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The South American country sees little hope of relief soon, as the rainy season won't begin until December.
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Sunrise over Fukushima's coast, Japan, 2012
Today is a day that all Japanese people - and many around the world - will never forget. On this day 12 months ago Japan was hit by a huge magnitude 9.0 earthquake ...
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Everything you want to know about Jeremy Lin Shu-how, the hottest Asian sensation in the NBA since Yao Ming
Oldest Cricket Song_L
The call of a fossilised, 165 million-year-old Chinese cricket has been brought to life by scientists.
After surgery, patients in Gabon eagerly wait for their eyepatches to be removed.
Life in a pitch-black world can be depressing. It means being unable to do simple household chores and forgetting just how beautiful loved ones look. For ...
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We feel you. It's difficult to keep up with pop culture. One year, we're dancing to Kesha's Tik Tok, and the next, we're tearing up over Adele's ...
Seven Star clothing shop in Bangkok sells popular cartoon T-shirts of Adolf Hitler. The store's star feature is its saluting statue, showing the Nazi leader as Ronald McDonald.
The words "cute" and "cuddly" would rarely be used to describe fearsome Nazi leader Adolf Hitler - but that's exactly how he is shown on designer T-shirts ...
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The charge on the police docket was “disrupting class”. But that’s not how 12-year-old Sarah Bustamantes saw her arrest for spraying two bursts of perfume ...
(from left to right) Bilawal Bhutto, Kim Jong-un, Rahul Gandhi
Kim Jong-un was named by his father as the state’s leader. This may sound strange in a modern world, but the idea of a political dynasty is not confined ...
Ben shared his story using simple note cards everyone could understand.
A week before Ben Breedlove died of a heart attack, the Texas teenager posted a remarkable video describing the peace and bright lights he experienced ...
The twin towers may have fallen, but the spirit of the American people did not, Lance says.
It was a warm and bright September morning. The new academic term had started, and students fresh from the summer holidays were still trying to get back into the swing of things on...