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Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart Watch

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Conjoined twin girls in Indonesia have been born with a very rare genetic condition. Both girls share a chest, abdomen - and a heart. Photos have ...

Isolation, depression hounds tuberculosis patients as virulently as the disease

Isolation, depression hounds tuberculosis patients as virulently as the disease Watch

Asia Pacific

By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

When Indian street-food seller Kumar Pal first began treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis two years ago, he quickly spiraled into ...

TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY: 600 high school students expelled for cheating in Eastern India

TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY: 600 high school students expelled for cheating in Eastern India Watch

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In its attempts to become a world leader and an economic powerhouse, the nation of India is taking those who take academic shortcuts, by ...

Lawyer for doctor who helped track down Osama bin Laden ASSASSINATED

Lawyer for doctor who helped track down Osama bin Laden ASSASSINATED Watch

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An important link in the take down of al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden has been ruthlessly gunned down in retaliation. Attorney Samiullah Khan ...

VIDEO BLOCKED: Islamic State video shows Indonesian children training with weapons

VIDEO BLOCKED: Islamic State video shows Indonesian children training with weapons Watch

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Yet another horrible Islamic State video, this one intended to recruit followers in Indonesia, depicts Indonesian children, all younger than 15 ...

Pakistani Prime Minister denounced for failing to protect Christians, religious minorities

Pakistani Prime Minister denounced for failing to protect Christians, religious minorities Watch

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Pakistan's Prime Minister must take partial blame for the deadly attacks on Christian churchgoers in Lahore this past weekend. Archbishop Joseph ...

Did researchers find 'yeti' hair samples? Or is it something completely different?

Did researchers find 'yeti' hair samples? Or is it something completely different? Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

According to new research from the journal ZooKeys, the so-called "yeti" hair samples as determined by a prior research, were only from brown bears. ...

PAKISTAN'S WORST CHRISTIAN MASSACRE YET: 15 people killed, dozens injured in Lahore church bombings

PAKISTAN'S WORST CHRISTIAN MASSACRE YET: 15 people killed, dozens injured in Lahore church bombings Watch

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Pakistan's worst attack on its Christian religious minority occurred this past weekend when two churches in Lahore were targeted by suicide ...

SHAME OF A NATION: Elderly nun gang-raped by six men in West Bengal

SHAME OF A NATION: Elderly nun gang-raped by six men in West Bengal Watch

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Authorities in eastern India are continuing their search for six men wanted in connection with the gang rape of a 74-year-old nun in West Bengal. ...

How a single moist towelette on the beach has renewed speculation over the disappearance of Flight MH370

How a single moist towelette on the beach has renewed speculation over the disappearance of Flight MH370 Watch

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Various media outlets are breaking the news that a single piece of evidence, possibly linked to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, ...

Star of Mother Teresa story 'The Letters' experienced something remarkable in India

Star of Mother Teresa story 'The Letters' experienced something remarkable in India Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During filming for a biopic about Mother Teresa's time working in Indian slums, actress Juliet Stevenson, playing the titular Mother Teresa, ...

Christian man wears cross in Israel producing SHOCKING RESULTS

Christian man wears cross in Israel producing SHOCKING RESULTS Watch

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A new experimental video makes Paris - seen as many as western civilization at its best - look bad, and gives new respect to the nation of ...

Accused rapist stripped and dragged out of prison by angry Indian mob

Accused rapist stripped and dragged out of prison by angry Indian mob Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A massive mob, full of thousands of angry Indians, stormed the prison holding a man accused of raping a student in late February and ripped him out ...

Saudi Arabia executes non-violent prisoners at unbelievable rates

Saudi Arabia executes non-violent prisoners at unbelievable rates Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Saudi Arabia has issued 38 executions in the last three months, according to the human rights charity, Amnesty International. The convicted crimes ...

Historic World War II Japanese battleship amazingly discovered by Microsoft co-founder

Historic World War II Japanese battleship amazingly discovered by Microsoft co-founder Watch

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The sea has given up one of its long-kept secrets to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. He says he has found the wreck of a long-lost World War II ...

Where are Christians persecuted the most? It is NOT the Middle East

Where are Christians persecuted the most? It is NOT the Middle East Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A new study from the Pew Research Center has shown some interesting finds about religious violence, notably that the country with the highest ...

Modern day plague: Swine flu deaths pass 800 in India

Modern day plague: Swine flu deaths pass 800 in India Watch

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There is heightened concern - if not outright panic at the alarming cases of swine flu being reported in India. At least 800 known people have ...

Would you spend two months on a train? World's largest railway opens in China

Would you spend two months on a train? World's largest railway opens in China Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

China has successfully built and tested the world's largest railway line, sending a cargo train on a 16,156-mile round trip to Spain and back.

At nearly $305 million, Gauguin becomes most expensive painting of all time

At nearly $305 million, Gauguin becomes most expensive painting of all time Watch

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A Paul Gauguin oil painting of two Tahitian girls, staring out into space with questioning glances, appropriately entitled "Nafea Faa Ipoipo" or ...

Climate change disasters forcing Indian parents to sell children into slavery

Climate change disasters forcing Indian parents to sell children into slavery Watch

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By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Disasters resulting from climate change are pushing poor Indian families into poverty so deep that they are lured by traffickers into selling ...

Name and shame: Smartphones join the forceful battle against sexual harassment in India

Name and shame: Smartphones join the forceful battle against sexual harassment in India Watch

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By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Indian women armed with Smartphone's are using the influence of social media to fight sexual harassment by filming and publicly shaming men who ...

Terrifying TransAsia plane crash, caught on tape, adds to the list of fatal Asian air tragedies

Terrifying TransAsia plane crash, caught on tape, adds to the list of fatal Asian air tragedies Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

26 people are reported dead after a TransAsia Airways airplane crashes into the Keelung River. Following its takeoff from the Taiwanese capital ...

Angry North Korea makes first credible threat to U.S. in decades, officials alarmed

Angry North Korea makes first credible threat to U.S. in decades, officials alarmed Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

North Korea is up to its old and familiar tricks, threatening to attack the United States with nuclear weapons and cyber attacks, and rejecting ...

Lake Baikal, one of world's biggest freshwater sources, falls to lowest level in 60 years

Lake Baikal, one of world's biggest freshwater sources, falls to lowest level in 60 years Watch

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Lake Baikal in Siberia, one of world's biggest freshwater sources is currently at its lowest levels in 60 years. A hydroelectric station is ...

Indian child workers rescued from illegal 'sweatshops' that make bangles

Indian child workers rescued from illegal 'sweatshops' that make bangles Watch

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By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Police in a series of early morning raids in the southern city of Hyderabad rescued hundreds of Indian children trafficked and enslaved to make ...

China's generosity is welcome - and very worrying

China's generosity is welcome - and very worrying Watch

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The Asian powerhouse of China has risen to the occasion to grant cash loans to strapped nations. China's purse strings are loose, and many of its ...

Who built this MYSTERIOUS FORTRESS in the middle of a Siberian lake?

Who built this MYSTERIOUS FORTRESS in the middle of a Siberian lake? Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Scientists are still hard pressed to reveal a definitive answer to who built a 1,300-year-old structure in Siberia, and for what purpose this ...

Desperate for a son, man horrifically buries his 10-year-old daughter alive in India

Desperate for a son, man horrifically buries his 10-year-old daughter alive in India Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Many parents in India consider their daughters an economic burden, while sons are seen as the breadwinners, according to Daily Mail. Having a son ...