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Pale and grim-faced, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg sat stoically as he listened to a Chinese court sentence him to death on Monday. He had already been sentenced to more than a decade in a Chinese prison; the court's new execution order was a shocking escalation that some suspect of political motivations.
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.
One of South Korea's most prominent animal shelters has been rocked by a euthanasia scandal, amid accusations it secretly put hundreds of dogs to death despite its "no kill" ethos.
The US and the UK finished six days of coordinated drills in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a move likely to antagonize Beijing, which views a large swathe of the contested sea as its territory.
It was a meant to be a happy occasion to launch the New Year -- a meet and greet between a Japanese pop idol and her fans.
There's no easy way out in the darkening diplomatic feud between China and Canada over the detention of a Huawei executive -- even as a man's life now hangs on the outcome.
Pale and grim-faced, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg sat stoically as he listened to a Chinese court sentence him to death on Monday. He had already been sentenced to more than a decade in a Chinese prison; the court's new execution order was a shocking escalation.
A contestant in an Afghan talent show has shot to fame thanks to his resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and even admitted his wife and family members see the likeness.
The prostitution trial of a self-styled sex coach who claims to have insider knowledge of Moscow's attempts to meddle in the US elections ended abruptly on Tuesday after she unexpectedly pleaded guilty.
Cotton seeds carried to the moon by a Chinese probe have sprouted, marking what could be the first plant to ever grow there, according to Chinese government images.
Relations between Beijing and Ottawa are at crisis point after a Canadian man was sentenced to death by a Chinese court, a former Canadian ambassador to China told CNN.