PARIS: Just a few years ago it was on the brink of extinction. Now, haute couture — the 150-year-old Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomically-priced handmade gowns — is back.
LOS ANGELES: Ashton Kutcher and pregnant fiancee Mila Kunis were dressed in traditional Indian attire at a friend’s wedding at the Borgo Egnazia Resort in Savelletri di Fasano, Italy.
LONDON: British prog rock legends Pink Floyd are set to release a new album called “The Endless River” in October, their first for 20 years.
BERLIN: Russian President Vladimir Putin “can be dangerous” and will always push other political leaders as far as he can, former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton told a German newspaper.
BASS, India: Yashpal Mor grew up watching men in his village stay single rather than defy the rules of the traditional council which controls Indian rural life with an iron grip.
LONDON: London buses will no longer accept cash payments for tickets with effect from Sunday, the British capital’s transport authority said.
WASHINGTON: So you say all you want to do is to take a few minutes to sit down and think without anyone or anything bugging you? Maybe that is true. But you might be in the minority.
ISTANBUL: Turkey’s long-awaited high-speed rail link between Istanbul and Ankara suffered a setback on Tuesday when a test train crashed only days before its official opening by Prime Minister Tayyip
GENEVA: A man who stole a mobile phone at a Geneva shop was caught after police identified him from pictures on his own mobile phone, which he left at the scene.
NEW BRIGHTON, Minnesota: A state trooper said a man showed “superhuman strength” when he bent the door of a burning SUV to rescue another motorist on a freeway in the midwestern US state of Minnesota.
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