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India PM Modi finally sees Canada's Trudeau

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Modi first welcomed Mr Trudeau on Twitter Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, nearly a week after he arrived on his first state visit. The meeting comes a day after Canada withdrew an invitation to an alleged Sikh extremist to attend an […]

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Argentina foils diplomatic luggage cocaine plot

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nearly 400kg of cocaine was found at the Russian embassy in 2016 Argentina’s security ministry says it has foiled a plot to use the Russian embassy’s diplomatic courier service to smuggle cocaine to Europe. Police seized nearly 400kg of the drug from diplomatic luggage in an embassy annex after being […]

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Nationalism in heart of Europe needles EU

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hungary has built a formidable southern border fence to keep migrants out Grinning cheerfully as he swipes his mop neatly across the glass front of an optician’s shop, Sandor the window cleaner tells me he doesn’t think much of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party. “They may say the economy’s thriving but […]

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How meat is recycled and sold to the poor

Ever wonder what happens to restaurant leftovers? In the Philippine capital, Manila, meat is recycled from landfill tips, washed and re-cooked. It’s called “pagpag” and it’s eaten by the poorest people who can’t afford to buy fresh meat. Video journalist: Howard Johnson / Producer: Virma Simonette. Warning: You may wish to skip this one if […]