Japan revised the schedule of its space exploration plans on Tuesday, aiming to put a Japanese person on the moon by the latter half of the 2020s. "Not only is space a frontier that gives people hopes and dreams but it also provides a crucial..
Chinese citizens lashed out online against billionaire Tesla (TSLA.O) founder Elon Musk's space ambitions on Monday after China complained that its space station was forced to take evasive action to avoid collision with satellites launc..
Earlier this year, Raja and Priti Narasimhan kicked off a road trip across India armed with one message: stop spitting in public. The couple carried a loudspeaker and blared their message from inside a car covered in anti-spitting slogans. If you ..
It took scientists 375 years to discover the eighth continent of the world, which has been hiding in plain sight all along. But mysteries still remain. It was 1642 and Abel Tasman was on a mission. The experienced Dutch sailor, who sported a flamb..
The Taliban have said Afghan women seeking to travel long distances by road should be offered transport only if accompanied by a male relative. The directive, issued on Sunday, is the latest curb on women's rights since the Islamist group seiz..
A popular Vietnamese tourist city has pledged to phase out selling cat and dog meat, officials said Friday, a first in a nation where some consider the animals a delicacy. An estimated five million canines are consumed every year in Vietnam &mdash..
More than 40 camels have been disqualified from Saudi Arabia's beauty pageant for receiving Botox injections and other cosmetic enhancements. The contest is a highlight of the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, where $66m (£45m) in prize mon..
Police in the western Indian state of Maharashtra have arrested a teenager suspected of beheading his pregnant older sister, BB reported. The woman, 19, had married a man without her family's consent, local police officials said. She was ma..
Bangladesh sentenced 20 university students to death on Wednesday for the brutal 2019 murder of a young man who criticized the government on social media. The battered body of Abrar Fahad, 21, was found in his university dormitory hours after he w..
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