Fit Tiger Woods ready to go in Japan

Fit Tiger Woods ready to go in Japan

Tiger Woods says his fitness is ahead of schedule after arthroscopic knee surgery. Woods is in Japan this week to play in the US PGA Tour's inaugural Zozo Championship, a $9.75 million event that is the second tournament of an almost $30 million A...
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Two HK students leave campus as stalemate persists

Two students are escorted out of Hong Kong Polytechnic University by paramedics. The number of protesters holed up inside the campus has been dwindling.
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HK protests: hotspot campus a ghost town as police cordon persists

HK protests: hotspot campus a ghost town as police cordon persists

A police security cordon still surrounds Hong Kong Polytechnic university, five days since it was occupied by anti-government protesters. Although many have since surrendered, a few diehards remain holed up inside campus buildings.
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Pope Francis meets Thai Prime Minister in Bangkok

Pope Francis meets Thai Prime Minister in Bangkok

Pope Francis meets Thailand's prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha. The pontiff arrived in the country on Wednesday, the first leg of an Asian visit which will also take in Japan. +
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Italian designer Stefano Ricci unveils new Fall/Winter collection

Italian designer Stefano Ricci unveils new Fall/Winter collection

Italian luxury designer Stefano Ricci unveils his Fall/Winter 2020-21 collection at the prestigious Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice, which boasts the biggest collection of paintings in the world by 16th century Italian master Tintoretto.
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Rare Paul Verlaine photos are to go under the hammer

Rare Paul Verlaine photos are to go under the hammer

An photo album that includes two never-seen-before photographs of French poet Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) along with pictures of a number of his relatives is to go under the hammer at Paris' Hotel Drouot.
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Thailand: Cheering faithful gather to glimpse Pope Francis

Thailand: Cheering faithful gather to glimpse Pope Francis

Pope Francis' visit to Thailand has stirred excitement among the country's Catholic community who gathered along Bangkok's streets near the Vatican City embassy to catch a glimpse.
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The head pastry chef at the Ritz Paris shares some tricks of the trade

The head pastry chef at the Ritz Paris shares some tricks of the trade

Ritz patissier François Perret was named the best pastry chef in the world by the Association des Grandes tables du monde. He shares some tips for creating the perfect pastries.
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Mexico celebrates the anniversary of its revolution with a parade

Mexico celebrates the anniversary of its revolution with a parade

Mexico commemorates the anniversary of its revolution with a grand parade, attended by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
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Philippines bans vaping

Philippines bans vaping

People vape on the streets of Manila as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces he would ban e-cigarette use.
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Impeachment: Trump says he does not know Sondland 'very well'

Impeachment: Trump says he does not know Sondland 'very well'

Donald Trump seeks to distance himself from US envoy Gordon Sondland, after he told an impeachment hearing he had followed the president's orders in seeking a "quid pro quo" deal with Ukraine. "I don't know him very well. I have not spoken to him ...
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NATO: Member Foreign Ministers pose for family photo

NATO: Member Foreign Ministers pose for family photo

Foreign Ministers of NATO member states including Jens Stoltenberg and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose for a family photo during a meeting in Brussels.
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Sondland: Trump 'never' discussed Ukraine aid freeze with me

Sondland: Trump 'never' discussed Ukraine aid freeze with me

US diplomat Gordon Sondland says President Donald Trump never spoke to him about stalled military aid to Ukraine or any alleged link to Trump's demands for political investigations. "I never heard from President Trump that aid was conditioned on a...
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Tottenham fans react as Mourinho appointed manager

Tottenham fans react as Mourinho appointed manager

Fans outside Tottenham Hotspur's stadium in north London are divided over news that Jose Mourinho is being appointed as manager following the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino.
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Funeral held for Bolivian demonstrators killed during protests

Funeral held for Bolivian demonstrators killed during protests

Bolivians pay their final respects to protesters killed in clashes with security forces who were lifting an opposition blockade of fuel supplies to La Paz.
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"Probable" remains of French philosopher Montaigne uncovered in Bordeaux

"Probable" remains of French philosopher Montaigne uncovered in Bordeaux

Scientists in Bordeaux say they have found the "probable" remains of famous French philosopher Michel de Montaigne after uncovering a coffin with the name MONTAIGNE etched on to its side. They have suspected the remains were his for the past year ...
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Ethiopia: the Sidama people vote in referendum on autonomy

Ethiopia: the Sidama people vote in referendum on autonomy

Excited voters queue up as the long-running campaign from members of Ethiopia's Sidama ethnic group to form their own regional state culminates in a referendum. The Sidama zone is currently part of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples'...
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“Frozen 2” actresses Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel get Hollywood stars

“Frozen 2” actresses Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel get Hollywood stars

“Frozen” actresses Kristen Bell, who plays Anna, and Idina Menzel, who plays Elsa, unveil their stars on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame, several days before “Frozen 2”, the sequel to Disney’s animated smash hit, is released.
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NATO

NATO

Videographic looking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. France and Germany were to outline separate proposals for reforming NATO on Wednesday after President Emmanuel Macron slammed the alliance as "brain dead", causing uproar just weeks b...
US: Gordon Sondland sworn in before public hearing in impeachment probe

US: Gordon Sondland sworn in before public hearing in impeachment probe

Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, is sworn in ahead of a public hearing of the House Intelligence Committee in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
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Trump held off Zelensky meeting in 'quid pro quo' for probe: envoy to EU

Trump held off Zelensky meeting in 'quid pro quo' for probe: envoy to EU

The US ambassador to the European Union tells an impeachment hearing that he was following the orders of President Donald Trump in seeking a "quid pro quo" from Ukraine. "Mr. Giuliani's requests were a quid pro quo for arranging a White House visi...
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Mutilated during protests, Iraqis are not losing their determination

Mutilated during protests, Iraqis are not losing their determination

Ali took to the streets of Iraq's capital to demand a better life but now he has even less than ever. He is one of at least 3,000 people who have been maimed in Baghdad and southern Iraq since anti-government protests erupted on October 1, accordi...
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Bolivians queue in their thousands for chicken amid shortages

Bolivians queue in their thousands for chicken amid shortages

Bolivians queue in their thousands throughout La Paz, trying to buy chicken and natural gas as they face a shortage of basic goods generated by the country’s political instability.
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Bridge destroyed after fatal accident involving 'overweight' lorry

Bridge destroyed after fatal accident involving 'overweight' lorry

Cracked tarmac and twisted steel barriers and beams bear testament to an attempt by the driver of a "plus-50 ton" lorry to cross a bridge designed to carry less than half that load. The bridge, at Mirepoix-sur-Tarn north of Toulouse in southern Fr...
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Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

Videographic on climate change. Oil, gas and coal output already planned or in the pipeline will overwhelm efforts to cap global warming at levels consistent with a liveable planet, the UN and leading research groups warned Wednesday.