When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her seven-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Source link
Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China. Source link
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a soft line on China's mass detention centers in Xinjiang during a trip to the Chinese capital of Beijing this week, in a departure from the previous harsh criticisms made by his...
Alek Sigley, the Australian student who was detained in North Korea, was deported for spreading anti-government sentiment, the country's state media has said. Source link
In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Source link
Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research. Source link
At least 6 people died and 190 were injured from a tornado that hit Kaiyuan City in northeastern China on Wednesday, according to state news agency Xinhua. The dramatic weather phenomenon hit around 5:15pm local time (5:15 pm...
Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of desperate young protesters without other options. Source link
Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be...
More than 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday, as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials. Source link


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