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Sydney to be split into three cities

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Sydney has an ambitious plan. The most populous city in Australia has announced that it wants to split into three cities -- in as little as 20 years' time.

China's 'sponge cities' aim to re-use 70% of rainwater

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas.

Chinese online star detained for five days for 'insulting' national anthem

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
A popular Chinese online personality who authorities claim "insulted" the country's national anthem has been put into detention for five days, local Shanghai police said in a statement.

Chinese ambassador to US says Beijing doesn't know who to deal with

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
The Chinese ambassador to the United States said diplomats are confused over who is the "final decision maker" in the Trump administration, complicating future negotiations amid the escalating US China trade war.

Himalaya storm leaves nine dead on Nepal's Mt. Gurja

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
A renowned South Korean climber was among nine people killed when a vicious snowstorm hit their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja.

20 people killed when flooding wipes out part of school in Indonesia

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Twenty people were killed when torrential rains and flooding triggered mudslides that wiped out part of an elementary school in Indonesia's North Sumatra, officials said.

Malaysia politician Anwar Ibrahim returns to politics

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a parliamentary seat Saturday, returning to politics just months after receiving a royal pardon for sodomy.

Bomb strikes political rally for female candidate in Afghanistan

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
A bomb Saturday that targeted a parliamentary election rally for a woman running for office in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 14 people, according to a local official.

At least 8 climbers dead after snowstorm in Nepal, police say

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Eight members of a climbing expedition are dead and another is missing after a snowstorm at Nepal's Mount Gurja, police in the South Asian country said.

Are Trump and Xi on the brink of a new Cold War?

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
There is growing realization -- and fear -- among Chinese officials in Beijing that US President Donald Trump could be serious in his promise to upend the types of bilateral relations they have become accustomed to in the past few decades.

Air India plane hits wall on takeoff

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
An Air India Boeing 737 aircraft was damaged after hitting an airport wall during takeoff on a flight from Trichy to Dubai on Friday.

China's paranoia and oppression in Xinjiang has a long history

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
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.

After ex-Interpol chief's disappearance, his wife is publicly fighting Chinese authorities

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
When now-former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei disappeared suddenly last month, his wife did something unexpected: She took up a public fight against the Beijing authorities, a move rarely seen from family members of accused senior Chinese officials.

Deaths of civilians spike as US, Afghan air forces pound Afghanistan

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
The number of civilians killed or injured by airstrikes in Afghanistan has risen a startling 39% year on year, according to new UN figures, casting fresh scrutiny on the use of air power by the US and its Afghan partners at a time of near-record bombing.

China legalizes Xinjiang 're-education camps'

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
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.

Taiwan's president calls on Beijing to not be a 'source of conflict' worldwide

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China to be a "responsible" country on the world stage rather than provoking unnecessary conflict, amid worsening relations between Beijing and the island it considers a renegade province.

Wife of ex-Interpol chief fears for her life with her husband detained in China

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
In an exclusive interview with CNN, the wife of Interpol's former chief says she fears for her life and that of her twin boys after her husband was detained by Chinese officials, in the latest case of a forced disappearance in Beijing.

Interpol chief's arrest shows one-party rule is the only important thing to China

38 分鐘 18 秒 ago
Beijing's forced disappearance of one of China's most prominent international officials shows the government appears ready to sacrifice anything, including its international reputation, to safeguard the Chinese Communist Party.

Indian minister defiant amid #MeToo storm

一, 10/15/2018 - 22:03
An Indian government minister has hit back at a series of allegations of sexual harassment, rejecting calls to step down, after he became the most prominent public figure to be named in what's been dubbed India's #MeToo movement.