BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping and other solemn-looking Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower each Tuesday at the People’s Heroes Monument in central Beijing to mark Martyr’s Day. It is one of three new holidays created this year
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese customs authorities say a policeman died after about 20 Vietnamese citizens attacked him and other officers who had impounded a vessel suspected of smuggling in the southern province of Yunnan. The Kunming customs district said Monday that Li Shunlin and seven other police officers were taking
BEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy says Washington believes that North Korea is increasingly unwilling to live up to its nuclear disarmament commitments, and is using three detained Americans as pawns.
Earlier this month, Al Jazeera broadcast a series called ‘rebel architecture’. Each episode focused on an architect who is using their profession to try and ameliorate or solve social problems.
Sri Lanka’s powerful defense secretary and brother of the president, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, has recently published a lengthy article in a policy-oriented journal called PRISM. The publication of this article, particularly at a time when the Sri Lankan government has been under the microscope for alleged war crimes and ongoing human rights abuses, raises a number of questions.
China approves iPhone 6 after Apple gives security assurances
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 3:51PM UTC
Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 2:17PM UTC
China celebrates new Martyr’s Day holiday
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:35PM UTC
Chinese policeman killed in clash with Vietnamese boatmen
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:40PM UTC
US envoy says no talks with NKorea in sight
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:38PM UTC
South Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 10:04AM UTC