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Taiwan bike makers peddling home as trade war rumbles along

Set to a rhythmic soundtrack of clacking machinery, whirring drills and inflating tyres, bikes take shape at a factory run by Taiwan's Giant, which is leading the island's push to regain its crown as bike maker to the world.

Searing heat across Europe sparks scramble for shade

Fans flew off store shelves and water fountains offered relief from the heat as temperatures soared in Europe on Monday, with officials urging vigilance ahead of even hotter conditions forecast later in the week.

Baby jumping

"Colacho", a character that represents the devil, jumps over babies lying on a mattress during 'El Salto del Colacho' (The Devil's Jump) festival in Castrillo de Murcia, Spain.

Horse rearing

A horse rearing in the crowd during "Caragol des Born", a mass gathering of horses and people swirling to the rythm of music during the traditional Festes de Sant Joan in Ciutadella on the island of Minorca.


The one-year-old Qatar National Library with the Gulf's largest book collection of over one million books and 500,000 digital editions, in Doha's Education City.


Ekkapol "Coach Ek" Chantawong (C) of the "Wild Boars" football team offering food to a monk during a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the team's rescue from Tham Luang Cave in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province.

Robot babies tackling teenage pregnancies in Colombia

"Anthony" cried so hard at night that Susana Ortegon couldn't sleep. The weekend felt like an eternity for the 13-year-old.

Paris men's fashion goes all flowery

On the day that Paris fashion paid tribute to the late great Karl Lagerfeld, designers festooned the men's catwalk collections with flowers.

Living with the dead: Urban poor take over Cambodian cemetery

Graveyards may traditionally be the eternal resting place for the dead, but one cemetery in Phnom Penh has become a place to stay for the living, as communities destroyed by unstoppable development are forced to take desperate measures.

Ride on time: Recycled bikes get Myanmar kids to school

The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education in a nation where more than half live in poverty.


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