'Hungry artist' eats $120,000 banana

'Hungry artist' eats $120,000 banana

A New York-based performance artist stole the spotlight at this year's Art Basel show, with a move that has been labelled "bananas." Video footage shows David Datuna grabbing a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall before eating it. Th...
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Muslims in India paint flags on their faces in a show of identity

Muslims in India paint flags on their faces in a show of identity

Muslims in India painted flags on their faces to show that they belong in the country amid a controversial citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. #India #citizenship #Modi
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Taal volcano eruption sends thousands to emergency shelters in the Philippines

Taal volcano eruption sends thousands to emergency shelters in the Philippines

Thousands of people living near the Taal volcano in the Philippines are taking refuge in emergency centres. #Philippines #Volcano #Taal
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Meet the man who cares for Istanbul's injured and orphaned pigeons

Meet the man who cares for Istanbul's injured and orphaned pigeons

Meet pigeon trainer Abdurrahman Dal, who has taken on the legacy of caring for the injured and orphaned birds of Istanbul. #Turkey #Istanbul #pigeon
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Dozens wounded as police and protesters clash in Lebanon

Dozens wounded as police and protesters clash in Lebanon

Lebanese security forces clashed with protesters after hundreds gathered outside the central bank in Beirut, injuring dozens. On Wednesday, demonstrators attacked bank branches, outraged by the restrictions on US dollar withdrawals.
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Turkish man has 'world's largest' private model aircraft collection

Turkish man has 'world's largest' private model aircraft collection

Turkish collector Gokhan Sarigol opened his huge collection of model aircraft to the public at the world's largest museum of its kind. #gokhansarigol #modelaircraft #aircraftcollection
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Russia's new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin

Russia's new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin

Russia's President Putin appointed Mikhail Mishustin as the country's new prime minister, following the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev. What do we know about the 53-year-old former tax office chief? #Putin #Russia #Mishustin
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Warren vs Sanders contest heats up

Warren vs Sanders contest heats up

In the US, Elizabeth Warren's claim that Bernie Sanders told her a woman could not win a presidential election has created a major rift between the two progressive Democrats. #Sanders #Warren #DemDebate
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Tourist visa leave Indian workers in UAE open to abuse

Tourist visa leave Indian workers in UAE open to abuse

An increasing number of Indian workers hired on tourist visas face labour abuse in the UAE. Since 2016, Indian migrant workers have filed more than 9,700 complaints of torture and mistreatment. #UAE #Indianworkers #India
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2019 was the second-hottest year on record

2019 was the second-hottest year on record

2019 was the second-hottest year since records began, according to the WMO. The average global temperature was 1.1C above pre-industrial levels, which experts say may likely lead to more extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond.
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Bakers in India make world's longest c

Bakers in India make world's longest c

More than 1,500 bakers and chefs in India came together to bake the world's longest cake, which is about 6.5 km long. #India #cake #Guinness
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Syrian regime air strikes target Idlib residents

Syrian regime air strikes target Idlib residents

Syrian regime air strikes on Idlib, the last major opposition bastion in the country, killed more than 18 civilians, striking bustling areas despite a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey. #Idlib #Russia #Syrian-regime
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Egyptian police raid Anadolu Agency's Cairo office, detains four employees

Egyptian police raid Anadolu Agency's Cairo office, detains four employees

Four employees of Turkey's Anadolu Agency have been detained after the Egyptian police raided the news agency's office in Cairo, sparking global condemnation. #Turkey #Egypt #AnadoluAgency
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Why did Lee Sedol, one of the world's best 'Go' players, retire from the game?

Why did Lee Sedol, one of the world's best 'Go' players, retire from the game?

One of the greatest 'Go' players of all time just retired from the game, saying that artificial intelligence programmes can play at a level humans aren't able to. His decision has reignited discussions about AI and how we define human achievement.
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The growing economy of the electric car industry

The growing economy of the electric car industry

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Human rights groups boycott pre-G20 meetings in Saudi Arabia

Human rights groups boycott pre-G20 meetings in Saudi Arabia

Three prominent civil society organisations have pledged to boycott C20 meetings in the Saudi capital of Riyadh ahead of the annual G20 summit. They say that the country's human rights record is appalling. #Saudi #G20 #humanrights
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Dozens killed by avalanches in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Dozens killed by avalanches in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

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UK police criticised for violent arrest of Muslim man

UK police criticised for violent arrest of Muslim man

A suspected car thief was beaten up by police in the UK, even after he immediately surrendered. Footage of the Muslim man's violent arrest went viral, with many people voicing outrage.
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World's first living robots created from frog stem cells

World's first living robots created from frog stem cells

Scientists at the University of Vermont and Tufts University have created the world's first living, self-healing robots by using stem cells derived from frogs. #LivingRobots #stemcells #science
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Footage shows two Iranian missiles hit Ukrainian plane

Footage shows two Iranian missiles hit Ukrainian plane

The New York Times has verified footage that shows two missiles hit the Ukrainian passenger plane. #Iran #Ukraine #plane
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Archive footage shows Putin and Bush dancing together

Archive footage shows Putin and Bush dancing together

Archive footage released by the Kremlin shows Russian President Vladimir Putin and former US president George W Bush dancing to a folk song back in 2008 #Kremlin #Putin #Bush
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German police probe motorcycle 'Hitler'

German police probe motorcycle 'Hitler'

German police said they were investigating after a man dressed as Adolf Hitler rode around a weekend festival in a motorbike sidecar. #Germany #Saxony #Hitler
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Husband of Iran plane crash victim mourns

This is how a husband grieved after the Iranian military shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing his wife and 175 others. #Iran #Ukrainianplane #victim
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US President Trump slammed for sharing offensive image

US President Trump slammed for sharing offensive image

Many people online were outraged after Trump retweeted a photoshopped image of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a headscarf and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wearing a turban with the Iranian flag in the background.
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TRT Kurdi celebrates 11 years

TRT Kurdi celebrates 11 years

TRT Kurdi, a Turkey-based Kurdish-language channel, celebrates its 11th anniversary with a performance. #TRTKurdi #TRT #Turkey
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