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World

16 Jan
In Chile, a small group of demonstrators called on people yesterday to protest Pope Francis' visit. They hung a protest sign across an overhang road sign in Santiago. The protest came just as Pope Francis...
15 Jan
An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week in the East China Sea, Chinese state media said today. After colliding with a freighter, the accident left a large amount of spilled oil burning...
15 Jan
In Brazil's Sao Paulo state, a medieval sword tournament recreated the stirring fighting competitions with the knights of yesteryear. The tournament is a part of a local competition affiliated with the...
15 Jan
The President of Palestine said he would only accept a broad, internationally-backed panel to broker any peace talks with Israel. But he did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panel. The president told a meeting...
15 Jan
A casino ship caught fire off the coast of Florida yesterday with 50 people on board, and one person missing, NBC reported. It also reported that Forty-nine passengers were able to make it to shore. They were...
15 Jan
Peru was assessing damage from a strong magnitude-7.1 earthquake yesterday. The disaster struck its southern coast and killed one person. The President of Peru said some 100 houses had collapsed. He assessed the...
14 Jan
In the suburbs of Madaba, Jordan, Syrian refugees have set up a school for about 50 children who live nearby. The refugee camp school has few teaching facilities, even without training aid and textbooks. The...
14 Jan
Dozens of women joined the fame troupe of mermaids in Florida's Weeki Wachee Springs State Park yesterday. The announcement to hold audition went viral late last year. It prompted interest from hundreds of...
14 Jan
In Peru, a fire scorched Lima's 131-foot Christ of the Pacific statue yesterday. The accident broke out just days ahead of a visit by Pope Francis. The fire left soot marks covering one side of the statue....
14 Jan
Hundreds of Poles in Warsaw protested yesterday against proposals for tighter restrictions on abortion. On Wednesday, the lower house has decided to take up work on a bill that would ban abortions. Earlier,...

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