A grave of a refugee who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea.

This Woman Gives Drowned Refugees Proper Burials

About 3,500 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea since January, but there's often no one to bury or commemorate them.

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Photos of the two Van Gogh paintings that were recovered by police 14 years after they were stolen.WATCHLIST
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Police Find Van Gogh Paintings Nearly 14 Years After They Were Stolen

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A Gentle Ending To Rosetta's 12-Year Mission

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Just Compared Himself To Hitler

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These Women Are Fighting ISIS

Darfur residents flee their homes in Sudan.WATCHLIST
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This Is The Latest Horrible Thing Suspected In Sudan's Darfur Region

Indian and Pakistan soldiers conduct a closing ceremony.WATCHLIST
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Military Action Puts The Peace Between India And Pakistan On Pause

Rubble from collapsed buildings in SyriaWATCHLIST
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The Aleppo Siege, As Explained By A White Helmet

President Obama and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef.WATCHLIST
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Veto Denied: Congress Overrides Obama For The First Time Ever

FARC rebels in ColombiaWATCHLIST
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Will Colombians In The US Vote In Favor Of A Peace Deal Back Home?

Ukrainian officials inspect wreckage thought to be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.WATCHLIST
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New Evidence From The MH17 Crash Points More Fingers At Russia

An image of Mexican presidential hopeful Andrés Manuel López Obrador.WATCHLIST
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Mexico's Man Of The People Is Apparently Wealthier Than He Let On

A girl learns self defense in Malawi.WATCHLIST
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Self-Defense Classes Could Help Kids Kick Sexual Assault In Africa

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dies At 93

Rodrigo Duterte answers questions from journalists during a press conference.WATCHLIST
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Rodrigo Duterte Wants To Restore The Death Penalty In The Philippines

A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in Beijing.WATCHLIST
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9 Out Of 10 People On Earth Are Breathing Polluted Air

Protesters use a boat in the Giudecca Canal to block cruise ships inside the port.WATCHLIST
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Venice Locals Are Dressing Like Pirates To Protest Cruise Ships

A Saudi Arabian womanWATCHLIST
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Saudi Women Demand An End To The 'Enslavement' Of Male Guardianship

Ground pangolin at Madikwe Game Reserve in South AfricaWATCHLIST
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This Scaly Animal Is The Most Trafficked Mammal In The World

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at Belfast International Airport on June 17, 2013 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.WATCHLIST
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Russia Accused Of Committing War Crimes In Aleppo

The sun sets behind a makeshift camp near the port of Calais, France.WATCHLIST
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France Is Going To Completely Close 'The Jungle' Migrant Camp

Women carry bundles in a village in IndiaWATCHLIST
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India's In — Now, The Paris Climate Agreement Is Almost A Done Deal

The city of JerusalemWATCHLIST
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Donald Trump Promises To Change America's Stance On Jerusalem

A slide plate sits on a microscope.WATCHLIST
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Here's Why Antibiotic Resistance Has Become A Problem

A baby elephant in Botswana.WATCHLIST
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The International Community Can't Agree On How To Save Elephants

Asylum seekers in GermanyWATCHLIST
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More Migrants Are Packing Their Bags For The Trip Home

Pipeline near the Alberta tar sandsWATCHLIST
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Tribes Across North America Sign Treaty To Fight Tar Sands Expansion

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he delivers his Christmas Day message.WATCHLIST
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Pope Francis Says Journalism Can Be A 'Weapon Of Destruction'

Fire burns alongside people holding signs with Kim Jong-un and nuclear symbols at an anti-Kim Jong-un protest in SeoulWATCHLIST
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One Wrong Move And This Country Says It's Ready To Kill Kim Jong-Un

The White Helmets rescue people in Syria.WATCHLIST
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Dear Assad, Here's Why The White Helmets Matter To Syria

An image of the now withdrawn pamphlet promoting Italy's fertility day.WATCHLIST
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Italy's Campaign To Have More Babies Isn't Going Well