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A long-forgotten species of ape has been found buried in a 2300-year-old tomb. It's a type of gibbon, which scientists named junzi imperialis.
The rock python had just killed and eaten a goat, but perhaps more troubling, the reptile had crushed and consumed its meal within shouting distance of a school. Something had to be done.
OPINION: While the Western World is (rightly) angered at the extreme violence â some say genocide â towards Rohingya at the hands of the Myanmar military, another event of ethnic discrimination in Myanmar is strangely escaping international attention.
Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris on Monday after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city of commerce, killing three people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires.
A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was seriously injured Sunday in a road crash that killed his wife and injured at least seven other people, officials said.
When a taxi driver suddenly rammed into pedestrians near Red Square, despite intense security measures around Russian cities for the World Cup, fans and other visitors asked themselves: Are we safe?
South Koreans of a certain generation remember a hit children's animation from 1978, featuring as its hero a Tarzan-like boy who battles an army of North Korean soldiers, depicted as packs of rabid wolves.
For the second time in barely more than a year, an Indonesian villager has been swallowed whole by a python.
A US drone strike killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Mullah Fazlullah, the elusive militant who ordered the assassination attempt on then-schoolgirl and future Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, Afghan and Pakistani officials said on Friday.
North Koreans are getting a new look at US President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It's a far cry from the "dotard" label their government slapped on him last year.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo emphasised that Kim Jong Un wouldn't receive sanctions relief until after his complete disarmament, pushing back against North Korean suggestions that penalties would soon start being relaxed.
The United States hopes to achieve "major disarmament" by North Korea within the next 2-1/2 years, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, a day after US President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a historic summit.
The news on television and the front page of the ruling Workers' Party newspaper was something North Koreans never would have imagined just months ago - their leader Kim Jong Un warmly shaking hands with US President Donald Trump.
US President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time) that there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a dubious claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced no guarantees on how and when Pyongyang would disarm.