AFPTV-Advisory 2100 GMT

LONDON, May 21, 2013 (AFP) - We will file the following videos:



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: A powerful tornado sweeps through an Oklahoma City suburb tearing down blocks of homes and at least two schools and leaving around 24 people dead. RAW. TBA

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MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Almost all those reported missing are accounted for and the total death toll is expected to be around 24. RAW. VID518629_EN

WASHINGTON: The American flag at the US Capitol is lowered to half-mast in honor of the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. RAW. VID518550_EN

WASHINGTON: Obama vows to stand with the people of Oklahoma. RAW. VID518483_EN

MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Early morning images of the flattened elementary school and other damage. RAW. VID518505_EN

MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Soundbites from woman who survived with her dog; images of destroyed school. RAW. VID518419_EN

MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Soundbites from witnesses and survivors. RAW. VID518365_EN

MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Images of rescue workers sifting through Plaza Towers Elementary School and rescue footage. RAW. VID518285_EN, VID518320_EN, VID518039_EN

MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says extra resources are being mustered from out of state to increase search-and-rescue missions in the wreckage of a massive tornado. RAW. VID518321_EN


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WASHINGTON: Apple chief executive Tim Cook denieS using "gimmicks" to dodge corporate taxes for the tech giant. RAW. VID518598_EN / FILE. VID438959_EN


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PARIS: A far-right writer and activist shoots himself dead in front of the altar of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral. RAW. VID518597_EN/


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CANNES, FRANCE: Italian director Paolo Sorrentino returns in competition for the 4th time. Having previously won the Prix du Jury in 2008, he's hoping to take the Palme d'Or this year with "La Grande Belleza". RAW. VID518402_EN (trailer) / VID518288_EN (presser) 2300 GMT (red carpet)

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CANNES, FRANCE: "Behind the Candelabra," the biopic of flamboyant entertainer Liberace that may be director Steven Soderbergh's swansong, has been the biggest film screening at the Cannes festival's halfway point. RAW. VID518294_EN/ VID518296_EN (Red carpet)

CANNES, FRANCE: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi is this year's only female contender for the Palme d'Or, selected for "A Castle in Italy", a saga revolving around a family of wealthy Italian industrialists. RAW. VID518449_EN (presser)/ VID518290_EN (Interview with director)

CANNES, FRANCE: US arthouse favourite Steven Soderbergh -- a previous winner of the Palme d'Or -- returns to Cannes with his Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra", starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. RAW. VID518381_EN (trailer), VID518286_EN (presser), 2200 GMT (red carpet)


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LOS ANGELES: Ray Manzarek, co-founder of legendary 1960s group The Doors and creator of their signature organ sound, dies after long battle with cancer at age 74. FILE. VID518386_EN



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FORT MEADE, MARYLAND: Court hearing for Wikileaks source Bradley Manning ahead of his court martial trial June 3. RAW. TBC

WASHINGTON: Tim Cook testifies before Congress over Apple's tax affairs. RAW. TBC.

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft unveils its eagerly awaited new Xbox game console. RAW. TBC

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LOS ANGELES: Ray Manzarek, co-founder of legendary 1960s group The Doors and creator of their signature organ sound, dies after long battle with cancer at age 74. FILE. VID518386_EN

NEW YORK: Reinvigorated technology player Yahoo! unveils new design of its Flickr photo platform only hours after its dramatic acquisition of blogging site Tumblr. RAW. VID518335_EN

NEW YORK: Thousands of New Yorkers -- including the city's openly lesbian mayoral candidate Christine Quinn -- march to protest murder of a gay man in Greenwich Village. RAW. V VID518348_EN

WASHINGTON: Myanmar President Thein Sein invites US companies to help create a "market economy" in his country during landmark visit to Washington. RAW. VID518315_EN

WASHINGTON: The Crime Museum unveils a permanent exhibition dedicated to Wall Street fraudster Bernie Madoff, 74, who is serving a 150-year prison sentence for siphoning $17.5 billion from investors. RAW. VID518554_EN


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PARIS: Major international AIDS conference kicks off with scientists due to give an upbeat assessment of the war on AIDS. RAW. TBA

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BRUSSELS: European parliament discussing tax evasion ahead of this week's summit. STOCKSHOTS. VID518435_EN / RAW. VID518617_EN . (interview with Austrian analyst).

LONDON: Several dozen people gathered outside the Houses of Parliament in London to protest against government plans to legalise gay marriage. RAW. VID518488_EN

NANTERRE, FRANCE: Trial begins over Mediator diabetes drug which the French health ministry says could have caused up to 500 deaths. RAW. VID518640_EN

MADRID: Spanish FM José Manuel Garcia Margallo meets with Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib, who resigned last week as leader of the Syrian National Coalition. RAW. VID518501_EN

PARIS: France's parliament kicks off public probe into the Jerome Cahuzac tax fraud scandal. RAW. VID518466_EN

WARSAW: A small group of imams from Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian Territories and US visit a Jewish museum to foster greater understanding between the two faiths. RAW. VID518596_EN

LONDON: A selection of African art including some pieces from Kenya go on display at Bonham's in London. RAW. VID518375_EN

VATICAN CITY: An Italian small business owner climbs onto the dome of St Peter's Basilica to protest the social "massacre" going on in recession-stricken Italy. RAW. VID518567_EN

LONDON: British high street retailer Marks & Spencer says annual net profits fell nine percent in last financial year amid "challenging" trading conditions. FILE. VID464724_EN

GROZNY, RUSSIA: French actor and newly-minted Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu briefs reporters about his plans to start work on a new film in Grozny called "Turquoise" starring Elizabeth Hurley. RAW. VID518531_EN/ VID518553_EN


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DAMASCUS/QUSAYR, SYRIA: Syrian regime forces backed by fighters of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah aim to recapture the town of Qusayr. RAW. TBC

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BAGHDAD: Five bombings and clashes between soldiers and gunmen kill eight people. RAW. VID518477 EN

TEHERAN: Iran's electoral watchdog bars moderate ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani from standing in a June 14 presidential election. FILE. VID515612 EN_EN/ RAW. VID518570_EN

SINAI PENINSULA, EGYPT: Egyptian troops begin sweeps of north Sinai ahead of a possible showdown with heavily armed gunmen who abducted seven security personnel. RAW. VID518487_EN

BEIRUT: Images of Hezbollah supporters at the funeral of fighter Fadi Mohammed al-Jazzar, who died fighting in Syria. RAW. VID518418_EN

BAGHDAD: A conference focused on investment opportunities in Iraq's oil and gas sectors opens Wednesday. STOCK SHOTS. VID518469_EN


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NIGERIA: Monitoring events in Nigeria where governmentt soldiers are fighting Boko Haram Islamists. RAW. TBC

MAPUTO: UN chief Ban Ki-moon continues his visit to Mozambique (to 22). RAW. TBA

ABUJA: The body of writer Chinua Achebe arrives in Nigeria for burial. Achebe died in the United States on March 21, aged 82. RAW. TBA

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PRETORIA: The older brother of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is acquitted of charges of culpable homicide and reckless driving over a deadly road crash five years ago. FILE. VID510483_EN / VID492315_EN

KINSHASA: The DRC is a country awash with art but due to lack of infrastructure there isn't enough museum space to house all its treasures. RAW. VID517957_EN


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CARACAS: Unasur secretary general, Venezuelan Ali Rodriguez, says Maduro's strategy of attacking Henrique Capriles during the presidential campaign backfired and strengthened his rival's image. RAW. VID518621_EN

GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemala's Constitutional Court struck down the 80-year sentence given to former dictator Efrain Rios Montt as well as his conviction for genocide and war crimes. FILE. VID515359_EN

MERCEDES, ARGENTINA: Rumours that late Argentine dictator Jorge Videla could be buried in his hometown Mercedes spark anger. RAW. VID518313_EN


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NEW DELHI: Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits India. RAW. TBC

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HONG KONG: White Cube Gallery hosts controversial British artists Jake and Dinos Chapman to coincide with Art Basel's Hong Kong debut. RAW. VID518359_EN

NEW DELHI: Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledges to open up domestic markets to Indian businesses. RAW. VID518377_EN

NEW DELHI: Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrives in New Delhi on a mission to try to secure more military aid in talks with Indian leaders. RAW. VID518322_EN

SYDNEY: An Australian zoo says the birth of a southern white rhinoceros is a "sign of hope" for the species given the escalation of poaching in Africa. RAW. VID518333_EN

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BRAZIL: Brazilian striker Neymar denies he will leave Santos, after a week of intense speculation about his departure to European football. File images of Neymar. TBC

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SAO LOURENCO DE MATA, BRAZIL: Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff attends first test game in Recife stadium, a match played by workers who built the arena. RAW. VID518318_EN


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BEACON, NEW YORK: For 10 years the DIA Beacon has been an outstanding outpost for avant-garde art. AFPTV tours the site, a former chocolate factory now the home of gigantic works by the likes of Andy Warhol, Louise Bourgeois and Richard Serra. PKG. 2200 GMT


RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian women with wavy or curly hair were long considered to be from the lower classes. Hair salons catering for their type of hair have sprouted up around the city, representing these women's new purchasing power. PKG. NSV - VID517451_EN / VOICED - VID517450_EN


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