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Mexican Bakers Go Big To Celebrate 3 Kings Day

Rosca de Reyes is a sweet bread with a Baby Jesus figurine baked inside. The version for Sunday will weigh 10 tons, and the cake's border will stretch nearly a mile. Tradition says the person who gets the slice with the plastic Jesus hosts a party.
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Nollywood's Female Pioneer Aims For Global Audience

In the huge Nigerian film industry known as Nollywood, producer and writer Emem Isong is a standout. She's one of the few powerful women who can get a movie made. She is trying to forge ties with filmmakers around the world to make Nigerian films part of the global cinema industry.
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2 Million Displaced Syrians Are Living 'Rough'

Syrian rebels control large sections of the country but President Assad has kept his grip on the capital Damascus. Those displaced by the uprising that began nearly two years ago have fled to rebel-held areas.
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Old Greek Blasphemy Laws Stir Up Modern Drama

The laws date to the 1850s, but have rarely been invoked. However, two recent cases have put the law in the spotlight, and critics say the measure is being abused.

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