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From ancient to modern times, Syria's Wadi Barada has been a vital water source, says Diana Darke.
A new team of environmental police will try to combat toxic smog engulfing Beijing, its mayor says.
A Syrian who fled conflict in Aleppo ended up in Somaliland, after searching on Google for a place with no dentist.
As the 70th anniversary of the Black Dahlia murder approaches, the public fascination with Elizabeth Short and her grisly death hasn't dimmed.
A wire spool that fell off a truck rolls down a Pennsylvania motorway with cars swerving to avoid it.
Award season officially gets under way this weekend, when the Golden Globes are handed out.
A gun taken from the Florida airport shooting suspect during health tests "was returned to a month later".
Mario Soares, who steered Portugal to democracy after years of dictatorship, dies in Lisbon aged 92.