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One of the world's oldest Quran manuscripts found in UK - Al Jazeera English ~ For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century. Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older -- which puts them among the oldest known examples in the world, according to researchers at the UK's University of Birmingham. The…

Ocean plastic has once again made the headlines as we continue to see an increase in plastic pollution in our oceans. It is estimated the amount of plastic floating in the Pacific Gyre has increased some 100-fold in the last four decades.

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Heavy gunfire heard in Ivory Coast second-largest city

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Palestinians react to UN settlements vote

Jordan: Deadly siege of al-Karak castle ends

Few visitors have been making the trek out to the country's northeast to see the secluded Nubian Meroe pyramids.

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Standing Rock 'water protectors' dig in for the winter - Al Jazeera English

Standing Rock 'water protectors' dig in for the winter - Al Jazeera English