Violence on sidelines of Paris climate, yellow vests protests

Violence on sidelines of Paris climate, yellow vests protests

Vehicles are set ablaze in Paris and riot police are deployed at yellow vest protests in the French capital.
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Hundreds evacuated in south of France due to flooding

Hundreds evacuated in south of France due to flooding

More than 250 people have been evacuated from Carcassonne district overnight, joining 1,500 people in the neighbouring region forced to leave their homes as flooding continues to affect people in the south of France following Storm Gloria.
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The spark behind the electric car

The spark behind the electric car

Videographic showing how electric cars work. Tesla's market value hit $100 billion for the first time Wednesday, triggering a payout plan that could be worth billions for Elon Musk, founder and chief of the electric carmaker.
Hacking

Hacking

Videographic on hacking. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos's phone was likely infected by spyware hidden in a message from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, according to an analysis released Wednesday, prompting calls for an official investigation.
Hong Kong masks up as virus outbreak fears mount

Hong Kong masks up as virus outbreak fears mount

More Hong Kong residents are wearing face masks as Chinese authorities rush to contain the Wuhan virus outbreak. So far two people in the international financial hub have tested positive for the new coronavirus -- which is similar to the SARS path...
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Few passengers bound for Wuhan amid virus lockdown

Few passengers bound for Wuhan amid virus lockdown

It's the Lunar New Year and typically hundreds of millions of passengers would be busy travelling across China, bound for family celebrations. But there are few passengers heading to Wuhan, as the major transport hub comes under a lockdown with au...
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Renewed night clashes break out outside Lebanese parliament

Renewed night clashes break out outside Lebanese parliament

Renewed night clashes break out near the Lebanese parliament in downtown Beirut between protesters hurling stones and fire crackers and police firing water canons and tear gas canisters.
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Year of the Rat: Chinese paintings pair rodents with fruits for fertility

Year of the Rat: Chinese paintings pair rodents with fruits for fertility

As the Year of the Rat resets the Chinese zodiac's 12-year cycle, art historians say even the less-loved rodent — known for stealing food — carry auspicious meaning when depicted in traditional ink paintings. An exhibition in a university art muse...
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China quarantines city at centre of virus outbreak

China quarantines city at centre of virus outbreak

China placed the city at the centre of a virus outbreak under effective quarantine on Thursday, suspending outward flights and trains in a drastic step to contain a contagious disease that has killed 17, stricken hundreds and reached other countries.
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