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  • Bare bans run for fun in Vancouver

    2013-07-22 07:23

    The yearly run, held at the clothing-optional Wreck Beach, is aimed at raising public awareness on the wholesomeness of naturism.

  • Belgium's King Albert II abdicates

    2013-07-21 16:42

    King Albert II's 20th anniversary of reign, his abdication and the inauguration of his successor King Philippe celebrated in Brussels.

  • EuroPride parade kicks off in Marseille

    2013-07-21 15:41

    EuroPride, this year held in Marseille, is an annual gathering of European gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender pride organisations, organising marches and different cultural and social events.

  • UK awaits news of royal baby

    2013-07-21 09:50

    People gahter outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital in London, July 20, 2013. The nation awaits news of a new royal baby.

  • Farewell tour of Belgium's King Albert II

    2013-07-19 21:12

    Belgium's King Albert II is kissed by Queen Paola while visiting the city of Liege July 19, 2013.

  • Russians enjoy black mud carnival

    2013-07-19 19:56

    ussians from different regions arrive at the Tus lake rich with curative black and blue mud to live in a camp, bathe in the bitter-salty water and smear themselves with mud.

  • Teach pole dance despite of pregnancy

    2013-07-19 14:11

    Instructor Gladis Oliva teaches a class at the "Vertical" pole dance academy in Guadalupe, on the outskirts of Monterrey, July 18, 2013.

  • Firefighters hold line against California wildfire

    2013-07-19 13:55

    Firefighters on Thursday held back the blaze in the mountains of Southern California that forced the evacuation of the resort community of Idyllwild after flames engulfed seven homes and numerous other buildings.

  • Cosplayers show comic characters in San Diego

    2013-07-19 08:24

    Cosplayer Travis Stapleton poses while dressed as comic book character Kick-Ass during the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) International in San Diego, California July 18, 2013.

  • 'Improving' Mandela marks 95th birthday

    2013-07-18 19:06

    Mandela is "steadily improving", South Africa's government said on Thursday as the former president celebrated his 95th birthday in hospital amid tributes from around the country and the world.

  • Snail facials: Japan's new beauty trend

    2013-07-18 15:29

    The snail slime is believed to make one's skin supple as well as remove dry and scaly patches.

  • Anti-austerity protest in Athens

    2013-07-18 11:30

    People gathered outside the Greek parliament during an anti-austerity protest in Athens, July 17, 2013, as Greece's shaky coalition government scraped through a vote on a bill to sack public sector workers.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.