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Tourists touch the Intihuatana solar clock in the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cuzco. ©Reuters/Claudia Daut
Peru tells Machu Picchu tourists to keep clothes on

Peru has increased surveillance at popular archeological sites to counter a new trend of tourists taking nude photos at Machu Picchu.

Peru tells Machu Picchu tourists to keep clothes on
French actress Julie Gayet. ©Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier
French magazine reveals Hollande 'affair' with actress

French magazine Closer on Friday said President Francois Hollande was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet, promising to back its claim with photographs after months of swirling rumours.

French magazine reveals Hollande 'affair' with actress
China's Jade Rabbit rover sends first moon photos
China's Jade Rabbit rover sends first moon photos

China's Jade Rabbit rover sent back its first pictures from the moon, as officials on Monday lauded the first lunar soft landing in nearly four decades as a step forward for "mankind as a whole".

China's Jade Rabbit rover sends first moon photos
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Astana hosts World Press Photo Exhibition

World Press Photo exhibition 2013 has started in Astana. It is held in Central Asia for the first time.

Astana hosts World Press Photo Exhibition
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Taking pictures to remember may help you forget

Taking a picture to help you remember something might end up having the opposite effect, according to research published in the United States.

Taking pictures to remember may help you forget
Participants of Miss Universe. ©RIA Novosti
First photos of Aigerim Kozhakhan at Miss Universe

First photo sessions of the Miss Universe 2013 beauty contest participants have been made in Moscow.

First photos of Aigerim Kozhakhan at Miss Universe
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Rihanna ordered out of UAE mosque complex over photo shoot

Pop star Rihanna was asked to leave Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque complex for posing for "inappropriate" pictures outside one of the world's largest Muslim places of worship.

Rihanna ordered out of UAE mosque complex over photo shoot
At the Smithsonian's American Art Museum in Washington. ©REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Smithsonian adds Irving Penn images to collection

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington said Friday it's ramping up its photography collection with the acquisition of 100 images from the late Irving Penn.

Smithsonian adds Irving Penn images to collection
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More than 3,700 Marilyn Monroe photos to be auctioned

More than 3,700 photos of American pop icon Marilyn Monroe will be sold this weekend along with their copyrights.

More than 3,700 Marilyn Monroe photos to be auctioned
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Mobile app to help fight against racism in France

A French anti-racism association is launching a mobile application it hopes will help eradicate racist graffiti by enabling users to take photos of offensive tags, geo-locate them and get them removed.

Mobile app to help fight against racism in France
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FBI releases video of Boston bomb suspects

The FBI released pictures and video on Thursday of two men suspected of planting the Boston marathon bombs, appealing for help to identify the pair who were carrying large backpacks.

FBI releases video of Boston bomb suspects
Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness
Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness

Photos of 10 dead sparrows on a Chinese pavement which went viral on social media and drew a swift official response show how hard covering up a bird flu outbreak would be in the Internet age.

Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. ©REUTERS/Edgar Su
Australian magazine says Kate bump pictures 'beautiful'

An Australian women's magazine Wednesday defended its decision to publish pictures of a bikini-clad Duchess of Cambridge which show her baby bump, saying they were a "beautiful" set of images.

Australian magazine says Kate bump pictures 'beautiful'
Running from Putin: Russia's new political refugees
Running from Putin: Russia's new political refugees

In August, a group of Russian environmentalists were walking along a beach on the Black Sea, just outside the walls surrounding a majestic palace that has been linked to President Vladimir Putin.

Running from Putin: Russia's new political refugees
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Instagram sued over contract changes

A lawsuit is seeking to stop Instagram from changing its terms of service, saying the Facebook-owned smartphone photo-sharing service is breaching its contract with users.

Instagram sued over contract changes
User revolt causes Instagram to keep old rules
User revolt causes Instagram to keep old rules

Instagram on Thursday tried to calm a user rebellion by nixing a change that would have given the Facebook-owned mobile photo sharing service unfettered rights to people's pictures.

User revolt causes Instagram to keep old rules
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PHOTO: Body-art photos exhibited in Petropavlovsk

27 body-art photos were exhibited at Petropavlovsk Arts Museum.

PHOTO: Body-art photos exhibited in Petropavlovsk
British royals condemn Kate topless photos
British royals condemn Kate topless photos

Prince William and his wife Catherine reacted with fury after a French magazine published topless photos of her, saying it raised the spectre of press harassment of William's mother Diana.

British royals condemn Kate topless photos
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Facebook buys Instagram photo app for $1 bn

Facebook announced Monday that it made a billion-dollar-deal to buy the startup behind wildly popular smartphone photo sharing application Instagram.

Facebook buys Instagram photo app for $1 bn
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Almaty residents to see erotic photo-performance in September

Mechanical piano creative union announced an erotic photo contest.

Almaty residents to see erotic photo-performance in September