Women in the European Parliament

Women in the European Parliament

Videographic showing the number of women in the European Parliament and how their influence has evolved over the years. EU elections will begin on Thursday.
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DR Congo political heavyweight Katumbi returns home from exile

DR Congo political heavyweight Katumbi returns home from exile

Thousands of people welcome Moise Katumbi, a prominent foe of former DR Congo president Joseph Kabila, as he lands at Lubumbashi airport after three years in self-imposed exile.
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Europe's multinational parliament

Europe's multinational parliament

Videographic illustrating and explaining the various key institutions of the European Union. EU elections begin on Thursday.
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European elections: how they work

European elections: how they work

Videographic looking at how European Union elections will work. Voting begins on Thursday.
AFP
From campsite to red carpet: roughing it for the love of Cannes

From campsite to red carpet: roughing it for the love of Cannes

It may be one of the most glamorous events in the world, but for some the Cannes film festival starts at the campsite. While Christopher and NoƩ suit up to take the 7am bus to hunt for screening tickets, Cannes veterans Roger and Yvette change int...
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Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing 'slow-motion disaster'

Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing 'slow-motion disaster'

When Mary Ann San Jose moved to Sitio Pariahan more than two decades ago, she could walk to the local chapel. Today, reaching it requires a swim. The steady sinking of coastal towns and islets like Pariahan in the northern Philippines has caused M...
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The European Union

The European Union

Videographic illustrating and explaining how the European Union works. EU elections begin in 28 countries on Thursday.
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Pakistan's Hazaras fear for their lives in besieged 'ghettos'

Pakistan's Hazaras fear for their lives in besieged 'ghettos'

Crowded into "ghettos" surrounded by armed checkpoints, Pakistan's Shiite Hazara minority faces the threat of attacks by sectarian militants in the southwestern city of Quetta, with authorities seemingly unable to halt the killings.
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Armenian protesters blockade court buildings after PM's call

Armenian protesters blockade court buildings after PM's call

Protesters blockade entrances to court buildings in the Armenian capital after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called for a demonstration against judges he accuses of political bias. Pashinyan on Sunday called on Armenians to "blockade court buildi...
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Traditional 'coming of age' ceremony takes place in Seoul

Traditional 'coming of age' ceremony takes place in Seoul

South Koreans and foreigners who are or will turn 19 this year participate in a traditional 'coming of age' ceremony in Seoul.
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Doctors begin switching off life support for French quadriplegic

Doctors begin switching off life support for French quadriplegic

Hospital doctors in Reims University Hospital begin Monday morning to switch off the life support machines for Vincent Lambert, a quadriplegic who has been in a vegetative state for more than 10 years, AFP learned from the patient's lawyer and fam...
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That's a wrap: Game of Thrones comes to an end

That's a wrap: Game of Thrones comes to an end

After eight epic years, 47 Emmys, plenty of on-screen sex and two dead dragons, "Game of Thrones" said an emotional goodbye Sunday to devotees worldwide of one of the most popular shows in television history.
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