Wild cat shocks good-deed Colombian farmer

A Colombian farmer thought he was just doing a good deed when he rescued a kitten on the side of the road. He was shocked to discover he had taken in… Read Article

Quaff a glass of award-winning wine from unlikely producer Taiwan

Workers carefully snip off bunches of plump grapes and place them into crates, while inside the building nearby, award-winning Taiwan wine-maker Chen… Read Article

Hiroshima survivors worry that world will forget

Atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima have spoken of painful memories and a desire to "abolish any kind of war," almost 75 years after the U.S. bomb… Read Article

Star Wars-inspired 'smart skin' developed by Singapore scientists

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed an AI device with a sense of touch that can identify objects and textures. The… Read Article

Tel Aviv residents moved by Lebanon flag display

The Tel Aviv municipality lit up City Hall with the Lebanese flag in solidarity with the people of Beirut after Tuesday's devastating explosion. Read Article

Sao Paulo residents queue at drive-thru test site

Some residents of Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, spent the night queuing to receive a free COVID-19 test. The drive-thru tests were carried out by… Read Article

Sweet coronavirus treats go up in flames as Bolivians make offerings to ward off COVID-19

With no vaccine available and an ever-encroaching death toll amid the pandemic, indigenous Bolivians are turning to rituals and customs to ward off… Read Article

Hiroshima marks 75 years since atomic bombing in scaled-back ceremony

Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Thursday (August 6) for the 75th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the… Read Article

Indonesia releases 25 rescued green sea turtles into ocean

Indonesia released 25 green turtles into the ocean on Wednesday (August 5), after the endangered animals were recovered during a raid on poachers… Read Article

Pizza restaurant launches Spain's first virtual waiter app as COVID-19 bites

A restaurant on Spain's northeastern Mediterranean coast is pioneering a dining experience that allows customers to avoid most face-to-face contact… Read Article

Kenyan fashionista aims to control the spread of COVID-19 in Nairobi

James Maina Mwangi thought men weren't supposed to wear colourful clothes. Mwangi, 59, dressed in yellow suit pants and jacket with a striped red,… Read Article

Los Angeles mall parking garage becomes socially distanced dining venue

Creating a dining area in a covered parking lot was never part of the plan at the upscale Glendale Galleria mall near Los Angeles. But when the… Read Article

Fine art and facemasks: London's Victoria and Albert Museum reopens

Five thousand years of art and design history will be joined by some more modern items when London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum reopens on… Read Article

Vienna Zoo shows off four cheetah cubs born in June

Four cheetah cubs born at the Vienna Zoo in August were said to be doing well on Tuesday. The cubs, on the red list of endangered species, are part… Read Article

Iraqi transforms dumping ground into public garden

At a time when most amusement parks and public swimming pools have been closed for weeks in Iraq, children from this Basra neighbourhood are… Read Article