Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Belgium’s Horseback Shrimpers Threatened by Dwindling Catch

KOKSIJDE, Belgium (Reuters) Belgium's traditional horseback shrimp fishermen say they are struggling to keep a centuries-old tradition alive because warming temperatures have lured other...

Mostar’s Youngest Diver Honours Centuries of Tradition

By Dado Ruvic MOSTAR, Bosnia (Reuters) Extreme sports might seem like a modern innovation for adrenaline junkies, but in the ancient Bosnian town of Mostar,...

Greece’s Last Bellmakers Keep Time-Honoured Trade Alive

By Karolina Tagaris PARAMYTHIA, Greece (Reuters) The silence blanketing the Greek plain is broken by the tinkle of a cowbell and the rumble of a...

A Bucket of Red Please – Revellers Battle It Out with...

HARO, Spain (Reuters)  Revellers poured buckets of wine over each other in northern Spain on Friday in an annual wine battle in the country's Rioja...

Home of China’s Dog Meat Festival Defiant amid Outcry

By Joyce Zhou and Christian Shepherd YULIN, China (Reuters) Residents of China's southern city of Yulin defended eating dog meat to celebrate the summer solstice...

China’s Lisu Aim to Save Crossbow Culture

By Joseph Campbell LUSHUI, China (Reuters) Deep inside mountains along the China-Myanmar border, a 26-year-old ethnic Lisu villager, surnamed Zhang, sharpens his crossbow arrows to...
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