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AMAZING PHOTOS: Chinese man survives metal bar going through head - and lives!

AMAZING PHOTOS: Chinese man survives metal bar going through head - and lives! Watch

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Luck was with a 50-year-old Chinese man - an inch thick metal spear went straight though his head. The object narrowly missed his brain and left ...

People of Hong Kong prepare to rebel against Beijing if their demands are not met - will it end in massacre, or democracy?

People of Hong Kong prepare to rebel against Beijing if their demands are not met - will it end in massacre, or democracy? Watch

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China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress is set to hold a week-long session starting August 25, to discuss how Hong Kong will ...

CASTE SYSTEM AT WORST: India's 'night soil gatherers' collect human excrement

CASTE SYSTEM AT WORST: India's 'night soil gatherers' collect human excrement Watch

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Due to a brutal caste system, as well as being a nation tolerant of open defecation and dry, non-flush latrines, women born into a certain ...

Time to learn Chinese: Forget Microsoft, your next OS could be Chinese!

Time to learn Chinese: Forget Microsoft, your next OS could be Chinese! Watch

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China's state-controlled Xinhua News Agency announced that China is developing their own operating system for desktop computers and mobile ...

WRONG ANALOGY? Cardinal outrages child sexual abuse victims - and truck drivers!

WRONG ANALOGY? Cardinal outrages child sexual abuse victims - and truck drivers! Watch

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Australian survivors of clergy abuse are highly incensed by comments made by Cardinal George Pell. Speaking form the Vatican via video-link, ...

DIFFERENT FASHION SHOOT: Five Indian acid attack victims pose for photos

DIFFERENT FASHION SHOOT: Five Indian acid attack victims pose for photos Watch

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Five female Indian acid attack victims gathered for a different sort of fashion shoot recently, in order to raise public awareness. The effect ...

Man bites dog? Try man BITES SNAKE - and lives to tell the tale

Man bites dog? Try man BITES SNAKE - and lives to tell the tale Watch

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They say when a man bites dog, its news. A man in India did that adage one better by biting a venomous blue krait snake, and managed to live to ...

Two murderous women will be first female execution in India

Two murderous women will be first female execution in India Watch

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Two women, who kidnapped 13 young children and forced them to work as pickpockets before murdering them are about to become the first women ever ...

Can he break Christian persecution? Pope Francis says he's ready to try in China

Can he break Christian persecution? Pope Francis says he's ready to try in China Watch

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On his return flight from South Korea, Pope Francis said that he hoped to visit China soon, an act which would be the first time any Pope ...

Pope Francis Gives Important Interview On His Return From the Apostolic Visit to Korea

Pope Francis Gives Important Interview On His Return From the Apostolic Visit to Korea Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Pope Francis is a refreshingly frank, charismatic and prophetic successor of the Apostle Peter. He stands in the trajectory of Paul VI, John Paul ...

Pope's visit to Korea highlights religious hope for reunification

Pope's visit to Korea highlights religious hope for reunification Watch

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During his visit to Korea, Pope Francis addressed a meeting of young Catholics from many Asian countries and told them that their best hope for ...

Northern India paralyzed by rampant flooding

Northern India paralyzed by rampant flooding Watch

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At least 28 people killed and thousands have been left homeless after heavy monsoon rains in northern India. Flooding in the Himalayas have ...

Pope Francis to Asian Youth: The Glory of the Martyrs Shines On You, Wake Up!

Pope Francis to Asian Youth: The Glory of the Martyrs Shines On You, Wake Up! Watch

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The martyrs of Korea - and innumerable others throughout Asia - handed over their bodies to their persecutors; to us they have handed on a ...

You Are Guardians of Hope! Pope Francis Speaks to the Bishops of Korea

You Are Guardians of Hope! Pope Francis Speaks to the Bishops of Korea Watch

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Dear brothers, a prophetic witness to the Gospel presents particular challenges to the Church in Korea, since she carries out her life and ...

AUSTRALIAN HORROR STORY: Parents leave with surrogate child's healthier offspring

AUSTRALIAN HORROR STORY: Parents leave with surrogate child's healthier offspring Watch

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International surrogate parenting, where wealthy couples in developed nations typically seek the services of poor females in developing nations ...

Pope Francis has a massive to-do list in Korea

Pope Francis has a massive to-do list in Korea Watch

Asia Pacific

Pope Francis will travel to South Korea with a message of peace for the divided nations in his first papal visit to Asia.

Are we safe ANYWHERE? Christians suffer violence in India

Are we safe ANYWHERE? Christians suffer violence in India Watch

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Archbishop Anil Couto of New Delhi has urged local and Indian authorities to take more effective measures in fighting religiously motivated ...

Chinese government to impose own version of Christianity

Chinese government to impose own version of Christianity Watch

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China's government is officially atheistic as it openly fears that any religion will diminish its hold on its population. In response to ...

Untold breathtaking treasures discovered in Chinese king's tomb

Untold breathtaking treasures discovered in Chinese king's tomb Watch

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Weapons, chariots, gold, jade - untold historical treasures, numbering more than 10,000 in total, have been uncovered in an elaborate mausoleum ...

Hundreds dead; thousands homeless after Chinese earthquake

Hundreds dead; thousands homeless after Chinese earthquake Watch

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An earthquake in Yunnan province of southwestern China killed more than 380 people and injured roughly 1,880 more, and destroyed thousands of ...

In spite of widespread disease, many rural Indian villages refuse to use flush toilets

In spite of widespread disease, many rural Indian villages refuse to use flush toilets Watch

Asia Pacific

While many African villages have made headway in combating such deadly disease as cholera with the mandated use of indoor flush toilets, the ...

Filipino nuns reach out to prostitutes to turn towards God

Filipino nuns reach out to prostitutes to turn towards God Watch

Asia Pacific

While illegal, prostitution is prevalent in the Philippines. Red light districts are everywhere apparent in the big cities, and traveling ...

A triumph of 'Prayer and Action,' nuns rescue women and children from slavery in India

A triumph of 'Prayer and Action,' nuns rescue women and children from slavery in India Watch

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Catholic nuns and priests have collaborated to save as many as 200 female workers being held as slave laborers in an Indian fish factory. The rescue ...

NATIONAL SHAME: India has the most child laborers in the world

NATIONAL SHAME: India has the most child laborers in the world Watch

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Children, between the ages of five to 14 years of age are forced to work eight hours a day without break, seven days a week is a fact of life in ...

More than 100 Chinese Muslims killed in Xinjiang in 'terror attack'

More than 100 Chinese Muslims killed in Xinjiang in 'terror attack' Watch

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Nearly 100 people are now dead or wounded in a clash in Xinjiang, home to China's mostly Muslim Uyghur minority. Authorities have described the ...

Pope Francis to beatify 124 Koreans during August visit

Pope Francis to beatify 124 Koreans during August visit Watch

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Pope Francis plans to beatify Korea's first martyr, Paul Yun Ji-chung, as well his 123 companions in his visit to South Korea in August. Paul Yun ...

Sinister Smartphone app lets teenagers to have casual sex with strangers

Sinister Smartphone app lets teenagers to have casual sex with strangers Watch

Asia Pacific

Teenagers down under in Australia are using a popular smartphone app, called Tinder to arrange for sexual encounters with strangers. Although the ...

China begins vaccine devolopment with a BANG!

China begins vaccine devolopment with a BANG! Watch

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China is expected to begin exporting a manufactured vaccine for Japanese encephalitis by early 2015 to needy Southeast Asian countries.