Syria

Sept. 14 Photo Brief: Giant vegetable lifting, mass floating in the Dead Sea

Sept. 14 Photo Brief: Giant vegetable lifting, mass floating in the Dead Sea

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A giant marrow wins all six classes in the giant vegetable competition, environmentalists hold a mass floating event in the Dead Sea and more in today’s daily brief.
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August 28 Photo Brief: South Koreans rescue Chinese fishermen, blood stains Syrian streets, Hitler sells clothing in India

August 28 Photo Brief: South Koreans rescue Chinese fishermen, blood stains Syrian streets, Hitler sells clothing in India

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A typhoon capsizes two Chinese fishing vessels near Seoul leaving five people dead and ten missing, a clothing store in Ahmedabad causes an uproar over its name, Syrians witness another devastating day of violence and more in today’s daily brief.
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August 27 Photo Brief: Tropical Storm Isaac heads for U.S. Coast, GOP prepares for RNC in Tampa and a Robot Restaurant in Tokyo

August 27 Photo Brief: Tropical Storm Isaac heads for U.S. Coast, GOP prepares for RNC in Tampa and a Robot Restaurant in Tokyo

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Tropical Storm Isaac took aim at Louisiana and other U.S. Gulf states Monday, GOP prepares for Republican National Convention in Tampa, a “Robot Restaurant” opens in Kabukicho, one of Tokyo’s best known red light districts, and more in today’s daily brief.
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August 17 Photo Brief: A silver Beckham in NYC, charmed snakes in India and a floating Kobe in China

August 17 Photo Brief: A silver Beckham in NYC, charmed snakes in India and a floating Kobe in China

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David Beckham’s silver package greets H&M patrons, Indian snakes greet the masses worshiping the Hindu mythology goddess Manasha, Kobe Bryant greets fans from a dragon boat in China and more in today’s daily brief.

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August 16 Daily Brief: Standoff in London, Endeavor heads west, wildfires continue to flare

August 16 Daily Brief: Standoff in London, Endeavor heads west, wildfires continue to flare

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Wikileaks founder seeks asylum in Londan, wildfires spread in the western states, the shuttle Endeavor heads to a new home and more in today’s daily brief.
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Crisis in Syria spills over into Lebanon, violence continues between rebels and Syrian government forces [GRAPHIC CONTENT]

Crisis in Syria spills over into Lebanon, violence continues between rebels and Syrian government forces [GRAPHIC CONTENT]

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The Syrian cities of Aleppo and Homs are under siege as government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad try to route out Syrian rebels. Meanwhile, violence has spilled over into Lebanon, one of four neighboring countries, where many refugees have fled to escape the crisis. United Nations investigators have reported that both Syrian government forces and rebels — to varying degrees — have committed war crimes including murder and torture.
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August 6 Photo Brief: Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, Curiosity on Mars, Olympics Day 10 and an underwater wedding

August 6 Photo Brief: Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, Curiosity on Mars, Olympics Day 10 and an underwater wedding

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Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of atomic bomb, NASA lands Curiosity on Mars, Day 10 at the Olympics, and more in today’s daily brief.
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