German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid

A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid. German walker Martin Kaiser, 54, used to the traditional mountain form of communication after getting stuck in the cattle grid while he was wandering along a remote forest trail leading up the Hochkoenig... weiter

Girl, 3, Left In Coma After Hired Mob Beat Up Family

Chinese cops are hunting a hired mob who left a three-year-old-girl in a coma after smashing their way into the family home and hitting her and her parents with sticks in an apparent bid to get them to move house. An Lu and her parents together with a few other families had refused to move to make way for a major construction project in Andi... weiter

Bengal Tiger Found Caged In An Abandoned House In Mexico

Mexican police called out to investigate strange noises from an abandoned house in south-western Mexico were shocked to find they were coming from a live caged tiger. The house in the town of Chilapa, in the Mexican state of Guerrero, had reportedly been empty for some time and police are baffled as to how the live tiger ended up in a makeshift... weiter

Top Polo Player Narrowly Escapes Car Blaze

One of India's top polo players has spoken of the moment he almost died when his car burst into flames as he was driving along a busy motorway. Samir Suhag who plays polo for India was driving with his wife in their Chevrolet when they noticed smoke as they were travelling along the Gurgaon-Delhi express way near the Indian capital New Delhi in the... weiter

Streets musicians can be seen up and down the cobblestone side streets of Lviv. - © Wiener Zeitung, Jonathan Bach

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The city hall in Gyor. - © Wiener Zeitung, Jonathan Bach


Hard Times in Hungary

  • The cost of living stifles residents of Györ, Hungary.

By midafternoon the sun has hit the apex of its daily arc over Györ, Hungary. Clouds are in short supply, so the rays blaze down on one of the main squares. Children stripped to their shorts run through a fountain while their parents look on. Ezsther Szakács scoops ice cream at a corner parlor that faces one of the thoroughfares... weiter