Indian floods – more than 6 million affected

At least 300 people have died in eastern and central India and more than six million others have been affected by floods that have submerged villages.

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August 2006 – 10 years ago

August 2006 saw Natascha Kampusch escape her kidnapper after eight years; saw the worse plane crash of the year; and saw Pluto lose its planet status.

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During his life time, Herman Melville's Moby Dick sold only 50 copies.”