French police detain man after protests over pension overhaul

French police detain man after protests over pension overhaul

French police detain a man in Paris at nightfall after a day of protests against the government's plan to overhaul the pension system. Strikes across the country brought much of France to a halt.
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Rains cause heavy damages in the streets of Sabara, in the outskirt of Brazil’s Belo Horizonte, as the floods kill 44.
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French PM Philippe lays wreath at Aushwitz-Birkenau Death Wall

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French Prime minister lays a wreath at Aushwitz-Birkenau's Death Wall to mark 75 years since the death camp was liberated on January 27, 1945.
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French Prime minister Edouard Philippe visits Auschwitz-Birkenau museum to mark 75 years since the death camp was liberated on January 27, 1945.
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French president inaugurates renovated 'Wall of Names' memorial honouring Holocaust victims

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Varadkar: 'mutually beneficial' Brexit deal possible

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The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is welcomed by Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar as the two hold talks in the week that Britain is set to exit the European Union.
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China virus: Workers build new hospital in Wuhan

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Faced with a congested medical system, Chinese authorities are racing to build two hospitals of over a thousand beds each within two weeks, as the country battles to contain a deadly viral epidemic.
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NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all nine people on board including his teenage daughter and plunging the sports world into mourning.
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Passengers queue for temperature checks before being able to enter the Kunming Changshui International Airport as China battles to contain a deadly virus outbreak.
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Vehicles slowdown while approaching a makeshift temperature checkpoint in Wuhan, the Chinese city struck by an outbreak of a deadly virus that has spread across the country and sparked global concern.
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Images show emergency personnel with body bags at the site of the helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters.
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UK fishermen angling for big catch post Brexit

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Britain’s fishing industry suffered from the UK being late to join the European Community in the 1970s, and fishermen have blamed the EU ever since for quotas that give foreign boats generous access to British waters. They hope Brexit will change ...
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Nine people dead in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: official

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Nine people were killed in the helicopter crash which claimed the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Los Angeles officials confirm.
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Turkey quake: Rescuers continue search for survivors in Elazig

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Rescue workers continue to search for survivors under the debris in Elazig with the help of cranes and excavators, two days after the earthquake that struck eastern Turkey.
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Turkey earthquake: survivors take shelter in trains

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Survivors of the deadly earthquake that struck Elazig in eastern Turkey have taken refuge in two trains parked at the town's railway station. Many cannot return home because their building suffered damage or because they are afraid of aftershocks.
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India bolsters virus screening after confirmed Nepal case

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Indian authorities deploy medical teams to major entry points along its land border with Nepal as it steps up screening for the new coronavirus, days after a student tested positive for the deadly disease in Kathmandu, becoming the first South Asi...
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Brazilian firefighters on site to help locals affected by rainstorms

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At least 37 people have been killed in two days of intense storms in southeastern Brazil. 17 people are also missing missing and more than 3,500 homeless following a series of landslides and house collapses, Civil Defence officials said.
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Peru votes in legislative elections key to president's reform bid

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Peruvians head to the polls for legislative elections that President Martin Vizcarra hopes will put an end to a political crisis and clear the way for anti-corruption reforms.
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New China virus 'not as powerful as SARS'

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With fears continuing to run high, a top Chinese health official stresses that the deadly coronavirus that has infected nearly 2,000 people in the country is "not as powerful" as the deadly SARS virus outbreak in 2003.
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Lives torn apart by jihadism, two Belgian mothers turn to writing

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Two Belgian women, one the mother of a jihadist imprisoned in Syria, the other of a young woman wounded during the 2016 Brussels attacks, decide to write a book about what unites them, due to be released by the end of 2020.
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Turkey quake death toll rises to 31

Turkey quake death toll rises to 31

The death toll from a powerful earthquake which struck eastern Turkey rose to 31, officials said Sunday, as rescue efforts continued. The magnitude 6.8 quake hit on Friday evening, with its epicentre in the small lakeside town of Sivrice in Elazig...
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