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Jordanian initiative provides human hair wigs to children with cancer

A Jordanian initiative helps children battling cancer by providing them with human hair wigs, while at the same time allowing donors to experience… Read Article

A look back at the life of drug boss 'El Chapo' Guzman

Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a US court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to… Read Article

How residents live in the world's most complicated border town

In the Belgian-Dutch town of Baarle, made up of 30 different enclaves, inhabitants are getting the best of both countries and the worst of two… Read Article

Mandela's life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

It features previously unseen footage alongside more than 150 artefacts such as clothes, campaign posters and travel documents on loan from the… Read Article

The new Da Vinci? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

Cameras in each of her eyeballs recognise human features - she will make eye contact and follow you around the room, opening and closing her mouth as… Read Article

Justin Trudeau's double spotted on Afghan talent show

An Afghan talent show contestant's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the… Read Article

A Colombian man earns his living by becoming a Transformer

Luis Cruz quit his job and began performing as characters from the Transformers comics at traffic lights in Bogota eight years ago. Read Article

Punjab students make India's first solar-powered, driverless bus

It took the group of 300 students and teachers two years to turn this dream into reality. Read Article

A 'virtual' border instead of Trump's wall?

A Silicon Valley company specializing in motion and obstacles detection presents its new application at the CES in Las Vegas: a completely 'virtual'… Read Article

70,000 children live on the streets of New Delhi: Survey

DCPCR conducted the survey in areas where homeless children are commonly found including traffic signals, dump yards, railway stations, under over… Read Article

Near-blind ex-boxer puts troubled kids on right path

In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. "I didn't lose my sight, I just see things… Read Article

Yemen girl who lost her parents in air strike becomes country's symbol of war

Buthaina Mansur al-Rimi's life has changed drastically since last year -- orphaned in Sanaa, the little girl controversially ended up in Saudi Arabia… Read Article

Alibaba's 'future hotel' uses robots, AI

The hotel is the latest example of Chinese tech companies' foray into traditional industries such as the hospitality sector. Read Article

The man on a mission to save Bangladesh's trees

Ohid Sarder is a self-professed tree hugger: the 53-year-old rides his bicycle across Bangladesh in a grassroots effort to free trees from nails used… Read Article

Melting ice in London aims to highlight global warming

"Ice Watch London" is a collection of pieces of ice weighing between 1.5-5 tonnes each. Read Article