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More and more Turks turn to Tai Chi to ease stress...

ISTANBUL (Xinhua) - Murat Baltaoglu, a Turkish advertiser, arrived at a park in central Istanbul early on Thursday in a hurry to attend his...

The lure of the manikhot tree at Khonphapheng waterfall

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) - When visitors go to see the stunning Khonphapheng waterfall on the Mekong River in Champassak province in southern Laos,...

Chinese art performance amazes Tunisian spectators

TUNIS (Xinhua) - Thunderous applause and cheers were given to five young Chinese performers when they presented a breathtaking handstand performance in Tunisia’s open-air...

Beatles Indian hideaway comes together, 50 years on

RISHIKESH, India (AFP) - Fifty years after the Beatles came to India, the bungalows where the Fab Four lived, the post office where John...

‘Japanese Satchmo’ honoured in jazz birthplace of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Trumpeter Yoshio Toyama and his wife Keiko moved to the United States 50 years ago to learn about traditional jazz...

UK Museum identifies looted Iraqi antiquities, sends them home

LONDON (AFP) - The British Museum said on Thursday it is returning to Iraq a collection of looted antiquities up to 5,000 years old,...

Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) - A dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes have blanketed many California cities for two weeks,...

Bulgaria’s famed all-female folk choir back with a modern twist

VARNA, Bulgaria (AFP) - Thirty years ago, an all-female folk choir set up in Bulgaria became the darling of Western audiences with its tradition-steeped...

Romanian dressmakers revel in Dior folk coat vogue

BEIUS, Romania (AFP) - They may feel aggrieved at not obtaining an official seal of approval, but traditional Romanian dressmakers are riding a wave...

African refugee grows homeland’s bitter eggplants in Vermont

|     Lisa Rathke     | COLCHESTER (AP) — After surviving refugee camps in Africa, Janine Ndagijimana settled in Vermont and began to dream of farming. When she...

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