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Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, stands outside an elementary school as he shows a picture of the window fallen from U.S. military helicopter onto the sports ground of the school in Ginowan, Okinawa, on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption AFP/Getty Images Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, stands outside an elementary school as he shows a [...]

Clockwise from top left: Bad selfie; “tree man” disease; Deer tick; mothers from Namibia’s Himba tribe and from Amber, India; toilet; and Hamza man eating honeycomb. Clockwise from top left: SAIH Norway/Screenshot by NPR; Hadassah; Stephen Reiss for NPR; Jose Luis Trisan/Getty; Hadynyah/Getty;Zoriah Miller for Dollar Street; and Matthieu Paley/National Geographic. hide caption toggle caption [...]

Refugees are no longer allowed to settle in one western German city. Such bans are expected to be introduced in other cities as more Germans complain that there are too many refugees. Article source: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/12/570093100/german-city-bans-refugees-from-settling-there-other-cities-may-follow?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

Charleville was preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary next year. Researchers wanted to know which day the town was founded in 1868. The answer? It was not 1868. It was in 1865. Article source: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/12/570093128/australian-town-misses-its-sesquicentennial-by-3-years?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

An illustration of a Thylacine (Photo by: Brown Bear/Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images) Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images An illustration of a Thylacine (Photo by: Brown Bear/Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images) Windmill Books/UIG via Getty Images When it comes to the extinction of modern animal species, [...]

The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro makes a speech after casting his vote for municipal elections at a polling station in Caracas on Sunday. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro makes a speech after casting his vote for municipal elections at a polling station in [...]

Visitors enter Saudi Comic Con (SCC) which is the first event of its kind to be held in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, in February. The kingdom has also announced the reopening of cinemas after a decades-long ban. AP hide caption toggle caption AP Visitors enter Saudi Comic Con (SCC) which is the first event of its [...]

Weeks after Hondurans voted for president, there still isn’t a clear winner. The opposition claims the government is trying to steal the vote for incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez. Article source: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/11/569834124/still-no-clear-winner-in-honduras-election?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. views Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a controversial move that complicates Middle East politics. Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. views Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a controversial move that complicates Middle East politics. Gali [...]

Thousands of Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad take part in a training exercise in 2015. On Saturday, the Iraqi prime minister announced its war on the Islamic State group was over, after more than three years of fighting. ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images Thousands of Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad take part [...]