LLOSA, Aug 30 The ripe, round, red fruit tumbles out of crates and is piled high on trucks, while people cover balconies in plastic sheets and board up houses and shopfronts. Preparations for the annual 'La Tomatina' festival have begun. | Video
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Dubbed the "French Spiderman", Alain Robert performed a treacherous climb wearing no harness up the Tour T1 building in the Paris region's La Defense business district on Wednesday (August 31). | Video
GENEVA The United Nations human rights office has called on French beach resorts to lift their bans on the burkini, calling them a "stupid reaction" that did not improve security but fueled religious intolerance.
ISTANBUL With the summer holiday almost over, computer science student Hande Tekiner should be gearing up for a year of cram sessions and late-night homework. Instead, she may have nowhere to return to, as her university was shut after Turkey's failed coup.
A beauty pageant was organised for visually-impaired girls in India's eastern Orissa state on Tuesday (August 30). | Video
TAIPEI Taiwan artist Lee Chien-chu stands in front of Xilou Bridge proudly holding up a miniature carving of the landmark, the latest offering in his pencil sculpture series. | Video
Once stigmatized, Alzheimer’s has moved into the mainstream. Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease and almost everyone knows someone affected. But experts say that prevention is possible, and that there are things we can do now to reduce our risk of developing the disease later.
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