Magic "is beautiful and dangerous — it is a fight between good and evil," says third-generation witch Mihaela Minca. A 2014 survey found that in Romania, one in five people believe witches have powers.
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A man sits draped in a rainbow flag in a nightclub in Bucharest, Romania on Sunday after learning election results. A referendum to redefine marriage as between a man and a woman failed to attract the minimum number of voters and the result was invalidated.
A Romanian Christian-Orthodox nun votes at a polling station in the village of Branesti, Romania, in a referendum to change the constitutional definition of "family", on October 6, 2018.
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In 1897, Belgian King Leopold brought 267 Congolese people to his country estate to display them in a mock African village — a practice referred to as a human zoo.
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Fewer than 1 million people live in Amsterdam, but almost 20 million visit each year. The city is working to crack down on "overtourism." Above, bicycles are parked outside Sexyland nightclub.
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