In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Locals of the Baltic port city of Gdansk bid an emotional farewell to murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.
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Argentinian town fights against hantavirus

Argentinian town fights against hantavirus

The streets of Epuyen look empty, dozens of its inhabitants are isolated due to an Hantavirus disease outbreak that has left ten people dead. The few residents who are seen out of their homes use protective masks faced with the threat of human-to-...
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Deadly fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills 21

Deadly fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills 21

A massive fire breaks out at an illegal pipeline tap in central Mexico, killing at least 21 people and injuring 71 more, just as the government wages a major crack-down on fuel theft.
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'Yellow Vest' protesters in Paris march to Invalides

'Yellow Vest' protesters in Paris march to Invalides

'Yellow Vest' protesters take to the streets in Paris and gather near Invalides for the 10th consecutive weekend of anti-government demonstrations.
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'Yellow Vest' protesters gather on the Champs Elysées

'Yellow Vest' protesters gather on the Champs Elysées

'Yellow Vest' protesters gather on the Champs Elysées in Paris for the 10th weekend of demonstrations. 1ST
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Aftermath of Mexico fuel pipeline blaze that kills at least 21

Aftermath of Mexico fuel pipeline blaze that kills at least 21

Aftermath of a massive fire which broke out at an illegal pipeline tap in central Mexico, killing at least 21 people and injuring 71 more, just as the government wages a major crack-down on fuel theft.
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Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 20

Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 20

A leaking fuel pipeline triggers a massive blaze in central Mexico, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 54, officials say.
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Bauhaus design turns 100

Bauhaus design turns 100

Bauhaus, the design school that left its mark on everything from teapots to tower blocks and iPhones to Ikea, marks its centenary this year. The influence of Bauhaus, created during the turbulent period between the world wars and finally chased ou...
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Brexit bullion: fear of no-deal triggers Irish gold rush

Brexit bullion: fear of no-deal triggers Irish gold rush

In a windowless vault under the streets of Dublin there’s a pot of gold owned by anxious investors worried by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. In 2018, Irish gold broker and safe-deposit business Merrion Vaults saw a 70 per cent rise in clients f...
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Shutdown and border wall hit close to home for indigenous people

Shutdown and border wall hit close to home for indigenous people

At the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, DC, participants from communities across the US say the shutdown, and the proposed border wall that caused it, "effectively cripples" their livelihood.
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Syria farmer turns ferryman as river engulfs hometown

Syria farmer turns ferryman as river engulfs hometown

The alleyways of the Syrian town of Darkush are normally thronged with pedestrians but since the swollen Orontes River burst its banks, Abu Ihab's boat provides the main way of getting around.
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Egypt's largest secondhand book market faces uncertain future

Egypt's largest secondhand book market faces uncertain future

Nearly 130 book sellers at "Soor Al-Azbakeya" in Egypt's capital Cairo hold their own book fair on a sidewalk, offering secondhand books at low prices. The Azbakeya book market is known as the oldest market for secondhand books in Egypt, but its f...
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