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    WWII destroyer parts discovered

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    India hires runners to reach voters video

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    Volcano flings lava bombs

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    Huge projectiles as big as trucks hurled from "son of Krakatoa" volcano during eruption.

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    Six people have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha in Kenya this year (file photo).

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    Suicide bomber targets students

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    At least 48 people killed and 67 wounded as suicide bomber targets students in Kabul.

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    A woman and her daughter were not detained because she drank a glass of wine on her flight, Attorney General says.

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