Man in India Files for Divorce Due to Wife’s Fear of Cockroaches

by Advitya Bahl In India, getting married is thought of as embracing a sacred relationship and family life. Divorce, on the other hand, is largely viewed as a sign of great failure: the country reports only...

Woman’s Bid to Have ‘Prince Harry’ Arrested for Not Marrying Her Despite ‘Promise’ Fails...

by Advitya Bahl Last year in January, Duke of Sussex Prince Harry along with his wife, Meghan, left the United Kingdom after announcing their intention to step down as senior members of the royal family. They...

Beijing slams Japan’s plan for radioactive Fukushima water as ‘extremely irresponsible’

China has condemned the Japanese government’s decision to release tritium-contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean as irresponsible, saying Tokyo “must not” do so without consultations. “Japan has not exhausted safe...

Largest Chinese breach of Taiwan air zone in a year after US warning

China sends 25 military jets a day after US secretary of state’s comments about Beijing’s aggression A file photo from February 2020 of a Taiwanese military jet in the foreground flanking a Chinese bomber passing...

Myanmar coup: The people shot dead since the protests began

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Courtesy of families image caption Zin Min Htet loved his mother's cooking and always invited his friends home More than 700 people have been killed by security forces since Myanmar's military grabbed power in...

Lower Entry Barriers After Record Antitrust Fine: Alibaba As Shares Rally

Shares in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd rose as much as 9% in Hong Kong trade as a key source of uncertainty for the company was removed, and on relief the fine and steps ordered...

Detained South Korean tanker released from Iran’s custody, Seoul says

Iranian authorities have released a detained South Korean chemical tanker and its captain, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said, after Tehran called on the country to release billions in assets frozen under American sanctions. The MT 'Hankuk...

Eleven killed as Myanmar protesters fight troops with hunting rifles, firebombs – media

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar fought back with hunting rifles and firebombs against a crackdown by security forces in a town in the northwest but at least 11 of the protesters were...

South Korean Nuclear Reactors Shut Down Amid Invasion… of Sea Creatures

by Evgeny Mikhaylov The transparent ocean dwellers that look like they are made of crystal, usually multiply their numbers by June. This year, however, their population increased in March due to earlier-than-normal warm currents, according to...

Twitter Joins Pakistan PM Khan’s Ex-Wife in Slamming His Remark on Women’s Fashion Causing...

by Radhika Parashar With at least 11 rape cases reported per day, Pakistan has recorded over 22,000 rapes between 2014 and 2020. The official figure was released in November of last year by the Police, Law,...

‘A kind of coup in the middle of London’: Myanmar’s envoy to UK says...

Myanmar’s ambassador in London is reportedly seeking the assistance of the UK’s Foreign Office after being kicked out of his home by a deputy acting on behalf of their country’s new military ruler. The envoy,...

Leaders of Russia and China tighten their grips, grow closer

In this June 5, 2019, photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, enter a hall for talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Photo: AP pool file By...

Japan considers prioritizing Olympic athletes for COVID-19 vaccination

A woman walks in front of an advertisement for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Photo: AP/Eugene Hoshiko TOKYO - Japan Today Japan's government is considering moving athletes representing the country at this summer's Tokyo...

South Korea ruling party suffers crushing defeat in mayoral vote

https://www.bbc.com/-image copyright Reuters image caption Oh Se-hoon was successful in Seoul South Korea's governing Democratic Party has suffered a crushing defeat in mayoral elections in the country's two biggest cities, Seoul and Busan. Candidates from the...

Myanmar ambassador to UK ‘locked out’ of London embassy

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright PA Media image caption Myanmar's ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn (R) speaks to a police officer outside the embassy in London Myanmar's ambassador in London says he has been locked out of...

Japan’s Toshiba considers $20 billion take-private deal – source

By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) -Toshiba Corp is considering a $20 billion offer from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners to take it private, a person familiar with the matter said, as the Japanese industrial conglomerate...

Second Wave of Bird Flu? Hundreds of Migratory Birds Found Dead in India’s Himachal...

by Deexa Khanduri Avian flu swept through India towards the end of 2020 and early 2021 in 18 Indian states. Hundreds of thousand birds were culled to prevent the spread of the disease. Around 100 migratory birds...

China Offers to Tutor Planet Following Extreme Poverty Elimination

by Morgan Artyukhina Home to nearly one-fifth of the world’s population, China’s social policies have a dramatic effect on humanity as a whole. Despite a shift toward allowing capitalist markets in the late 1970s, the socialist...

Taiwan to hold drills simulating ‘enemy invasion’ amid rising tensions with Beijing

Taiwan will conduct military exercises envisioning an attack from Mainland China, part of yearly war games that include computer-simulations as well as live-fire drills, which come amid simmering tensions with Beijing. The island will carry...

‘Mrs Sri Lanka’ beauty queen injured in on-stage bust-up

https://www.bbc.com-media caption The winner of a major Sri Lankan beauty prize has suffered head injuries after a brawl broke out on stage. Beauty queen Pushpika De Silva won the "Mrs Sri Lanka" title at a ceremony...