Hopes and expectations: the journey of a fake girlfriend

A Chinese female blogger who posed as a man's Lunar New Year girlfriend says her experience illustrates the generational tensions over finding a marriage partner in China.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 29

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Getting to grips with sumo

With rare permission granted by sumo's governing body, Reuters was able to observe the prestigious Tomozuna stable's wrestlers training at their temporary Buddhist temple base for the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament that kicked off last week, gaining insight into the intricacies of sumo.

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Classic car rally in Austrian Alps

Gorgeous cars in a gorgeous setting. What's not to love?

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Hyenas spark admiration, not fear, in Ethiopia’s Harar city

Hyenas roam the streets of the ancient walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia every night, seeking scraps of meat to drag to the nearby caves. Abbas Yusuf, known as Hyena Man, learnt to feed the hyenas from his father, Yusuf Mume Salleh, who fed them for 45 years before passing the job to his son 13 years ago

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 28

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Islamic State’s weapons of war

Suicide vehicles and weapons made by Islamic State militants are displayed at Iraq Federal Police headquarters in Mosul.

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A Pow Wow gathering in New Mexico

Traditional dancers from Indian Nations compete at the 32nd annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow, a social gathering and summer celebration.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 27

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Latte Art

South Korean barista Lee Kang-bin is taking coffee art to the next level, creating miniature imitations of famous paintings on foamy cups of java at his central Seoul cafe.

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