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  1. Kick-off show of the Rolling Stones' "No Filter" tour at Soldier Field in Chicago

    Jumpin' Jack Flash Jagger back on stage after heart surgery

    The band resumed its No Filter tour in Chicago, where it opened the set with Street Fighting Man as the 75-year-old rocker strutted around just a ...
  2. Once an indispensable part of daily life in Japan, ultra-thin washi paper was used for everything

    Skin deep: Japan's 'washi' paper torn by modern life

    Once an indispensable part of daily life in Japan, ultra-thin washi paper was used for everything from writing and painting to lampshades, ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Aerialist Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope during a promotional event in New York

    Wallenda stunt siblings to walk 25 stories high across Times Square

    The rope is no wider than his thumb, the height is 25 stories up and the length is five city blocks, but what really concerns aerialist Nik ...
  4. Mourners pay tribute to Zeffirelli's coffin in Florence

    Crowds gather in Florence for farewell to Franco Zeffirelli

    Hundreds of people gathered in Florence on Tuesday for the funeral of film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli, who died on Saturday at the age ...
  5. Ivan Surkos, Head of European Union Delegation to Egypt, is seen in the Egyptian Museum garden in C

    Cairo's "mother of Egyptian museums" set for revamp

    Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Italian movie director Franco Zeffirelli waves at La Scala opera house in Milan

    Legendary Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

    Zeffirelli, who is most known for his 1968 Oscar-nominated film Romeo And Juliet, had worked with the world's best actors and singers including ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Canadian singer-songwriter Cohen performs during the first night of the 47th Montreux J

    Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch US$876,000 at auction

    A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has ...
  8. An illustration used in the first magazine cover of young adventurer Tintin sold at auction on June

    Early 'Tintin' cover sells at auction for US$1.1 million

    An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage ...