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Egyptian women challenge social norms by practicing Parkour

A group of Egyptian women gather at an abandoned park in a Cairo suburb once a week, climbing walls and jumping around in the strenuous physical discipline known as Parkour, while also challenging the country's conservative social norms.

Tightrope walker stuns Parisians with Montmartre performance

French tightrope artist Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga impressed hundreds of Parisians on Saturday with a performance that featured a walk on a rope suspended 35 meters (115 feet) above the ground in the city's hilly northern district of Montmartre.

Cuba's draft constitution opens path to gay marriage

The draft of Cuba's new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would make the country that once persecuted homosexuals an unlikely leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

Austrian mountains play host to classic car rally

More than 200 motorists driving a variety of classic cars have taken to the mountain roads of Styria, southern Austria, for the annual Ennstal-Classic race, cheered on by tens of thousands of spectators.


Trump's ex-aide Manafort in bid to delay U.S. fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. A court hearing began on Monday on a request from U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to delay his criminal trial scheduled to begin this week on more than two dozen financial charges, including bank and tax fraud. | Video