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China re-brands Cold War nuclear bunker as tourist draw

It was a top-secret Chinese nuclear facility with a deadly Cold War mission -- to make plutonium for an atomic bomb -- but these days its doors are wide open as a tourist attraction.


Cherry blossoms

Visitors walking among cherry blossoms in Wuhan University in central China's Hubei province.


Muslim Indonesia joins global craft beer revolution

Defying an escalating anti-alcohol movement and conservative bureaucrats in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia’s only craft brewer is tapping into demand for better quality booze among the country's small number of drinkers.


Black American families take school into own hands

While plugging away at college entrance exam preparations, Zion Utsey momentarily jolts up from his laptop and drums on the dining room table, slapping the wood with expert rhythm.


Bringing orphaned IS baby girl 'home' to Sudan

When Sudanese security agents came to call on businessman Alithi Yousef at his home in Khartoum, he knew immediately that his worst fears had been realised.


Wildflowers

Wildflowers blooming at Chino Hills State Park in southern California following the winter rain after a 5-year drought.


Up on the roof, revamping Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

Atop Istanbul's iconic Grand Bazaar -- the scene of a high-speed motorbike chase in the 2012 James Bond film "Skyfall" -- a full force drive to revamp it has begun.


Enduring pain for Philippine drug war widows

Sally Antonio is exhausted from working three jobs since police killed her husband and son, a typical Philippine drug war widow enduring a life sentence of impoverished misery.


Underwater hockey

Members of "HK Typhoon" underwater hockey club fighting for possession of the puck during their weekly team practise session in Hong Kong.


Sun-seeking retirees flock to 'China's Florida'

Blessed by palm-fringed beaches and balmy weather, the island province of Hainan is fast becoming known as "China's Florida," drawing masses of retirees fleeing the biting cold of their hometowns.


 

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