Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
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Opposition heckles lead Hong Kong leader to abandon policy speech

Opposition heckles lead Hong Kong leader to abandon policy speech

Hong Kong's embattled leader abandons a State of the Union-style speech after she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature. The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to ...
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Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech after heckling from lawmakers

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech after heckling from lawmakers

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam abandons a State of the Union-style speech after she was heckled by opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature.
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Far out: Myanmar's first surfing team to hit Southeast Asian games

Far out: Myanmar's first surfing team to hit Southeast Asian games

Competitive surfing was barely known in Myanmar until recently, but now one beach town is riding a wave of enthusiasm to the Southeast Asia Games for the first time ever.
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Critically endangered baby gorilla born in Brazil zoo

Critically endangered baby gorilla born in Brazil zoo

Lou Lou, a western lowland gorilla, has given birth to a daughter at the Belo Horizonte Zoo in Brazil. The baby is the fourth of this species - considered critically endangered - to be born in the zoo, and has yet to be named.
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Go with the flow: 'Peeing boy' statue in Brussels turns 400

Go with the flow: 'Peeing boy' statue in Brussels turns 400

Brussels' famous landmark, the Manneken-Pis, celebrates its 400th anniversary. of the Manneken-Pis statue
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Nigerian police rescue hundreds from another 'torture house' Koranic school

Nigerian police rescue hundreds from another 'torture house' Koranic school

Police in northern Nigeria rescue over 300 young men from an Islamic boarding school where they were chained and sexually abused, the second such operation in a month. The raid comes after some students escaped the school on Sunday and revealed th...
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Diamonds are forever... in synthetic start-up's Paris lab

Diamonds are forever... in synthetic start-up's Paris lab

In a matter of weeks, Alix Gicquel can "grow" diamonds identical to those extracted from a mine, and they're cheaper and more ethical: the story of a start-up in the north of Paris that's about to intensify production having taken advantage of the...
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Images of collapsed building in northeastern Brazil

Images of collapsed building in northeastern Brazil

At least one person dead and 10 others remain missing after a seven-story residential building collapses in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza.
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Japan rescuers still scrambling as typhoon toll nears 70

Japan rescuers still scrambling as typhoon toll nears 70

Rescuers in Japan were working around the clock Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a powerful weekend typhoon that killed nearly 70 people and caused widespread destruction.
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"Spies" interactive exhibition opens at Paris museum

"Spies" interactive exhibition opens at Paris museum

A low intensity nuclear blast has been detected in a fictitious country, and it's on you to track down who did it... The immersive "Spies" exhibition opens in Paris, giving visitors an insight into the opaque world of secret warfare.
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Vote counting process begins following Mozambique election

Vote counting process begins following Mozambique election

Electoral officials begin the vote counting process in a Maputo polling station after citizens of Mozambique voted in general elections. President Filipe Nyusi is forecast to win a second five-year term despite his popularity taking a hit from chr...
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Femicides: French MPs vote in favour of electronic bracelet

Femicides: French MPs vote in favour of electronic bracelet

French lawmakers approve a law proposal against domestic violence, which will see France roll out electronic bracelets to protect abused women from further violence.
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Turkish tank convoy heads to Syria border

Turkish tank convoy heads to Syria border

A convoy of Turkish tanks moves along the border in the town of Akcakale to enter the border town of Tal Abyad, recently conquered by Turkish forces and their Syrian auxiliaries.
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Frolic in a bubble tea ball pit at Singapore exhibit

Frolic in a bubble tea ball pit at Singapore exhibit

Bubble tea fans can frolic in a pool of 100,000 plastic purple pearls, take photos of themselves on a bubble tea IV drip, and swing on a giant wrecking ball at a new exhibit in Singapore.
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Police face off with Catalan separatists in Barcelona

Police face off with Catalan separatists in Barcelona

Police face off with Catalan separatists in Barcelona during a demonstration against Spain's jailing of nine of their leaders, a day after activists stormed Barcelona airport in an angry response to the verdict.
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In the dark: Electricity a 'luxury' in poor Madagascar

In the dark: Electricity a 'luxury' in poor Madagascar

According to the World Bank, Madagascar ranks 184th out of 190 countries in terms of access to electricity. Electrical installations are beyond dilapidated and theft of electricity is rife. Electricity has become a luxury for the few.
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Extinction Rebellion climate activists defy London protest ban

Extinction Rebellion climate activists defy London protest ban

Extinction Rebellion protesters are carried away by police for protesting and blocking a road, defying a ban by the Metropolitan Police. The protest occurred a few hundred yards away from the headquarters of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency ...
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Mozambicans in Maputo share their thoughts on election day

Mozambicans in Maputo share their thoughts on election day

Residents of Maputo share their hopes as Mozambique votes in an election that could force the ruling party to cede some of its power in this nation weakened by economic crisis and armed conflict. IMAGES of activities in a polling station AND SOUND...
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A copy of Banksy's stolen rat produced for Paris street art exhibition

A copy of Banksy's stolen rat produced for Paris street art exhibition

Banksy's "rat" stencil, stolen from near the Centre Pompidou in September, is back on display in Paris - albeit in a reproduced form. "In street art, there are only reproductions because often the originals are made at night, vandalized the next d...
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Notre-Dame: damage caused by the fire

Notre-Dame: damage caused by the fire

Short videographic on the Notre-Dame fire disaster. Videographic showing the principal areas inside the cathedral affected by falling rubble and burning timber.
Notre-Dame fire catastrophe

Notre-Dame fire catastrophe

Short videographic on the Notre-Dame fire disaster. Six months after a blaze caused devastating damage to Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral, nearly one billion euros have been paid or pledged to rebuild the edifice, France's culture minister said Tuesday.
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Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution. New Delhi banned the use of diesel generators on Tuesday as pollution levels in the Indian capital exceeded safe limits by more than four times.
Russia bids farewell to first man who walked in space

Russia bids farewell to first man who walked in space

The coffin of legendary Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov is brought out during his funeral in Moscow. Leonov was the first man to perform a spacewalk in 1965. He died in Moscow aged 85 after a long illness.
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Extinction Rebellion vow to fight on despite protest ban

Extinction Rebellion vow to fight on despite protest ban

Activists from the environmental pressure group Extinction Rebellion defiantly vows to continue their planned two-week campaign of demonstrations in central London, despite a police ban.
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