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Photos: The Anatomy Of An Organized D.C. Snowball Fight
In what's perhaps the last snowball fight of the season, hundreds gather on the National Mall to celebrate a bona fide snow day.
Hong Kong Anti-Mainlander Protest Highlights Frustration With Visitor In...
A recent protest by Hong Kong residents targeting shoppers from mainland China is drawing attention to local people's growing frustrations a
Why is Japan's Abe Seeking Better Ties with Russia's Putin?
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying hard to improve relations with Russia, a neighbor with whom Tokyo has yet to sign a peace treat
Spending Twenty Minutes at the Dupont Circle Snowball Fight
D.C. is filled with architecturally interesting public spaces. To get an idea of how people are using these spaces, Curbed writers are spend
Indian Police Arrest 2 for Alleged Rape of Danish Tourist
Indian police announced that they have arrested two homeless men in connection with the alleged rape of a female Danish tourist in New Delhi
Pope Appoints Cardinals To Reflect Church's Diversity
Pope Francis has made his first appointment of cardinals to advise him in leading the world's one billion Roman Catholics. The pope used his
US-China Tensions Overshadow 2013 Bid for ‘New Model’ Relations
China and the United States faced several major sources of tension in their relations in 2013, overshadowing their efforts to build what the
'Lawrence of Arabia' Actor, Peter O'Toole, Dies at 81
Actor Peter O'Toole, who shot to instant stardom in Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, died Saturday at
Burma Synagogue Preserved as Symbol of Multi-Religious Past
Burma's political changes are rapidly transforming Rangoon's historic district, where colonial-era buildings are being replaced by modern hi
African, Asian Nations Agree on 'Urgent' Steps to Save Elephants
An international gathering in Botswana has come to agreement on the urgent steps to be taken to combat the illegal trade in ivory and protec
Taiwan Becoming Popular Destination for Hong Kong Emigrants
Taiwan has become an increasingly popular immigration destination for a growing wave of Hong Kong citizens leaving the crowded and pricey au
China Rights Group Honors Prominent Jailed Vietnamese Writer
A Chinese media rights group has granted an award to a prominent Vietnamese writer detained in Vietnam since 2008 on charges of subverting t
Spanish Court Seeks Arrest of Former Chinese Leaders in Tibet Case
Spain's National Court has issued arrest warrants for former Chinese President Jiang Zemin and four other officials on suspicion of involvem
China Creates Security Body to Better Handle Domestic, Foreign 'Threats'
China's decision to create a state security committee to oversee its vast security agencies appears to reflect a desire by Beijing to do a b
US Veterans Mark Holiday by Serving Meals to Homeless Vets
A U.S. non-profit group has marked Veterans Day by bringing acting and retired military officers to a Washington, D.C. church to prepare mea
VOA Exclusive: US Official Says Vietnam Must Progress on Rights to Deepe...
A senior U.S. diplomat says Vietnam must make "demonstrable progress" on human rights in the coming months, if it wants to deepen its relati
Scientists Urge Environmentalists to Support Nuclear Energy
Four prominent climate scientists are urging environmentalists to support the development of "safer" nuclear energy systems as an alternativ
Virginia’s Colorful Autumn Foliage Dazzles Tourists
Each autumn, a wooded stretch of highway high in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia attracts crowds of tourists who come to admire the col