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    Officials in India's Andamans Islands have arranged remarriages for at least four Onge tribeswomen, it has emerged. The move is aimed at halting the decline in the Onge population. Remarriage is rare in the tribe. The Onges numbered just 100 until eight of their men died in December after mistaking toxic chemicals for alcohol. The tribe is one of the oldest in the Andaman Islands. Anthropologists say the Onges' presence there dates back between 30,000 and 50,000 years. (BBC)

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