Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned Monday as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming. Videographic about climate change scenario...
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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.
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.
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.
Flooding

Flooding

Videographic illustrating flooding. Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people.
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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