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Graffiti speak volumes in Chile's protest crisis

A visitor wondering what the deadly unrest in Chile is about can learn a lot from the graffiti that has blanketed the capital's streets.

Croatian turns garden into site for plane parties

In the middle of a tiny village in northwestern Croatia lies a Fokker-100 plane parked in a local resident's garden, but after 23 years of travelling the world, the aircraft will not be going anywhere.

Hong Kong's candyman turns sweets into an art form

Using a pair of scissors, a blow pipe and small metal tools, Hong Kong shopkeeper Louis To whittles a chunk of molten sugar into a dragon, a talent he began honing during China's Cultural Revolution.

Photo fair

Photographs on display at the 23rd edition of the annual Paris Photo Fair at the Grand Palais.

Cairo delights at sweet candies as Muslim festival nears

The sweet smell of candies wafts through downtown Cairo's historic Bab al-Bahr street as the Muslim Prophet Mohammed's birthday, known as "Al Mawlid Al Nabawi", draws near.

Meet the Berlin Wall tunnel digger saved by Stasi 'hero'

When Berlin's despised Wall went up in 1961, the divided city overnight became an imposing landscape of barbed wire and guards with shoot-to-kill orders.

Flames and fireworks as Myanmar fire balloon fest opens

The gigantic hot air balloon folded into itself and fell in a ball of flames, scattering onlookers below at the beginning of Myanmar's stunning yet treacherous fire balloon festival.

Underground cemetery

The newly constructed underground Jewish cemetery in Jerusalem. Photo courtesy: AFP

Bringing the community together through gardening

Started only a year ago, the organic community garden at Pandan Jaya Utara is today teeming with all kinds of vegetables such as cabbage, long bean, cucumber, pumpkin and cherry tomato.

Aquaculture offers lifeline to floundering Moroccan fishermen

With fish stocks declining in the Mediterranean, struggling Moroccan fishermen are hoping to turn to aquaculture as a way to secure their future.


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