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Japan: Naked Man Festival

Around 10,000 men, wearing nothing but sumo-style loincloths, gathered at a Japanese temple on Saturday to scramble for sacred sticks called shingi.

Around 10,000 men, wearing nothing but sumo-style loincloths, gathered at a Japanese temple on Saturday to scramble for sacred sticks called shingi.

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The best of Arts and Culture in Europe and the World

Photo Pictures which have been re-staged by film photographers for the stills camera on a film set are on show at an exhibition at the Albertina Museum in…

Photo Pictures which have been re-staged by film photographers for the stills camera on a film set are on show at an exhibition at the Albertina Museum in…

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Bolivia opens the "Evo Museum"

Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…

Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…

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Trump gets his wall

A tourist attraction in Hamburg, Germany that features miniature models of various parts of the world has put up a wall around the United States, in a dig at President Donald Trump’s plan to build a f

A tourist attraction in Hamburg, Germany that features miniature models of various parts of the world has put up a wall around the United States, in a dig at President Donald Trump’s plan to build a f

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Team USA takes gold at 'Chef Olympics' in France

Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.

Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.

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Exhibition celebrates Africa and UAE's rich shared history

An exhibition in Dubai portrays the ancient and enduring ties between the Arab and African worlds. How their cultures inspired and transformed one

An exhibition in Dubai portrays the ancient and enduring ties between the Arab and African worlds. How their cultures inspired and transformed one

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Dior's Maria Grazia Chiuri unveils collection at Paris Fashion Week

Dior’s first female creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, was the star turn at Paris fashion week as she launched her haute couture collection.

Dior’s first female creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, was the star turn at Paris fashion week as she launched her haute couture collection.

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Robert Wilson lights up the Panza Collection at its home near Milan

The Panza collection is one of Europe's most important post-war treasure troves of art, and American artist Robert Wilson has been called in to light the pieces in a show at the collection's home, the

The Panza collection is one of Europe's most important post-war treasure troves of art, and American artist Robert Wilson has been called in to light the pieces in a show at the collection's home, the

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South Korea: a fish out of water

Locals and tourists braved below freezing temperatures to take part in South Korea’s Sancheoneo ice fishing festival on Saturday (January 14).

Locals and tourists braved below freezing temperatures to take part in South Korea’s Sancheoneo ice fishing festival on Saturday (January 14).

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Making a song and dance for Elvis Presley

With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual

With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual

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Soviet vs Hollywood visions of 2017 compared

We take a look at the contrasting visions of 2017 from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Running Man" and Soviet Film strip, "In the year 2017". One portrays a capitalist dystopia, the other a communist ut

We take a look at the contrasting visions of 2017 from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Running Man" and Soviet Film strip, "In the year 2017". One portrays a capitalist dystopia, the other a communist ut