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  • Japan hopes for a lift from 'Abenomics' bra

    2013-05-08 15:17

    The Japanese division of lingerie maker Triumph International unveiled on Wednesday an "Abenomics" bra, a special edition it says offers a "growth strategy" and a potential lift towards Japan's elusive inflation target.

  • Bogota's Fashion Week

    2013-05-08 15:02

    A model presents a creation named Sleep Suit by designer Forrest Jessee of the U.S. for the Platform Bogota at Bogota's Fashion Week, May 7, 2013.

  • Intl Defence Industry Fair opens in Istanbul

    2013-05-08 14:21

    The 11th International Defence Industry Fair was opened on Tuesday in Istanbul, with 781 companies from 82 countries and regions attending the four-day fair.

  • Gas truck blast outside Mexico City kills 20

    2013-05-08 11:21

    Firefighters and rescue workers stand amidst the rubble of destroyed houses after the explosion of a gas tanker truck in San Pedro Xalostoc, on the outskirts of Mexico City May 7, 2013.

  • Dutch town holds flower mosaic show

    2013-05-07 13:36

    The town of Anna Paulowna celebrated the 60th anniversary of its annual flower mosaic show.

  • 'Battle of the Queens' cow fight finals

    2013-05-06 14:13

    Two Herens cows lock horns during the qualification round of the annual "Battle of the Queens" cow fight finals in Aproz, in the western Alpine canton of Valais May 5, 2013.

  • Swimming with ice

    2013-05-06 10:10

    Members of the swimming club known as the Bondi Icebergs react as they hold blocks of ice during the launch of their winter swimming season at Sydney's Bondi Beach.

  • Obama's commencement address at Ohio State University

    2013-05-06 09:31

    Obama dons an Ohio State University cap after receiving an honorary degree as he attends the spring commencement ceremony at Ohio State University in Columbus.

  • Colorful tulips in famous Keukenhof park in Lisse

    2013-05-04 14:38

    Visitors watch the "big ben" and "tower bridge" made by colorful tulips in the famous Keukenhof park in Lisse, the Netherlands, on May 3, 2013.

  • NASA handout photos of Saturn storm and galaxies

    2013-05-03 14:40

    The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a rose surrounded by green foliage in this false-color handout image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken Nov 27, 2012.

  • NYC artist creates installation with lobster rope

    2013-05-02 10:49

    Julius and Theodore Goldberg of Brooklyn play beside artist Orly Genger's art installation called "Red, Yellow and Blue" (2013) in Madison Square Park, New York May 1, 2013.

  • Workers stage global protests

    2013-05-02 07:01

    Tens of thousands of low-paid workers took to the streets on May Day to demand higher wages, better benefits and improved working conditions a week after a building collapse in Bangladesh became a grim reminder of the dangers of lax safety regulations.

  • 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.