Afghanistan

Nov. 20 Photo Brief: Toxic fashion show, Shiite self-flagellation, Afghanistan’s surplus of orphans and drug users

Nov. 20 Photo Brief: Toxic fashion show, Shiite self-flagellation, Afghanistan’s surplus of orphans and drug users

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Greenpeace holds a “Toxic Thread” fashion show in China, Shiite Muslims in Kashmir remember the slaying of the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson, 1 million orphans in Afghanistan, 60,000 drug users in the Afghan capital city of Kabul and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, Brazilian Naturist Olympics

Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, Brazilian Naturist Olympics

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Israel-Gaza conflict in its sixth day, President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, naturists run the 3 km marathon during the first Brazilian Naturist Olympics and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 16 Photo Brief: West Bank bloodshed, Hostess expires, fighting Afghan dogs, diving Chinese pigs

Nov. 16 Photo Brief: West Bank bloodshed, Hostess expires, fighting Afghan dogs, diving Chinese pigs

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Bombings in Gaza and Israel continue, Hostess is going out of business, dog fighting becomes more popular in Afghanistan and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin

Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin

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Hamas and Israel step up rocket attacks, John Daily in red, white, blue and in the trees, “Big Phil” an Austrian model of the Euro coin worth approximately $1.7 million and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 14 Photo Brief: Anti-austerity strikes across Europe, Afghan rag pickers, Diwali is celebrated, the Prince and the Hobbit, a homemade submarine

Nov. 14 Photo Brief: Anti-austerity strikes across Europe, Afghan rag pickers, Diwali is celebrated, the Prince and the Hobbit, a homemade submarine

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Anti-austerity protests and strikes across Europe, yellow fever in Darfur, the latest Twilight film premiers in London, Diwali is celebrated, Prince Charles meets a Hobbit, a dangerous school crossing and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 12 Photo Brief: Ethnic violence in Myanmar, honoring veterans, Yemeni Akhdam, gauchos in Argentina

Nov. 12 Photo Brief: Ethnic violence in Myanmar, honoring veterans, Yemeni Akhdam, gauchos in Argentina

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At the bottom of Yemen’s social ladder is the Yemeni Akhdam, ethnic violence in Myanmar, honoring war veterans, gauchos in Argentina and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 9 Photo Brief: Intangible Chinese culture, Syrian refugees, Body Worlds in Honduras and a Sri Lankan prison riot

Nov. 9 Photo Brief: Intangible Chinese culture, Syrian refugees, Body Worlds in Honduras and a Sri Lankan prison riot

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Syrians continue to flee their homes by the thousands, a deadly prison riot in Sri Lanka, “Body Worlds” displays its preserved human specimens in Honduras, China cracks down on poorly-managed, intangible cultural heritage and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 8 Photo Brief: A giraffe hitches a ride, a nor’easter hits New York and the Archduke Joseph diamond goes to auction

Nov. 8 Photo Brief: A giraffe hitches a ride, a nor’easter hits New York and the Archduke Joseph diamond goes to auction

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Kitota the giraffe travels to a new home in Sydney, the same areas hit by Hurricane Sandy get a blanket of snow, the 76 carat Archbishop Joseph diamond goes to auction at Christie’s and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 7 Photo Brief: Newborn twins named Mitt and Barack, a gaggle of geese, glowing fish, Russians remember the Nazi invasion and the Bolshevik Revolution

Nov. 7 Photo Brief: Newborn twins named Mitt and Barack, a gaggle of geese, glowing fish, Russians remember the Nazi invasion and the Bolshevik Revolution

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A Kenyan mother names her newborn twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a department store collapses in Ghana, Russians commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the 71st anniversary of the Nazi invasion, Greek workers protest austerity and more in today’s daily brief.

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