Yemeni teenager won’t let war stand in the way of his dreams of being an inventor

Yemeni teenager won’t let war stand in the way of his dreams of being an inventor

Eighteen-year-old Ahmed Mortada from the Yemeni city Taiz spends most of his time inventing new machines and tools out of cardboards and plastic. Mortada currently works at a cafe to help his family financially, but the young Yemeni has bigger dre...
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Soviet river boats left to rust at Perm’s ‘ship cemetery’

Soviet river boats left to rust at Perm’s ‘ship cemetery’

Welcome to a Soviet ship cemetery. It’s home to what used to be the second largest group of riverboats in the Soviet Union, the Perm fleet. Today, however, they have been left to rust on a river bank next to Perm.
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This business lets you preserve tattoos of deceased loved ones

This business lets you preserve tattoos of deceased loved ones

Cleveland father-son duo Michael and Kyle Sherwood make a living by preserving and framing tattoos of the deceased for their families to cherish after their demise, in their 'Save My Ink Forever' business.
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Nativity scene with migrants trapped in plastic sea showcased in Italy

Nativity scene with migrants trapped in plastic sea showcased in Italy

An unusual Nativity scene was unveiled in the small Southern Italian town of Acquaviva delle Fonti which depicted the Holy Family as migrants drowning in a sea of plastic.
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King Elvis stops traffic in Friedberg

King Elvis stops traffic in Friedberg

The German town of Friedberg has installed three pedestrian traffic lights incorporating images of the late King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley, around the city's Elvis Presley Square.
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Drone captures chilling footage of Saint Petersburg’s 'PLAGUE FORT’

Drone captures chilling footage of Saint Petersburg’s 'PLAGUE FORT’

This water-bound 'Plague Fort' also known as Fort Alexander I was built on an artificial island near St. Petersburg. It used to be a research laboratory to develop a vaccine against the plague in the late 19th and early 20th century. During the 19...
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Unique Maradona shirts up for grabs at auction in Turin

Unique Maradona shirts up for grabs at auction in Turin

Two rare Diego Armando Maradona shirts from his time at Napoli are being put up for an football fan auction. One of T-shirts is from the 1986-1987 season when he helped S.S.C. Napoli win their first Scudetto, while the other is from the 1989–1990 ...
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Nightmare before Christmas: Krampus run descends on Munich

Nightmare before Christmas: Krampus run descends on Munich

The traditional Krampus Run took place at Munich Christmas market, as the feared devil-like masked creatures known as Krumpus roamed the streets scaring children and passers-by alike.
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Plundered 'Gypsy Girl' mosaic pieces returned to Turkey

Plundered 'Gypsy Girl' mosaic pieces returned to Turkey

Fragments of the historic 'Gypsy Girl' mosaic went on display at an exhibition in Gaziantep, after they were returned to Turkey from the US.
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'Little Messi' forced to flee home after Taliban threats

'Little Messi' forced to flee home after Taliban threats

A young Afghan boy who shot to fame for wearing a homemade Lionel Messi shirt created out of a plastic bag - has been forced to flee his home for a second time. Murtaza Ahmadi, aged seven, retold his tragic story in the safer surroundings of Kabul.
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Devoted dog waits outside hospital for weeks for sick owner

Devoted dog waits outside hospital for weeks for sick owner

Despite intense cold and snow, Sherry the dog has been waiting for more than two weeks outside of a hospital, dutifully waiting for her owner who is sick. Dmitry’s wife, Svetlana, attempted to take the dog home, but Sherry ran back to the hospital...
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Russian powerlifting champion searches for her parents after 30 years of separation

Russian powerlifting champion searches for her parents after 30 years of separation

Russian powerlifting champion Oksana Kosheleva has found the strength to look for her parents, who she hasn’t seen since she was two. Allegedly they tried to kill her, throwing her into the Lena river after they ran away from a murder they had com...
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