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La Paz's colorful cable car system: no traffic and a great view

The Celestial is the 7th line in the city's modern cable car system, inaugurated in 2014 and with 16 kilometers of cable in La Paz and reaching to the mountaintop communities of El Alto, at over 4,000 meters

The Celestial is the 7th line in the city's modern cable car system, inaugurated in 2014 ...

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La Paz's colorful cable car system: no traffic and a great view

'The French, more than any other nation (in Europe), who know Japanese culture the best,' ...

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France goes big on Japan with multi-million cultural program

Portugal becomes 'the 6th European country to grant the right to self-determination of ...

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Portugal parliament approves new gender change law

The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150

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Mexico earthquake unearths ancient temple

Papa Mamadou Diagne, a sociologist, writes, there are 'no official numbers' but 'the ...

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No rescue for Dakar's homeless and mentally ill

'We imams and rabbis want to lead by good example,' says Muslim theologian Ender Cetin, ...

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Imams, rabbis ride tandems in Berlin rally for mutual respect

Moskovsky Komsomolets, one of Russia's biggest daily tabloids, publishes the article ...

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Russian women furious at article calling them 'whores'

Thousands of years of heritage are being lost, says Matthew Betts, a curator at the ...

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Climate change sinking Arctic archeological treasures

Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on ...

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Banksy's Paris street art 'blitz' a tribute to rebels of 1968

The new Barbie is dressed as as robotics engineer, a job that in real-life is occupied ...

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Robotics Barbie aims to inspire young scientists