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The world this week

New Zealand attack; Algeria mass protests; Global climate strike

It's New Zealand's worst-ever terror attack. 49 people killed, nearly as many injured in an assault perpetrated by a self-proclaimed white supremacist against two mosques in Christchurch. The attacker livestreamed the attack during Friday prayers on Facebook live. Two other men and one woman were detained nearby and firearms seized. One of them has since been released.

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Also, in Algeria, even more citizens were in the streets than last Friday, when record crowds forced the regime to withdraw the name of the country's incapacitated president from the ballot. Protesters want wholesale change in a nation governed by the same elite since independence from France.

School students across the globe walked out of their classrooms to protest against governments' inaction on climate change. Growing numbers of middle and high school pupils rallied around the planet, including in Stockholm, where it all started last August with the weekly initiative of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg who addressed crowds in the Swedish capital.

Meanwhile, the French president shored up his green credentials by co-hosting a One Planet Summit in the company of his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta. Emmanuel Macron was on a tour of East Africa, while back home environmental groups were suing the French state for not going green fast enough.

Finally, British lawmakers voted to delay Brexit. After two years of talks, the UK waited until two weeks before the deadline, but a deal is still a long way off.

Produced by Yann PUSZTAI, Alessandro XENOS and Florence VIALA.

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