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Revered by Aztecs, Mexican hairless dog in style again in hipster era

At a stately museum in Mexico City, priceless paintings by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera share pride of place with an unruly pack of hairless black dogs: Mexico's prized xoloitzcuintle.

Christmas in Iceland means a 'flood' of books under the tree

In the land of the Sagas, it isn't Christmas if there isn't a deluge of books under the tree -- literally.

Child's play: Coding booms among Chinese children

Wearing a pair of black-rimmed glasses and a red T-shirt, an eight-year-old Chinese boy is logged in for an online coding lesson -- as the teacher.

The wacky, big-money world of pet influencers

They have millions of followers on Instagram. They generate major profits for their owners. They are... pet influencers.

Positive impact on young generation

The Jenjarom new village in Kuala Langat district of Selangor is known by the local residents as the “Village of Happiness” because somewhere inside the village a group of people have been tirelessly taking care of some 30 special needs children.

Comic Con

Cosplayers pose at the Comic Con 2019 which will run until Sunday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

New York's 'island of the dead' to welcome more of the living

A once off-limits, eroding island in New York where more than a million people are buried in unmarked mass graves dug by prisoners is about to become more accessible.

Underwater Santa

Divers clad in Santa Claus and assistant outfits perform during a Christmas-themed underwater show at an aquarium in Seoul.

Rainbow murals bring some cheer to Delhi slum

A New Delhi slum has been given a colourful makeover thanks to a street artist collective, drawing art lovers and selfie-snappers to a rundown area that they would never normally visit.

Paris ballet's foreign legion reaches for the stars

Watching YouTube as a child in Australia, the idea of one day joining the ranks of the hallowed Paris Opera Ballet seemed nothing short of an impossible dream.


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