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South African 'green' taxi rank unveiled

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(Republic of South Africa, Cape Town-AFP) - South Africa's first 'green' taxi rank was unveiled on Monday close to Cape Town. The facility generates its own electricity and harvests rainwater. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Second-hand luxury goods market booms in France

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(France, Paris-AFP) - A decade ago, French lovers of high-end fashion would not have dreamed of buying a pre-owned luxury fashion accessory. Now the second-hand market for luxury goods is booming, thanks to the internet. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Everest on speed: UK guide promises summit in 42 days

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Raise your game, skip the queues and scale the world's highest peak in 42 days: that's British guide Adrian Ballinger's ambitious pitch to climbers preparing to summit Mount Everest. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


China's mixed martial artists rising up from the fields

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(China, Zhoukou-AFP) - As he pinned his opponent down and punched him repeatedly in the head, Yao "The Master" Honggang was -- like other emerging Chinese mixed martial arts fighters -- beating his way out of rural poverty. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Nepalese attempt world's largest human flag record

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(Nepal, Kathmandu-AFP) - More than 35,000 Nepalese make a bid to form the world's largest 'human national flag' as they seek to set a new international record. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Japan's Babymetal plot world domination with Lolita rock

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(Japan, Chiba-AFP) - Japanese pop-metal group Babymetal have toured with Lady Gaga and attracted monster crowds in America and Europe with their sugar-coated hard rock, but the schoolgirl trio have even bigger plans -- to conquer the world. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Stars flock to Venice as world's oldest film fest begins

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(Italy, Venice-AFP) - The Venice film festival kicks off with the arrival of international stars for a fortnight dominated by art house tales of war, poetry and the mafia. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Larry Flynt marks 40th anniversary of 'Hustler' magazine

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(United States, Los Angeles-AFP) - As "Hustler" celebrates its 40th anniversary, porn mogul Larry Flynt explained that he would continue to publish the magazine if it remains profitable but would go digital if it starts losing money. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


A Japanese Ironman-like robot-suit to help elderly

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(Japan-AFP) - A Japanese tech company showcases the latest model of its Ironman-like robot-suit they say will soon be deployed in medical facilities for care of the elderly. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


Switzerland launches first mobile robot to help travellers

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The airport of Geneva in Switzerland has launched the first movable and autonomous robot, which is used to guide travellers with around 10 destinations: from toilets to ATM and baggage claim. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2012.