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Locust meal

A vendor holding bags filled with locusts sold as food at a market in Kuwait City.

'Paradise on Earth': Ghost of N.Korea propaganda still haunts

Harunori Kojima still remembers the hot tears of joy that warmed his face against the sleet as he watched two Soviet ships set sail in December 1959 from Japan's Niigata port.

Raging bull: smashing away anger at Indonesia's 'Temper Clinic'

Armed with crowbars and wearing protective gear, three women assembled at a Jakarta stress clinic survey the cluster of bottles they're about to smash to pieces.

Swedish teen leaves adults trailing with global school strikes for climate

"Strike for climate". With that simple plea, 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg has inspired children worldwide to boycott classes under the anxious gaze of adults who don't quite know how to react.

Sharks reel in fans in eastern Mediterranean winter waters

The wind was blowing, clouds blocked the sun and the sea was choppy and cold, but Hagai Mayer and his two friends didn't care. They wanted to see the sharks.

'Xi cult' app is China's red hot hit

A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country -- with a helpful nudge from Communist Party officials.

White turf

Competitors taking part in the 1700-meter trotting race at the White Turf horse racing event held on the frozen lake of St. Moritz in Switzerland.

After gender change, a bureaucratic brick wall in Japan

Elin McCready, a transgender woman, has been married for 19 years, but registering her female identity and name has thrown her union into jeopardy because Japan doesn't recognise gay marriage.

Blame the Moon

Artist performing during the "Tutta colpa della Luna" or "Blame the Moon" festivities down Rio di Cannaregio, one of Venice's famed canals, to mark 50 years since man first walked on the moon.

Istanbul vets make city's stray animals feel at home

Concerned for the health of a black cat roaming around the university campus where she works, Mevlude dropped off the feline at the veterinary clinic for street animals run by the Istanbul municipality.



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