Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
BEIJING: A Chinese man who sued local government officials over an attack by a wild panda has won more than $80,000 in compensation, his lawyer said Monday.
SEOUL, South Korea: An Asiana plane with 259 passengers aboard returned to Hong Kong on Monday after finding a wrong passenger was aboard the aircraft, airline officials said.
Kabsa has gained popularity in a small town in the Canadian province of British Colombia. Two Saudi students from Al-Ahsa have opened a restaurant, Ooh Kabsa, specializing in the Saudi dish.
MANILA: A water buffalo (carabao) gored two butchers at a slaughterhouse before going on a rampage through the Philippine capital Saturday, terrorizing hundreds of people and tossing furniture in the
QUITO, Ecuador: For the first time in a century, babies of the endangered Pinzon giant tortoise have been born in the wild in the Galapagos islands, scientists said.
TOKYO: Japan on Saturday launched a new Shinkansen bullet train service linking Tokyo with the ancient city of Kanazawa, which is famed for its huge castle and traditional food and crafts.
Being a native from Nabeul, oriental in the blood but Parisian in the heart, Shourouk’s love affair with jewelry began early.
LONDON: British singer Sarah Brightman said Tuesday she was working with ex-husband Andrew Lloyd Webber to perform in space after paying $52-million (48 million euros) to fly to the International Spac
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of fossil fuel.
MUSCAT: Solar Impulse 2 headed to India Tuesday on the first sea crossing of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun.
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