Greenland's seabed is being studied to see if it is home to marine diamonds, in a survey conducted on behalf of international diamond group De Beers, the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) said on Wednesday.
It is one of the last places in Kabul where women can meet outside their households, a bubble of freedom and even frivolity away from the gaze of men.
Canadian pianist Bruce Xiaoyu Liu was awarded first prize in the Chopin piano competition in Warsaw on Thursday, clinching one of the world’s most prestigious music awards.
A basin of plastic waste on her head, Jeanne Bopena places it on the scales.
Shogi, the Japanese chess variant known as the “game of generals”, is enjoying a wave of popularity in its homeland thanks to a gawky teenage prodigy with a rock-star following.
A leading feminist organisation in France said on Monday it was suing the promoters of the Miss France beauty contest in a labour court, alleging they used discriminatory criteria to select participants.
For South Korean pianist Su Yeon Kim, the music of Frederic Chopin is a way of life and competing in the world’s most prestigious event bearing the French-Polish composer’s name is a dream come true.
What does it feel like to hover over 300m in the air? A new tourist attraction opening in New York this week tries to answer that question.
London’s renowned waxwork museum Madame Tussauds opened this week its first outpost in the Arab world in Dubai, which hopes to attract millions of tourists to Expo 2020.
It’s so secular, clicking to order food, clicking to buy shoes or clicking to reserve tickets. Pope Francis wants you to click to pray.