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Thailand’s folk music reaches out to the world

Hipsters in flowing skirts and crop tops sway to the Thai band’s hypnotic groove at an exclusive music festival in Thailand, while a clutch

The most dangerous volcanoes on our planet

(By Matthew Blackett ) An eruption of Mount Etna recently caught out some BBC journalists who were filming there. The footage was extraordinary and highlighted

BBC’s Planet Earth brings unseen Pakistan to the screens


Journey along the mysterious Nile

For years, I yearned to travel to Egypt so that I could retrace the itinerary of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile (minus, one

Your Pakistani passport can take you places without visas

A recent list of the world’s most powerful passports revealed that Germany, with a score of 159, was placed first, followed by Sweden and