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Possibly the biggest family photo ever

Over 500 members of the Ren family in China got together to celebrate new year and get a humongous family photo taken.

Over 500 members of the Ren family in China got together to celebrate new year and get a humongous family photo taken.

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Bolivia opens the "Evo Museum"

Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…

Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…

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'Oldest human ancestor' found - and it's not pretty

A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.

A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.

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Nazi propagandist Goebbels' wartime secretary dies at 106

Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.

Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.

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Friday 13th: the 'most feared' date in the calendar

Friday 13th is widely considered an ‘unlucky day’. According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, California, an

Friday 13th is widely considered an ‘unlucky day’. According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, California, an

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A beginner's guide to the "Kalachakra" ceremonies

The Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya in India

The Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya in India

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Opinion: a brief history of so-called Islamic State (ISIL)

For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).

For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).

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Abe offers "everlasting condolences" at Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Pearl Harbor, offers his "everlasting condolences" to the victims of the 1941 attack on the US naval base

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Pearl Harbor, offers his "everlasting condolences" to the victims of the 1941 attack on the US naval base

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China says Pearl Harbor visit won't 'clear' Japan's wartime role

Ahead of his landmark visit to the site of the Pearl Harbor bombing on Tuesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stopped at several memorials in Hawaii.

Ahead of his landmark visit to the site of the Pearl Harbor bombing on Tuesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stopped at several memorials in Hawaii.

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Japan's Abe in Hawaii for Pearl Harbor visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Hawaii, for a landmark visit to Pearl Harbour alongside US President Obama.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Hawaii, for a landmark visit to Pearl Harbour alongside US President Obama.

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Pearl Harbor: What happened?

It was at 7:55 am local time on December 7, 1941 that Japanese planes launched a surprise and devastating attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

It was at 7:55 am local time on December 7, 1941 that Japanese planes launched a surprise and devastating attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

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After the battle, Aleppo shows its scars

Before the war, Aleppo’s ancient walled citadel drew in armies of visitors to one of the Middle East’s greatest treasures.

Before the war, Aleppo’s ancient walled citadel drew in armies of visitors to one of the Middle East’s greatest treasures.

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Syrian government vows to rebuild as tourists visit war ravaged city

Despite the desperate chaos in eastern Aleppo,where thousands of people still remain trapped, tourists have been allowed to return to the historic

Despite the desperate chaos in eastern Aleppo,where thousands of people still remain trapped, tourists have been allowed to return to the historic

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Hero US astronaut John Glenn dies

He will go down in history as one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers.

He will go down in history as one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers.

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Nimrud: drone footage shows ISIL destruction of Iraqi ancient city

Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.

Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.