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Tunisia braces for upcoming presidential elections

Tunisia braces for upcoming presidential elections

Out of the 26 candidates running for office, only 2 are women. Women’s rights activists have hailed the move, but say there’s a need for increasing women’s representation in power to have a balanced society. CGTN’s Adnen Chaouachi reports. The national committee for the promotion […]

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State funeral for Mugabe is a final goodbye

State funeral for Mugabe is a final goodbye

Several African heads of state and former leaders witnessed the final send-off for Zimbabwe’s late former President Robert Mugabe, in Harare on Saturday. The state funeral is the last official ceremony before his burial, expected after 30 days, at the national heroes acre. CGTN’s Farai […]

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Art on Brazilian rocks tell history of mankind

Art on Brazilian rocks tell history of mankind

A remote region of Brazil’s northeastern countryside offers clues to how mankind arrived in the Americas. Archeologists doing research there since the 1970s say there’s vast evidence the first peoples came to South America much earlier than previously thought. The evidence coming from art left […]

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Melting Arctic in spotlight amid record temperatures

Melting Arctic in spotlight amid record temperatures

Scientists and community leaders have ended three days of talks about the future of the Arctic. Arctic Futures 2050 took place Washington DC at the end of a summer of record temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere. And that’s renewed warnings about climate change, some countries […]

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Venezuelan singer becomes an inspiration in Colombia

Up-and-coming singer Alexander Beja is among the million Venezuelans are living in Colombia after fleeing the economic and political crisis at home. While most are fighting to rebuild their lives, a few have become inspiration living out dreams they never thought possible.

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Venezuelan communities come together under the blockade

Venezuelans are preparing to face the effects of the economic sanctions imposed by the United States against the Venezuelan government at the beginning of August. One local community engaged in an agricultural self-sufficiency program says it’s providing its residents all the food they need.

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