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12 Nov
A 60-year-old fisherman found himself fighting for his life after a crocodile pulled him into a river. Authorities said the man was "lucky to be alive." He even drove himself to the nearest hospital afterward.
1 Nov
A 24-year-old man dressed in Batman's Joker costume attacked passengers on a Tokyo train line on Sunday evening, injuring 17 people as many party-goers headed into the city center for Halloween gatherings, media reported.
1 Sep
Bolaji Balogun, a man who is determined never to stay idle. He goes back and forth every day trying his best at work like every man who wants to put food on the table and a roof over his head will do. This is the story of a hard-working young Lagosian pushing cart to make ends meet inside the popular spare-part Ladipo market in the Oshodi area of Lagos State.
29 Jun
A 32-year-old man allegedly stabbed two people in the central German city of Erfurt, prompting a manhunt. Police later detained the suspect in his own apartment.
16 Jun
Rewaz Faiq is just one of two women serving as parliament speaker in the Middle East, where politics is a man's world, but the Iraqi Kurdish mother of two is unfazed. Having entered politics at the age of 15, Faiq knew she would face challenges when she was elected in 2019 to the post in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq.
15 Jun
The 76-year-old had 39 wives and 94 children. The head of a Christian sect that practices polygamy, he and his family lived in a four-story house with 100 rooms.
10 Jun
This was the moment, French President, Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face by a man while on an official trip to the south-eastern department of Drôme. The French president was walking towards people cheering behind a barrier when the incident happened.
26 May
A missing man has been found dead inside a large dinosaur statue in a satellite town of Barcelona. The man is thought to have entered the statue through the belly of the dinosaur, where he then fell inside one leg.
15 May
Police have arrested a man who stabbed five people at a supermarket in Dunedin in southern New Zealand. Three people are in critical condition.
30 Apr
Daniel Rwehura is a pioneer of cockroach breeding in Tanzania. After an intense information e-campaign, he has conquered the support of consumers, the government, and universities to produce cockroach protein in the country.
8 Apr
Dramatic footage shows a crew member of a Dutch cargo ship throwing himself into the sea after the ship began listing heavily and was too dangerous to stay aboard. Norwegian emergency services rescued the 12 crew members of the "Eemslift Hendrika", with some being airlifted to safety and others having to jump into the water. The vessel which was carrying several mid-sized boats between Bremerhaven in Germany and the port of Kolvereid ran into difficulty in the Norwegian Sea and there are now fears that it could capsize.
18 Mar
Police in Washington were tipped off by an intelligence bulletin that the subject "may be carrying an AR-15" rifle. The suspect was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon and large-capacity ammunition feeding device.

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