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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HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day

HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day

Pro-democracy lawmakers are dragged out of Hong Kong's legislature by security guards after they heckled the city's pro-Beijing leader for a second day running, the latest outburst of political rancour in the strife-torn city.
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Development dilemma as eastern Greenland eyes tourism boost

Development dilemma as eastern Greenland eyes tourism boost

Eastern Greenland, with its glaciers, wilderness and wildlife is increasingly drawing adventure-seeking visitors, but as demand grows, questions are being raised as to the best way to develop the country's lacking infrastructure without damaging i...
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Brexit concerns blow a gale over nervy Falklands

Brexit concerns blow a gale over nervy Falklands

Falklanders share concerns over a no deal Brexit or even a bad deal as they face a potential lack of EU funding for their biodiversity and consequences for its major exports.
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Food waste: hunting through the garbage in Paris

Food waste: hunting through the garbage in Paris

On the eve of the National Day for the Prevention of Food Waste, Arash Derambarsh, one of the initiators of the law forcing major retailers to give unsold items to charity, checks that it is being properly applied. He inspects the bins around supe...
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Marie-Antoinette, a popular icon explored through contemporary culture.

Marie-Antoinette, a popular icon explored through contemporary culture.

Marie-Antoinette may have lived centuries ago but she remains a fascinating figure in popular culture. Through cinema, contemporary art and the world of fashion, a new exhibition at the Conciergerie in Paris explores the many-layered representatio...
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Von Der Leyen joins Macron and Merkel in Toulouse

Von Der Leyen joins Macron and Merkel in Toulouse

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, meeting in Toulouse for a Franco-German ministers' council, are joined by the President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, on the eve of a European summit fu...
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Trump denies giving Turkey's Erdogan 'green light' for Syria invasion

Trump denies giving Turkey's Erdogan 'green light' for Syria invasion

US President Donald Trump denies giving a "green light" to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch operations against Kurdish militants in Syria. Trump dismisses a question on the topic from a reporter at the White House as "deceptive" sa...
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Protesters fill the streets of Barcelona

Protesters fill the streets of Barcelona

Protesters fill the streets of Barcelona to rally against the jailing of nine separatist leaders for their role in a failed 2017 independence bid. Scores of people have been hurt and dozens arrested in two nights of clashes between protesters and ...
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First official South Sudanese women's football tournament kicks off in Juba

First official South Sudanese women's football tournament kicks off in Juba

For the first time, the city of Juba hosts the first women's football tournament since the country gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Seven teams representing different states in South Sudan are participating in this tournament.
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Performers gather for K-pop festival in South Korea

Performers gather for K-pop festival in South Korea

At an annual competition in South Korea, overseas K-pop fans get to imitate their idols and show off their dance moves. At the government-funded Changwon K-pop World Festival, contestants from around the globe perform imitation dances or sing cove...
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Macron, Merkel kick off Franco-German council on eve of European summit

Macron, Merkel kick off Franco-German council on eve of European summit

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel chair a Franco-German Council of Ministers at the Haute-Garonne prefecture on the eve of a crucial European summit.
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'Blob' makes first appearance at Paris zoo

'Blob' makes first appearance at Paris zoo

From Saturday, the Paris Zoological Park will welcome a new occupant, the "blob". Bright yellow in colour, this unicellular, brainless organism, exists all over the world and can move, eat, and even solve problems. This is the first time in the wo...
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How dogs smell

How dogs smell

How dogs smell. Dogs are an important part of security and rescue operations. Fire fighters were searching for at least nine people missing after a seven-story residential building collapsed in northeast Brazil on Tuesday.
British ministers arrive for cabinet meeting on eve of key summit

British ministers arrive for cabinet meeting on eve of key summit

Ministers arrive at Downing Street for a cabinet meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the deadline for a Brexit deal looms.
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Macron, Merkel in Toulouse for Franco-German council

Macron, Merkel in Toulouse for Franco-German council

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive at the Haute-Garonne prefecture in Toulouse to chair a Franco-German Council of Ministers on the eve of a crucial European summit.
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The EU says 'significant issues' remain in Brexit talks

The EU says 'significant issues' remain in Brexit talks

EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos says that the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned senior officials that "significant issues" remain in the way of efforts to agree a deal with London on the eve of a key summit.
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Barcelona divided on separatists' protests

Barcelona divided on separatists' protests

The people of Barcelona are divided as to the mobilization of the independence fighters to denounce the sentencing of their leaders to heavy prison sentences, some residents who do not participate in the demonstrations feel that they are "paying t...
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Food waste

Food waste

Every year, 1.3 billion tonnes of food produced in the world for human consumption is wasted. That’s enough to feed Africa, Europe and the Americas for an entire year.
International Space Station

International Space Station

Videographic illustrating the International Space Station. After an infamous spacesuit flub earlier this year that resulted in accusations of sexism, NASA now plans to carry out the first all-female spacewalk this week, it said Tuesday.
Hong Kong leader: Policy address cannot resolve unrest

Hong Kong leader: Policy address cannot resolve unrest

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says her policy address cannot resolve social problems reflected four months of unrest in the city, after abandoning a State of the Union-style speech during which she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmake...
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Opposition heckles lead Hong Kong leader to abandon policy speech

Opposition heckles lead Hong Kong leader to abandon policy speech

Hong Kong's embattled leader abandons a State of the Union-style speech after she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature. The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to ...
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Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech after heckling from lawmakers

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech after heckling from lawmakers

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam abandons a State of the Union-style speech after she was heckled by opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature.
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Far out: Myanmar's first surfing team to hit Southeast Asian games

Far out: Myanmar's first surfing team to hit Southeast Asian games

Competitive surfing was barely known in Myanmar until recently, but now one beach town is riding a wave of enthusiasm to the Southeast Asia Games for the first time ever.
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Critically endangered baby gorilla born in Brazil zoo

Critically endangered baby gorilla born in Brazil zoo

Lou Lou, a western lowland gorilla, has given birth to a daughter at the Belo Horizonte Zoo in Brazil. The baby is the fourth of this species - considered critically endangered - to be born in the zoo, and has yet to be named.
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