Brazil : Amazon burns

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Forest fires envelop Southeast Asia in haze

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Mosquito trials in Vietnam raise hopes of defeating dengue

 A laboratory assistant examines a mosquito sample at the Pasteur Institute in the southern Vietnamese city of Nha Trang. The World Mosquito Program (WMP) has pioneered a method where male and female Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes are infected with the disease-resistant bacteria called Wolbachia before...

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The destructive path of Hurricane Dorian

Aug 27 - Officials in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, watch the pathway as Dorian moves closer to the island. When Dorian approached, it moved east across the US Virgin Islands. Hurricane Dorian first appeared in the Atlantic on August 26 and islands in the eastern Caribbean went on alert as the storm...

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118-Foot Largest Lego Tower In Israel Breaks World Record

Tel Aviv residents have built a world record-contending, 36-metre (118ft) plastic brick tower, featuring more than 500,000 pieces, to honour a young cancer victim in the Israeli city.The multi-coloured 'Omer Tower', named after 8-year-old Lego fan Omer Sayag, was completed using cranes in Rabin Square...

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Kosovans hang ties in protest at PM salary hike

Angry Kosovans hung hundreds of neckties on the fence outside the government's headquarters on Tuesday in protest after its leader justified doubling his own salary by saying that wearing smart clothes was part of his job.Protesters hung some 300 ties of various colours and patterns and even the odd shirt...

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In sea sickness and in health: Underwater wedding

A British army sergeant and a former diving instructor have taken the plunge for an underwater wedding.Thomas Mould, from Leicester, and American Sandra Hyde staged the unusual ceremony in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.The couple, who have been together for four years, used an underwater...

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Bengaluru Now Has A Logo Of Its Own. This Is How It Looks Like

In a first, an Indian city now has a logo, indicating its cosmopolitan nature.With a logo of its own -- crowdsourced through a contest which is part in English and part in Kannada -- IT capital Bengaluru has joined international cities like New York and Amsterdam.The logo in red and white is an initiative...

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