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Woman Hides Child in Bag on Paris Flight

A woman who flew into Paris from Istanbul this week was found to have hidden a four-year-old girl in a bag on the plane, Air France said Wednesday.

The airline said the child, traveling without a ticket, was discovered on board the flight on Monday night "hidden inside a bag."

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5 Jailed over 'Biggest Burglary in English History'

Five men involved in a daring London heist that drew comparisons with the film "Ocean's Eleven" -- albeit with pensioners filling the lead roles -- were jailed for a combined total of 34 years on Wednesday.

Prosecutors called the raid on Hatton Garden, London's jewelry district, the "biggest burglary in English legal history", netting £14 million ($20.1 million, 18.5 million euros) worth of booty including jewelry, gold and cash.

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The Revenue: Pakistani Tax Official Celebrates DiCaprio Oscar Win

A Pakistani civil servant who never let go of hope Leonardo DiCaprio might win an Oscar became a social media star after his memo ordering a tea break for staff celebrating the actor's long-awaited victory went viral.

Rizwan Ahmed, Assistant Commissioner of the Inland Revenue department in Pakistani-held Kashmir, told AFP Tuesday he was "inspired" by the Titanic star "because he'd been nominated four times and he never lost faith despite losing."

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Tiger on the Loose in Doha Traffic Jam

A tiger was spotted wandering through a traffic jam on one of Doha's busiest roads on Tuesday, and government officials said they would investigate the incident after footage appeared online.

Pictures and video showing the tiger roaming among cars on the Doha Expressway flooded social media in the tiny Gulf country.

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Israel Investigates Artist who Inserted Flag into Rectum

Israeli police opened an investigation Monday into an artist who inserted a national flag into his rectum on stage at a conference that featured a controversial speech by a minister.

Israeli artist Ariel Bronz, angry that the audience booed him during his performance after a speech by Culture Minister Miri Regev on Sunday, threw oranges into the crowd before turning his back and inserting the flag in his rectum.

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Chinese Woman Found Dead after Month Trapped in Elevator

A Chinese woman died after being trapped in an elevator for a month because maintenance workers shut off the power supply after failing to properly check if anyone was inside, state media reported Sunday.

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Chinese Pandas Given by President Xi Arrive in S. Korea

A pair of giant pandas, a state gift to South Korea from Chinese President Xi Jinping, arrived in Seoul on Thursday to a red-carpet welcome.

Aibao (lovely treasure), a two-year-old female, and Lebao (pleasant treasure) a three-year-old male, flew in from the western Chinese province of Sichuan to Incheon international airport on a specially chartered flight, accompanied by vets and a handler.

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He wasn't Worth It? L'Oreal Said No to 'Eau de Trump'

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal revealed Wednesday that Donald Trump had asked them to make a perfume in his name about a decade ago, but the beauty company said no.

However, it was nothing personal against the divisive U.S. billionaire and presidential hopeful, said L'Oreal chairman Jean-Paul Agon.

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Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine Renames Street after Late Beatle

It was only a minor tweak in the spelling but a historic change when a Ukrainian village on Wednesday renamed a street, which honored Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles' John Lennon.

Large swathes of Ukraine have been erasing remnants of their totalitarian past since the February 2014 ouster of the ex-Soviet republic's Russian-backed president.

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Indian Army Makes Candidates Strip to Foil Cheating

India's army made candidates at a recruitment day in Bihar take a written exam in their underwear to prevent them from cheating, reports said Tuesday, after a spate of exam scandals in the eastern state.

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