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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Vladimir Putin meets with Cyril Ramaphosa at Russia-Africa summit

Vladimir Putin meets with Cyril Ramaphosa at Russia-Africa summit

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is welcomed by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. Putin is hosting dozens of African leaders as Moscow seeks greater influence on a continent where the West and China have...
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Putin meets with el-Sisi at Russia-Africa summit

Putin meets with el-Sisi at Russia-Africa summit

Vladimir Putin meets with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. The Russian president hosts dozens of African leaders for the first Russia-Africa Summit, as Moscow seeks greater influence on a continent wh...
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Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests

Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests

In most countries protecting forests from fires is exclusively carried out by the state but in Portugal the country's two biggest pulp and paper firms, Navigator and Altri, set up their own firefighting force in 2002, which sometimes help civil pr...
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Polls open in Botswana's hotly contested election

Polls open in Botswana's hotly contested election

Voting begins in Botswana for a tightly contested general election that could test the country's reputation as a beacon of democracy and stability in Africa.
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Indonesia's re-elected President Joko Widodo announces new cabinet

Indonesia's re-elected President Joko Widodo announces new cabinet

Indonesia's Joko Widodo introduces his new cabinet members, decked out in traditional batik shirts, on the steps of the presidential palace.
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Row over Austria's early ski resort heats up among environmentalists

Row over Austria's early ski resort heats up among environmentalists

A singular bright strip of snow stands out against Austria's autumn green surroundings as the early opening of a ski slope at the weekend sparks a row with environmentalists. Ski slopes in Europe's Alps usually open from mid-November but in the fa...
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Clashes between police and demonstrators in Chile continue

Clashes between police and demonstrators in Chile continue

Riot police clash with demonstrators in Chile's capital once again, as President Sebastian Pinera held a meeting with leaders of some of Chile's opposition parties, aiming to find a way to end the violence that has claimed 15 lives.
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Anti-govt protesters sloganeer against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz

Anti-govt protesters sloganeer against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz

Protesters shout criticism at President Evo Morales in Bolivia's Santa Cruz de la Sierra after opposition called for a general strike over poll results.
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Protests continue in Chile's capital over transport price hike

Protests continue in Chile's capital over transport price hike

Protests in Chile continue as President Sebastian Pinera was to meet today with leaders of Chile's political parties in hopes of finding a way to end street protests that have now claimed 15 lives.
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Clashes erupt in Chile's capital for the fifth day in a row

Clashes erupt in Chile's capital for the fifth day in a row

Protesters and police clash in Chile's capital for the fifth day in a row as the death toll from violent street protests in Chile has risen by three to 15.
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Morales and Mesa supporters clash in Bolivian capital

Morales and Mesa supporters clash in Bolivian capital

Tensions rise as supporters of rival presidential candidates in Bolivia clash after Carlos Mesa, who came a close second to Morales in Sunday's polls accused the president of colluding with the electoral court.
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Aerial shots of thousands of protesters in streets of Chile

Aerial shots of thousands of protesters in streets of Chile

Aerial shots show thousands of protesters in Valparaiso, Chile, who continue to fill the streets after the country's worst violence in decades erupted on Friday, initially triggered by an increase in metro fares..
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Thousands of farmers demonstrate in Bonn, Germany

Thousands of farmers demonstrate in Bonn, Germany

Thousands of farmers demonstrate on foot and at the wheel of their tractors across Germany against government regulations on climate change and agricultural reform, which they say threaten the existence of their business.
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Protests continue in Chile's capital

Protests continue in Chile's capital

Protests in Chile continue as President Sebastian Pinera was to meet today with leaders of Chile's political parties in hopes of finding a way to end street protests that have now claimed 15 lives.
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Long-persecuted Yazidis open world's largest temple

Long-persecuted Yazidis open world's largest temple

Worshippers kiss the marble walls and gaze at an ornate peacock inlaid with multi-coloured stones as the world's largest Yazidi temple opens in Armenia. An ancient ethnic group long persecuted for their faith, Yazidis have found a safehaven in the...
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Unhappy farmers dump manure outside prefecture in Nimes

Unhappy farmers dump manure outside prefecture in Nimes

Hundreds of farmers have staged protests at government offices across France today, railing against measures they say are crimping revenues and contributing to a spike in suicides in the sector in recent years. In Nîmes, angry farmers dumped manur...
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Protesters march in Strasbourg to demand new agricultural policy

Protesters march in Strasbourg to demand new agricultural policy

Between 650 and a thousand protesters gather in the eastern French city of Strasbourg to demand a new European common agricultural policy (PAC).
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In Ohio, reuniting families separated by the opioids crisis

In Ohio, reuniting families separated by the opioids crisis

To avoid separating families affected by addiction, programs in Ohio are trying new approaches to support parents. Emily, almost due with her third child, was able to go to rehab seven months ago through the QIC program, and has a recovery coach b...
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Flying taxi on show in Singapore ahead of test launch

Flying taxi on show in Singapore ahead of test launch

German firm Volocopter has brought its drone-like flying taxi to Singapore this week as it eyes a push into the Asian market. The 18 propeller vehicle flew for about two minutes and 30 seconds during a test flight on Tuesday.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau wins election, loses majority

Canada's Justin Trudeau wins election, loses majority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanks Canadians for rejecting "division and negativity, cuts and austerity" before reassuring those who did not vote for him, saying "we'll govern for everyone", following his re-election win without a majority.
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Putin, Erdogan start talks on Syria in Russia

Putin, Erdogan start talks on Syria in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the situation in northern Syria, where Erdogan has vowed to continue an offensive against Kurdish fighters. "The situation in the region is very severe,...
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Scene outside British Parliament ahead of Brexit deal debate

Scene outside British Parliament ahead of Brexit deal debate

People demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster as Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is about to face two crucial parliamentary votes that could decide if the British Prime minister still has a reasonable shot at securing his EU divor...
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Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution.
The carbon cycle

The carbon cycle

Videographic on the carbon cycle. Videographic looking at CO2. Man-made carbon emissions have seen CO2 levels rise two thirds in a span of a few centuries.