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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
When Army Sgt. Patrick Hart decided a decade ago that he would not serve in the war in Iraq, he expected to follow the same path as thousands of American war resisters during the Vietnam era and take refuge across the border.
Deep underground, where huge conveyer belts haul rocks to the surface, 33-year-old mother of two Bernice Motsieloa represents the quiet revolution transforming the macho culture of South African mining.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Africans seeking better life pass through Ethiopian town
The mood in the border town of Metema these days is quiet and watchful. Dozens of houses on the hot, dusty main road that stretches from Ethiopia into Sudan look like they have been hastily closed. Guards grimly patrol the border, stopping anyone who looks to be trying to cross the border illegally. The nightclubs and bars are emptier than usual, although they still attract Sudanese who are not allowed to drink alcohol in their own country under Shariah law.
Friday, July 10, 2015
In Mexico City, beloved 'Beetle' car nearly extinct
It was a symbol of the Mexico City landscape, zooming, honking and fuming in the mega-capital's infamously dense traffic. But the beloved Volkswagen Beetle is nearly extinct, a victim of anti-pollution campaigns.
Mexico's circus animals await new homes
The big tent's lights are out and the stars of the show, seven Bengal tigers, pace restlessly in cages, waiting for new homes following new legislation banning circus animals in Mexico.
With more a splutter than a roar, Baha al-Din Yassin -- alias "The Tiger" -- tears off down Khartoum's sand-lined streets in his three-wheeled motor rickshaw on the prowl for fares.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Londoners opt for boats over expensive housing
Rocketing housing costs in Britain's capital have fueled a surge in Londoners seeking cheaper accommodation on boats, with increased numbers putting pressure on the city's historic network of rivers and canals.
German attempts to break down barriers for deaf in tightly controlled North Korea
In a country with zero kindergartens specifically for the deaf, Robert Grund wants to help establish the first -- just a small suite of rooms for perhaps a couple dozen kids, in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang, a city of roughly 2.5 million.
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch US$20,000 or more.
Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Pakistan mechanic says blindness no roadblock
As a boy, Asif Patel would take apart toys and transistor radios, relying only on his sense of touch to rebuild them, having been robbed of his sight by a rare condition that meant he was born without eyes.
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