These 'harmless' gestures could get you killed abroad

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Our hands make all sorts of shapes, but what can be a friendly gesture of peace to you can be a heinous insult to another.

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If you don't want to get caught in a sticky situation in a foreign land, check out Alltime 10s field guide to gestures.

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It might be worth bearing this advice in mind next time you jet off on holiday - after all you don't want to accidentally upset someone in their own country!

Tourist no-nos: Things that cause offence around the world

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