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'Utterly amazing': 62-year-old woman hiker missing for 9 days found alive

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Search teams said finding the woman alive was a great reward

Albino and proud: DR Congo festival promotes persecuted minority

Malian Afro-pop singer-songwriter Salif Keita 	— AFP

Albinos gathered Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa for a first-of-its-kind festival to celebrate a minority that suffers rampant persecution in Africa.

‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: Sun, sea, lean air

Oleksandra, a seven-year-old first-time participant in the ‘Blue Summer’ project, visits the Lisbon Oceanarium with her family

Anya wasn’t even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.

Bomb-making materials found in second Bangkok apartment: Thai police

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The blast on Aug 20 was Thailand's worst single mass-casualty attack, killing 20 people

How will climate change affect your livelihood?

As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: “How will it affect my livelihood?”Well, that depends.

A year on, Yazidis so close yet so far from Iraq hub

A 15-year-old Yazidi girl captured by the Islamic State group after escaping. (Photo: AP)

The peshmerga protected the area, but were overwhelmed when the jihadists attacked

Frederick Forsyth reveals he did some covert work for MI6

Frederick Forsyth

British thriller writer Frederick Forsyth revealed he had conducted missions for intelligence service MI6 in extracts from his autobiography published Sunday.

Lights out for Tokyo's modernist masterpiece Hotel Okura


It will close its doors to make way for a gleaming new hotel rebuilt in time for the...

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.

To understand the Patidar, or Patel, stir in Gujarat, let us look at the background.