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Nadia Murad, Yazidi woman and survivor of ISIL atrocities, becomes UN Ambassador

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

Culture

First Filipino win at Venice Film Festival

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

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Greek volunteers win 2016 Nansen Refugee Award

UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.

UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.

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SOS Children’s Villages wins Princess of Asturias Award

SOS Children’s Villages International, an organisation dedicated to abandoned and orphaned children, has claimed the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord.

SOS Children’s Villages International, an organisation dedicated to abandoned and orphaned children, has claimed the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord.

Sport

Full Champions League draw results, Ronaldo is 2016 UEFA best player

It's time for Europe's biggest football competition, the UEFA Champions League. 32 European teams have been drawn on Thursday at the UEFA headquarters in Monaco.

It's time for Europe's biggest football competition, the UEFA Champions League. 32 European teams have been drawn on Thursday at the UEFA headquarters in Monaco.

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Vote: Who is the EU's most innovative technology enterprise?

The search is on to find which teams within the European Union are producing the most groundbreaking research project or product.

The search is on to find which teams within the European Union are producing the most groundbreaking research project or product.

Culture

21 Africans receive Queen Elizabeth's 'Young Leaders Award'

A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen's ''Young Leaders Award.''

A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen's ''Young Leaders Award.''

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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and Paris Agreement win Asturias Award

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement have won the International Cooperation division of the 2016 Princess of Asturias Awards.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement have won the International Cooperation division of the 2016 Princess of Asturias Awards.

Science_technology

The brightest minds shine at the European Inventor Awards

Euronews reporter Chris Cummins travels to sunny Portugal and introduces us to some of Europe's brightest minds: ''It's fitting that here in Lisbon, the final resting place of the great Portuguese exp

Euronews reporter Chris Cummins travels to sunny Portugal and introduces us to some of Europe's brightest minds: ''It's fitting that here in Lisbon, the final resting place of the great Portuguese exp

Science_technology

European Inventor Award 2016

On June 9 the prestigious innovation prize, the European Inventor Award, recognised inventors whose creativity and scientific skills are driving

On June 9 the prestigious innovation prize, the European Inventor Award, recognised inventors whose creativity and scientific skills are driving

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War photographer James Nachtwey wins Asturias award

The American photographer James Nachtwey has won this year’s prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanitites.

The American photographer James Nachtwey has won this year’s prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanitites.

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Spanish actress Nuria Espert wins Asturias Award for the Arts

The first of the annual Princess of Asturias Awards has been won by the Spanish actress, theatre director and stage designer Nuria Espert. The

The first of the annual Princess of Asturias Awards has been won by the Spanish actress, theatre director and stage designer Nuria Espert. The

Culture

Cannes 2016: high security as high society descends on French Riviera

The final preparations are being put in place to arguably the most important film festival of them all, the 69th edition of Cannes, which kicks off this…

The final preparations are being put in place to arguably the most important film festival of them all, the 69th edition of Cannes, which kicks off this…

Europe

Pope Francis tells EU leaders "being a migrant is not a crime"

Pope Francis has been awarded the Charlemagne Prize, given for outstanding services towards European unification. At a ceremony in the Vatican

Pope Francis has been awarded the Charlemagne Prize, given for outstanding services towards European unification. At a ceremony in the Vatican

Culture

Malaysian and Kenyan artists win prestigious cartooning prize

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

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AP takes the gold medal at this year's Pulitzer Prize awards

Celebrating their centenary year the prestigious Pulitzer Prizes have been awarded for 2016, applauding excellence in US journalism and the arts

Celebrating their centenary year the prestigious Pulitzer Prizes have been awarded for 2016, applauding excellence in US journalism and the arts

Culture

Human rights film festival shines a light on human wrongs

The idea behind the “International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights”: http://www.fifdh.org/site/fr/le- is to provoke debate and to shine a

The idea behind the “International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights”: http://www.fifdh.org/site/fr/le- is to provoke debate and to shine a

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Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub wins prominent global teacher prize

A Palestinian school teacher, who grew up on a refugee camp, has won a prestigious education award worth about a million euros. Hanan Al Hroub

A Palestinian school teacher, who grew up on a refugee camp, has won a prestigious education award worth about a million euros. Hanan Al Hroub

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Oscar-nominated Mustang takes home four Cesars

The Oscar-nominated 'Mustang' took four awards, including best first film for director Deniz Gamze Erguven.

The Oscar-nominated 'Mustang' took four awards, including best first film for director Deniz Gamze Erguven.

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Israel 'freebie' sparks Oscar night outcry

Glitz, glamour and…goody bag controversy! Yes, it is nearly time for the Academy Awards and as anticipation mounts over who will get their hands on

Glitz, glamour and…goody bag controversy! Yes, it is nearly time for the Academy Awards and as anticipation mounts over who will get their hands on

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[Gallery] Refugee picture wins World Press Photo 2015 award

A picture taken among refugees trying to cross from Serbia into Hungary has won the World Press Photo of the Year award for 2015. Australian

A picture taken among refugees trying to cross from Serbia into Hungary has won the World Press Photo of the Year award for 2015. Australian

Culture

Taylor Swift at the double with Best Album Grammy Award

Stars from the world of popular music dressed up in LA for the 58th Grammy Awards. Grammy Cam Will Broadcast Live Video From Award Statue Itself

Stars from the world of popular music dressed up in LA for the 58th Grammy Awards. Grammy Cam Will Broadcast Live Video From Award Statue Itself

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Grammy success for Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar

They are to music what Oscars are to films. And for Taylor Swift, this year’s Grammies were a night to remember. Not only did the 26-year-old

They are to music what Oscars are to films. And for Taylor Swift, this year’s Grammies were a night to remember. Not only did the 26-year-old

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Next stop the Oscars! 'The Revenant' gets a big BAFTA boost

Survival drama ‘The Revenant’ was the big winner at Britain’s leading film awards, the BAFTAs, on Sunday – putting it in pole position for success in

Survival drama ‘The Revenant’ was the big winner at Britain’s leading film awards, the BAFTAs, on Sunday – putting it in pole position for success in