Swedish teen climate activist leads rally in Germany

Swedish teen climate activist leads rally in Germany

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joins thousands of students in Hamburg, urging them to stay angry and fight for change.
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Cardinal George Pell loses appeal on child sex abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal on child sex abuse charges

Convicted paedophile cardinal George Pell has an appeal against his child sex abuse charges rejected by an Australian court. Once the Vatican's third-ranking official, 78-year-old Pell was sentenced this year to six years in jail for sexually assa...
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Going 'nude': UK supermarkets test plastic-free zones

Going 'nude': UK supermarkets test plastic-free zones

British supermarkets are starting to go "nude". Bowing to pressure from environmentally conscious consumers, big brand shops have begun taking steps to strip their shelves of plastic wrapping over concerns about saving the oceans from waste.
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Brazil: Police kill man who hijacked Rio de Janeiro-bound bus

Brazil: Police kill man who hijacked Rio de Janeiro-bound bus

The Governor of Rio de Janeiro Wilson Witzel says during a press conference that a man who hijacked a bus showed a "mental disorder" during negotiations and claimed he "wanted to stop the state."
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Turkish police disperse pro-Kurdish protesters in Diyarbakir

Turkish police disperse pro-Kurdish protesters in Diyarbakir

Turkish police fire water cannons and tear gas at protesters attempting to gather in front of Diyarbakir's municipality to protest the removal of three pro-Kurdish mayors. The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) chairman Sezai Temelli joined protester...
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No phones, no friends: Cut-off Kashmir children despair in lockdown

No phones, no friends: Cut-off Kashmir children despair in lockdown

In a tiny building in a cramped narrow lane in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Mohammad Saleem and his family feel cut off from the world and trapped in their home as an Indian military lockdown enters its third week.
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Teens swept up in night raids in Kashmir clampdown

Teens swept up in night raids in Kashmir clampdown

Families sit on the pavement outside a police station in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, waiting to see their loved ones who were swept up in government raids overnight. Government sources say at least 4,000 people have been detained in the regio...
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Displaced Syrian teacher gives free classes at an IPD camp in Idlib

Displaced Syrian teacher gives free classes at an IPD camp in Idlib

Mohammed, a displaced teacher from Karnaz, on the northern outskirts of Hama, has been teaching children for the past three months under an olive tree at a camp for Internally displaced people (IDP) where he is taking shelter in Atme near the Syri...
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Madrid activists demand 'safe port now' for migrants in Mediterranean

Madrid activists demand 'safe port now' for migrants in Mediterranean

Madrid's central Retiro park lake is taken over by 32 boats packed with Amnesty International activists demanding a "safe port now" for the migrant rescue boats Open Arms and Ocean Viking.
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Police on the scene of Brazil bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro

Police on the scene of Brazil bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian authorities are on the scene near where a gunman held a busload of passengers hostage in Rio de Janeiro and was later shot dead by police, officials said, ending the hours-long hijacking.
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Singapore to trial driverless buses

Singapore to trial driverless buses

Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.
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Images of site near where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police

Images of site near where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police

Brazil police block a Rio de Janeiro highway near the site of where a gunman was shot by authorities after holding at least 16 bus passengers hostage. +DOPESHEET TO FOLLOW+
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Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children

In a schoolyard of rural northeastern Syria, boys and girls break out into giggles watching Charlie Chaplin's pranks, a rare treat thanks to a mobile cinema roving through the countryside.
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Johnson Brexit letter offers no alternatives to Irish backstop: EU

Johnson Brexit letter offers no alternatives to Irish backstop: EU

The EU gives a chilly response to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's letter demanding the scrapping of the Irish border backstop plan to achieve a Brexit deal, saying he had offered no workable alternative.
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Mexico's 'professional protester' has outfit for every cause

Mexico's 'professional protester' has outfit for every cause

Whether dressed up as a pig, a priest, a president or the pope, Mexican activist and veteran protester Julia Klug has been a staple of Mexico City demonstrations for more than two decades, bringing a splash of color to her chosen causes with her c...
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Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires

Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires

A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive problems and wrist and hand damage.
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Castaner commemorates the Liberation of Paris

Castaner commemorates the Liberation of Paris

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris, during a commemorative ceremony at the Paris Police Headquarters.
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English city celebrates hometown hero Ed Sheeran

English city celebrates hometown hero Ed Sheeran

Friends from Ed Sheeran's childhood and people who knew him at the start of his career describe the 'big presence' and 'incredible work ethic' he showed as a young performer on the rise, as his birth town exhibits memorabilia and personal items be...
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Adapting city life to climate change

Adapting city life to climate change

Videographic showing how cities can respond to heat waves. Northern hemisphere summers will deliver dangerously longer heatwaves, droughts and bouts of rain even if humanity manages to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius, according to a new ...
Chandrayaan 2: India aims for the moon

Chandrayaan 2: India aims for the moon

India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon. Videographic on the Chandrayaan-2 mission.
Foreign trash 'like treasure' in Indonesia's plastics village

Foreign trash 'like treasure' in Indonesia's plastics village

Governments around the world are grappling with how to tackle the scourge of single-use plastic, but for the people of Bangun trash equals cash. Around two-thirds of the town's residents eke out a living sorting and selling discarded plastic bottl...
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Pilgrims perform cosmic-like meditative dance in Bulgaria's Rila mountains

Pilgrims perform cosmic-like meditative dance in Bulgaria's Rila mountains

Thousands of pilgrims gather in Bulgaria's Rila mountains to welcome their "spiritual" new year with a cosmic-like dance performed in concentric circles, creating a striking image on the verdant mountain plain.
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Turkish police disperse protestors in Kurdish majority city Diyarbakir

Turkish police disperse protestors in Kurdish majority city Diyarbakir

Turkish police fire water cannons at several hundreds of demonstrators who attempted to gather in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir to protest the removal of three pro-Kurdish mayors.
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Tourists film Putin helicopter landing on Mediterranean coast

Tourists film Putin helicopter landing on Mediterranean coast

With their feet in the water, tourists on the French Mediterranean coast film the landing of Putin's helicopter at Emmanuel Macron's summer retreat ahead of their talks and just days before Emmanuel Macron hosts world leaders for the August 24-26 ...
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Corruption trial of Sudan's deposed Omar al-Bashir begins

Corruption trial of Sudan's deposed Omar al-Bashir begins

Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir in court in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges. Bashir admitted to receiving $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a Khartoum court.
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