A Nomadic Life on the Water in Phnom Penh Cambodia

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1582, Fact
    A Nomadic Life on the Water in Phnom Penh Cambodia



    Ethnic Cham Muslim people pass the time near their boats on banks of Mekong river in Phnom Penh July 29, 2013. About 100 ethnic Cham families, made up of nomads and fishermen without houses or land who arrived at the Cambodian capital in search of better lives, live on their small boats on a peninsula where the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers meet, just opposite the city's centre. The community has been forced to move several times from their locations in Phnom Penh as the land becomes more valuable. They fear that their current home, just behind a new luxurious hotel under...

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    Snail Farming in Austria

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    Snail Farming in Austria



    A snail (Helix Aspersa) and a baby snail sit on a leave in a farm in Vienna June 12, 2013. Andreas Gugumuck owns Vienna's largest snail farm, exporting snails, snail-caviar and snail-liver all over the world. The gourmet snails are processed using old traditional cooking techniques and some are sold locally to Austrian gourmet restaurants. (Photo by Leonhard Foeger/Reuters)...

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    Sudan's Gold Miners

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1825, Fact
    Sudan's Gold Miners



    A gold mine worker displays gold in a local mine in Al-Ibedia locality at River Nile State, July 30, 2013. (Photo by Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)...

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    India Launches [Leave me Alone] Campaign to Save Indian Tigers

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    India Launches [Leave me Alone] Campaign to Save Indian Tigers



    A leopard skin burns as Indian officials and activists burn wildlife contraband including tiger and leopard skins, and bones as part of a campaign to save the tiger in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Despite conservation efforts, tiger numbers in India have declined due to rampant poaching of the cats for their valuable pelts and body parts that are highly prized in traditional Chinese medicine. (Photo by Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo)...

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    The Week in Pictures July 27 – August 2 2013 (73 Photos)

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1815, Fact
    The Week in Pictures July 27 – August 2 2013 (73 Photos)



    People look at a tanker after it fell into a caved-in area on a road in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, July 27, 2013. No casualty was reported in the accident, according to local media. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)...

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    Weekdays and Holidays in North Korea

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    Weekdays and Holidays in North Korea



    North Koreans perform during the [Arirang] Mass Games at the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, as part of celebrations ahead of the 60th anniversary marking the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 22, 2013. (Photo by KYODO)...

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    The Birth of the Royal Baby

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    The Birth of the Royal Baby



    Tony Appleton, a town crier, announces the royal birth outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital after Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby boy in central London July 22, 2013. Prince William's wife Kate gave birth on Monday to a baby boy, in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, who becomes third in line to the British throne, his office said. The royal baby, the couple's first child, was born at 4:24 p.m. (15:24 GMT), weighing 8 lbs and 6 oz. (Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis/Associated Press)...

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    FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2179, Fact
    FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona



    Patrick Hausding and Stephan Feck of Germany compete in the men's 3-meter synchro springboard preliminary competition at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (Photo by David J. Phillip/AP Photo)...

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    The Week in Pictures July 19 – July 26 2013 (109 Photos)

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2462, Fact
    The Week in Pictures July 19 – July 26 2013 (109 Photos)



    Professor Xie Yong works on an art installation of a beaver, which is made out of plastic and around 300,000 needles, in Shenyang, Liaoning province, July 23, 2013. The needles, according to Xie, represent the pain felt by animals when their fur is taken off to produce clothing. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)...

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals July 19 – July 26 2013

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2166, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals July 19 – July 26 2013



    A Lion-Tailed macaque holds a big block of ice with a mix of frozen vegetables and fruit at the zoo in Leipzig, central Germany, Friday, July 19, 2013. Weather forecasts predict sunny weather and warm temperatures for Germany in the next few days. (Photo by Jens Meyer/AP Photo)...

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