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  1. 7 minutes ago

    VIDEO: Units from the elite Emergency Response Division (ERD) carry out a military exercise at a base in western Baghdad to mark the first anniversary of their victory against the Islamic State group

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    3 hours ago

    No, this headline did not say Indonesian cinemagoers were disappointed by a new film about a jailed politician

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    2 hours ago

    Australia's Big Bash League scraps the coin toss Here's what they've come up with instead...

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  4. Slippery feat: Villagers try to capture an 8-metre (26 foot) python in West Sumatra, Indonesia

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  5. 1 hour ago

    Referendum on Modi? Election results show India's ruling party set to lose stronghold state of Chhattisgarh

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  6. 1 hour ago

    Iran confirms 'recent' missile test amid Western criticism: news agency

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  7. 1 hour ago

    Sanity on ice: a man swims in a partly frozen lake in temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius in Shenyang, China

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  8. 2 hours ago

    100 marathons in 100 days: Running is not Australian Mina Guli's favourite thing but she is on a punishing world tour to get people thinking about a looming global water shortage

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  9. 2 hours ago

    Philippine church bells seized by US troops as war trophies in 1901 are returned in bid to heal strained relations and heal old wounds

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  10. 2 hours ago

    'Sold by my brother': Cambodian Nary was 17 when she was pressured into marrying a man in China. The $10,000 he paid for her was meant to help her family, it did not. Tens of thousands of women are being pressed, sold, trafficked into China marriages

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  11. 3 hours ago

    To buy a wife in China costs between $10,000 and $15,000 and the demand is high. Decades of the now ended one-child policy means there are 33 million more men than women in the country

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  12. 3 hours ago

    Moving pictures: 's Florent Vergnes joins a travelling cinema bringing entertainment and education to remote and violence-scarred areas of the Central African Republic

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  13. 3 hours ago

    "Nonsense," "a charade", "a bluff" and "a drop in the ocean": France's 'yellow vests' denounce Macron speech intended to defuse their revolt

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  14. 3 hours ago

    Troubling trend: Twitter warns users their tweets can violate Pakistani law even if they are not in the country

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  15. 3 hours ago

    Thai junta lifts ban on political campaigning ahead of 2019 election

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  16. 5 hours ago

    VIDEO: Thieves who broke into a pipeline near Rio de Janeiro to steal oil have caused a 4-km (2.5-mile) spill that is damaging waterways, mangroves and wildlife

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    Dec 4

    Take a deadly, contagious disease, drop it into an area surrounded by jungle where armed groups vie for control. Add a population exhausted by decades of conflict. This is what second largest outbreak looks like.

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  18. 5 hours ago

    Nuns steal $500,000 from Catholic school to fund Las Vegas gambling trips

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  19. 6 hours ago

    One quarter of Nepal's glaciers shrunk between 1977 and 2010, leaving behind 1,466 lakes - 21 have been identified as potentially dangerous, a 2014 survey found Nepal's fastest-growing glacial lake is Imja in the Everest region

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  20. 6 hours ago

    In the shadow of Everest: as Himalayan glaciers melt lakes are swelling and could collapse, triggering a terrifying deluge in Nepal, climate scientists warn 📷 Imja glacial lake in the Everest region has tripled in size since the 1980s

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