Hamilton lawmakers say they will legalize tobogganing
A series of pictures showing a 57-year-old Chinese man being escorted by Iraqi police while cycling in Iraq's Basra on February 21 with very few personal belongings has gained a great deal of attention online. [ more › ]
A couple from mainland China and their three-year-old son were forced to get off a Cathay Pacific flight taking off from Thailand after the child refused to wear a seatbelt and an argument broke out among passengers on the plane. [ more › ]
The Victoria Cross has only been awarded 15 times since the end of World War 2
The Tokyo District Court on Wednesday ruled against a group of Chongqing Bombing survivors who sued the Japanese government. [ more › ]
"We believe that the West has been influential in the creation of ISIS"
Clearing is relatively easy, but clearing and holding Islamic State territory is the goal
“We will conquer Rome, by the will of Allah”
"We are in a state of 'my enemy's enemy' is my friend.' So that will allow these groups to thrive"
"All who deliberately throw away waste thus will incur a fine of 25,000 dinars"
"It’s sort of making the Lebanese state a bit more organized...which is not typical of Lebanon"
"The big signs of the day of judgement are unfolding before our eyes"
“The more powerful ISIS grows, the more they are useful for the regime"
With the Taliban dominant, ISIS will have trouble making space in Pakistan—though the group is becoming more popular
The owner of the pig that became famous on Chinese media this week after it was spotted kneeling outside of a temple in Wenzhou was reportedly butchered by its owner before he'd learned of the holy hog's stardom. [ more › ]
A four-story school building in Buji of Shenzhen's Longgang district collapsed on itself suddenly in the early morning of February 25. Fortunately, no casualties or injuries have been reported. [ more › ]
Footage from a road camera shows two people stopping their car and running through speeding cars on the Changshu-Taizhou Expressway, crossing Jiangsu and Zhejiang province, to collect a pig that had fallen out of a truck and was struggling near the side of the road. [ more › ]
A tiger cub was found dead in a parking lot in Pingdu city, Shandong province on the first day of the lunar new year. Authorities believe that the animal fell from the 11th floor of a building after it was frightened by fireworks. [ more › ]
The government will invest about $137 billion over the next five years
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