Days before the arrival of the Xi Jinping, a land artist has used his tractor to plough out a huge portrait of the Chinese president in a field in northern Italy. Xi Jinping's smiling face has emerged
Tourists in the Indian mountain village of Gya in Kashmir state can now enjoy hot drinks and eat traditional noodles inside an ice sculpture resembling a Buddhist meditation place. A mound-like structure
It was a special kind of season warm-up for the reigning Cliff Diving World Champions Rhiannan Iffland and Gary Hunt when they headed for a "cliff dive-and-safari" adventure in South Africa. The record-winning
The death toll from a building collapse in Xiangning County in northern China's Shanxi Province that occurred due to a landslide climbed to 15 on Tuesday. Five people are still unaccounted and 13 others
Let's ride... on a 250-metre snow-covered hill! Some 140 Harley-Davidson motorbikes raced on a snowy slope in Ridnaun, Italy at the 7th edition of the "Race & Snow" event. Historically, this event showcases
An emotional Haka was performed on Saturday outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, where 41 died in Friday's attack on two of the city's mosques. It took the shooter seven minutes to travel to the
A Banque Tarneaud branch spewed flames before firefighters arrived and rescued two people from the building, with eleven suffering minor injuries, the fire department said. Rioters also set fire to an
A controversial Australian senator had a raw egg cracked over his head and faces censure from fellow MPs over comments concerning the New Zealand mosque shootings. Senator Fraser Anning was called out
A dog missing for 48 hours in difficult weather conditions was rescued by a helicopter crew in Cairngorms, Scotland on Wednesday. Videos and photos shared by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency showed dog
Tel Aviv is trying to catch the attention of people distracted by their smartphones using LED stoplights embedded in its pedestrian crossings. The municipality installed these "zombie traffic lights" week,
This 15-year-old Ukranian is the modern-day Rapunzel. Olena Korzenyuk is 165 centimeters tall and her hair is 235 centimeters long. When she stands on a chair, the ends of her long locks almost sweep floor.
The Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch along with Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin lifted off precisely as planned from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday.
Relatives have been wailing and beating their chests at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines crash as others picked through the rubble for any sign of the 157 people who died. Some family members have expressed
A UN humanitarian agency has warned that thousands of Yemeni civilians caught in fierce clashes between warring factions are trapped in an embattled northern district, an area that has become another in
Manila residents are struggling to cope with rationing imposed by the city's water authority. Long queues have formed across the Philippine capital with some people having to resort to filling buckets
Staff at Decin Zoo in the Czech Republic were devastated when their best-known resident Sigfried the grizzly bear died last year. Now they hope a baby wallaby's striking white fur and red eyes will be
A shopping centre in the Venezuelan city of Maracaibo was looted on Monday (March 11) night as parts of Venezuela continue to be affected by a blackout. According to the manager of the Sambil shopping
Two new icebergs have broken off the Grey Glacier in Chile's Patagonia in recent weeks, amid fears that such ruptures are becoming more frequent, scientists told Reuters. The breaks, which occurred on
In northern Chile, the first thermosolar plant of Latin America is springing up in the middle of the Atacama Desert. The plant, which technology allows to produce electricity all day long unlike other
With spring back to the earth, flowers have begun blooming in southwest China's Guizhou Province, attracting large numbers of visitors to enjoy the vitality of the earth. In Danzhai County of Qiandongnan
Brandishing a paintbrush in her snout, "Pigcasso" enthusiastically tosses her head to create bright, bold strokes across a canvas propped up in her sty. The sow was rescued from an abattoir as a piglet
A British-led scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean broadcast its first live, television-quality video images from a two-person submersible early Tuesday. "Congratulations,"
Visitors to Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto sit in a dimly-lit hall and listen to the teachings of Buddha - delivered by a talking robot. Using hand gestures and eye contact, "Minder" teaches Buddhist philosophy
A huge abandoned secret military complex hidden inside a fenced-off pine forest in eastern Germany is no longer off limits. Tourists can now visit the so-called forbidden city where once the Kaiser, Hitler
Residents of the Greek mountain town of Sochos, northeast of Thessaloniki, celebrated the beginning of Lent on Monday with a carnival and procession dating back to ancient times. Known locally as 'Clean
With "porky pies" and Eton Mess on the menu, dozens of dogs dressed in EU colours shared "a dog's dinner" in London on Sunday, outside the UK Parliament, in protest over Brexit. Billed as the "world's
Scuffles eripted between police and protesters in Jeruslam on Friday after thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews attempted to prevent a liberal Jewish women's group from praying at a key holy site. Women prayed
Women in Madrid banged pots and pans on Friday as they started a feminist strike to mark International Women's Day. Hundreds of thousands of women protested throughout the country to call for greater equality.
Human rights NGO Amnesty International organised a protest in Paris in front of Saudi Arabia's embassy on Friday on the occasion of International Women's Day. The charity encouraged cars to "honk for rights."