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France Covid-19: Paris-wide face mask rule amid ‘undeniable surge’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Masks were made compulsory in France’s second city Marseille and Paris is now likely to have the same rule French Prime Minister Jean Castex has responded to a steep increase in infections with a series of measures including increased testing and plans for compulsory face-coverings in Paris. The number of […]

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Australia fires: Firefighter loses own home while saving others

Russell Scholes is a volunteer firefighter in Balmoral, New South Wales, which has been badly hit by the Australia bushfires. The BBC’s Shaimaa Khalil spoke to him by the ruins of his own home, which he left to burn while saving other properties in the area. He said protecting the community was more important than […]

China to cut import tariffs on pork and tech parts

Greta Thunberg apologises for ‘put leaders against the wall’ comment

New Zealand volcano: Death toll rises with two still missing

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Burkina Faso: Many women killed in suspected jihadist attack

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Security forces in Burkina Faso have been battling militants for years Suspected Islamist militants have killed 35 civilians, 31 of them women, in an attack on a military base and a town in Burkina Faso, officials say. They say seven soldiers and 80 militants were also killed as the […]

Moment a barge carrying fuel sinks in Galapagos Islands

Virginia pile-up: More than 50 hurt in US motorway crash

Lebanon crisis: Dozens hurt as police and protesters clash in Beirut

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Burkina Faso: Many women killed in suspected jihadist attack

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Security forces in Burkina Faso have been battling militants for years Suspected Islamist militants have killed 35 civilians, 31 of them women, in an attack on a military base and a town in Burkina Faso, officials say. They say seven soldiers and 80 militants were also killed as the […]

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How Africa will be affected by climate change

Image copyright Getty Images Africa is more vulnerable than any other region to the world’s changing weather patterns, explains climate specialist Richard Washington. The African continent will be hardest hit by climate change. There are four key reasons for this: First, African society is very closely coupled with the climate system; hundreds of millions of […]

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Catwalk gatecrasher becomes surprise fashion star

The feline fashionista dodged models on the runway of a Christian Dior event in Marrakesh. Source link