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Bangkok’s street vendors decry evictions as authorities clean up

BANGKOK (Reuters) – “Quick, move!” Bangkok street vendors call to each other as they rush carts laden with souvenirs and snacks from the city’s bustling...

Belgian court rules against extradition of Spanish rapper

GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) – A Belgian court ruled on Monday against an extradition request from Spain for a rapper sentenced to prison for charges including...

Anti-Kremlin activist doing better in German hospital: fellow activist

BERLIN (Reuters) – An anti-Kremlin activist lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk in a suspected poisoning last week but is doing better since he arrived in...

Two dead after suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Two people died, a dozen more were hospitalized and hundreds others sought medical assistance after suspected drug overdoses at a music...

Two dead after suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival: police

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Two people died, a dozen more were hospitalized and hundreds others sought medical assistance after suspected drug overdoses at a music...

Afghanistan’s Charlie Chaplin says he aims to make people smile, forget grief

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Charlie Chaplin says he has witnessed suicide attacks, explosions and threats from hardline Islamic militant groups, but is...

North Korea’s ‘Mass Games’ provide tourist spectacle, and sobering reminder

PYONGYANG (Reuters) – Packed into Pyongyang’s giant stadium this week with thousands of other tourists, Australian Mitchell Hamilton marvelled at the return of...

Australia Paper Defends Serena Williams Cartoon Despite Outrage

– An Australian newspaper defended its cartoonist on Tuesday after publishing a caricature of Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the U.S. Open tennis...

Chinas Netease To Rectify Irregular Practices At Finance Website

BEIJING – Chinese internet company NetEase said on Tuesday it would stop updating its finance website from today to rectify what it called “irregular...

Herreras Spring Line Features Wes Gordon Designs At Ny Show

NEW YORK – High-society favorite brand Carolina Herrera on Monday showed the first collection since Herrera stepped down as the house’s creative force....