China brings the world to its doorstep with scale replicas of famous tourist destinations. Photos courtesy of Reuters.
Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst, popularly known as “the bearded lady,” won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with the James Bond-theme-like ballad “Rise Like a Phoenix”, before a global TV audience of about 180 million people in 45 countries.
Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, a group of Indians attempt to break a world record of the largest gathering of laughing senior citizens, teams of four in England race by rolling wooden “cheese,” and more in today’s daily brief.
Voting nuns, viewing a solar eclipse, “Pay as you wish” hotel rooms, playing with giant Playmobil figures | April 30
Voting nuns, viewing a solar eclipse, “Pay as you wish” hotel rooms, playing with giant Playmobil figures, and more in today’s daily brief.
Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29
Filipinos continue to protest Obama’s new defense agreement with the Philippines, the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is announced, Tokyo hosts the World Team Table Tennis Championships, and more in today’s daily brief.