Seven exploratory oil blocks set to be auctioned by Brazil on Thursday are the subject of environmental litigation, authorities said on Wednesday, complicating a process expected to bring around $800 million into state coffers.
The restored rooms feature items like Menelik's sword and a life-size wax replica of former Emperor Haile Selassie, who lived at the palace.
To mark its self-proclaimed title the town hosts an annual festival, now in its second year, that draws hundreds of sets of twins from around the country.
The South American country’s grape capital is filled with organic vineyards and outdoor adventure expeditions.
The stunning view from the highest observatory at New York's Empire State Building just got even better.
Built in 1902 under French colonial rulers, the railway to Vietnam's Northern provinces carries passengers and cargo mostly between Hanoi and the eastern city of Haiphong.
Trucker Erik Fransuer spends months at a time driving back and forth on highways that cut through the Amazon in northern Brazil, delivering soy or corn to river ports.
Xochimilco, a maze of canals and artificial islands created centuries ago by the area's indigenous peoples, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws around one million tourists a year.
Loggerheads turtle can live to 80 years of age, grow to more than half a metre (20 inches) and weigh up to 80 kilos (175 pounds) but face mortal danger from birth.