Tusk: 'Still a lot of space in hell' for Brexiteers without plan

Tusk: 'Still a lot of space in hell' for Brexiteers without plan

European Council President Donald Tusk reignites his attack on some Brexiteers, claiming there is ‘a lot of space’ in hell for those who pushed for Britain leaving the EU without a plan. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, adds: ‘Do...
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Security aftermath of huge blast at China chemical plant

Security aftermath of huge blast at China chemical plant

Police cordon off a chemical plant in eastern China where a huge explosion killed 44 people and seriously injured at least 90. The explosion was so powerful that shattered the windows of homes a few kilometres away.
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Indian cyclists cycle 1500 kms to promote gender equality

Indian cyclists cycle 1500 kms to promote gender equality

Indian cyclists, including two women, ride 1500 kms from to New Delhi, to promote gender equality. The women say that more women should come out and support each other.
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Xi Jinping arrives at Quirinal Palace in Rome

Xi Jinping arrives at Quirinal Palace in Rome

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the Quirinal Palace in Rome meeting his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella. It kicks off a whistlestop European tour amid growing Western unease over Italy joining the ever-expanding Asian giant's new Sil...
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Roundtable of the EU Council summit in Brussels

Roundtable of the EU Council summit in Brussels

European leaders meet in Brussels after British Prime minister Theresa May secured an agreement with the EU to delay Brexit by a short period.
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Grenade thrown at Russian consulate explodes, no injuries

Grenade thrown at Russian consulate explodes, no injuries

Bomb specialists examine the scene after a grenade exploded early in the morning outside the Russian consulate in Athens without hurting anyone, police said, an attack typical of domestic far-left groups. The area in the Athens suburb of Halandri ...
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European leaders arrive for EU Council summit

European leaders arrive for EU Council summit

European leaders meet in Brussels after British Prime minister Theresa May secured an agreement with the EU to delay Brexit by a short period.
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New Zealand PM at Friday Prayers to mark week after massacre

New Zealand PM at Friday Prayers to mark week after massacre

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joins thousands of people for the Muslim call to prayer and two minutes of silence one week after a white supremacist gunned down 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch.
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Dollykitten, the French 1950s pin-up taking on the USA

Dollykitten, the French 1950s pin-up taking on the USA

Marion Berrou-Drand adopted the 1950s look in 2011 initially to reflect her musical tastes. Berrou-Drand, alias 'Dollykitten', is set to become the first French contestant in the Pin-Up section of the Viva Las Vegas festival in the United States f...
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Police cordon off China chemical plant blast site

Police cordon off China chemical plant blast site

Police cordon off a chemical plant in eastern China where a huge explosion happened on Thursday, killing at least 44 people, making it one of the country's worst industrial accidents in recent years.
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Mexicans celebrate spring equinox at Teotihuacan

Mexicans celebrate spring equinox at Teotihuacan

Mexicans celebrate the spring equinox at the Teotihuacan archaeological site, by wearing white and climbing the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, where they raise their hands to the sky to receive the energy of the sun.
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NZealand PM Ardern leaves after two-minute silence

NZealand PM Ardern leaves after two-minute silence

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern leaves after a two-minute silence honoured the 50 Muslim worshippers killed one week ago in Christchurch.
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Wellington marks week after massacre with two-minute silence

Wellington marks week after massacre with two-minute silence

New Zealanders gather outside Wellington Islamic Centre to honour the 50 Muslim worshippers killed one week ago by a white supremacist.
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Newspaper front page marking one week since mosque attacks

Newspaper front page marking one week since mosque attacks

Front page and inside stories from New Zealand newspaper, one week to the day since a heavily armed white supremacist stormed two mosques in a murder spree streamed online. National mourning will commence at 1.30pm (0030 GMT) with a call to prayer...
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Dozens killed as ferry sinks in north Iraq

Dozens killed as ferry sinks in north Iraq

Emergency teams, security forces and civilians rush to the park where a ferry packed with families sank on the Tigris river in Mosul, leaving more than 70 people dead in Iraq's worst accident in years.
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Former president Temer arrives at Rio police HQ after arrest

Former president Temer arrives at Rio police HQ after arrest

Former Brazil's president Michel Temer arrives at Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters after being arrested on allegations that he was the leader of a criminal organization involved in corruption, embezzlement and money laundering.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro lands in Santiago ahead of PROSUR meeting

Brazil's Bolsonaro lands in Santiago ahead of PROSUR meeting

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro gets off the plane at his arrival in Santiago, ahead of the PROSUR South American new regional bloc.
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Former Muslim detainee tells of China camp traumas

Former Muslim detainee tells of China camp traumas

Omir Bekali, an ethnic Kazakh says he spent several weeks in a Chinese re-education camp in Xinjiang before fleeing to Turkey a year ago. UN experts say China holds one million Muslims in camps in the heavily policed Xinjiang region where most of ...
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China's Xi Jinping arrives in Italy amid Silk Road unease

China's Xi Jinping arrives in Italy amid Silk Road unease

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Rome at the start of a whistlestop European tour amid growing Western unease over the economic giant's new Silk Road project.
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Brazil’s Temer stopped, detained on highway in “Car Wash” probe

Brazil’s Temer stopped, detained on highway in “Car Wash” probe

Security forces stop the car with Brazil's ex-president Michel Temer inside as he becomes the latest former leader of the Latin American country to be caught up in the so-called Car Wash investigation that has claimed dozens of political and corpo...
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Detained ex-president Temer transferred out of Sao Paulo airport

Detained ex-president Temer transferred out of Sao Paulo airport

Brazil's ex-president Michel Temer leaves Sao Paulo airport before his transfer to Rio as he becomes the latest former leader of Brazil to be caught up in a sprawling anti-corruption probe that has already claimed dozens of political and corporate...
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'Superman' encourages people to vote in Thai general election

'Superman' encourages people to vote in Thai general election

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's 'Superman'... running through Bangkok's heavy traffic with a Thai flag and banner, urging people to vote in Sunday's general election, the country's first since 2011.
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Democrat Gillum announces Florida voter-registration campaign

Democrat Gillum announces Florida voter-registration campaign

The former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum vows to register one million new Democratic voters in Florida, before the 2020 Presidential election.
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Serbian victims of NATO's deadly "mistakes" feel forgotten

Serbian victims of NATO's deadly "mistakes" feel forgotten

On the outskirts of the Serbian town of Surdulica a black cross looms above a grave almost completely covered in a tangle of weeds -- the final resting place of civilians killed 20 years ago by NATO bombs. The quiet, mountain-ringed town of some 1...
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ToniBler and Klinton: Love for West lives on in Kosovar names

ToniBler and Klinton: Love for West lives on in Kosovar names

Streets lined with US flags, murals thanking NATO, and boys named ToniBler and Klinton: Kosovars have no shortage of ways to thank Western powers for intervening 20 years ago to end the war with Serbia.
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The rebel Comoros suburb turning a blind eye to elections

The rebel Comoros suburb turning a blind eye to elections

On the outskirts of the capital Moroni, a rebel suburb is turning a blind eye to Comoros' presidential election, in protest over a local man who was shot dead by military police during a policing operation that went wrong. Locals say they won't bl...
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Devastating floods in southern Africa

Devastating floods in southern Africa

Videographic locating Mozambique and areas affected by devastating flooding in southern Africa.
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Images of Venezuelan intelligence service headquarters

Images of Venezuelan intelligence service headquarters

Juan Guaidos chief of staff Roberto Marrero was grabbed by SEBIN officers when they staged a pre-dawn raid on his Caracas home, according to Guaido and a recorded voice message by Marrero published on social media.
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Venezuela's Guaido leaves Marrero's house after arrest

Venezuela's Guaido leaves Marrero's house after arrest

Juan Guaido, the opposition leader recognized by the US and other countries as the interim leader of Venezuela, leaves the house of Roberto Marrero, after intelligence officers staged a pre-dawn raid on his chief of staff's Caracas home.
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Venezuela Guaido denounces arrest of his chief of staff (tweet)

Venezuela Guaido denounces arrest of his chief of staff (tweet)

Juan Guaido, the opposition leader recognized by the US and other countries as interim leader of Venezuela, announces on Twitter that Venezuelan intelligence officers arrested his chief of staff Roberto Marrero. ANIMATED VIDEO
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US' Pompeo demands Venezuela release Guaido aide (tweet)

US' Pompeo demands Venezuela release Guaido aide (tweet)

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demands on Twitter that Venezuela immediately release opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide and vows to hold accountable those involved in the arrest.
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Venezuelan media gather outside Guaido's chief of staff's house

Venezuelan media gather outside Guaido's chief of staff's house

Journalists gather outside the house of Roberto Marrero, Juan Guaido's chief of staff, after Venezuelan intelligence officers arrested him at night.
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Rio's stray bullets cause innocents to suffer

Rio's stray bullets cause innocents to suffer

Parents and friends of Maria Eduarda, a schoolgirl killed two years ago by stray police bullets in Rio de Janeiro, protest in front of the governor's office. According to Rio de Paz, the NGO that organized the protest, 54 children under the age of...
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Iraqi Kurds celebrate Nowruz, the Persian new year

Iraqi Kurds celebrate Nowruz, the Persian new year

Iraqi Kurds holding lit torches walk up a mountain in the town of Akra, 500 kilometres north of Baghdad, during celebrations of Nowruz (Noruz), the Persian New Year. The Persian New Year is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians a...
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Eternal shell: Sacred turtle embalmed in Hanoi

Eternal shell: Sacred turtle embalmed in Hanoi

A sacred giant turtle that died in Hanoi's storied Hoan Kiem lake has been given a new lease on life by city authorities who have embalmed the beloved creature for posterity -- and tourist visits.
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India colours up for Holi festival

India colours up for Holi festival

Indian families cover each other with coloured powder to celebrate Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colours, during a traditional gathering at a temple in New Delhi.
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Airbus delivers A380 decorated with turtles to Japan

Airbus delivers A380 decorated with turtles to Japan

Japanese airline ANA receives a delivery of its first A380 from Airbus, decorated with blue sea turtles, explaining that the animal "represents luck and longevity" in Hawaiian legend.
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New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles: PM

New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles: PM

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons in response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people.
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Marooned Mozambicans wait for aid to arrive after Cyclone Idai

Marooned Mozambicans wait for aid to arrive after Cyclone Idai

Aid workers race to help survivors and meet humanitarian needs in Mozambique, five days after tropical cyclone Idai. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
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Hindus in Pakistan celebrate Holi festival

Hindus in Pakistan celebrate Holi festival

Pakistan's Hindu community in Karachi celebrates the Holi festival. The festival, which marks the arrival of spring, is also known as the "Festival of Colors".
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Helsinki locals react to Finland topping world happiness ranking

Helsinki locals react to Finland topping world happiness ranking

People in Helsinki react to Finland ranking as the world's happiest country for the second year running.
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Theresa May: UK will not leave on time with a deal

Theresa May: UK will not leave on time with a deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May says that the UK not leave with a deal on time on the 29th of March.
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Srebrenica survivors applaud Karadzic life sentence

Srebrenica survivors applaud Karadzic life sentence

Relatives of victims of the Srebrenica massacre applaud the UN court decision to hand a life sentence to Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide and war crimes during the 1990s.
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Man hijacks school bus and sets it ablaze in Milan

Man hijacks school bus and sets it ablaze in Milan

Italian firefighters douse a school bus which was hijacked and set alight by its driver in Milan. 51 children were rescued by the police from the hijacked school bus before the vehicle went up in flames.
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Health specialist describes Mozambique situation after cyclone

Health specialist describes Mozambique situation after cyclone

A health specialist describes the situation in Mozambique after tropical cyclone Idai cut a swathe through Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, killing more than 300 and putting hundreds of thousands of lives at risk.
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May arrives in Parliament to meet with MPs over Brexit

May arrives in Parliament to meet with MPs over Brexit

British Prime Minister arrives in Parliament to speak with MPs over Brexit, after formally requesting the European Union agree to delay Brexit till June 30.
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Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

The cows and horses would have come for the last blades of grass. Now their bones are scattered on the cracked earth, victims of drought that wiped Santiago's weekend playground Lake Aculeo from the map. Lake Aculeo's demise is so sudden and compl...
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EU's Tusk: short Brexit delay possible if MPs back deal

EU's Tusk: short Brexit delay possible if MPs back deal

European Council president Donald Tusk says that EU leaders could approve a short delay to Brexit if British lawmakers finally approve the withdrawal deal they have twice rejected.
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