research on the musical tastes of Emmental, the holey cheese changes flavour depending on the melodies played as it ripens.
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Water cannons used against yellow vests protesters

Water cannons used against yellow vests protesters

Tear gas and water cannons are used on the Champs-Elsyées in Paris where an 18th Saturday of "yellow vests" protest has turned violent.
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Slovakia's presidential candidate Stefan Harabin votes

Slovakia's presidential candidate Stefan Harabin votes

Slovakia's Supreme Court judge and presidential candidate Stefan Harabin votes in the first round of the country's election.
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Maros Sefcovic votes in presidential election in Slovakia

Maros Sefcovic votes in presidential election in Slovakia

Smer-SD candidate Maros Sefcovic votes in Bratislava in the first round of Slovakia presidential election.
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Yellow vests protests kicks off in Paris

Yellow vests protests kicks off in Paris

The 18th Saturday of the "yellow vests" mobilization starts at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Four months after the birth of the movement and at the end of the national debate launched by President Macron, the "yellow vests" are betting on a "renew...
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Slovaks vote in presidential election

Slovaks vote in presidential election

Polling stations open in Slovakia for the first round of the presidential election.
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People lay flowers near Al Noor mosque in Christchurch

People lay flowers near Al Noor mosque in Christchurch

People lay flowers near the Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch, one of two mosques where at least 49 people died in attacks during Friday prayers.
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