Wikileaks: Demonstration outside UK court hearing on Assange extradition

Wikileaks: Demonstration outside UK court hearing on Assange extradition

People demonstrate outside Westminster Magistrate Court in London as the UK examines whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be released from prison as he fights extradition to the United States. The 48-year-old Australian has been in custody...
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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...
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang arrives for CAS hearing over doping

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang arrives for CAS hearing over doping

China’s swimming star Sun Yang, accused of smashing a blood vial with a hammer, arrives in the courtroom of the Court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Montreux for a public hearing. He faces an eight-year ban if charges against him are upheld.
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Heavy snow causes power cut in Saint-Etienne

Heavy snow causes power cut in Saint-Etienne

Heavy snowfall in France deprives 300,000 households of electricity, mainly in the departments of Drôme, Ardèche, Isère and Rhône. The depth of snow in Saint-Etienne reached 15 cm.
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Lunch hour protest in Hong Kong's business district

Lunch hour protest in Hong Kong's business district

Hong Kong's central business district, in recent days, has seen thousands of office workers protest during lunch hours and to show their solidarity to the pro-democracy movement. Friday afternoon was no exception.
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Breaking bad: HK students go from books to archery and Molotov cocktails

Breaking bad: HK students go from books to archery and Molotov cocktails

Student protesters at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University practice using Molotov cocktails as well as bows and arrows, as worsening violence rocks the city. Universities have become the epicentre of battle, with students -- joined by other black-cl...
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Bolivia: MAS party senator sworn in as Senate president

Bolivia: MAS party senator sworn in as Senate president

Monica Eva Copa, a member of Evo Morales' MAS party is sworn in as President of the Senate in Bolivia.
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Protest a year after death of Chile Mapuche activist

Protest a year after death of Chile Mapuche activist

Thousands protest on Santiago's Italy Square a year after Mapuche activist Camilo Catrillanca was shot by police.
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Finland reclaims sauna world record from China

Finland reclaims sauna world record from China

Bathers from 101 different countries squeeze into a sauna in Helsinki, Finland, in a successful attempt to reclaim the world record from China, which won the title in 2013 with 99 different nationalities in one sauna. Under Guinness World Record r...
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US: 'Irresponsible' to expect Iraq to prosecute foreign fighters

US: 'Irresponsible' to expect Iraq to prosecute foreign fighters

Nathan Sales, the US State Department counterterrorism coordinator, says it "would be irresponsible for any country to expect Iraq" to prosecute foreign fighters instead of repatriating them to their countries of origin.
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World's first vagina museum opens in London

World's first vagina museum opens in London

A museum dedicated to vaginas and vulvas opens its doors in London's Camden market, aiming to destigmatise this part of the female body and deconstruct myths that surround it.
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Bolivians protest in La Paz against political crisis

Bolivians protest in La Paz against political crisis

Bolivians protest in La Paz against political crisis, as country's interim president Jeanine Anez moved to fill the power vacuum left by the resignation of Evo Morales.
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Cocaine fortune hunters attracted to French Atlantic beaches

Cocaine fortune hunters attracted to French Atlantic beaches

French authorities have closed some beaches in western France as packages of cocaine continue to wash up daily along the Atlantic coast, with over 1,000 kilogrammes discovered since mid-October. In the coastal city of Pornic, locals say they've se...
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US: Students evacuate campus following school shooting in California

US: Students evacuate campus following school shooting in California

Students evacuate the Saugus High School campus in Santa Clarita, California, after at least four people are injured in a shooting. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said on Twitter that the "suspect is in custody and being treated at a ...
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