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Taiwan's military held large-scale drills on its west coast Thursday amid growing tensions between the self-governed island and an increasingly belligerent Beijing.
At 93, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is the oldest leader in the world. In May, he made a stunning return to political power, he says in a bid to save his corruption-plagued country before it's too late.
As a movie star, mother and founder of a successful startup, Jessica Alba has been a vocal campaigner for female equality.
From Jaipur to Jodhpur, India's northerly Rajasthan region is famous for its ancient forts, opulent palaces and gleaming marble monuments.
At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten sparks flying majestically into air.
Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" is one of the world's most reproduced and reinterpreted paintings -- but no one has done it quite like Japanese artist Keita Sagaki.
Their almond-shaped eyes stare blankly into space. The ambivalent corners of their mouths leave their moods utterly indiscernible.
Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged in July 2018 and work is now underway to complete the interiors, in anticipation of the public opening in spring 2019.
It's a chilly Saturday afternoon in February and temperatures are creeping just above the freezing mark -- a time of year when most seaside destinations are devoid of leisure travelers.
The children's eyes light up when their mother pulls out a photo of her triplets taken shortly after their birth in 2015.
Abu Bakar Bashir, a radical Islamic cleric and the alleged mastermind behind the 2002 Bali bombings, has been granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds.
More than 50 women have entered the revered Sabarimala temple in India's southern Kerala state in recent weeks, defying protests from orthodox Hindus.
A controversial Indian spiritual guru has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2002 murder of a journalist who helped expose the sexual abuse of women within his sect.
Anastasia Vashukevich, who claimed to have insider knowledge of Moscow's attempts to meddle in the US elections, was detained in Russia, state media reported.
They might have legions of adoring fans, but seven famous K-Pop stars have fallen foul of South Korea's Ministry of Education.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the Australian Open, one of four competitions that make up the "Grand Slam" in professional tennis.
The first plant to be grown on the moon by humans is likely dead already, Chinese scientists said Thursday.