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Qatar's prized racing camels bred for success

Qatar's prized racing camels bred for success

Deep in the Qatari desert, Musharif spends his afternoons "swimming" in a large pool that doubles as a jacuzzi, just one of the perks of being a racing camel.

Tastes from the Emerald Island

Tastes from the Emerald Island

The knife sinks in easily, cutting the tender fish smoothly. Before long, the last bit vanishes off the plate. 

Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti's child artisans

Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti's child artisans

Seated on an earthen floor on the outskirts of Haiti's capital city, seven-year-old Samuel Jean fashions a little boat from a piece of wrought iron.

Gallery of fake paintings opens in Argentina

Gallery of fake paintings opens in Argentina

The paintings in Buenos Aires' newest gallery may look like the work of great artists, but they are actually rip-offs -- and the exhibition's organizers want you to know it.

Rio exhibit celebrates Brazil's 'first' man in flight

Rio exhibit celebrates Brazil's 'first' man in flight

One of Brazil's most famous and eccentric heroes, the aviation pioneer Santos Dumont, lifts off again with an exhibition in Rio's new Museum of Tomorrow.

Summer Beauty Class

Summer Beauty Class

Go beyond the ‘apply sunscreen’ and ‘stay hydrated’ tips.

London's Big Ben to fall silent during repairs

London's Big Ben to fall silent during repairs

Big Ben will fall silent for several months while the iconic London clock tower next to the Houses of Parliament undergoes much-needed needed repairs, officials said on Tuesday.

60 mn people worldwide hit by El Nino: UN

60 mn people worldwide hit by El Nino: UN

Some 60 million people worldwide need assistance due to havoc wreaked by the El Nino climate phenomenon, but a shortage of funding could threaten the delivery of life-saving aid, the UN warned Tuesday.