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By Rialda Zukic
More than 200 people have died in Pakistan and India after heavy monsoon rains and floods swept through the region, the Associated Press reports.
By PBS NewsHour
After reaching their fifties and raising their own children, Jenny and Richard Bowen adopted 2-year-old Maya from China after learning of poor orphanage conditions for abandoned girls. Sixteen years later, the Bowens have two adopted daughters from the same region…
By Larisa Epatko
This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I. PBS NewsHour chief correspondent Jeffrey Brown spoke with authors Margaret MacMillan, John Mearsheimer and Jack Beatty on Wednesday about the lasting effects of the war on the United States today.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched through the streets of Hong Kong Tuesday on the anniversary marking the region’s handover to the People’s Republic of China. The protesters are calling for greater autonomy and the right to select who…
Nearly two decades after China took control of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom, the rules governing the city-state’s autonomy remain undefined. The New Yorker ‘s Evan Osnos, author of "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the…
By Justin Scuiletti
A total of 367 new species have been discovered in Southeast Asia, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is hopscotching through China's neighborhood with a carefully calibrated message for Beijing, trying both to counter and court.
SEOUL, South Korea -- Voicing pessimism about a prompt restart to Mideast peace talks, President Barack Obama said Friday that neither Israelis nor Palestinians have shown the political will to make tough decisions to advance negotiations. Obama described a reconciliation…
President Obama’s four-nation Asia tour marks a policy shift toward the continent, which has been overshadowed by international concerns in the Middle East, and now the Ukraine crisis. Gwen Ifill talks to former State Department Official Kurt Campbell and Michael…
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