Austria on Monday marks the 80th anniversary of its annexation by Nazi Germany, with the country's President Alexander Van der Bellen urging young people not to be "taken in" by neo-fascist and far-right ideologies.Full Story
Decked out in brightly-coloured costumes and watched on by thousands of cheering spectators, competitors carrying homemade flying devices leaped off a platform above an Australian river in a quirky annual competition Sunday.Full Story
Sure, every foodie loves tacos and enchiladas.Full Story
A leading Paris gallery has thrown prudishness to the winds by announcing it will welcome nudist visitors in May.
The Palais de Tokyo, a contemporary art center situated across the Seine river from the Eiffel Tower, has teamed up with the Paris Naturists' Association to organize a free tour on May 5.Full Story
Video games have been linked to real-world violence, U.S. President Donald Trump told gaming industry leaders in a meeting Thursday after a school shooting last month reignited a national debate over guns.Full Story
Countries around the world mobilized Thursday for International Women's Day with Spaniards on an unprecedented strike, France threatening to "name and shame" firms that pay women less and Iraqi women running a shortened 'marathon'.
The #MeToo and #Timesup campaigns that went global with allegations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood galvanized this year's celebrations amid surging demand from women for respect and equality.Full Story
Thousands of Turkish women on Thursday thronged central Istanbul for a demonstration on International Women's Day to demand greater rights and denounce violence.Full Story
Novelist Charlotte Bronte died in 1855, poet Sylvia Plath in 1963 and photographer Diane Arbus in 1971.Full Story
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday marked International Women's Day with a pledge to "name and shame" companies that pay women less than men for the same work.Full Story
Dressed in a baggy jumpsuit and a grey paisley veil, 24-year-old Dalia al-Moqadam is an understated pioneer in Yemen -- a rare female mechanic in a conservative Middle Eastern country at war.Full Story