Sri Lanka’s biggest city, Colombo, hosted a fashion week dedicated to swim and resort wear from 3 August to 10 August.
The annual show is considered the main event of the biking season in Russia with bikers from as far as Siberia and the Far East coming to Crimea to attend the spectacular gathering.
There are many leaning towers in the world that have deviated from their original vertical state, threatening to keel over for different reasons. Typically, towers start to incline due to changes in the soil or due to building errors when the foundations were being laid.
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Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, better known by her stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, who was convicted of spying for Germany during WW I and executed in France in 1917.
Victoria's Secret is a popular US brand of lingerie and sleepwear. Its fashion shows differ from the usual variety, as the brand invites celebrities and entertainers to take part in its events.
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The 30th of July marks the International Day of Friendship. Established by the United Nations in 2011, this day promotes the role that friendship plays in bringing people and nations together.
One of Russia’s most famous venues, the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNKH) park in Moscow, will be 80 years old on August first. The history of the park dates back to the 1930s, when the construction of the first pavilions began.
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The men's magazine MAXIM annually holds the Miss Maxim beauty pageant, where a star jury selects a winner from among girls from different Russian cities in the Soho Rooms nightclub in Moscow.
The "Russian Field" festival of Slavic Art took place at the Kolomenskoye Park in Moscow. This is an annual event aimed at making visitors familiar with Slavic culture, music and food.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Earth's only satellite. "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" - those words from US Commander Neil Armstrong started a new chapter in space exploration.
South-west of Vladikavkaz, the capital of the Russian republic of North Ossetia-Alania, lies the fascinating Bronze-age village of Dargavs.
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San Diego is welcoming fans of comic books, movies, and science fiction to join the annual pop-culture extravaganza held annually since 1970.
The 22nd World Bodypainting Festival gathered artists from 50 countries all around the globe in Klagenfurt, Austria last weekend to show off their skills and imagination, as well as to compete for the prize.
A lake near an energy plant’s ash dump site in Novosibirsk, Russia has attracted crowds of Instagrammers since the location received international media coverage because of the lake's "tropical" colour.
The European Union has officially handed over to Ukraine a new safe sarcophagus, built over the fourth power unit of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant destroyed by an explosion.
Over 2,000 participants, as well as thirty musical bands, took part in the 18th Tropical Carnival in Paris on 7 July. This event, full of bright costumes, music and joy, attracted tens of thousands of spectators.