Reported by New Zealand Herald A near-century old memorial paying tribute to those who fought in the New Zealand Land Wars has been defaced on a day many mark as a day of respect for fallen soldiers.The memorial, located on the corner of Wakefield and Symonds... »more
*Xinjiang [China], April 25 (ANI): China has banned dozens of Islamic baby names in the country's largest Muslim-majority Xinjiang province as a part of its crackdown on alleged religious "extremism", Radio Free Asia (RFA) has reported.*
Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results. The changes have been in the works for four months, but Google hadn't publicly discussed most of them until now. The announcement in a blog..
Air China, the only Chinese carrier with regular services to North Korea, will resume the flights between Beijing and Pyongyang on May 5 after a three-week suspension, state media reported on Tuesday. The flagship carrier will have two direct flights from Beijing to Pyongyang every week, departing on..
Beijing may have found the best hangover cure of all: demolish the bars altogether. Over 30 stores in Sanlitun Houjie – better known as Dirty Bar Street – were demolished on Monday afternoon, ending an era of grimy pubs and restaurants popular with expats. Pictures posted on social media show the..
When Robert Blecker, a professor at New York Law School, first witnessed an execution, it reminded him of the scene when his father-in-law died in a hospice. “In both cases, the dying person was wrapped in white sheets, lying on a gurney with an IV coming out of his arm, attended by medical..