Teen activist Greta Thunberg leads climate strike in Denver, Colorado

Teen activist Greta Thunberg leads climate strike in Denver, Colorado

Climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a climate change rally in Denver, Colorado telling the crowd to "continue the fight, don't give up".
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Thousands gather at Chile's Italy Square for anti-govt protest

Thousands gather at Chile's Italy Square for anti-govt protest

Thousands gather at Santiago's emblematic Italy square despite a government announcement it will hold a referendum to replace the country's dictatorship-era constitution -- a key demand of protesters after nearly a month of violent civil unrest.
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Lebanon protesters angered by reported PM pick

Lebanon protesters angered by reported PM pick

Lebanese protesters demanding a radical overhaul of the political system block roads in Chouaifet, southeast of Beirut, as anger surges after reports that wealthy ex-minister Mohammad Safadi is poised to become the country's next prime minster.
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Pro-Morales protesters clash with police in La Paz as unrest continues

Pro-Morales protesters clash with police in La Paz as unrest continues

Pro-Morales supporters protest against Bolivia's interim government as they run from police officers armed with tear gas in the Bolivian capital.
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Mexico City collects rain to relieve water crisis

Mexico City collects rain to relieve water crisis

Mexico City begins to install thousands of rain collection systems as a water crisis leaves poor families in the capital desperate.
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Venice opens an account to help the flooded city

Venice opens an account to help the flooded city

The Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, announced the opening of an account for people in Italy and around the world who want to contribute to the repair of the historic city after a series of devastating high tides or'acqua altas'.
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Bolivia police fire gas at anti-government protesters

Bolivia police fire gas at anti-government protesters

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators protesting against Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez in the capital. +DOPESHEET TO FOLLLOW+
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Kitchen confidential: HK student protesters take over university canteen (2)

Kitchen confidential: HK student protesters take over university canteen (2)

Feeding the flames of discontent? As Hong Kong universities remain entrenched as the epicentre of the battle between pro-democracy protesters and riot police, student demonstrators have organised themselves to take over and operate abandoned cante...
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Hong Kong protesters set a van on fire

Hong Kong protesters set a van on fire

Firefighters battle to quell flames from a car set ablaze near the Chinese University of Hong Kong, as protesters block a highway by throwing objects and Molotov cocktails off a bridge.
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A round up of news and features

A round up of news and features

This week on Africa weekly we head to Senegal where Dakar's oldest diving club is tackling plastic pollution by organising ocean clean-up days. Then we head to a slum in Nairobi, where dry toilets are not only improving sanitary conditions, but th...
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Havana's 500th anniversary: Actress Beatriz Estevez

Havana's 500th anniversary: Actress Beatriz Estevez

As Havana turns 500 years old, AFPTV speaks to Cubans who reflect on how the capital has impacted their lives. Once in a while actress Beatriz Estevez turns into a statue of a fairy in the streets of the capital, as she believes "we are more than ...
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Deforestation: a catastrophe in the waiting

Deforestation: a catastrophe in the waiting

Videographic on deforestation. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday called a fresh vote on a palm oil tax break for energy giant Total, after lawmakers and environment activists cried foul when the benefit was rushed through parliament...
Palm oil

Palm oil

Videographic on palm oil. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday called a fresh vote on a palm oil tax break for energy giant Total, after lawmakers and environment activists cried foul when the benefit was rushed through parliament with...
Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez holds press conference

Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez holds press conference

Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez holds press conference after she ruled out exiled leader Evo Morales from standing in new elections.
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Lightning

Lightning

Videographic on lightning. Lightning strikes killed at least 18 people and injured several more during a deadly night in Pakistan's Thar desert, police said Friday, describing the deaths as "unprecedented".
The purrfect crime: Chinese pet detective seeks lost animals

The purrfect crime: Chinese pet detective seeks lost animals

Private sleuth Sun Jinrong brought heat detectors, a lens that fits inside small spaces and a blowdart loaded with a tranquiliser to search for a desperate client's missing loved one in Beijing: A cat named Duoduo. Unlike Jim Carrey's goofy Ace V...
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Electronic cigarette

Electronic cigarette

Short videographic on the e-cigarette. The Philippines on Friday reported its first case of a vaping-linked illness, as health authorities expressed concern at court orders preventing them from regulating electronic cigarettes.
Severe weather: one dead, hundreds of thousands left without power in France

Severe weather: one dead, hundreds of thousands left without power in France

Heavy snowfall across a large swath of southeast France has left one person dead and cut power to some 300,000 homes, with icy conditions snarling train and road traffic.
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The Pope's cousin in Thailand will meet him when he visits

The Pope's cousin in Thailand will meet him when he visits

Sister Ana Rosa Sivori has been living in Thailand for more than 50 years and the visit of her cousin Pope Francis to the Kingdom has a very special meaning for her. +REFILES WITH BACKGROUND INFORMATION+
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Walmart reopens El Paso store 3 months after massacre

Walmart reopens El Paso store 3 months after massacre

Walmart personnel gather in El Paso, Texas to reopen the store that was the scene of a gruesome massacre three months ago which killed 22 people.
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Snowflakes

Snowflakes

Videographic examining snow and snowflakes. Heavy snowfall across a large swath of southeast France has left one person dead and cut power to some 300,000 homes, with icy conditions snarling train and road traffic Friday.
Guns in the US

Guns in the US

Videographic on gun control in the US. A teenage boy gunned down fellow students at a California high school on his 16th birthday Thursday, killing two and wounding another three before turning the pistol on himself.
Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared

Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared

Flood-hit Venice braces for another exceptional high tide, as Italy declared a state of emergency for the UNESCO city where perilous deluges have caused millions of euros worth of damage.
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Severe weather: one dead, 140,000 households without electricity

Severe weather: one dead, 140,000 households without electricity

Heavy snowfall in Saint-Etienne and bad weather in neighbouring dapartements (Drôme, Isère and Ardèche) have caused major power cuts across the region, resulting in a loss of electricity for some 140,000 households. Rail and road networks have als...
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MH17 plane crash

MH17 plane crash

Videographic on the MH17 air disaster. International investigators looking into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine released intercepted phone calls on Thursday showing close links between "high-ranking" Russian officials and rebel suspects fa...