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Dec. 2 Photo Brief: Napoleon letter sold for 150,000 euros, bird lovers versus squirrels, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi

Dec. 2 Photo Brief: Napoleon letter sold for 150,000 euros, bird lovers versus squirrels, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi

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Napoleon letter in which he vows to blow up the Kremlin sold for 150,000 euros, on-going war between bird lovers and squirrels rages on, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi exhibit and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 27 Photo Brief: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Kuwait royalty, Arafat exhumed, Iraqi police graduation

Nov. 27 Photo Brief: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Kuwait royalty, Arafat exhumed, Iraqi police graduation

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Queen Elizabeth II holds a ceremonial procession for His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait, late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s remains are being tested for potential hard-to-trace radioactive poison administered by Israeli agents, Iraqi federal police demonstrate martial arts during the latest 60-day training course graduation ceremony 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. 5 Photo Brief: Million Muppet March, Peruvian shaman predicts election outcome, Obama, Romney, and The Boss

Nov. 5 Photo Brief: Million Muppet March, Peruvian shaman predicts election outcome, Obama, Romney, and The Boss

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Million Muppet March, Peruvian shaman predicts U.S. election outcome, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and The Boss on the campaign trail and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 26 Photo Brief: Baltimore Halloween Brew-ha-ha, Islam’s Feast of the Sacrifice, zombies in Berlin, Halloween at the zoo, pregnant pigs in a cage

Oct. 26 Photo Brief: Baltimore Halloween Brew-ha-ha, Islam’s Feast of the Sacrifice, zombies in Berlin, Halloween at the zoo, pregnant pigs in a cage

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Baltimore Bike Party, Graphic animal slaughter images from the first day of Islam’s Eid al-Adha celebration, or “Feast of the Sacrifice,” a polar bear and white lion play with pumpkins in a Russian zoo, European pigs will soon have more room in their cages, zombies from the Middle Ages emerge from the Berlin Dungeon and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 24 Photo Brief: A protest kiss, Gangnam UN style, blessing guns and babies, Crab-eating macaques, and a camel flies

Oct. 24 Photo Brief: A protest kiss, Gangnam UN style, blessing guns and babies, Crab-eating macaques, and a camel flies

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gets a lesson in Gangnam Style, Crab-eating macaques get luxury retirement, a camel soars over a livestock market, Hindu festivals and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 23 Photo Brief: Kungfu students, animal sacrifices, brothel-sponsored soccer and gay marriage

Oct. 23 Photo Brief: Kungfu students, animal sacrifices, brothel-sponsored soccer and gay marriage

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Kungfu students perform during the Zhengzhou International Shaolin Wushu Festival, Hindu devotees sacrifice animals and burn effigies during Dussehra, hard economic times brings unorthodox sponsors to Greek soccer, French activists demonstrate against the upcoming law authorizing gay marriage and adoption and more in today’s daily brief.

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