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Millions take Hindu holy bath
At least 18 million have bathed in India's river Ganges on the main day of the Ardh Kumbh mela.
Serbia to go to the polls
Serbia is to go to the polls in the country's first general election since becoming an independent state.
Unease at China 'space weapon'
China is facing international criticism over a weapons test it reportedly carried out in space.
Europe begins storm clean-up
A massive clear-up operation is underway across much of northern Europe after storms caused havoc.
Top Iraqi Shia militant seized
Security forces in Iraq have seized a high-level militia leader in a raid, the US military has said.
High definition DVDs 'hacked'
Hackers claim to have circumvented anti-piracy software on high definition DVDs and made copies of films.
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