St Sebastian's church: A day after Sri Lanka explosions

St Sebastian's church: A day after Sri Lanka explosions

Authorities comb through St Sebastian's church in Sri Lanka's Negombo as the death toll from Sunday's bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in the country rose dramatically Monday to 290.
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Explosion in Lyon: Castaner arrives on the scene

Explosion in Lyon: Castaner arrives on the scene

France's Interior Minister Christophe Castaner meets the police forces present on the scene of the explosion that wounded at least 13 people in Lyon, according to the latest assessment of the prefecture.
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Indian woman covers car in cow dung to avoid heat

Indian woman covers car in cow dung to avoid heat

Indian housewife, Sejalben Shah, has found a quirky solution to the scorching heat in Gujarat state: harvesting traditional wisdom and cow dung, she mixed the material with red mud to cover her car.
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Police begin search for more explosives after Lyon blast

Police begin search for more explosives after Lyon blast

Police officers cordon off the centre of Lyon and search the streets for other suspicious packages after an explosion that left at least "eight people slightly injured", according to the latest report from the prefecture.
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Cannes: 'Sybil' cast help Virginie Efira with her shoes

Cannes: 'Sybil' cast help Virginie Efira with her shoes

Belgian actress Virginie Efira ends up sitting on Cannes's famous red carpet steps as her shoe straps came repeatedly undone during the premiere "Sybil," the last film in the running for the Palme d'Or.
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Rihanna fans queue to see singer's new Fenty collection

Rihanna fans queue to see singer's new Fenty collection

Hundreds of Rihanna fans queue to catch a glimpse of the singer's eponymous "Fenty" collection, her first for French luxury powerhouse LVMH. The Barbados-born superstar is the first black woman to head up a fashion house for the Paris-based firm, ...
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Firefighters evacuate wounded from parcel bomb site

Firefighters evacuate wounded from parcel bomb site

Firefighters evacuate the wounded, after a parcel bomb exploded in a pedestrian street in the centre of Lyon. The latest assessment provided by the prefecture indicates "eight minor injuries". The area was evacuated and sealed off by police.
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Police, forensics rush to blast site in Lyon

Police, forensics rush to blast site in Lyon

Police officers stand guard in front of the Lyon street in which a parcel bomb exploded, injuring dozens of people, while forensic police work at the site.
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Cannes red carpet for Justine Triet's "Sibyl"

Cannes red carpet for Justine Triet's "Sibyl"

French director Justine Triet treads the red carpet in Cannes, surrounded by her cast Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gaspard Ulliel, to present her third feature film, "Sybil".
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Tarantino accepts 'Palm Dog' for 'Once Upon a Time...' canine

Tarantino accepts 'Palm Dog' for 'Once Upon a Time...' canine

Director Quentin Tarantino appears in person at the Palm Dog awards on the side lines of the Cannes film festival to accept the top prize for canine 'Brandy' appearing in his in-competition film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood." "I have no idea ...
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Africa Weekly - a round up of news and features from Africa

Africa Weekly - a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly we visit the NBA's academy in Senegal - the first NBA training ground on the African continent. Then we head to Ghana, where a Malaria vaccine has signficantly reduced the occurrence of the disease in children.
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Macron calls Lyon blast 'attack'

Macron calls Lyon blast 'attack'

Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France. French president Emmanuel Macron called the blast an "attack".
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Sotheby's holds online sale of Supreme collection

Sotheby's holds online sale of Supreme collection

From keychains to a pinball table, a huge privately-owned collection of Supreme accessories has gone on show in Hong Kong ahead of an online auction. The online-only sale of 1300 items from the US-founded skateboarding and clothing brand is being ...
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Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two of four new deaths reported Friday, heightening concerns that the drive for profits is trumping safety on the world's highest peak.
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Suleiman on red carpet before "It must be heaven" screening

Suleiman on red carpet before "It must be heaven" screening

Palestinian director Elia Suleiman and his cast walk up the red carpet before the screening of "It must be heaven", one of the films in contention for the Palme d'Or in Cannes.
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Kenya high court refuses to decriminalise homosexuality

Kenya high court refuses to decriminalise homosexuality

Kenya's high court, in a much-awaited verdict, refuses to scrap laws criminalising homosexuality, fearing this would lead to same-sex marriage which it said was unconstitutional.
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Tarantino accepts 'Palm Dog' for 'Once Upon a Time...' canine

Tarantino accepts 'Palm Dog' for 'Once Upon a Time...' canine

Director Quentin Tarantino appears in person at the Palm Dog awards on the side lines of the Cannes film festival to accept the top prize for canine 'Brandy' appearing in his in-competition film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood." "I have no idea ...
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The power of dams

The power of dams

Brazil's Barão de Cocais waits as dam nearby at risk of collapse. Videographic illustrating the role played by the world's dams.
Formula 1 driver protection

Formula 1 driver protection

Videographic showing safety measures in place to protect Formula 1 racing drivers, whose cars can reach speeds of over 300 kph on the track. The Monaco Grand Prix takes place on Sunday.
The Eiffel Tower at the heart of a huge garden

The Eiffel Tower at the heart of a huge garden

The city of Paris has chosen an American landscape architect to re-design a huge area surrounding the Eiffel Tower, a project that will banish almost all vehicle traffic near the immensely popular monument. Vidéographic on the project.
British PM May announces resignation in emotional speech

British PM May announces resignation in emotional speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May announces in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal.
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Voters in Dublin cast their ballots in European elections

Voters in Dublin cast their ballots in European elections

Voters in Dublin cast their ballots in the European elections and a divorce law referendum. Two Irish MEPs will be elected to new seats, created in anticipation of Britain's 73 lawmakers retiring from their posts.
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Polls open in Ireland for Brexit-dominated vote

Polls open in Ireland for Brexit-dominated vote

Voters in Ireland begin to cast ballots in European elections that are being overshadowed by neighbouring Britain's failure to leave the bloc nearly three years after the seismic Brexit vote.
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Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Taiwan makes history with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tie the knot, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality.
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Bangladesh: Rohingya refugee camp prepares for monsoon season

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugee camp prepares for monsoon season

Some 1,400 rescuers take part in a disaster management drill in Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar.
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