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Scenes from the life of Syria (24 pictures)

In Syria, for over 2 years, since March 2011, the ongoing civil war between the government and opposition. According to official UN, during which time the country has killed more than 80,000 people. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed and trained fighters arriving and financed from abroad. The number of refugees from the country in April exceeded 1 million people .

Creepy Lepra Villiage in China (13 pictures)

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, was officially eliminated at the national level in China by 1982, meaning prevalence is lower than 1 in 100,000. Many of those people affected by leprosy have been isolated in remote villages since the 1950s, and they and their offspring – most of whom have never been infected – have little chance of rejoining society because of the strong prejudice, and their own fears.