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Lifestyle News

Egypt’s pigeons soar above wooden towers, away from the dinner plate

CAIRO, Mar 17: Pigeons are a delicacy in Egypt, traditionally served roasted and stuffed with fragrant rice. But for Cairo’s pigeon fanciers, their prized birds are nobody’s next meal. Pigeon lofts, towering structures made of wood, balance atop hundreds of buildings in poorer neighborhoods across the city. They house thousands of highly trained birds that would have otherwise found ...Full Article

Giant satirical puppets go on display in Spanish ‘Fallas’ fiesta

VALENCIA, Mar 17: Satirical effigies of United States President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo went on display on Thursday for Spain’s Fallas festival in ...Full Article

Stranded Haitian migrants seek new home on Mexico-US border

TIJUANA, Mexico, Mar 17: Kneeling on a patch of flat earth with a shovel in hand, Thea Nonce Jean tips cement where a floor is about to be laid. ...Full Article

Thailand: Elephant dung coffee at US$30 per cup

CHIANG MAI, March 16: An elephant camp in Thailand’s Chiang Mai produces exotic kind of coffee from elephant excretion fetching over US$1,000 per kilogramme (US$4,430) or US$30 (RM132.90) a ...Full Article

Off the catwalk, bloggers and editors vie for fashion fans’ attention

NEW YORK/LONDON/MILAN, Mar 16: Dressed in a red top, fuchsia pleated skirt and fluffy boa worn on the shoulder, fashion blogger Beatrice Balaj poses for pictures in her front ...Full Article

In conservative America, small cities stand up for LGBT rights

WHEELING, W.Va. Mar 16: When Mike Lujano and George Lenz hoisted a rainbow flag outside their business in a Victorian brownstone on Market Street two decades ago, they found ...Full Article

Australian beer company brews pint-sized storm over same-sex marriage

SYDNEY, Mar 16: Australia’s biggest domestic beer maker has pulled off the unthinkable, driving thirsty customers away from drink after it supported a church-run debate about same-sex marriage with ...Full Article

Want good sea views? Stay in a luxury lifeguard tower

TEL AVIV, Mar 15: The mayor of Tel Aviv rushed to help the German travel blogger lift her luggage away from the incoming tide as she made her way ...Full Article

World Gourmet Summit 2017 to present a ‘United Nations’ of food

SINGAPORE, Mar 14: A Thai night market and a cocktail and dim sum pairing dinner are among the international offerings that will be featured at the 21st World Gourmet ...Full Article

Never-before-seen photo album of Adolf Hitler up for auction

KENT, England, Mar 14: An album containing never-before-seen candid photos of German Nazi party leader Adolf Hitler and party members will be auctioned on Wednesday, according to the auction ...Full Article
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