Aerial shots of water cannons spraying crowd of protesters in Santiago

Aerial shots of water cannons spraying crowd of protesters in Santiago

Drone images offer a bird's-eye view of water cannons spraying crowd of protesters in Santiago
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Voting underway in Botswana in test of stable democracy

Voting underway in Botswana in test of stable democracy

Voting opens in Botswana for a hotly contested general election that could test the country's traditionally stable politics, as the ruling party faces its toughest challenge yet. The historic Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) -- whose rule has been ...
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Baby chimp born at French zoo

Baby chimp born at French zoo

Beauval Zoo, in France's Loir-et-Cher region, welcomes a new resident born last week: a baby chimpanzee. A "rather rare event" according to carer Samuel Radelet who says it is the first chimpanzee birth in France "since 2016".
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Hong Kongers react to reports city's leader may be replaced

Hong Kongers react to reports city's leader may be replaced

Hong Kongers react to news reports that Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong's beleaguered chief executive Carrie Lam after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest.
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Opposition and pro-govt protesters clash in Santa Cruz

Opposition and pro-govt protesters clash in Santa Cruz

Opposition and pro-government demonstrators clash in Santa Cruz, as Bolivia faces a crisis over disputed election results.
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Hanoi thirst for growth sparks pollution woes

Hanoi thirst for growth sparks pollution woes

A major mercury leak, tap water contamination, and "alarming" levels of air pollution: a series of environmental crises in Hanoi have sparked fury among residents -- and accusations the communist government is prioritising economic growth over pol...
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Clashes erupt in Chile's capital for the sixth day in a row

Clashes erupt in Chile's capital for the sixth day in a row

Clashes erupt in Santiago during a march against economic inequality in Chile despite President Sebastian Pinera announcing a package of social measures to steem street violence.
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Riyadh's Winter Wonderland opens with parade and acrobats

Riyadh's Winter Wonderland opens with parade and acrobats

A parade of musicians and acrobats open Winter Wonderland in Riyadh as the Chairman of the Board at the General Entertainment Authority Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al Sheikh visits the venue.
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Lorry that contained 39 bodies leaves Essex industrial park

Lorry that contained 39 bodies leaves Essex industrial park

The lorry that contained 39 bodies has left the scene where it was discovered. The discovery in Essex's Waterglade industrial park has led to the arrest of the 25-year-old Northern Irish driver who is on suspicion of murder.
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Night clashes in Bolivia's Santa Cruz over poll results

Night clashes in Bolivia's Santa Cruz over poll results

Police and protesters clash in Santa Cruz as a general strike is due to begin on Wednesday in Bolivia to protest election results signaling long-time President Evo Morales will likely secure another term.
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UK murder probe as 39 dead found in truck from Bulgaria

UK murder probe as 39 dead found in truck from Bulgaria

Britain launches a major murder investigation after 39 bodies were found in a truck from Bulgaria, as police tried to establish where the victims were originally from.
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Protests in Chile's capital continue despite President's apology

Protests in Chile's capital continue despite President's apology

Protests in Chile's capital continue after president Sebastián Piñera apologized for failing to anticipate the social crisis and not recognize the movement that had been building up for decades.
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Chinese state TV keeps NBA opener off the air amid row

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opener off the air amid row

People stand in support of Hong Kong's anti-government protesters outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles as the NBA season starts. American basketball and China have been locked in a war of words after the Houston Rockets General Manager Ray Mo...
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Tense situation in Bolivia's Santa Cruz as general strike starts

Tense situation in Bolivia's Santa Cruz as general strike starts

General strike begins in Bolivia's Santa Cruz to protest election results signaling long-time President Evo Morales will likely secure another term.
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Images of lorry container where 39 bodies were found in Essex

Images of lorry container where 39 bodies were found in Essex

Police have cordoned off an area in an industrial park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies were discovered in a lorry container. Despite attempts from emergency services, the 39 people, including one alleged teenager, were pronounced dead on the scen...
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Northern Syria: Turkey-Russia agreement

Northern Syria: Turkey-Russia agreement

Videographic locating northern Syria. Russia and Turkey have agreed to ensure Kurdish forces withdraw from areas close to Syria's border with Turkey and to launch joint patrols
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Images of lorry container where 39 bodies were found in Essex

Images of lorry container where 39 bodies were found in Essex

Police have cordoned off an area in an industrial park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies were discovered in the container of a Lorry. Despite attempts from emergency services, the 39 people, including one alleged teenager, were pronounced dead on t...
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Protesters confront Lebanese soldiers attempting to open roads

Protesters confront Lebanese soldiers attempting to open roads

Protesters confront the Lebanese Army as soldiers attempt to reopen a key road in northern Beirut suburb of Jal el-Dib.
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Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi casts vote in election

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi casts vote in election

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana arrives in a polling station to cast his vote in the nation's general election. The poll is viewed as the toughest challenge for the ruling Botswana Democratic Party so far.
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Heavy rains cause damage in southern French city of Béziers

Heavy rains cause damage in southern French city of Béziers

The French department of Hérault has been given a severe orange weather warning, after heavy rains and floods caused damage in the city of Béziers.
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Mexican Formula 1 Grand Prix

Mexican Formula 1 Grand Prix

Videographic presenting the circuit ahead of Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday.
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Brexit: Scotland's Sturgeon says 'bad deal' will do 'real damage' to UK

Brexit: Scotland's Sturgeon says 'bad deal' will do 'real damage' to UK

Speaking at a joint press conference in London with the Scottish and Welsh Prime ministers, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she believes the Brexit deal negotiated between the UK and the EU is a 'bad deal and a bad bill', insisting th...
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Single use plastics

Single use plastics

Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. Tens of thousands of pieces of plastic littering the planet come from just a handful of multinational corporations, an environmental pressure group said Wednesday.
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Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi

Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi

The first "Russia-Africa Summit", symbol of Russia's renewed interest in the African continent, opens in the seaside resort of Sochi. On the summit's agenda, in response to the "Forums on China-Africa Cooperation" that enabled Beijing to become th...
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Fire rages at electoral court in Bolivian opposition stronghold

Fire rages at electoral court in Bolivian opposition stronghold

Firefighters fight flames at a regional electoral court in the early morning hours in the Bolivian opposition stronghold of Santa Cruz, after protesters set fire to electoral buildings in other parts of the country amid unrest over partial electio...
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Vladimir Putin meets with Cyril Ramaphosa at Russia-Africa summit

Vladimir Putin meets with Cyril Ramaphosa at Russia-Africa summit

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is welcomed by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. Putin is hosting dozens of African leaders as Moscow seeks greater influence on a continent where the West and China have...
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Putin meets with el-Sisi at Russia-Africa summit

Putin meets with el-Sisi at Russia-Africa summit

Vladimir Putin meets with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. The Russian president hosts dozens of African leaders for the first Russia-Africa Summit, as Moscow seeks greater influence on a continent wh...
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Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests

Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests

In most countries protecting forests from fires is exclusively carried out by the state but in Portugal the country's two biggest pulp and paper firms, Navigator and Altri, set up their own firefighting force in 2002, which sometimes help civil pr...
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Polls open in Botswana's hotly contested election

Polls open in Botswana's hotly contested election

Voting begins in Botswana for a tightly contested general election that could test the country's reputation as a beacon of democracy and stability in Africa.
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Indonesia's re-elected President Joko Widodo announces new cabinet

Indonesia's re-elected President Joko Widodo announces new cabinet

Indonesia's Joko Widodo introduces his new cabinet members, decked out in traditional batik shirts, on the steps of the presidential palace.
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Row over Austria's early ski resort heats up among environmentalists

Row over Austria's early ski resort heats up among environmentalists

A singular bright strip of snow stands out against Austria's autumn green surroundings as the early opening of a ski slope at the weekend sparks a row with environmentalists. Ski slopes in Europe's Alps usually open from mid-November but in the fa...
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Clashes between police and demonstrators in Chile continue

Clashes between police and demonstrators in Chile continue

Riot police clash with demonstrators in Chile's capital once again, as President Sebastian Pinera held a meeting with leaders of some of Chile's opposition parties, aiming to find a way to end the violence that has claimed 15 lives.
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Anti-govt protesters sloganeer against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz

Anti-govt protesters sloganeer against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz

Protesters shout criticism at President Evo Morales in Bolivia's Santa Cruz de la Sierra after opposition called for a general strike over poll results.
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Protests continue in Chile's capital over transport price hike

Protests continue in Chile's capital over transport price hike

Protests in Chile continue as President Sebastian Pinera was to meet today with leaders of Chile's political parties in hopes of finding a way to end street protests that have now claimed 15 lives.
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Clashes erupt in Chile's capital for the fifth day in a row

Clashes erupt in Chile's capital for the fifth day in a row

Protesters and police clash in Chile's capital for the fifth day in a row as the death toll from violent street protests in Chile has risen by three to 15.
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Morales and Mesa supporters clash in Bolivian capital

Morales and Mesa supporters clash in Bolivian capital

Tensions rise as supporters of rival presidential candidates in Bolivia clash after Carlos Mesa, who came a close second to Morales in Sunday's polls accused the president of colluding with the electoral court.
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Aerial shots of thousands of protesters in streets of Chile

Aerial shots of thousands of protesters in streets of Chile

Aerial shots show thousands of protesters in Valparaiso, Chile, who continue to fill the streets after the country's worst violence in decades erupted on Friday, initially triggered by an increase in metro fares..
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Thousands of farmers demonstrate in Bonn, Germany

Thousands of farmers demonstrate in Bonn, Germany

Thousands of farmers demonstrate on foot and at the wheel of their tractors across Germany against government regulations on climate change and agricultural reform, which they say threaten the existence of their business.
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Protests continue in Chile's capital

Protests continue in Chile's capital

Protests in Chile continue as President Sebastian Pinera was to meet today with leaders of Chile's political parties in hopes of finding a way to end street protests that have now claimed 15 lives.
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Long-persecuted Yazidis open world's largest temple

Long-persecuted Yazidis open world's largest temple

Worshippers kiss the marble walls and gaze at an ornate peacock inlaid with multi-coloured stones as the world's largest Yazidi temple opens in Armenia. An ancient ethnic group long persecuted for their faith, Yazidis have found a safehaven in the...
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Unhappy farmers dump manure outside prefecture in Nimes

Unhappy farmers dump manure outside prefecture in Nimes

Hundreds of farmers have staged protests at government offices across France today, railing against measures they say are crimping revenues and contributing to a spike in suicides in the sector in recent years. In Nîmes, angry farmers dumped manur...
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Protesters march in Strasbourg to demand new agricultural policy

Protesters march in Strasbourg to demand new agricultural policy

Between 650 and a thousand protesters gather in the eastern French city of Strasbourg to demand a new European common agricultural policy (PAC).
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In Ohio, reuniting families separated by the opioids crisis

In Ohio, reuniting families separated by the opioids crisis

To avoid separating families affected by addiction, programs in Ohio are trying new approaches to support parents. Emily, almost due with her third child, was able to go to rehab seven months ago through the QIC program, and has a recovery coach b...
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Flying taxi on show in Singapore ahead of test launch

Flying taxi on show in Singapore ahead of test launch

German firm Volocopter has brought its drone-like flying taxi to Singapore this week as it eyes a push into the Asian market. The 18 propeller vehicle flew for about two minutes and 30 seconds during a test flight on Tuesday.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau wins election, loses majority

Canada's Justin Trudeau wins election, loses majority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanks Canadians for rejecting "division and negativity, cuts and austerity" before reassuring those who did not vote for him, saying "we'll govern for everyone", following his re-election win without a majority.
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Putin, Erdogan start talks on Syria in Russia

Putin, Erdogan start talks on Syria in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the situation in northern Syria, where Erdogan has vowed to continue an offensive against Kurdish fighters. "The situation in the region is very severe,...
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Scene outside British Parliament ahead of Brexit deal debate

Scene outside British Parliament ahead of Brexit deal debate

People demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster as Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is about to face two crucial parliamentary votes that could decide if the British Prime minister still has a reasonable shot at securing his EU divor...
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Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution.
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