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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel


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Argentina 'Dirty War' baby found 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:40:14 GMT 
    Campaigners in Argentina find another child abducted from left-wing political prisoners during military rule between 1976 and 1983.

Fire in Venezuelan prison kills 17 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:12:32 GMT 
    A fire in Venezuela's Tocuyito prison, near the city of Valencia in northern Carabobo state, kills 17 people and injures 11.

UN confirms Palmyra temple destroyed 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:46:51 GMT 
    Satellite analysis confirms the destruction of the most significant temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the United Nations says.

Lebanon waste activists occupy ministry 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:18:21 GMT 
    Activists in Lebanon occupy the environment ministry, in the latest "You Stink" protest over rotting rubbish in the capital, Beirut.

US Jewish site killings guilty verdict 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:52:39 GMT 
    White supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross is found guilty of murdering three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas City last year.

US cameraman shot on TV honoured 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:06:46 GMT 
    Friends of the cameraman killed last week while broadcasting in Virginia have gathered to remember him at his former school.

Week in pictures: 22-28 August 2015 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:26:54 GMT 
    News photos from 22-28 August

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:26:40 GMT 
    Children's day at the world famous carnival

From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:00:13 GMT 
    Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden

The struggles of the world's hairiest family 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:13:45 GMT 
    What is it like to be the world's hairiest family?

When a slump hits a vast iron ore mine 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:01:57 GMT 
    Life in a vast iron ore mine hitting hard times

Tackling the deadliest day for Japanese teenagers 
  Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:50:45 GMT 
    Tackling the deadliest day for Japan's teenagers

Did India village council really order rape of two sisters? 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:47:04 GMT 
    Did India villagers order rape of sisters?

The grandeur of Tokyo's Hotel Okura in pictures 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:18:25 GMT 
    Images then and now of much-loved but doomed Hotel Okura

The journalists sued by the Thai navy 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:15:15 GMT 
    The journalists being sued by the Thai navy
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