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President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has raised eyebrows by claiming that "truth isn't truth" during a television interview. Mr Giuliani was arguing that Mr Trump should not testify to the Russia probe, as he might be "trapped into perjury"...
A British woman has survived after falling from a cruise ship off the coast of Croatia, the country's coastguard has said.Officials said she was rescued 10 hours after falling into the Adriatic Sea - 60 miles offshore - around midnight on Saturday...
Chinese police have arrested 26 people suspected of stealing relics from an ancient burial site. The gang allegedly seized almost 650 objects, including gold and silver cutlery and jewellery, from the Dulan Tombs, which lie on the ancient Silk Road in northwest China.
From Jeju’s bustling seaside, South Korea doesn’t look like it has a happiness problem. Music from an open-air concert mingles with squeals from the funfair as couples snap selfies.
In 17th Century Europe, when Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Peter Paul Rubens painted their famous masterworks, ultramarine blue pigment made from the semi-precious lapis lazuli stone was mined far away in Afghanistan and cost more than its weight in gold.
People should no longer use the word "Mormon" to characterise the faith, the head of the Utah-based church has said. Church leader Russell Nelson urged both followers and non-followers to stick to the official designation "the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints"...
Celebrated pop star, actress, director and writer Madonna celebrates her 60th birthday on Thursday.
Rosie Henderson invoked the ‘Clameur de Haro’ by kneeling near the construction site and shouting "Haro! Haro! Haro! A l'aide, mon Prince, on me fait tort", then "Come to my aid, my Prince, for someone does me wrong", before reciting the Lord’s Prayer in Norman French...
Some of the oldest galaxies to form in the Universe are sitting on our cosmic doorstep, according to a study. These faint objects orbiting the Milky Way could be more than 13 billion years old, researchers from the universities of Durham and Harvard explain.
Hundreds of Google employees have written to the company to protest against plans to launch a "censored search engine" in China. They said the project raised "urgent moral and ethical questions" and urged the firm to be more transparent...
Powerful pictures from the Faroe Islands show the sea turned blood red after dozens of whales were killed by islanders in preparation for the harsh winter months.
Farah Alhajeh, 24, was applying for a job as an interpreter when she declined to shake the hand of a male interviewer for religious reasons. She placed her hand over her heart in greeting instead.
Catholic bishops in the US are calling for a Vatican-led investigation after prosecutors found over 300 priests abused children in one state. The request from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops comes after officials alleged that over 1,000 children were molested by clergy in Pennsylvania.
Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells. Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the material was the most efficient at converting sunlight into electricity.
In the 1970s, before workers laid the asphalt that became a two-lane highway connecting Mexico City with Milpa Alta, the southernmost of the city’s 16 delegations, Javier Galicia-Silva’s grandmother would hike down the hills to Xochimilco each day at 04:00.
Near an enchanted forest on a tiny island in the middle of Uganda’s Lake Victoria, live the last remaining guardians of a spirit that takes the form of a python.
My first thoughts were that Copacabana, Bolivia, looks a lot like Italy’s Amalfi Coast. From a distance, across the dark and choppy waters of Lake Titicaca, the land had a similar, slightly arid appearance, and the hillsides boasted clusters of brightly painted houses and terracotta-hued hotels.
Making a pretty pile of rocks on a beach seems like a nice way to spend a sunny afternoon. But there is some backlash against the art of stone stacking.
As our old, rickety sailboat glides effortlessly over the calm waters of the Caribbean, I am overwhelmed by the feeling we’ve just arrived in paradise.
The temple’s car park appeared to be on fire, but it was alright because the shamans had it under control.

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