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Police use tear gas, rubber bullets at Beirut protest

(18 Jan 2020) Police fired volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets in Lebanon's capital on Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters, amid some...

Archive of footage of Harry and Meghan

(18 Jan 2020) Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds...

Santiago march remembers those killed in unrest

(18 Jan 2020) A march was held in Santiago on Saturday to commemorate those killed or injured in clashes at protests against inequality in Chile....

Housing block in Irkutsk frozen over as pipes burst

(18 Jan 2020) A multi-storey residential building in Irkutsk is frozen both inside and outside due to the collapse of the building's heating pipes...

Striking Paris Opera holds free open-air concert

(18 Jan 2020) Musicians, singers and other members of the striking Paris Opera drew a crowd with a free concert in front of the Palais Garnier...

Mexico steps up security at border with Guatemala

(18 Jan 2020) National Guard troops reinforced the border crossing in the Mexican town of Ciudad Hidalgo on Saturday, as hundreds of migrants were...

Water cannon used against protesters in Beirut

(18 Jan 2020) Security forces in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Saturday used water cannons to disperse protesters rallying against widespread...

Free flowers as Amsterdam marks National Tulip Day

(18 Jan 2020) Amsterdam's famous Dam Square was adorned with tulip blooms on Saturday in celebration of National Tulip Day. A special garden...

Restaurant frequented by Macron damaged in fire

(18 Jan 2020) A fire has damaged part of a renowned restaurant in Paris frequented by President Emmanuel Macron. The blaze that burnt a corner of...

Lisbon starts celebrating the Lunar New Year

(18 Jan 2020) Lisbon residents on Saturday took part in a street parade to welcome the Chinese Lunar New Year. The parade featured performers in...

Moroccan seaside village is a paradise for surfers

(18 Jan 2020) LEAD IN: An old fishing village in Morocco has become a popular destination for surfers. Good weather and sea conditions have...

Jordan FM speaks after talks with Iraq counterpart

(18 Jan 2020) Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Saturday warned against the consequences of drawing Iraq deeper into wider tensions in the...

Oprah says Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about 'On the Record' film - but it's not why s

(18 Jan 2020) WINFREY DETAILS HER DECISION TO WITHDRAW FROM SIMMONS FILM Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her...

Taal volcano continues to spew ash over wide area

(18 Jan 2020) Some residents briefly returned to check on their homes and livestock in Agoncillo in the Philippines on Saturday, as the nearby Taal...