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6 Oct
Streets remain flooded and buildings damaged after tropical Cyclone Shaheen lashed Oman, leaving two workers dead in a landslide and a child killed by flash flooding. Flights were cancelled or delayed as wind speeds reached 120 kilometres an hour across Oman's north coast.
23 Sep
Debris lies on Chapel Street in Melbourne after a shallow quake shook southeastern Australia early Wednesday.
16 Jul 2021
Massive flooding in western Germany has left dozens of people dead and caused significant damage.
3 Jan 2021
Reports say the tremor was also felt strongly in Zagreb, some 50 kilometers north of the epicenter, where panicked residents ran into the streets. A Slovenian nuclear power plant has been shut as a precaution.
14 Dec 2020
Images of damage after jihadists from the Boko Haram group killed at least 27 people in an attack of "unprecedented savagery" in the town of Toumour, in the southeastern Niger region of Diffa, according to local officials. Between 800 and 1,000 houses, the central market and numerous vehicles were also destroyed in the fire, according to a senior local official.
1 Aug 2020
Germany's top court has ruled that people who bought a VW car after the Dieselgate scandal erupted in 2015 are not entitled to compensation. It's the latest in a string of key cases linked to the emissions controversy.
29 Nov 2019
Lazos Mantikos was in a Greek town to report on flood damage, but his broadcast took a different turn when a large sow chased him live on air.

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Marie-Hélène Poisson is the only craftswoman to be entirely dedicated to Boulle work. This French technique, invented at the end of the 17th century, consists of inlaying antique furniture with decoration made of brass or tortoiseshell. Marie-Hélène learned the trade from her father and is now passing it on to her daughter. The future of Boulle inlay is safe in their hands. FRANCE 24 takes you to the town of Vendôme, in France's Loir-et-Cher region, for a closer look at this special craft.