Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned Monday as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming. Videographic about climate change scenario...
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Hong Kong protesters march to major consulates as they call on G20 nations to confront fellow member China at an upcoming summit in Japan over sliding freedoms in the financial hub.
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Japan's Abe welcomes France's Macron in Tokyo ahead of G20

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Japan Wednesday for bilateral talks after a testing time for the longstanding alliance between Paris and Tokyo following the arrest of former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn.
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'Turtle shell' scrums: barefoot rugby in Vietnam

A group of youngsters get to grips with rugby in rural Vietnam - a country where few people have ever heard of the sport. They belong to Vietnam's only rugby program for locals, rolled out for kids in a remote commune where some players have to tr...
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French restaurant crowned world's best

French restaurant crowned world's best

France's Mirazur restaurant, whose Argentine chef boasts three Michelin stars, was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade list, beating contenders from Denmark and Spain.​
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WC-2019: Italy fans react after Italy beat China 2-0

Italian fans react after Italy beat China 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup.
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Watchmaker finds model to replace Notre-Dame's destroyed clock

Watchmaker finds model to replace Notre-Dame's destroyed clock

A clock almost identical to the one destroyed during the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral fire has been found in a miraculous discovery just a few kilometres away. Restorers hope it will enable them to rebuild the masterpiece carried away by the flames.
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Five rhinos resettled in Rwanda from Czech Zoo

Five rhinos resettled in Rwanda from Czech Zoo

Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos were on Monday successfully relocated to Rwanda's Akagera National Park after a long journey from the Czech Republic.
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Europe heatwave

Europe heatwave

Fans flew off store shelves and water fountains offered relief from the heat as temperatures soared in Europe on Monday, with officials urging vigilance ahead of even hotter conditions forecast later in the week.
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Harnessing the power of the wind

As International Renewable Energy Agency meets in Abu Dhabi til June 26, we give a videographic showing how electricity is created by offshore and onshore wind turbines. VIDEOGRAPHICS
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Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

Dozens of Syrian families who have sought refuge in olive groves along the Turkish border after fleeing from violence in Idlib province are now forced to sell their possessions for survival.
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Survivor of Cambodia building collapse recounts the disaster

Survivor of Cambodia building collapse recounts the disaster

Ros Sitha, one of two men pulled alive from a collapsed Cambodian building more than two days after the accident left at least 28 people dead, recounts his ordeal.
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Honduran military police and protesters clash during demonstrations

Honduran military police and protesters clash during demonstrations

Honduran military police and protesters clash in Tegucigalpa, during demonstrations by university students in which they demand the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
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Frida the rescue dog retires in Mexico

Frida the rescue dog retires in Mexico

Frida the rescue dog, a labrador retriever who gained worldwide fame for her heroics after the earthquake that devastated Mexico on September 19, 2017, officially retires from duty in a ceremony at the canine unit of the Mexican marines.
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People in Milan react to Winter Games bid win

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Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo is named host of the 2026 Winter Olympics, beating off a bid from Stockholm-Are in Sweden, giving Italy the showpiece event for the third time.
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Russian farm community fights mental health stigma

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At a farm outside Saint Petersburg, a group of people with mental disabilities are working in a bakery, a barn and a dairy -- a rare case of integration in Russia, where mental health issues face a strong stigma.
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Bangladesh "Tree Man" wants hands amputated to relieve pain

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A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of the bark-like growths on his body says he wants his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain.
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Italians rejoice as Milan chosen to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italians rejoice as Milan chosen to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italians rejoice as the name of Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo is pulled from the envelope by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo will host the Winter Olympics in 2026 after the Italian bid beat the Swedis...
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Parisians and visitors cool down in French capital fountains

Parisians and visitors cool down in French capital fountains

Parisians and visitors attempt to cool down by dousing themselves in water in the French capital's fountains near Trocadéro, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. A dog is seen frolicking in the water as well. Temperatures are expected to reach ...
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Europe heatwave

Temperatures were climbing on Monday as Europe braced for a blistering heatwave with the mercury set to hit 40 degrees Celsius.
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Macron holds Mediterranean summit in Marseille

Governement ministers and civil society representatives from ten Mediterranean countries gather in Marseille for a regional summit. They pose for a family photo with Emmanuel Macron at the Pharo Palace, near the Old Port.
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