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One of the most remarkable festivals in Europe, the Hom Strom, takes place in the Swiss town of Scuol. With overtones of " The Wicker Man," locals torch a giant straw effigy in the dead of winter.
CNN 07 Feb 2016
Scuol is one of those perfectly preserved semi-isolated communities in the Lower Engadine valley of Switzerland,...
© AFP | Cyclists ride past buildings at Dubai Marina during Dubai Tour 2016
 
 
 
AFP 07 Feb 2016
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the...
CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
CNN 06 Feb 2016
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience....
Movers prepare to hang Leonardo da Vinci's "Early Mona Lisa" painting ahead of its exhibition at The Arts House in Singapore in this file picture taken December 12, 2014. 
CNN 06 Feb 2016
It's hard to believe the National Gallery Singapore is just a few months old.   Since flinging open its doors...
At the height of operations, the fully automated service was carrying four million letters each day.
CNN 06 Feb 2016
The mysterious world of subterranean London looks set to give up one of its secrets next year as a previously hidden...
AFP 05 Feb 2016
Looking for a hotel that comes with a foolproof romance guarantee? Guests have vouched for an adults-only boutique in...
 Tourists use a selfie stick in front of the Louvre Pyramid in Paris on March 7, 2015
CNN 31 Jan 2016
Still one of the world's most vibrant cities despite astronomical living costs, it's no surprise London is the...
 Debs Lowther gave birth to her son Jonathan, just four months before Owen was born, on a British Airways flight from Malawi.
CNN 31 Jan 2016
Renewing a passport and border checks are not the easiest of tasks for Shona Owen thanks to the unusual location of her...
Molise, the second smallest region in Italy, is one of the least known, even among Italians. The picturesque land has pristine beaches of the Adriatic coast on one side and, an hour's drive away, the 2,000-meter-high peaks of the Apennine Mountains.
 
CNN 31 Jan 2016
We all know Tuscany, Umbria and Sicily -- but ever heard of Molise?   The door to Italy's deep south -- though...
Qatar Airways may launch world's longest flight
 
CNN 30 Jan 2016
A whopping 18½-hour journey between Doha, Qatar, and Auckland, New Zealand, is poised to become the world's...