A large dragon kite with 1,088 LED bulbs caught the eyes of many visitors at the 2017 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival in
Little Trishna Shakya will live in Kathmandu's temple palace until puberty hits and it's time to retire.
Hundreds of participants threw rags drenched in gasoline at each other at the yearly event.
Crowds of passengers climbed onto overcrowded trains in Dhaka as millions in the Bangladeshi capital return to their hometown in the lead-up to Eid al-Adha.
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Spectators enjoy a parade of colourful floats at the annual Gion Festival in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto.
Eight people were taken to hospital after being injured in a bull run in Spain.
Two runners were gored and six others had to be treated for
"Long live San Fermin!" yelled a young woman from the balcony of the Pamplona Town Hall
On the fourth of July, the US celebrates Independence Day, just as many other countries do their own national days – with fireworks.
But the US is
Washington's Burger eating champion retains her title
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Bonfires have been lit along the coast of Denmark to mark Midsummer, a festival that originates in pagan and Viking traditions.
Skagen sees one of
The San Juan suburb has been celebrating its annual Water Festival in honour of St John the Baptist
In Peru, chanting shamans dance around pictures of Donald Trump and Kim Jon-un to call for world peace.
Ramadan runs from Tuesday, May 15 to Thursday, June 14 this year. Here's our explainer.
The ritual form of worship involves traditions that some say date back as far as neolithic times.
A dozen people climbed a bun-covered tower in a contest to celebrate a Hong Kong festival.
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There was high drama at the traditional May Day Cheese Rolling World Championships in Stilton, UK.
Every April 30, thousands of people gather in parks and other open spaces across Sweden to celebrate Walpurgis Night, or Valborg, the day that marks official arrival of…
Iraq's Yazidi minority celebrate their new year with hope 2017 will be better.
US President Donald Trump, his wife Melania and their 11-year-old son Barron have launched their first White House Easter egg roll.
Zakopane hosted the 19th annual Easter Egg retro ski competition.