Protesters gather in Santiago marking a month of demonstrations

Protesters gather in Santiago marking a month of demonstrations

Hundreds of protesters gather in Italy Square in Santiago, marking a month of furious, near daily street demonstrations that have roiled the country and signalled an overhaul of Chile's social and economic model.
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Chilean demonstrators hit the streets of the capital again

Chilean demonstrators hit the streets of the capital again

Thousands of Chileans take the streets again in Santiago to protest social and economic inequality and against an entrenched political elite that comes from a small number of the country's wealthiest families, among other issues. Some climate chan...
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Fashionable feathers: Italian designer's life in plumes

Fashionable feathers: Italian designer's life in plumes

Feathers have adorned the most glamorous of fashionistas throughout history, from Marie Antoinette to Lady Gaga, and one Italian octogenarian continues to fuel the fantasy.
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Food truck ferries meals to Syria's displaced in northern Idlib

Food truck ferries meals to Syria's displaced in northern Idlib

Relief workers with the Ataa Relief and Development Association, a small NGO registered in Turkey, ferry meals to displaced Syrians in Sarmada, in northern Idlib province.
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French farmers rise up against "agribashing"

French farmers rise up against "agribashing"

In the spring, the neighbours of farmer Olivier Coupery launched a petition against him over concerns about the pesticides he uses on his fields. Faced with the rise of "agribashing", he and a colleague launched the free telephone number "Ici la T...
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In Madrid, a climate march to put pressure on COP25

In Madrid, a climate march to put pressure on COP25

Thousands of people are demonstrating in Madrid to push countries gathered at the COP25 climate summit in the Spanish capital to take action against global warming.
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A round up of news and features

A round up of news and features

This week on Africa Weekly we begin in Burkina Faso in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso; once a magnet for tourists it's now largely overlooked by Western travellers because of recurrent jihadist attacks. Then we head to the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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Ukraine's Zelensky visits front line before talks with Putin

Ukraine's Zelensky visits front line before talks with Putin

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visits frontline troops fighting Moscow-backed separatists in the country's east a few days before crucial talks on the conflict with Vladimir Putin. Dressed in a khaki jacket and trousers, the 41-year-old pr...
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Hong Kong police carry out explosives demonstration

Hong Kong police carry out explosives demonstration

Hong Kong police carry out a number of controlled explosions, intended to demonstrate the power of the explosive TATP. The demonstrations, to which international media were invited, took place at the police's Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) depot.
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'Parasite singles': searching for a partner in Japan

'Parasite singles': searching for a partner in Japan

A sharply dressed crowd of Japanese singletons shuffle awkwardly around conference-room tables, exchanging small-talk and CVs in an attempt to find a marriage partner -- all of them accompanied by their parents. (ATTN CLIENTS: This video is part o...
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Young Ecuadorians promote green projects to mitigate climate change

Young Ecuadorians promote green projects to mitigate climate change

In the coastal city of Guayaquil, in southwestern Ecuador, two young environmental engineers fight against climate change by creating green walls, green roofs and sustainable buildings.
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Amid strike, French government meets with public transport officials at Matignon

Amid strike, French government meets with public transport officials at Matignon

The minister for Ecological Transition, Elisabeth Borne, and Secretary of State for Transport, Jean-Baptiste Djebarri, arrive in Matignon, followed closely by SNCF President Jean-Pierre Farandou and RATP CEO Catherine Guillouard. The SNCF and RATP...
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Weinstein arrives at the Supreme Court of the state of New York for bail hearing

Weinstein arrives at the Supreme Court of the state of New York for bail hearing

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Supreme Court of the state of New York, ahead of bail hearing.
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Teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg arrives for protest at COP 25

Teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg arrives for protest at COP 25

Teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg arrives for climate protests at COP 25 in Madrid.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Auschwitz victims

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Auschwitz victims

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Holocaust victims at the "Death Wall" in the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz during her first ever visit as chancellor.
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Exoplanets

Exoplanets

Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won a share of the Nobel Physics Prizefor the first discovery, in October 1995, of a planet outside our solar system -- an exoplanet -- orbiting a solar-type star in the Milky Way. Videog...
The spark behind the electric car

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Videographic showing how electric cars work.
Fighting forest fires

Fighting forest fires

Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a "mega fire" that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney. Videographic on wildfires.
Iran's nuclear deal

Iran's nuclear deal

Parties to faltering Iran nuclear deal meet after confirmation of latest Iranian breaches. Videographic on the nuclear agreement with Iran.
Landslides

Landslides

At least 38 people died in Burundi after heavy rains triggered landslides that swept through hillside communities in the northwest of the country. Videographic on landslides.
Tear gas

Tear gas

Protest in Hong Kong against Hong Kong police's use of tear gas. Videographic on tear gas.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time

Angela Merkel visits the former German Nazi death camp at Auschwitz for the first time in her 14 years as chancellor, as Germany grapples with a resurgence of anti-Semitism and the growth of the far-right. Merkel is only the third German chancello...
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Paris' Gare de Lyon near empty as France strike bites

Paris' Gare de Lyon near empty as France strike bites

After a massive mobilisation on Thursday, France prepares for a second day of travel cancellations and school closures as unions warned there would be no let-up in the strike called to protest planned pension reforms.
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Celebrations in India after police shoot dead rape-murder suspects

Celebrations in India after police shoot dead rape-murder suspects

People gather to celebrate at the scene of a gang-rape and murder in India after police shot dead the suspects as they were re-enacting their alleged crime.
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