Volunteers in Beijing join the World Cleanup Day

Volunteers in Beijing join the World Cleanup Day

A small group of about 30 gather around Xiaotaihou River, the earliest man-made river in Beijing, for a cleanup activity to mark World Cleanup Day. Volunteers picked up cigarette butts, wrappers, plastic bottles and bags left by visiters on the ri...
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China coronavirus: Empty streets of Wuhan

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Lebanese security forces use water cannon to disperse protesters in Beirut

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Gambians rally seeking ex-dictator's trial for murder and rights abuses

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