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An Afghan father and his son try to stay warm outside the mud hut where he and his wife live with their 11 children, as snow falls at the Charahi Qambar refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the past month, a time of unseasonably fierce cold and snowstorms, at least 22 Afghan children under the [...]

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Villagers in India’s Eastern State of Jharkhand scavenge coal illegally from open-cast coal mines to earn a few dollars a day. Claiming that decades old underground burning coal seams threatened the homes of villagers, the government has recently relocated over 2300 families to towns like Belgaria. Villagers claim they were promised schools, hospitals and free [...]

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The New York Times- The use of air power has changed markedly during the long Afghan conflict, reflecting the political costs and sensitivities of civilian casualties caused by errant or indiscriminate strikes and the increasing use of aerial drones, which can watch over potential targets for extended periods with no risk to pilots or more [...]

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AP- A towering bronze statue of Kim Il Sung, his arm outstretched, lords over the capital city from atop Mansu Hill. In the days since Kim Jong Il’s death, mourners have been streaming to the hill to lay flowers at the statue as they typically do for the leaders’ birthdays and other major occasions. Kim [...]

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Cambodians work late into the night recycling garbage as fires burn at the local garbage dump in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Many children work part time in the dump to help support their families while attending school during the day. While Siem Reap’s ancient temples boost massive tourism attracting millions of visitors still 28.3% of Cambodians [...]

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A man pushes goods past protective blast walls in front of a church on November 30, 2011 in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq is transitioning as the U.S. military continues its withdrawal from the country by the end of December following the war that began in 2003. Iraqi security officials maintain that they are fully prepared for [...]

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SONEPUR, INDIA — An Indian mahout watches as seven-year old female elephant Laxmi reaches with her trunk to touch her daughter 13-month old baby elephant Rani at the Sonepur Fair, in Sonepur, Bihar, near Patna, India. The Sonepur Mela cattle fair, held annually in the Indian state of Bihar, has its origins during ancient times, [...]

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MOUNT KUMGANG, North Korea – Autumn has always been the most cherished season in Korea, a time to harvest and to hike, to store up food and enjoy the last days of warmth before the peninsula’s notoriously brutal winters. Even in the impoverished North, families find time to gather, around a mountain campfire or in [...]

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When the Arab Spring spread to Egypt on Jan. 25, culminating in the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak 17 days later, it brought an electrifying sense of achievement and — as travelers and tour operators know all too well — an unwelcome side effect: the crippling of Egypt’s tourism industry, the country’s major source of [...]

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