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From sea level to 4,700 metres: Cycling over the Andes
The policewoman looks somewhat surprised to see a racing bike being assembled in front of the airport building in Tacna, Peru. Cycling on the legendary Pan-American Highway is not exactly a popular sport in the South American country.
Greatest dresses by Oscar de la Renta gathered for display in San Francisco
One man is a connection between pop star Taylor Swift, former US first lady Laura Bush, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and actress Amy Adams; his name is Oscar la Renta, whose designs were loved and worn by the rich and famous around the world.
Bubble ball: a Scandinavian sport is taking over the world
It's a hen party with a difference; instead of a trip to a bar, young women in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, are running around with their torsoes inside inflated plastic balls.
The eight women are taking part in a new sport which has taken off in recent years: bubble ball.
Trapped, Myanmar's Rohingyas keep eyeing perils of emigration
Abu Sidik said he has run out of hope for a life safe from persecution. Tempted to take the risky sea route out of Myanmar, but worried about leaving his family behind unprotected, the 44-year-old Rohingya man said he was trapped.
Climbs up Uluru, sacred to Aborigines, spark a debate in Australia
A massive sandstone monolith in the heart of Australia is at the centre of a debate about whether the tourist attraction, which Australians boast is "more beautiful than the Eiffel Tower," ought to be climbed or not.