China finally admitted this week what had been widely reported: that it is interning thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of people in "re-education camps" in the far-western region of Xinjiang.
Authorities in China's far-western Xinjiang region appear to have officially legalized so-called re-education camps for people accused of religious extremism a little more than a month after denying such centers exist.
A burden has been lifted from the shoulders of Greece's working donkey population.
With a coast extending more than 50,000 kilometers, Australia offers beach-hoppers a staggering 12,000 stretches of sand to choose from.
The World Endurance Championship heads to Japan for the 6 Hours of Fuji
A little over a week ago, a prominent Saudi journalist walked into the consulate general in Istanbul, intending to get paperwork that would allow him to marry his Turkish fiancée. She hasn't seen him since.
Investors can't afford to ignore China.
The number of civilians -- mostly women and children -- killed or injured by airstrikes in Afghanistan has risen a startling 39% year on year, according to UN figures released Wednesday, casting fresh scrutiny on the use of air power by the United States and its Afghan partners at a time of near-record bombing and increasing violence.
A woman whose husband is a jailed state banker in Azerbaijan has lost a court fight to avoid being named as she seeks to explain how she paid for two properties worth £22 million ($29 million) in total, Britain's Press Association reported Wednesday.
A couple arrested in Mexico while pushing a baby stroller filled with human body parts may have killed up to 20 women, according to the chief investigator on the case.
India has hardly any startups founded by women. The government and tech industry are hoping to change that, and create millions of jobs in the process.
The Trump administration is giving Gillette an exemption from tariffs on the Swedish steel it needs for its razor blades.
The restaurant business isn't just about how good the food tastes -- atmosphere and service are important, too. But increasingly, social media is taking on a bigger role and influencing food options offered, restaurant design and marketing.
The true identities of the suspects accused of poisoning a former Russian spy in the United Kingdom have reportedly been revealed, but not by sleuthing journalists from The Guardian or The New York Times.
At least 50 people, including seven children, were killed in a bus crash west of Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday, police said.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said religious schools in Australia are already legally allowed to deny students a place based on their sexual orientation, following criticism of a leaked report that proposes allowing schools to bar them.
It started with a feeling of isolation, of not wanting to engage with the world. He didn't want to answer emails, and hundreds of answerphone messages went unreturned.
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