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At the ninth edition of the Future Fabrics Expo in London, the textile industry showcases new and cleaner materials. 'The Sustainable Angle', a non-profit organisation, founded the expo to help revolutionise the fashion industry. At a time when fa...
Buses start transporting passengers who have tested negative for the new coronavirus as they begin leaving a cruise ship in Japan that has seen more than 500 cases of the potentially deadly disease.
An Ariane 5 rocket lifts off to launch two Japanese and South Korean telecommunications satellites from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana.
Afghans react after President Ashraf Ghani secures a second term, according to final results, lining him up to become the man negotiating with the Taliban over the war-torn country's future if the US agrees to withdraw its troops.
Jurors begin considering the fate of ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein following his high-profile sex crimes trial that marked a watershed moment in the #MeToo movement. The disgraced movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven me...
Mocking clerics, falling in love at rallies and mending a broken society: even if Iraq's young protesters have failed to overthrow entrenched politicians, they have scored by shattering decades-old taboos.
Local Japanese residents in Yokohama react to disembarkation of passengers from Diamond Princess scheduled for Wednesday, after all of its passengers and crew members have been tested for the new coronavirus.
Samar Sheikh's neighbours used to tell her football was not for girls but the criticism stopped when her team won the very first women's championship in Syria.
Leo Ramirez, Hector Retamal and Sebastien Ricci, reporters with Agence France Presse, are among the few journalists who covered the new Coronavirus outbreak from the epicentre of the disease in Wuhan, China, before being repatriated to France and ...
A group of protesting Mexicans chant to denounce violence against women in front of their country's National Palace, after a seven-year-old girl was murdered in the Mexico City.
Videographic showing the circuit for the Vietnam Grand Prix. Vietnam's inaugural Formula One Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, organisers told AFP on Tuesday, avoiding the fate of the Chinese Grand Prix which was postponed o...
Soldiers take on the locust infestation which recently reached Uganda. The locusts have devastated food supplies in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) describing the situation as the worst in 25 years.
Ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court as jurors are set to begin deliberating his fate in his high-profile sex crimes trial that marked a watershed moment in the #MeToo movement.
A group of protesting Mexicans chants to denounce violence against women in front of their country's National Palace, after a seven year old girl was murdered in the Mexican capital.
Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results of the September 28, 2019 poll released by the country's election commission.
Millions worldwide may have seen the desert fortress in the hit fantasy series "Game of Thrones", but fewer know they can visit the Moroccan village of Ait-Ben-Haddou.
French lawyer Juan Branco arrives at a Paris courthouse to try to meet his client Piotr Pavlenski, the Russian activist who released the sex video of Paris mayoral candidate Benjamin Griveaux, a prominent ally of French President Emmanuel Macron. ...
When Sophie Grau and Iris Klopfer take to the floor as two of the debutants at Vienna's prestigious Opera Ball on Thursday, they will be dancing their way into history. It will be the first time that a same-sex pair of dancers figures among those ...
Dark smog covers Almaty and Bishkek in Central Asia, where air pollution regularly soars to levels comparable to New Delhi and Lahore, despite the cities' relative lack of industry and smallish populations.