Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned Monday as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming. Videographic about climate change scenario...
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Venezuelans in Colombia protest against Maduro at the border

Venezuelans in Colombia protest against Maduro at the border

Venezuelan migrants living in Colombia protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro during a march that ended in a prayer for peace and freedom for their country on the Simon Bolivar International Bridge, at the border between the tw...
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Tymoshenko submits candidacy for Ukrainian presidential election

Tymoshenko submits candidacy for Ukrainian presidential election

Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko submits her candidacy for the 2019 presidential election.
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Palestinian, Israeli activists protest against Israeli-only road

Palestinian, Israeli activists protest against Israeli-only road

Palestinian, Israeli and international protesters take part in a demonstration against a newly opened road in the occupied West Bank. Route 370 in the Jerusalem area consists of two separate roads, one used by Palestinians and one by Israelis, div...
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Federal workers protest shutdown in Hart Senate building

Federal workers protest shutdown in Hart Senate building

Federal employees, their unions, and other organizations hold a silent protest in the Hart Senate building to call for an end to the partial government shutdown now in its 33rd day.
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Government supporters gather in Caracas for pro-Maduro rally

Government supporters gather in Caracas for pro-Maduro rally

Hundreds of government supporters gather in Caracas for a pro-Maduro rally as the country marks the end of the 1958 military dictatorship.
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Cuba: public transport worsens after shared taxis reform

Cuba: public transport worsens after shared taxis reform

A new reform for shared taxis in Cuba is complicating public transport on the island, with buses getting overcrowded and leaving residents unable to pay the new taxi fares.
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Young pilgrims in mass confession ahead of Pope's Panama visit

Young pilgrims in mass confession ahead of Pope's Panama visit

Hundreds of young pilgrims participate in a massive confession in Panama City before the arrival of Pope Francis at the World Youth Day.
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Taxi strike in Madrid enters its third day

Taxi strike in Madrid enters its third day

A taxi strike against Uber-like services in Madrid enters its third day just as one of the world's biggest tourism fairs opens, with hundreds of drivers protesting. Taxi drivers are also striking in Barcelona amid increasing tension with ride-hail...
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Swedish teen climate activist arrives at Davos

Swedish teen climate activist arrives at Davos

China's slowdown and Brexit takes centre-stage at the Davos forum of the world's business elite, but the unlikely star is shaping up to be a Swedish teenager whose demands for climate action are inspiring schoolchildren across the world.
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Young refugee hopes to win French regional shepherding contest

Young refugee hopes to win French regional shepherding contest

Kekouta Dembele, a young Malian refugee and now a trainee shepherd in southwest France, is preparing to take part in a regional competition to showcase his sheep-rearing skills.
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Anti-government protesters gather in Caracas against Maduro

Anti-government protesters gather in Caracas against Maduro

Thousands of Venezuelans gather for an anti-government protest in Caracas, called by the president of the opposition-led National Assembly, Juan Guaido, on the day marking the end of the 1958 military dictatorship.
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Mexican president praises Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma'

Mexican president praises Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma'

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador praises "Roma", the film by Alfonso Cuaron, which has garnered 10 Oscar nominations.
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In Russia, 'snow rugby' is making its mark

In Russia, 'snow rugby' is making its mark

An oval ball, five players per team and races in powder snow: to avoid getting too bored during the long winter months, the Russians have adopted "snezhnoye-rugby", literally "snow rugby". The discipline is booming in the year of the Rugby World C...
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UK 'open for business' despite firms leaving: trade minister

UK 'open for business' despite firms leaving: trade minister

Britain remains a world-leading destination for foreign investment despite Brexit clouds and the departure of a number of companies, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says.
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All shook up: How Elvis keeps an Aussie outback town alive

All shook up: How Elvis keeps an Aussie outback town alive

Once a year Parkes, a sleepy mining town in rural Australia, explodes into colour and song -- a veritable Graceland in the outback hosting a five-day extravaganza to celebrate 'the King'.
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Get away from it all...in space

Get away from it all...in space

Videographic showing how holidays in space may soon become the latest craze. Blue Origin, the rocket company headed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is to launch the 10th test flight of its unmanned 'New Shepard' rocket on Wednesday.
The art of filmmaking

The art of filmmaking

Videographic on the art of filmmaking. The Oscars ceremony will take place in Hollywood on February 24.
Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Videographic on Artificial intelligence. AI and the future of work are on the agenda at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos.
Thailand's election to be held March 24: Election Commission

Thailand's election to be held March 24: Election Commission

An Election Commission official says Thailand will hold elections on March 24, the first poll since a military coup in 2014.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa swears in new prosecutor general

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa swears in new prosecutor general

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa swears in new prosecutor general Kumbirai Hodzi.
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South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

A former senior South Korean prosecutor is convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country's #MeToo movement.
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Half-built school caught in the middle of Palestinian-US row

Half-built school caught in the middle of Palestinian-US row

The West Bank village of Al-Jabaa close to Bethlehem received a USAID grant last year to expand its school, partly to increase the space for girls to study. Construction began late last year but will now halt, with only about a quarter of the work...
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Bolivians celebrate Plurinational State Day

Bolivians celebrate Plurinational State Day

Bolivians gather at Plaza Murillo in La Paz in support of President Evo Morales as he addresses the nation on Plurinational State Day.
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2019 World Youth Day kicks off in Panama City

2019 World Youth Day kicks off in Panama City

Panama archbishop Juan Domingo Ulloa officiates mass in the capital's Youth Park to mark the opening of the 2019 World Youth Day. Pope Francis is set to arrive on January 23rd.
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