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  1. Singapore ant shop Just Ants
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    Fancy ant-keeping as a hobby? This ant collector in Singapore left his job to open an ant shop | Video

    Are ants pets or pests to you? Meet John Ye, the man behind Just Ants, arguably Singapore's first bricks-and-mortar shop dedicated to the tiny ...
  2. A dog owner with her dog passes near a flower stand on a weekly market in Berlin

    New dog walking rule in Germany leave owners scratching their heads

    A new rule forcing Germans to take their dog for a walk twice a day has unleashed a debate on whether the state can decide what is best for the ...
  3. A herd of camels walk across the streets in Tripoli

    Imported camels evacuated from Libya's capital after port comes under fire

    Three thousand camels imported from Australia have been walked out of Libya's capital Tripoli in an overnight evacuation after the port where they ...
  4. Liu Xiaojin, adjusts a phone during trainer Wang Kai's livestreamed gym class, as the country

    Gyms in China livestream routines as coronavirus keeps patrons away

    "Stand in front of a chair. Chest up, core tight and square your pelvis," said Heidi Liu, a pilates instructor at a studio in Shanghai, as she ...
  5. Delegates gather around an empty screen at a meeting on lethal autonomous weapons

    Lights out for multilateralism? Alarm as UN faces cash squeeze

    During talks on disarmament at the UN's Geneva headquarters last month, alarm bells went off in the chamber to indicate that delegates had ...
  6. A boy looks at window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Ch

    Zodiac window cleaners set Tokyo sparkling for New Year

    Dangling more than 50 metres above a busy Tokyo street, window cleaners dressed up as a boar and a rat on Thursday scrubbed windows at a downtown ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: A man takes a photograph of a counter promoting WeChat displayed at a news conference i

    Feature or bug? Translation key on China's WeChat takes jabs at other country's flags

    Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday that it will fix a "translation bug" on its chat app WeChat that sends out ...
  8. Man who ate US$120,000 banana at art show says 'I'm not sorry'

    Man who ate US$120,000 banana at art show says 'I'm not sorry'

    A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at US$120,000 said his actions were not vandalism and he does not ...