100 vehicles crash in China, leaving 2 dead, 50 injured

At least two people were killed and more than 50 others injured when more than 100 vehicles piled up in China on Saturday, according...

Facebook wades into world’s longest civil war, but does it know what it’s doing?

For more than 60 years, a protracted civil war has simmered across Myanmar, largely hidden from the outside world. Rebel armies -- 15 are active...

This princess could be the next prime minister of Thailand

A Thai political party has nominated the King's sister as its candidate for prime minister in March elections -- an unprecedented move that could...

Isolated and abandoned: the heartbreaking reality of old age in rural China

For Qin Taixiao, old age is a time of loneliness and back-breaking labor. Every day in winter, the ailing 68-year-old wakes early, collects 50 kilograms...

Outspoken journalist Maria Ressa hit with new law suit in ‘absurd legal attack’

Award-winning journalist Maria Ressa has been indicted for a second time, in a move widely criticized by rights groups as an attempt to stifle...

China and Taiwan clash in Lunar New Year military propaganda videos

Beijing and Taipei have marked the Lunar New Year holiday by releasing competing videos of military grandstanding, in the latest rhetorical clash between the...

Six-story building collapses in Istanbul

A six-story building collapsed in an eastern suburb of Istanbul, Turkey's biggest city, on Wednesday. Rescue teams have been sent to the Maltepe district, according...

Russian couple arrested after Malaysia baby-swinging video emerges

A Russian couple has been arrested in Kuala Lumpur for child endangerment after video clips were shared online showing a man swinging an infant...

Nepal’s menstruation huts may be banned, but stigma remains deadly

It was a freezing January night in Nepal's far west and 17-year-old Parwati Bogati had lit a fire to keep warm as she prepared...

World War I grenade found in shipment of potatoes headed to Hong Kong

War relics are often discovered in unusual places, but few finds are as unexpected as this one. A German-made grenade from World War I was...

FOLLOW US

0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
0FollowersFollow