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A child rape scene in the upcoming movie has one of its young stars fearing for his safety and underscores a cultural divide in Afghanistan.

October 09, 2007
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Moon shuttles, rocket racers, and Mars bases are just some of the space highlights historians will commemorate 50 years from now, experts say.

October 5, 2007
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Typhoon lashes Vietnam, Russia remembers Sputnik, volcano blows in Yemen, and more.

October 5, 2007
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Tree houses are becoming an increasingly popular choice for United Kingdom adults interested in romantic and eco-friendly countryside getaways.

October 05, 2007
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Along the Chinese and Kazakh border, many sheepherders are abandoning their traditional nomadic lifestyle in response to desertification and economic pressures.

October 05, 2007
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Dozens gathered this week in Beijing to continue an ancient Chinese tradition of cricket breeding and fighting.

October 04, 2007
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As the leaders of the two Koreas meet for a historic summit today, South Korean school kids are being taught to accept and understand their northern neighbors.

October 03, 2007
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Oktoberfest starts flowing, protesters march in Myanmar, Mars rover reaches a crater landmark, and more.

September 28, 2007
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One group of Croatian grandmothers may have found the secret to staying young: sailing. Meet the seafaring seniors as they navigate their skiff off the Dalmatian coast.

September 28, 2007
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Early Polynesians traveled thousands of miles - from Hawaii to Tahiti - for trade and exploration, suggests a new study of woodworking tools.

September 27, 2007
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New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu erupted without warning on Tuesday, covering a ski slope on the mountain's side with mud and injuring a resort worker.

September 26, 2007
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Baboons casually open car doors and climb in, rob homes, and otherwise terrorize residents of South Africa's Cape Peninsula.

September 26, 2007
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Reproduced from an eighth-century Koran, a solid-gold book worth an estimated six million U.S. dollars was loaned from Russia to Iran in September 2007.

September 26, 2007
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In South Africa a spectacular show enlivens one of the world's richest hot spots of floral diversity.

September 26, 2007
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Visitors can snorkel and swim with whale sharks as they make an annual appearance to feed on plankton blooms each September off Mexico. But there's concern the tourists could innocently harm this vulnerable species.

September 26, 2007

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