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An environmental crisis is unfolding in the Solomon Islands, where a ship is leaking oil near a UNESCO World Heritage Site and threatens to spill hundreds of metric tons more, authorities say.
Saif Ali Khan is no stranger to show biz.
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.
Dyson has announced plans to build electric cars at a new factory in Singapore that will be operational by 2020.
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.
A Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate in upcoming elections has been dissolved by the country's Constitutional Court, in what could prove to be a blow for the pro-democracy movement.
Just 10% of politicians in Japan's House of Representatives are female, a gender imbalance that ranked the worst among G20 nations in new data released ahead of International Women's Day.
Malaysia's tourism minister has denied the existence of gay people in the country, according to reports in German media.
They are at the cutting-edge of America's elite stealth jet technology, capable of seamlessly connecting pilots for co-ordinated missions.
Two sisters who fled Saudi Arabia have been granted an extension to stay in Hong Kong for one more month while they seek an emergency visa in a safe country.