Read more about the article Germany Burns More Than 17 Million Expired Covid Masks
Image shows COVID-19 masks, undated photo. Germany has burnt over 17 million expired masks as of January 2023. (Newsflash)

Germany Burns More Than 17 Million Expired Covid Masks

Health officials in Germany have incinerated more than 17 million expired COVID-19 masks. The unused medical masks - bought in the first months of the pandemic - were reportedly destroyed…

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Read more about the article Treasure Map Reveals Site Of Buried Nazi WW2 Loot
Picture shows a treasure map to a possible Nazi treasure in Ommeren, Netherlands. The treasure map comes from the archives of the Netherlands Management Institute. (Nationaal Archief/Newsflash)

Treasure Map Reveals Site Of Buried Nazi WW2 Loot

A Nazi World War II treasure map showing the site of buried chests of gold and jewels has been made public by officials in the Netherlands. The seven chests are…

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Read more about the article Traffic Cops Find Live Tiger In Couple’s Car Boot
Police found a tiger cub in the boot of a couple's v among luggage and weapons, in El Marques, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022. The couple stopped for a traffic violation were arrested. (@SSPyTMElMarques/Newsflash)

Traffic Cops Find Live Tiger In Couple’s Car Boot

Traffic police who pulled over a couple for a driving offence were astonished when they found a live tiger in their boot. Public Security Department officials in El Marques, Queretaro…

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Read more about the article Three-Year-Old Boy Stung To Death In Garden
Image shows the Napoleon Franco Pareja Children's Hospital, in the city of Cartagena, Colombia, undated photo. A boy, aged 3, died after a bee attack on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. (Newsflash)

Three-Year-Old Boy Stung To Death In Garden

A three-year-old boy was stung to death by a swarm of killer bees after disturbing a nest outside the family home. The agonising attack happened when victim Marcos Suarez Medina…

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Read more about the article Mystery Of Hundreds Of Wild Ducks Found Frozen In Ice
Ruddy shelducks lie dead on the ice of the Hun River in Shenyang, Liaoning in China, undated. They are suspected of being poisoned. (lnysdwbh/AsiaWire)

Mystery Of Hundreds Of Wild Ducks Found Frozen In Ice

Baffled wildlife officials in China are investigating how hundreds of wild ducks were found dead in a frozen river when they should have been flying south for the winter. The…

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Read more about the article Egypt Returns Priceless Coins Looted From Ancient Civilisations
Photo shows a jewellery of the Queen Ahhotep, which was displayed at the Egyptian Museum of Liberation in Cairo, Egypt, undated photo. Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the museum, explained that this was the first time that these treasures were being displayed after having been in storage. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Egypt Returns Priceless Coins Looted From Ancient Civilisations

Egypt has returned nearly 200 ancient coins to their modern homelands after they were seized by officials being trafficked into the country. Envoys from Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and China…

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Read more about the article Officials In Mexico Seize Huge US-Bound Drugs Haul Hidden Inside Coconuts
Picture shows coconuts with fentanyl pills hidden inside, undated. The Attorney General's Office (FGR) seized approximately 300 kilogrames of fentanyl pills inside a truck, in Sonora , Mexico, as reported by the authorities on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2022. (FGR/Newsflash)

Officials In Mexico Seize Huge US-Bound Drugs Haul Hidden Inside Coconuts

These snaps show how officials in Mexico seized nearly 700 lb of fentanyl hidden inside coconuts bound for the US. Picture shows coconuts with fentanyl pills hidden inside. (FGR/Newsflash) Fentanyl…

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Read more about the article City Fells Over 100 Trees So Lizards Can Sunbathe
Picture shows a Common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis), undated. In Stuttgart, Germany, 106 trees have to be cut down because lizards need a place to sunbathe in a substitute habitat created for the protection of the species. (Newsflash)

City Fells Over 100 Trees So Lizards Can Sunbathe

City officials have felled more than 100 trees so that a colony of lizards can get enough sun, it has emerged. The lizards - common wall lizards, or Podarcis muralis…

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Read more about the article Looters Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Ancient Well For Treasure
Photo shows the moment when three looters were caught while they were excavating and destroying historical layers in an Ottoman well next to the cemetery of the Bedouin city of Rahat in Negev, Israel, undated photo. The robbers are suspected of searching for a hidden treasure, which, according to a Bedouin myth, was buried in the well, inside a cave. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquity Authority Robbery Prevention Unit/Newsflash)

Looters Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Ancient Well For Treasure

Officials in Israel busted three looters digging for treasure in an ancient Ottoman well. Inspectors from Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) Antiquities Theft Prevention Unit caught the robbers red-handed as they…

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Read more about the article Pigeons Get Vasectomies In Pest Crackdown
A veterinarian performs a sterilization surgery on a pigeon, in Bogota, Colombia, in November, 2022. The minimally invasive laparoscopy procedures were developed by the District Institute for Animal Protection and Welfare (IDPYBA) and the Antonio Narino University, as part of the framework for the care for free-roaming pigeons. (Secretaria Distrital de Ambiente/Newsflash)

Pigeons Get Vasectomies In Pest Crackdown

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Animal welfare officials in Colombia have begun giving pigeons vasectomies as a humane way to keep numbers down in the capital Bogota. The Institute for the Protection…

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