2012: The year in weird

POSTED: 05:21 PM PST Dec 26, 2012    UPDATED: 05:30 PM PST Dec 27, 2012 

From an amateur's restoration of an art masterpiece that shocked the world, to a man some are calling a very dumb terrorist, here are some of 2012's weirdest news stories.

Mohammad Ashan
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A low-level Taliban commander in Afghanistan, Mohammed Ashan, turned himself in to Afghan police after seeing a wanted poster offering a $100 reward for his capture, the New York Post reported. He was arrested, but didn't get the reward.

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