Every year people gather to watch traditional geese fights in the village of Kalikino some 450 km outside Moscow. About 50 birds take part in the tournament and up to 20 fights take place. The geese owners claim that this tradition has been here f...
People in regime-held Aleppo protest to denounce Washington's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
Caracas residents talk about the new near-nationwide blackout that knocked out public transport, water supplies and left buildings without generators plunged into gloom, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralysed the country.
The renovation of France's last transporter bridge, one of the last surviving bridges of its kind in the world, nears completion as the final elements of the deck are installed, with the same techniques which were used in 1900 during its construct...
Since he was a child, Alexei Usikov liked to make things. His latest invention is what he calls a "horse-mobile" -- a dilapidated car pulled by a horse that he rides through Belarus' poor countryside.
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, leaves court, surrounded by cameras after charges against him were dropped. The TV star was accused of staging a false hate-motivated attack.
Duduzane Zuma, son of former South African president Jacob Zuma, pleads not guilty to manslaughter in a fatal late-night car crash in 2014.
Residents of Sderot in Israel and the Gaza Strip react to the latest unrest after seven Israelis and seven Palestinians were injured during the flare-up in violence.
South African aid flies into the storm-stricken area of Beira in Mozambique, as more international aid groups are able to reach communities previously cut off by Cyclone Idai. Thousands have been displaced by the storm, with hundreds killed and th...
A Georgian court rules to extradite a British man who killed his date in a speedboat crash in London. He gave himself up in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, where he had fled to from the UK. Jack Shepherd, 31, "consented to the prosecutor's demand fo...
Videographic on the high seas. United Nations member states on Tuesday resume talks on a 2020 treaty that would regulate the high seas, which cover half the planet.
Videographic showing how electricity is created by offshore and onshore wind turbines. A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions, the Internat...
Graphic explaining how solar panels work. A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Tuesday.
Green technologies such as offshore wind and solar power are changing the way we produce energy. A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions, th...
Videographic about the carbon cycle, which began with volcanic eruptions which propelled carbon dioxide to the surface of the Earth several billion years ago. A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewa...
French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee Palace in Paris for trade and climate talks.
A new blackout hit many regions in Venezuela including much of Caracas on Monday, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralyzed the country.
Walkers have been flooding to the Californian desert to admire the "Superbloom" of wild flowers, a rare phenomenon due to heavy rains that hit the region in winter.
The scorching sun is finally beginning to dip on a late Saturday afternoon in Juba, where a small group gathers to watch a tense battle between two of their best men. Nevertheless, after more than five years of war, pitting different ethnic groups...
Students from a remote village of Kenya celebrate after their math and physics teacher won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.
The Mexican state of Jalisco, birthplace of tequila, earns a place in the Guinness book of records for the largest tasting of this drink in the world, with the participation of 1,486 people who gathered in the main square of Guadalajara.
A former gym teacher at a Catholic school accused of sexually assaulting students goes on trial in Barcelona, as a growing trickle of abuse allegations shakes the Church in Spain.
French "spiderman" Alain Robert, 56, climbs to the top of the 185-metre, 37-storey Engie Tower in the Paris business district of La Defense, "to save Notre-Dame-de-Paris". The veteran freeclimbing specialist's endeavour is to help raise awareness ...
Slovakian presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova met with supporters on her campaign trail in central Slovakia with the liberal anti-corruption activist expected to see a major victory in the European country's presidential runoff on March 30.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the Elysee where he is welcomed by Emmanuel Macron. The two leaders will discuss several international and bilateral issues, including the signing of cooperation agreements and commercial contracts worth "bi...
Chinese President Xi Jinping was welcomed Monday under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris by French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, who hopes to convince him to join a "new international order" in a coordinated manner with fellow European member states.
The China International Fashion Week kicks off with an autumn-winter 2019-2020 International Young Fashion Designers Contest runway in Beijing Hotel.
Videographic explaining the background to the acute crisis in Yemen. The war in Yemen has left thousands dead and triggered the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. The conflict, between Huthi rebels and pro-governme...
Benny Gantz, who is posing a stiff challenge to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections, says he would not hesitate to use force on Iran to contain the regional rival.
Images of the US Congress after the final report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller cleared the campaign of US President Donald Trump of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election.
Videographic showing areas of Yemen threatened with famine. A conflict in Yemen between Iran-backed rebels and troops loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi escalated in March 2015 has since then left about 10,000 dead, mainly civilians.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Paris for the official part of his visit to France, where French counterpart Emmanuel Macron will aim to forge a united European front to contend with Beijing's advances. Xi's official visit to Paris marks 5...
The European Commission says it is "prepared" in the event of Britain crashing out of the bloc without a divorce accord, as fears of a chaotic "no-deal" Brexit grow.
Videographic on the rise and fall of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”. Dozens of Islamic State group jihadists emerged from tunnels to surrender to US-backed forces in eastern Syria on Sunday, a day after their "caliphate" was declared defeated.
Updated videographic locating Yemen showing areas of the country controlled by rival forces. The war between Huthi rebels and pro-government troops escalated in March 2015, when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened against the rebels.
Thai junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha stays silent after his party took a surprise lead in the country's first election since the 2014 coup.
The appeals trial of Abdelkader Merah, the brother of Mohamed Merah, begins in Paris over his role in the attacks carried out by his brother. Mohamed Merah shot three soldiers dead in March 2012, before killing four more, including three children,...
Theresa May is convening her government at the start of a strategic week for Brexit, which could see the British Parliament dictate its wishes on the EU's exit process in the face of a desperate Prime Minister.
Police in Moroni, Comoros carry an unconscious man as protests erupt in the city after an election this past weekend caused escalating tensions.
Braving the cold and hostile Libyan desert, Milad Mohammed scratches the ground to extract what he calls "manna from heaven" -- white truffles coveted as a delicacy at home and abroad.
Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are on the ground in Baghouz amidst the debris from the battle against the Islamic State group, the day after they announced the end of the jihadists' nearly five-year-old "caliphate".
Singing and laughter briefly drown out the roar of cars under a Jakarta flyover, where an unlikely library for kids is thriving despite choking fumes - and opposition from menacing gangsters.
Thousands of Argentinians march in Buenos Aires to mark the 43rd anniversary of the military 1976 coup d'etat that overthrew President Isabel Peron and installed the military dictactorship.
A rocket hits a house in a community north of Tel Aviv, causing it to catch fire and wound five Israelis.
French President Emmanuel Macron greets Chinese President Xi Jinping, on a European mini-tour, at Villa Kerylos in Beaulieu-sur-Mer near Nice, for a private dinner with their wives.
She's already made waves in the art world and now the pig who loves to paint - also known as Pigcasso - is starting to hog the limelight in the fashion world too. Having had her artistic talents nourished by South Africa's Farm Sanctuary where she...
Thailand's ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country's first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 percent of ballots counted, putting it on course to return to power at the expense of the kingdom's pro-democracy camp.