Women in Singapore are embracing pole dancing (PHOTOS)
This seductive and demanding art is not just for strippers anymore.
Democracy protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals
The UN Human Rights Committee on Thursday gave a boost to the protest movement by calling on China to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong.
This map shows which is the deadliest infectious disease where you live
'Tuberculosis' and 'AIDS' aren't trending on Twitter, but they probably should be.
UN rights watchdog starts pressing China for a free vote in Hong Kong
Talks between pro-democracy protesters and senior officials on Tuesday failed to break a deadlock.
Hong Kong leader says elections could be 'more democratic' as talks with protesters begin
Discussion of the injection of more democracy into the formation of the nominating committee could only start later in the year, Leung Chun-ying said.
These stomach-turning photos will soon be stamped on every pack of cigarettes in India
Smoking in India is about to get a lot more difficult. Like nauseatingly difficult.
Hong Kong gov't to open talks with democracy protesters next week
Friday saw a third night of violent clashes between police and protesters, with officers using batons and pepper spray on crowds in the Mongkok shopping district.
Hong Kong leader reopens offer to hold talks with protesters
The offer came after a video of police officers beating a handcuffed demonstrator sparked anger.
North, South Korea militaries hold high-level talks
It was the first time in more than three years that military officials from the two sides have held talks.
Hong Kong police accused of allegedly beating protester to be removed from positions
Meanwhile, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday Britain should stand up for the rights of people in Hong Kong.
Australian politicians said some crazy things this week about coal, Putin, and other stuff
And it's only Wednesday.
Hong Kong authorities accused of hiring thugs after clashes at democracy protest site
It was the second time since the mass protests began that authorities had been accused of cooperating with criminal gangs.
India evacuates 150,000 as cyclone Hudhud intensifies
Cyclone Hudhud threatens to devastate farmland and fishing villages when it hits the coast Sunday morning.
These maps reveal how long you probably have to live
If you are in Japan, you've got some time. Not so much if you live in Chad.
Hong Kong calls off talks with student protesters
Meanwhile, the Justice Department handed to prosecutors the investigation of the business payout to Hong Kong's embattled leader by an Australian engineering company.
10 incredibly inspiring things about the Hong Kong protests, in photos
Facing repression and adversity, the students demonstrated restraint, hope and creativity.
Hong Kong protests dwindle as exhaustion sets in
University leaders and other movement supporters have been trying to persuade the remaining students that they should beat a tactical retreat.
India-Pakistan fighting along border kills 9 civilians
Indian Defense Minister Arun Jaitley said the army would retaliate to the latest violence.
Will Hong Kong's protesters clear the streets?
The deadline is fast approaching.
North and South Korea hold highest level talks in 5 years
The North's delegation arrived in Incheon Saturday in a trip widely expected to help thaw frosty inter-Korean ties.
Why Hong Kong police are 'celebrating' the attacks on protesters
Hatred runs both ways on the streets of Mong Kok, following an attack last night on protesters in the commercial district.
Islamic State says it has executed British hostage Alan Henning
In the 1-minute video, the Islamic State also revealed another hostage: American Peter Kassig.
Here's what the violence in Hong Kong looked like Friday night
A standoff between students protesting for democracy and their opponents turned ugly.
Meet the enemies of Occupy Hong Kong
Violence erupted on Friday against Umbrella Revolution encampments. Here's who attacked and why.
Advice for the #UmbrellaRevolution, from Tiananmen protest veterans
Lesson #4: The riot police pullback is actually a dangerous sign.
Violent scuffles erupt in Hong Kong protests (LIVE BLOG)
About 1,000 Beijing supporters clashed with about 100 protesters, spitting and throwing water bottles in a side-show to the main protest movement.
What Beijing really fears: Hong Kong protests spreading across the country
After days of silence, Chinese media lash out at protesters. Mainlanders, in Hong Kong for the holidays, are shocked.
Hong Kong's #UmbrellaRevolution: A day in photos
On the eve of China's National Day, the protests gained momentum.
Hong Kong protesters might be most polite and orderly ever
They pick up rubbish, recycle plastic bottles and even apologize to the police.
Hong Kong protesters greet threats with cheer
On Tuesday night, neither lightning nor an ominous ultimatum could kill the students’ mood.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists say they face death threats and intimidation
Although Monday was relatively peaceful, protesters were on edge on Tuesday, fearing a new round of police action.