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The South American country sees little hope of relief soon, as the rainy season won't begin until December.
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Lee Hee-ah performs in Hong Kong.
Playing the piano has been a life-changing experience for Korean Lee Hee-ah. It boosted her confidence and strengthened her belief that "with perseverance ...
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In the world of publishing, the role of an editor is to check what the author has written. The job is often crucial because an editor can often spot ...
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The American academic Paul Zak is renowned among his colleagues for two things that he does to people disconcertingly soon after meeting them. The first is hugging: seeing me approach across...
Takahiro Ikeda spins on the back wheel of his BMX bike at an event in Hong Kong.
He has appeared in several magazine spreads, performed in the Cirque du Soleil, and enjoyed celebrity-style media coverage. That's because ...
A Siamese crocodile in Cambodia
Endangered Siamese crocodiles in Cambodia are highly valued - but more dead than alive. Their patterned skin, when converted into leather handbags, is ...
What do China's Forbidden City, the Giza Necropolis, in Egypt, and Vigan City, in the Philippines, have in common? They've all been listed as World Heritage ...
From left: C.Y. Leung, Xi Jinping, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Francois Hollande, Antonis Samaras and Vladimir Putin
So the first half of 2012 has passed. Which brings us closer to the end of the world - if the Mayan calendar is to be believed. We have another six months ...
Seoul mayor Park Won-soon has promised to take care of the poor and needy.
The mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon, may look like an ordinary citizen with an ordinary face and an ordinary haircut, but he is no ordinary government official.
This lioness sparked a dispute between lions that upset the ecological balance in Africa, allowing hyenas to gain superiority over the big cats.
The legendary beauty Helen of Troy, who had many powerful admirers, is known as the "face that launched a thousand ships" for her part in inciting the Trojan War.
Simon Wheatley was struck by the contrast between London's grim and vibrant sights.
From the summer of 1998 until January 2010, British photographer Simon Wheatley found himself captivated by a run-down council estate surrounded by derelict ...