Italian TV chef serves up cooking lessons at Gaza prison

Italian TV chef serves up cooking lessons at Gaza prison

Italian TV chef Gabriele Rubini serves up a taste of home cooking in the unlikeliest of places: a Gaza jail.
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For Pennsylvania workers, change takes hold in both economy and politics

For Pennsylvania workers, change takes hold in both economy and politics

As the US election season opens, a team of AFP journalists is seeking a closer look at the national mood by driving from Washington to Iowa, which on February 3 holds the first contest to select presidential candidates. Donald Trump in 2016 won hi...
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Venezuela: Guaido’s hometown supporters struggle against despair

Venezuela: Guaido’s hometown supporters struggle against despair

A year after Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido's self-proclamation, members of his entourage say they won’t lose faith, despite recent "lethargy," and still believe their chosen leader will bring political change to their country.
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Thousands on Greek islands protest against migrant camps

Thousands on Greek islands protest against migrant camps

Thousands of residents on Greek islands hosting large migrant camps kick off a day of protests, demanding the immediate removal of asylum-seekers. / TO COMPLETE VIDI1O53G8_ENN°1O5746
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Opening arguments begin in Trump impeachment trial

Opening arguments begin in Trump impeachment trial

Democrats begin presenting their opening arguments at the historic impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump. Lead House impeachment manager, Adam Schiff, takes the podium on the floor of the Senate to make the case against President Trump. D...
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Brazil: One year after dam burst, Brumadinho on standby

Brazil: One year after dam burst, Brumadinho on standby

"Vale #Murders". The accusing message painted in black and white reflects the atmosphere at the entrance of the small Brazilian town of Brumadinho, which is on standby, along with the rest of the region, since the deadly dam disaster one year ago.
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The last survivors of Auschwitz, 75 years later

The last survivors of Auschwitz, 75 years later

It may have been 75 years ago, but for the survivors of the Holocaust, the memories of life and death in the Nazi death camp remain painfully fresh. An AFP team met with some of the last survivors of Auschwitz who now live in Israel.
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Lebanese protesters clash with security forces in downtown Beirut

Lebanese protesters clash with security forces in downtown Beirut

Lebanese protesters clash with security forces near the parliament headquarters in the downtown district of the capital Beirut.
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Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77 after a long battle with a rare form of dementia, sparking an outpouring of tributes. "We have all lost a kind, funny, warm, creative and truly loving man whose uncompromising individuality, ...
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Call by Iraqi Parliament for withdrawal of US troops "not a sign of ingratitude" (Iraqi President)

Call by Iraqi Parliament for withdrawal of US troops "not a sign of ingratitude" (Iraqi President)

Iraqi President Barham Saleh says the Iraqi parliament's vote on January 5th to withdraw foreign forces from Iraq, including the 5,200 US troops deployed on Iraqi soil, is not a sign of "ingratitude or hostility".
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River levels being closely monitored in Argelès-sur-Mer after powerful storm

River levels being closely monitored in Argelès-sur-Mer after powerful storm

A river at risk of bursting its banks in the south of France is being closely monitored by local authorities in Argelès-sur-Mer. Storm Gloria has lashed the coast during the past few days, bringing high seas, heavy rain and localised flooding. Tow...
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Bangladesh airport screens arrivals for signs of SARS-like virus

Bangladesh airport screens arrivals for signs of SARS-like virus

Bangladesh's international airport in Dhaka steps up checks of passengers at airports to detect the SARS-like coronavirus, which first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
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