Dawud Salahuddin, who was named David Belfield when he was growing up on Long Island, says he’s never regretted serving as an assassin for the Islamic Republic of Iran. Salahuddin converted to Islam as a young man and in July 1980, disguised...Show More Summary
The story of Guo Bin (Binbin) continues to inspire. After doctors announced that he would be discharged from the C-MER Dennis Lam Eye Hospital, the boy was given a send-off ceremony, where crowds gathered to watch him as he smiled, clapped and danced before going home. Show More Summary
Models donning sleeveless shirts, dresses and some rather pained expressions took part in a fashion show held amidst the snowy mountains at minus 6 degrees in Jinan, Shandong Province. The lengths they will go. [ more › ]
We take our responsibilities to the public very seriously and dig out even the dirtiest stories for you. We opted not to put the following incidents into any particular order as they're all cherished memories from 2013 that are unique in their very own way. We present to you: The top 10 shittiest stories of 2013. [ more › ]
(MIAMI) — Two Guantanamo Bay prisoners have been transferred to Saudi Arabia as part of a renewed effort to close the offshore U.S. prison. U.S. officials say the two Saudis have been transferred to the custody of their own government after a security review. Show More Summary
An interactive map, based on reports released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and created by Greenpeace, lays out the impact of coal plant emissions on estimated premature deaths in China. The results are shocking. [ more › ]
Anyone who's looking for a smile lift or a good, proper head-rounding operation knows that South Korea is a mecca for surgeons of the plastically enhanced. Doctors in China, however, are warning patients to be cautious when opting for...Show More Summary
China has banned shellfish imports from the US' West Coast region over a reportedly minor shellfish poisoning scare, putting divers out of work, and sparking fears over a lengthy industry-wide shutdown. [ more › ]
A piglet with three eyes, two noses and two mouths was born in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. [ more › ]
China Everbright Bank -- which just launched Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -- admitted in its prospectus to defaulting on $1.07 billion worth of interbank loans in June, adding that it made good on the loans the following day.
As every new homeowner knows, Ikea’s flat-pack furniture fills the niche for cheap, trendy and ultimately disposable housewares. So it only made sense that Ikea’s philanthropic wing would team up with the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR,Show More Summary
Around 16 people were killed during a violent confrontation with the police near Kashgar, Xinjiang Autonomous Region yesterday, in what media reports are calling a 'terror attack'. [ more › ]
Chinese state media have released a video that shows the final six minutes of the country's first unmanned lunar landing in impressive detail.
Israel said a Lebanese soldier fired seven shots across the Israeli border on Sunday, killing one Israeli soldier. According to the Associated Press, the Lebanese military has yet to confirm or explain the incident. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said both sides were cooperating in an investigation into Sunday’s events. Show More Summary
A Dongguan man is now in critical condition after he was diagnosed with the H7N9 bird flu virus, Guangdong authorities announced yesterday. The diagnosis comes days after two separate cases were confirmed in Hong Kong, both of the affected people having come into contact with wet markets in Shenzhen. [ more › ]
About to launch a Hong Kong IPO, China Everbright Bank has admitted to defaulting on 6.5 billion yuan worth of interbank loans in June—adding that it made good on the loans the following day.
The day's China news in pictures: A building catches fire in Guangdong,A Kim Jong Un lookalike protests against the North Korean Government in Hong Kong, "Jade Rabbit" lands on the moon, and more.
This week Cheers In are slashing prices on Leffe Blonde. Leffe is probably one of the most famous Belgian beer brands in the world. [ more › ]
Police revealed yesterday that the expat who is being deported for working illegally in Beijing was using false work information on papers. The man's story gained media attention after he reportedly hit, injured, and verbally abused an elderly woman on his motorbike while driving without a license. Show More Summary
After the Yutu (Jade Rabbit) moon rover successfully separated itself from China's Chang'e-3 lander early yesterday morning, the lunar duo achieved another incredible success late into the night when photos taken of each other revealed the bright red Chinese flag on full display?its first time in history to stand atop an extraterrestrial body. [ more › ]