Photo Gallery: South Korea elects first female president

Park Geun-hye, daughter of a divisive military strongman from South Korea’s authoritarian era, was elected the country’s first female president Wednesday

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Investigation into suicide of British nurse in royal hoax

The coroner’s office on Thursday told an inquest that Saldanha was found hanging by a scarf from a wardrobe in her room last Friday…

Australian police: Bad Apple maps life-threatening

The city of Mildura is not at the end of a dirt road in the Australian bush, in tire-choking desert sand far from food and water. Unfortunately, Apple’s mapping application thinks it is…

Australian DJ’s break silence over UK royal prank

The radio show that prank called the hospital where Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was staying last week has been canceled…

Nurse involved in Kate hoax phone call dies

A nurse who fell victim to a prank telephone call seeking information about the Duchess of Cambridge has died, King Edward VII hospital…

Nobel literature winner defends censorship

This year’s Nobel literature winner Mo Yan defended censorship Thursday as something as necessary as airport security checks…

Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases…

Beijing to offer 72-hour visa-free stay for foreign visitors

A 72-hour visa-free policy for foreign travelers to Beijing next year will significantly boost local tourism, officials hope…

Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruises cancel Japan routes

Royal Caribbean Cruises and Costa Cruises Monday both canceled routes from Shanghai to Japan route…

Mars rover Curiosity soil test

The Mars rover Curiosity has completed its first chemical test of soil from the red planet, and scientists say there are no surprises so far…

Royal couple expecting a baby

Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting their first child. The Duchess of Cambridge has a severe form of morning sickness and is currently in a London hospital…

House Passes STEM Jobs Act

The House has approved legislation to offer green cards to foreign students with advanced degrees…

UN recognizes state of Palestine

The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine…

Who else has been duped by The Onion ?

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China’s Communist Party media’s pick up of Kim Jung Eun are not the first to be duped by The Onion. Here are other memorable instances…

Protesters demand justice after deadly factory fire

About 15,000 Bangladeshi workers protested on Monday over safety conditions, after a garment factory fire on Saturday killed 112 people who were trapped inside…

Israel-Gaza conflicts escalates

Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with nearly 200 airstrikes early Saturday, the military said…

Obama makes historic visit to Myanmar

US President Barack Obama said on Monday that Myanmar can show a “new beginning” to the world…

Obama in Cambodia & Myanmar

President Barack Obama spoke to hundreds of students, officials and former generals in long-closed Myanmar about freedom …

Despite Myanmar reforms, much remains to be done

The nation’s warp-speed revolution is fragile. Its nascent transition has already been bloody. And much unfinished business remains: from repealing harsh laws…

A snapshot of Yangon before Obama’s visit

President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Myanmar is just two days away. KTSF26 reporter Kwokshu Leung brings the latest information about local people’s reaction…

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China accuses Dalai for anti-China activities

China opposes any country or individual to provide platform or convenience to Dalai Lama’s anti-China separatist activities…

Galaxy S III outsells iPhone 4S

Samsung’s Galaxy “S” Three has dethroned Apple’s iPhone Four “S” — becoming the world’s best-selling smartphone…

Wen Jiabao pinpoints key tasks in next 5 years

Wen Jiabao told delegates to the ongoing 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China…

Obama to visit Myanmar later this month

President Barack Obama will make a groundbreaking visit later this month to Myanmar, an official said Thursday…

Chinese teen plays golf in the Masters

Chinese eighth-grader Guan Tianlang will tee it up with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson at Augusta National next April…

China questions solar subsidies

China has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging subsidies provided by some European Union members…

Second case of SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry has confirmed that a second person in the kingdom has contracted a new respiratory virus related to SARS…

6.4 quake shakes Philippines

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake rattled the Philippine island of Mindano early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported…

China confronts Japan ships near disputed islands

Chinese patrol boats confronted Japanese vessels near a disputed East China Sea archipelago early Tuesday…