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)
TOKYO: A Japan Railway maglev train hit 603 km per hour on an experimental track in Yamanashi Tuesday, setting a decisive new world record.
Hazem Aljesr spent his early years in Lebanon, where he was born and Saudi Arabia where he was brought up.
BEIJING: A pioneering plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun took off in China early Tuesday for the next stage of its journey, organizers said.
The French mother of an autistic child has created what is believed to be the world’s first smartphone application allowing people speaking different languages — or those incapable of speech at all —
Paris: Researchers said Wednesday a lab-manufactured antibody “significantly” reduced HIV blood levels in a small but promising human trial, and caused no harmful side effects
MOBILE, Alabama: Moments after little Eli Thompson was born, his mother knew immediately that something wasn’t right.
New Delhi: India’s government said Friday it would provide free daily yoga classes for its 3 million employees and their families as it seeks to promote the ancient practice.
NEW ORLEANS, USA: Robert Durst, a millionaire from one of America’s wealthiest families, was arrested just before the finale of a serial documentary about his links to three sensational murders in whi
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.
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