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    French woman apologises for India holy bridge video

    Agence France-Presse .New Delhi | Updated at 10:54am on August 31, 2020

    A French woman arrested for allegedly making a video of herself without clothes on a holy bridge in India apologised Sunday, but denied being completely...

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    Finnish town offers prizes to turn residents green

    Agence France-Presse . Lahti, Finland | Updated at 10:00am on August 27, 2020

    Inhabitants of a town in Finland can now earn rewards, including bus tickets or free food, if they cut car use, under a scheme to...

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    Early Islamic gold coins found in Israel

    Associated Press/UNB. Jerusalem | Updated at 04:02pm on August 24, 2020

    Israeli archaeologists announced on Monday they have discovered a trove of early Islamic gold coins during recent salvage excavations near the central city of Yavne,...

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    Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 04:55pm on August 22, 2020

    A pair of gold-plated glasses worn by Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi has sold in Britain for £260,000 (about 288,000 euros, $340,000), the auction house...

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    Muslim girl in France shaved by family over Christian boyfriend

    Agence France-Presse .Strasbourg | Updated at 11:07am on August 22, 2020

    The parents, uncle and aunt of a teenager of Bosnian Muslim origin will face trial in France on charges of violence against a minor for...

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    Miss becomes mister: Tour de France drops all-girl podium

    Agence France-Presse. Nice | Updated at 10:53am on August 20, 2020

    One of the Tour de France's most famous customs will end this year when the post-race podium ritual of the winner being flanked by two...

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    The axe that killed Leon Trotsky now a museum exhibit

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:33am on August 19, 2020

    The ice axe that was plunged into Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky's skull during his gruesome murder in Mexico on August 20, 1940 is today among...

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    'Lucky' Chinese phone number fetches $300,000 at online auction

    Agence France-Presse.Beijing | Updated at 12:17pm on August 17, 2020

    A ‘lucky’ mobile phone number has sold for a whopping 2.25 million yuan ($300,000) after hundreds of people vied online for the right to use...

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    Australian surfer punches shark to save wife

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 12:31pm on August 16, 2020

    An Australian man has been hailed a ‘hero’ after repeatedly punching a shark until it released his wife's leg. Police said the couple were surfing...

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    Fisherman killed being hit by fish in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 05:07pm on August 15, 2020

    A 56-year-old fisherman has died in Australia after being hit by a fish which jumped into his boat, police said Saturday. ‘The man had been...