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Catfishing operation


Four people hold a 110-kilogram catfish they caught on the Segre River in Mequinenza, Spain. It took Peter Irwin (second from right) nearly an hour to pull the fish ashore.

Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine

Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/15 18:58:39

Rat dangles from restaurant ceiling

Diners at a Southwest China restaurant had an unexpected guest hang out with on Saturday - a large rat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:48:40

Mineral-rich meal

A feast fashioned from stones is showcased during an exhibition of rare stones in Shaanxi Province on Saturday.
Source: VCG | 2018/10/15 18:43:40

Social media heats up over hotpot-shaped pool at hot springs

A hot springs in Southwest China's Chongqing is paying homage to the area's famed spicy cuisine with a hotpot-shaped pool.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:43:40

China purrs over white Bengal tiger triplets at wildlife zoo

Three playful white Bengal tiger cubs are charming visitors as they clamber around their enclosure at a zoo in China.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/15 18:43:39

Area without phone service in cell tower dispute

An area in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province is struggling with weak mobile phone reception in an ongoing dispute between telecoms and residents over a cell signal booster built on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:43:40

India mulls Calvin Klein to lure man-eating tigress

Indian rangers hunting a man-eating tiger are considering deploying an unusual weapon to lure the big cat - Calvin Klein cologne, an official said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 18:43:39

Australia kangaroo attack leaves three hurt

Three members of an Australian family used a broom and a shovel to fight off a rare attack by a large kangaroo that left all of them injured, one seriously. ...
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 18:38:40

China's firefighters hot for 'Falling Stars' challenge

Firefighters in China are heating things up on social media platforms as the latest group to take part in the Falling Stars internet challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:38:40

Snake drops through bank ceiling

Employees at a South China bank had a scare on Friday morning after a giant snake dropped from the ceiling as they held a meeting, Chengdu Business Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:38:40

Pig on the run

A man dressed as Pigsy from Journey to the West stands among others taking part in the 2018 Shijiazhuang International Marathon in North China's Hebei Province on Sunday. A total ...
Source: VCG | 2018/10/14 17:43:40

Built on beer

A man works on a house he built from hundreds of empty beer bottles in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/14 17:43:39

9-year-old girl takes rare Siberian tiger cub for walk in park

Some visitors to a downtown park in East China were startled by an unusual sight on Thursday - a young girl walking a tiger cub on a leash.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 18:58:40

Girl runs from home to avoid more math work

An 11-year-old schoolgirl who ran away from home with her parents' smartphones later told police she did so to avoid doing an extracurricular math course.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 18:58:40

Pakistani artist aims for record with pencil swing

With a sharp eye for detail, Bilal Asif carefully labors over his quest for a pointedly unusual world record - crafting the largest swing ever made from pencils.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/11 18:48:40

Goat brigades help battle Portugal's deadly wildfires

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/11 18:43:41

Sweep smarter

A sanitation worker sweeps a road using a machine equipped with 18 brooms in North China's Hebei Province on Wednesday. The machine sweeps dust and dirt to the curb to ...
Source: VCG | 2018/10/11 17:23:39

Beefy butcher

Liu Zhiyue, a 57-year-old butcher, keeps fit at his stall in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. He has lost 10 kilograms over the past six years with exercises like this one. ...
Source: VCG | 2018/10/11 17:18:39