Mali opens 'national debate' in bid to solve political, security crisis

Mali opens 'national debate' in bid to solve political, security crisis

Talks on finding a political solution to Mali's deepening crisis begin, hampered by a sceptical opposition and little sign of support on the ground.
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Images of the damages following storm 'Gloria' near Valencia

Images of the damages following storm 'Gloria' near Valencia

People assess the damage after Javea, south of Valencia, was hit by storm 'Gloria'. A large part of eastern Spain, as well as the Balearic archipelago, was placed on red or orange alert because of the storm, which caused strong gusts of cold wind ...
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Venezuela's Guaido to see top EU diplomat in Brussels

Venezuela's Guaido to see top EU diplomat in Brussels

EU chief of diplomacy Josep Borrell announces that he will be meeting Venezuela's Juan Guaido in Brussels on Wednesday.
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US' Pompeo, Colombia's Duque in head to head in Bogota

US' Pompeo, Colombia's Duque in head to head in Bogota

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Colombia's President Ivan Duque in Bogota.
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Pompeo urges end to 'tyranny' of Venezuela's Maduro

Pompeo urges end to 'tyranny' of Venezuela's Maduro

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on visit in Colombia calls for cooperation in the struggle to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office amid a long-running crisis in the South American country.
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Venezuela's Guaido meets with Pompeo and Colombia's Duque

Venezuela's Guaido meets with Pompeo and Colombia's Duque

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido meets with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Colombian president Ivan Duque during an event to honour the victims of the bombing of a police academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the attack...
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US State Secretary Pompeo holds presser with Colombia's Ivan Duque

US State Secretary Pompeo holds presser with Colombia's Ivan Duque

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo holds a press conference with Colombia's president Ivan Duque.
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At least ten dead after seating area collapse at Ethiopian festival

At least ten dead after seating area collapse at Ethiopian festival

At least ten people were killed and others seriously injured after a seating area collapsed during the Orthodox Christian celebration of Epiphany in the Ethiopian city of Gondar, a hospital official says.
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Virginia pro-gun rally draws crowds amid fears of violence

Virginia pro-gun rally draws crowds amid fears of violence

Hundreds of gun rights supporters begin massing outside the Virginia state capitol for a rally under heavy surveillance and a state of emergency declared by authorities fearing violence by far-right groups. Dressed in hunting jackets and caps, ral...
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Gloomy Van Gogh confirmed as real after decades of doubt

Gloomy Van Gogh confirmed as real after decades of doubt

Researchers confirm that a haunting self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh is genuine after decades of uncertainty, saying it was the only work painted by the Dutch master while suffering from psychosis. The "Self Portrait (1889)" owned by the National...
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IMF trims global GDP estimates 2020-21 but sees improving outlook

IMF trims global GDP estimates 2020-21 but sees improving outlook

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva says during a press conference in Davos that the IMF has lowered the global growth forecast for 2020 and 2021.
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Thousands of migrants await to enter Mexico legally on border bridge

Thousands of migrants await to enter Mexico legally on border bridge

Thousands of Central American migrants wait on the Rodolfo Robles Guatemala-Mexico border bridge as they hope to enter Mexico legally, on their journey to the US.
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Malaysia sends back 150 containers of plastic waste

Malaysia sends back 150 containers of plastic waste

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to mostly wealthier nations, with the Southeast Asian country saying Monday it would not be the world's "garbage dump".
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Iraqis protest in Karbala as deadline to implement reforms expires

Iraqis protest in Karbala as deadline to implement reforms expires

Iraqis take to the streets in the shrine city of Karbala as a deadline they had given authorities to implement long-awaited reforms expires today. Rallies have rocked Iraq since October but, fearing they would lose momentum amid spiralling regiona...
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Awards season in Los Angeles

Awards season in Los Angeles

The 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards concluded on Sunday, with top actors and directors taking home wins.
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Global arms trade

Global arms trade

Videographic on the arms trade. First 2020 session of the Conference on Disarmament.
Plastics: beauty and the beast

Plastics: beauty and the beast

Videographic illustrating plastics production and pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
Boris Johnson pledges to be Africa's partner 'through thick and thin'

Boris Johnson pledges to be Africa's partner 'through thick and thin'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges that Britain will be Africa's partner 'through thick and thin' as he opens the UK-Africa investment summit in London.
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Single use plastics

Single use plastics

Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
Leaders at UK-africa Investment Summit pose for family photo

Leaders at UK-africa Investment Summit pose for family photo

Leaders at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 pose for a family photo in London. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with 16 African leaders at the investment summit that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in its new life o...
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SpaceX's Crew Dragon

SpaceX's Crew Dragon

Short videographic on the SpaceX project. SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
Service resumes steadily on Paris metro network

Service resumes steadily on Paris metro network

Service on the Paris metro network steadily improves on the the 47th day of a public transport strike against pension reform. Eleven out of the 16 lines provide an almost complete service.
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SARS-like virus spreads in China

SARS-like virus spreads in China

A mysterious SARS-like virus has spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.
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Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.
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Prince Harry: "We're not walking away"

Prince Harry: "We're not walking away"

Prince Harry has posted a video on the Sussex Royal Instagram account showing him addressing a charity event, at which he explains some of his motivations for stepping back as a senior royal. "What I want to make clear is we're not walking away," ...
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