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Original Jesus Ted Neeley brings 'Superstar' to Rome

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(Italy, Rome-AFP) - Ted Neeley, the original lead in "Jesus Christ Superstar", is back four decades on as the son of God in the hit musical in Rome, and hopes Pope Francis will be in the audience. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


2014 New York International Auto Show gives preview

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The 2014 New York Auto Show opens its doors to the press, with a number of new models and concepts on display. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


Murakami's new book unveiled in Japan

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(Japan, Tokyo-AFP) - Haruki Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years hits the shelves in Japan with some excited fans queuing for the midnight launch. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


Motion photography competition final at London gallery

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From a pigeon flapping its wings, to a man washing windows - London's Saatchi Gallery unveiled the six finalists in its Motion Photography Prize competition on Wednesday. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


Uruguay opens its first cannabis library

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(Uruguay, Montevideo-AFP) - Uruguay opened its first Cannabis Library in Montevideo on Saturday, where people can come and read books on cannabis or take classes on how to grow the plant or even how to cook with it. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


Congo's dandies give new meaning to fashion victim

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(Republic of the Congo, Brazzaville-AFP) - The streets of Congo's capital Brazzaville have taken on a more stylish appearance thanks to the 'sapeurs', a sartorial subculture of colourful dandies inspired by - but not always faithful to - the great couturiers of the 1960s. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.


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.


Collectors snap up art works at ArtBasel

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(Switzerland-AFP) - World famous art works have been flying off the exhibition walls at Switzerland's accalimed ArtBasel show, with collectors snapping up pieces by Sergei Jensen, Tracey Emin and Mark Bradford. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2012.


Bamboo bikes prove a hit in London

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(United Kingdom-AFP) - In east London, the Bamboo Bicycle Club allows people to build their own bamboo-framed bicycle and complete it with whichever fittings and fixtures they wish, over the course of a weekend. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2013.