Russia, Haiti, Germany, Congo, Japan

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 6:41pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Russia, an accused grave robber is under arrest after police found mummified bodies, dressed up like dolls, in his home. Cops say corpses are spread all over the grave robbers house, most in female clothes. Then there are other human size dolls, wearing outfits stolen from coffins. The suspect is reportedly a historian with a fascination with cemeteries.

Haiti – Jimmy Carter is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity to build homes. The 87-year-old former President and his wife joined some five-hundred Habitat for Humanity volunteers. They're working at the epicenter of last year's devastating earthquake.

Germany – There is a new gas pipeline linking Western Europe with Siberia’s vast gas reserves. World leaders say it will make the region's energy supply more secure. It's a 10.2-billion dollar project and will flow to Europe through 2-pipelines.

Congo – Africa's most active volcano in Virunga National Park put on quite a display Monday. The lava is flowing away from the populated parts of the park, and officials say the volcano doesn't pose a threat to animals or people.

Japan – Honda is making it harder to tell the difference between man and machine.

A robot they just re-vamped can now jog nearly 6-miles-per-hour and move individual fingers. It can even open a thermos and pour juice into a cup. Honda wants the robot to be able to one day work in the troubled nuclear plant.

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