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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Baghouz in ruins after Syrian forces' victory against IS

Baghouz in ruins after Syrian forces' victory against IS

Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are on the ground in Baghouz amidst the debris from the battle against the Islamic State group, the day after they announced the end of the jihadists' nearly five-year-old "caliphate".
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No quiet rules at Indonesia's flyover library

No quiet rules at Indonesia's flyover library

Singing and laughter briefly drown out the roar of cars under a Jakarta flyover, where an unlikely library for kids is thriving despite choking fumes - and opposition from menacing gangsters.
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Argentinians remember military coup on its 43rd anniversary

Argentinians remember military coup on its 43rd anniversary

Thousands of Argentinians march in Buenos Aires to mark the 43rd anniversary of the military 1976 coup d'etat that overthrew President Isabel Peron and installed the military dictactorship.
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Rocket from Gaza hits house north of Tel Aviv, Israelis wounded

Rocket from Gaza hits house north of Tel Aviv, Israelis wounded

A rocket hits a house in a community north of Tel Aviv, causing it to catch fire and wound five Israelis.
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Macron receives Chinese president at Villa Kerylos

Macron receives Chinese president at Villa Kerylos

French President Emmanuel Macron greets Chinese President Xi Jinping, on a European mini-tour, at Villa Kerylos in Beaulieu-sur-Mer near Nice, for a private dinner with their wives.
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Pigcasso creates Swatch Watch's best selling design

Pigcasso creates Swatch Watch's best selling design

She's already made waves in the art world and now the pig who loves to paint - also known as Pigcasso - is starting to hog the limelight in the fashion world too. Having had her artistic talents nourished by South Africa's Farm Sanctuary where she...
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Thai junta party lead in first general election since 2014

Thai junta party lead in first general election since 2014

Thailand's ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country's first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, putting it on course to return to power at the expense of the kingdom's pro-democracy camp.
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Large crowd attends Erdogan campaign rally in Istanbul

Large crowd attends Erdogan campaign rally in Istanbul

Large crowds attend a campaign rally held by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul. The vote in Istanbul, with a population of 15 million out of Turkey's 80 million, will be a major test for Erdogan's party to consolidate its power.
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New Zealand's Linwood mosque reopens after massacre

New Zealand's Linwood mosque reopens after massacre

New Zealand's Linwood mosque in Christchurch reopens, after seven people were gunned down on 15 March as part of an attack by a white supremacist that left a total of fifty people dead.
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Polls close in Thailand's first election since 2014 coup

Polls close in Thailand's first election since 2014 coup

Polling stations across Thailand closed on Sunday afternoon after the country's first general election since a junta seized power in 2014.
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Comoros leader Azali casts his vote in presidential poll

Comoros leader Azali casts his vote in presidential poll

The president of the Comoros, Azali Assoumani, casts his vote in Mitsoudje as he seeks to win a new term in the small archipelago's presidential election.
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Polls open in Comoros as leader Azali seeks new term

Polls open in Comoros as leader Azali seeks new term

Polls open in the small archipelago of Comoros as President Azali Assoumani looks set to win a new term in an election that rivals say has been hijacked.
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Image of New Zealand's Ardern projected onto Dubai skyscraper

Image of New Zealand's Ardern projected onto Dubai skyscraper

Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower was lit up with an image of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday night, in tribute to her response to the Christchurch mosque attacks which killed 50 worshippers.
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Thai junta leader votes in general election

Thai junta leader votes in general election

Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha votes in the country's first election since the 2014 military coup.
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In Texas, America's oil faucet gets an upgrade

In Texas, America's oil faucet gets an upgrade

As US oil exports hit record levels, the port of Corpus Christi is gearing up to process the growing output from Texas' shale fields, with expansion projects to accommodate bigger vessels carrying America's black gold to the rest of the world.
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Sharks and surfers vie for control of the waters of Reunion

Sharks and surfers vie for control of the waters of Reunion

In Reunion Island, where the number of shark attacks has skyrocketed in recent years, lovers of surfing and other water-sports have to be on their guard at all times. But recent initiatives taken by the local surfing federation are seeking to ensu...
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Thousands of anti-abortion protesters march in Buenos Aires

Thousands of anti-abortion protesters march in Buenos Aires

Thousands of anti-abortion protesters march in Buenos Aires, two days before the International Day of the Unborn Child established by Pope John Paul II, as the country remains deeply divided over its stance on abortion.
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French police out in force to prevent 'yellow vest' violence

French police out in force to prevent 'yellow vest' violence

Thousands of police fan out across Paris and other French cities for the 19th consecutive week of "yellow vest" protests, as the government faced intense pressure to avoid a repeat of the rioting and looting that marred last week's rally in the ca...
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Security reinforced during Miami Beach’s spring break

Security reinforced during Miami Beach’s spring break

Spring Break is a US holiday known for excessive partying, but in Miami Beach, one of the centers of the festivities, it's becoming so big and chaotic that Miami Beach Police are using riot police for back up.
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Anti-Brexit protesters mass in British capital for rally

Anti-Brexit protesters mass in British capital for rally

Hundreds of thousands of pro-Europeans from across Britain march through London calling for another referendum on EU membership with the country mired in political paralysis over Brexit.
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People gather in Caracas for pro-Maduro rally

People gather in Caracas for pro-Maduro rally

Dozens of people gather in Caracas for a rally in support of Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro, on the same day as opposition leader Juan Guaido marked two months since declaring himself interim president of the country.
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The scent of soap making returns to Aleppo

The scent of soap making returns to Aleppo

After years of war, the scent of laurel oil once again wafts from a small soap workshop in Aleppo, signalling the revival of a landmark trade in the battered northern city.
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Tensions errupt briefly at start of Paris 'yellow vest' march

Tensions errupt briefly at start of Paris 'yellow vest' march

Protesters are on the streets of the French capital for the 19th consecutive Saturday as police step up security following last weekend's riots.
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Anti-Brexit protesters gather in Parliament Sq ahead of rally

Anti-Brexit protesters gather in Parliament Sq ahead of rally

Hundreds of people gather in Parliament Square in London in anticipation of the arrival of hundreds of thousands of pro-Europeans from across Britain marching through London calling for another referendum on EU membership. The protesters are expec...
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