Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
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Papuans on trial in Indonesia 'forced' to remove penis gourds

Papuans on trial in Indonesia 'forced' to remove penis gourds

Two Papuan activists on trial for treason in Indonesia's capital Jakarta decried what they described as "racism" after a court on Monday ordered them to remove penis gourds that they defended as traditional dress. It is the second time their nativ...
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Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

A Sri Lankan attempt to set a world record for the largest gathering of twins may have failed Monday after an unexpectedly large turnout overwhelmed organisers who vowed to try again.
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Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins

Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei, arrives at a Canadian court for the start of a hearing for her extradition to the United States. She was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet that authorities ordered her to wear as a condit...
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Huawei executive leaves Canadian court after extradition hearing

Huawei executive leaves Canadian court after extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese firm Huawei, leaves a Canadian courtroom in Vancouver after the first day of a hearing for her extradition to the United States, where she is wanted by authorities for alleged fraud.
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Trump leaves for Davos on eve of Senate trial

Trump leaves for Davos on eve of Senate trial

One day before the start of the historic impeachment trial in Washington DC, US President Donald Trump leaves for Davos, in Switzerland.
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Rimini celebrates the centenary Fellini's birth with his favourite cake

Rimini celebrates the centenary Fellini's birth with his favourite cake

The Italian city of Rimini celebrates the centenary of the birth of its cinematic legend Federico Fellini, with his favourite cake, the "Zuppa Inglese".
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Repairs skyrocket as 'Velib' bikes hit by French transport strike

Repairs skyrocket as 'Velib' bikes hit by French transport strike

Users of Paris's bike-for-hire service 'Vélib' are up in arms over the lack of availability in the French capital's massive stock of bikes. The use of Velibs sky-rocketed at the start of a public transport strike six weeks ago, but so have the rep...
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Egypt village turns a profit on used tyres

Egypt village turns a profit on used tyres

Residents of the Egyptian village of Mit al-Harun eke out a living by recycling old tyres into baskets, landscaping materials and alternative fuels.
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US: Gun rights supporters weigh in on proposed gun laws

US: Gun rights supporters weigh in on proposed gun laws

"We're trying to change the culture. The more people see guns, they'll get used to them, they'll stop being afraid of them," a gun rights supporter from Ohio tells the AFP at a pro-gun rally in Richmond, Virginia. Several hundred activists gathere...
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Migrants wade across river, crossing into Mexico from Guatemala

Migrants wade across river, crossing into Mexico from Guatemala

A spectacular sight in Guatemala as hundreds of Central Americans fill the river that divides Guatemala and Mexico.
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The migrant "2020 caravan" tries to storm into Mexico

The migrant "2020 caravan" tries to storm into Mexico

Hundreds of Central Americans from a new migrant caravan try to force their way into Mexico by crossing the river that divides the country from Guatemala.
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Evacuees in limbo as Philippine volcano threatens to erupt

Evacuees in limbo as Philippine volcano threatens to erupt

Houses near the rumbling Philippine volcano are abandoned as police imposed a no-entry rule, forcing many villagers to stay in emergency shelters and uncertain as to when they could return home. IMAGES of villagers and aerial images of the island ...
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Storm Gloria approaches French coast

Storm Gloria approaches French coast

After causing two deaths in Spain, Storm "Gloria" is fast approaching the French coast. In Argelès-sur-Mer, in the Eastern Pyrenees, heavy rain has already begun to fall, while waves are getting bigger and bigger.
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Huawei executive arrives at Canada court for start of extradition hearing

Huawei executive arrives at Canada court for start of extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei, arrives at a Canadian court for the start of a hearing for her extradition to the United States. Images show an electronic ankle bracelet that authorities ordered her to wear as a condition ...
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Black smoke rises from burning tyres blocking a bridge in Iraq's Nasiriyah

Black smoke rises from burning tyres blocking a bridge in Iraq's Nasiriyah

Black smoke rises from burning tyres blocking the Fahed bridge in Nasiriyah, as thousands of anti-government demonstrators sought to shut streets across the country, after the deadline they had given authorities to implement long-awaited reforms e...
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French president welcomes Coca-Cola and Netflix to Chateau de Versailles for investment forum

French president welcomes Coca-Cola and Netflix to Chateau de Versailles for investment forum

French President Emmanuel Macron talks to Coca Cola's chief executive James Quincey, and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings at the "Choose France" investment forum at the Château de Versailles. CEOs from all over the world were invited to the event, design...
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Aftermath of regime air strikes in northern Syria

Aftermath of regime air strikes in northern Syria

At least seven civilians were killed after regime air strikes on several localities in northern Syria, according to the Syrian Human Rights Observatory. In the village of Al-Jeneh, three children have died, and the survivors are left to deal with ...
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Pro-gun demonstrators rally at Virginia Capitol

Pro-gun demonstrators rally at Virginia Capitol

Hundreds of gun rights supporters gather 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. "Guns are good. We've lived with them all our l...
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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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