Reporter’s Notebook: Escaping Indonesia’s disaster zone

We were told it would be 10 hours. But the drive through the night from Palu to Gorontalo, Indonesia, took 18. As the nearest functioning...

Head of Interpol Meng Hongwei accused of corruption

The head of Interpol, who vanished after taking a flight to Beijing, is being held and investigated for corruption, the Chinese Ministry of Public...

China kindergarten stabbing: Woman slashes at least 14 children

A woman wielding a kitchen knife has attacked at least 14 children at a kindergarten in Chongqing in central China, local police said Friday. Chongqing...

At least 8 climbers dead after snowstorm in Nepal, police say

Eight members of a climbing expedition are dead and another is missing after a snowstorm at Nepal's Mount Gurja, police in the South Asian...

Lion Air plane crash: Six bodies found in sea off Jakarta, Indonesia

Rescue workers have retrieved six bodies from the sea where an Indonesian passenger plane crashed close to the capital Jakarta on Monday 13 minutes...

South Koreans are working themselves to death. Can they get their lives back?

It takes Park Hyun-suk, a widow who lost her husband to gwarosa -- the Korean word for death by overwork -- a long time to...

Malaysia politician Anwar Ibrahim returns to politics

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a parliamentary seat Saturday, returning to politics just months after receiving a royal pardon for sodomy. According to state news...

Teenager beheaded in southern India in caste-based violence

Concerns about caste-based violence in India are growing after a 13-year-old girl from a lower caste was beheaded in one of the country's southern...

Bomb strikes political rally for female candidate in Afghanistan

A bomb Saturday that targeted a parliamentary election rally for a woman running for office in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 14 people, according...

China admits to locking up Uyghurs, but defends Xinjiang crackdown

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of "re-education camps" are happier following...

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