From Thailand to Singapore, and Malaysia to the Maldives: the reality of female genital mutilation in Asia
Clinics in Singapore are performing female genital cutting on babies, activists say, despite global pledges to end the internationally condemned practice.
Girls as young as 10 are married off – often to much older men – in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia.
Buddhist monks, mourners, activists and the merely curious gathered in Bangkok today to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the darkest days in Thailand’s history.
UPDATED: It is confirmed that Thai immigration police complied with request from China to blacklist Joshua Wong
Pol Col Pruthipong Prayoonsiri said China sent a request to the Thai government to seek its cooperation in denying Wong entry to the kingdom.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres brought hope to Israel and Palestine.
Three white tigers were born at a Polish zoo on Thursday, just days after the private facility welcomed another rare litter of four white lion cubs.
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An elf school in Iceland. A hospital for falcons in the Middle East. A museum in Kansas City, Missouri in the US, for artwork made from hair.
Kim says tells world "You're not the boss of me"
North Korea carried out its most powerful nuclear test to date. Earns scolding from South Korea, Japan and China