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A martial arts master in Shanghai can do all kinds of things with nunchucks. He lights matches, held by another person in their mouth, using the weapon. He extinguishes candles. Recently Xie Desheng was even added to the Guinness Records Hall of F...
A two-year-old girl in India is playing with a 35-year-old chained elephant as if it was a pet. Her parents have been criticised for it, but insist that the wild animal and their daughter are friends.
A restaurant in Cairo has hired a robot to assist in serving customers sitting indoors, as a substitute for traditional waiters.
Gavin Sayers might be only six years old but he has won races in his home state and already performs motocross shows with his dad. The racing prodigy can jump ramps and ride a dirt bike on motocross tracks like a pro.
8-year-old Paige Calendine was born without legs but has never seen it as a disability or an obstacle to her true passion of gymnastics.
A remote village in El Salvador is using Bitcoin for financial transactions, after an anonymous donor gave a six-figure sum to them, on the condition the villagers would adopt the digital currency.
It might not be your regular football pitch, but the Pyramids of Meroe in the Sudanese region of Nubia is a setting that matches the jaw-dropping skills showed by professional freestyler Abdullah Emad.
Buenos Aires is planning on paying money to people, infected with coronavirus, to enable them to isolate. Opinions about this program vary, with some residents taking a critical stance, while others welcome the support.
Shouxian, an ancient city in China, is under threat from flooding. China has been beset by torrential rainfall for weeks, causing destruction across the country. A barricade has been put up at Shouxian’s thousand-year-old gate, in a bid to protect...
Protesters clash with police during renewed demonstrations against Tel Aviv's municipality's plan to build a homeless shelter over an old Muslim cemetery in Jaffa.
Inventor Shyam Chaurasia has developed 'Smart Defence Goggles' that can operate and fire weapons up to 1.5 km away and demonstrated the technology at the Ashok Institute of Technology and Management in the northern Indian city of Varanasi.
The historic settlement of Hasankeyf, in south-eastern Turkey, which was flooded by the construction of the Ilisu dam in recent years, is almost completely submerged.
As wearing masks in public spaces has become the norm in many countries, fancy versions are beginning to pop up. The masks often cost several thousand USD, come with diamonds or are made of pearls.
Russia may be facing an environmental crisis, as a copper mine has turned the streams by the Ural Mountains orange. A water neutralisation station was built next to the disused Lyovikha mine, but it reportedly overflows during heavy rains.
Gerardo Ixcoy is a teacher from Santa Cruz del Quiche in Guatemala, approximately 160 kilometres (99 miles) from Guatemala City, the country's capital. Gerardo travels many kilometres every day through the hills on his mobile tricycle classroom, w...
Armed civilians are patrolling the streets of a Guatemalan town. They say they want to ensure residents adhere the COVID-19 to curb the spread of the virus.
His father, Xiao Chen, a professional dancer, says the toddler’s passion for dancing was noticeable from the start. He would mimic dance moves when the music was on and did his first flip turn when he was around 13-15 months. Xiao has shot to fame...
One of the world’s biggest cemeteries, Wadi al-Salam, has been thrust into the centre of a dispute in Iraq. Governor, Louay Al Yasiri, opposes the burying of coronavirus deceased from other regions at Wadi al-Salam, because he believes it spreads ...
Brides-to-be protested coronavirus restrictions for weddings in Italy. Weddings can only take place with fewer guests, no buffet is permitted, and attendees have to wear protective masks.