The US Ambassador to China and former Washington Governor Gary Locke had his car surrounded by angry protesters in Beijing. Protesters in China are upset about Japan’s wartime occupation and Tokyo’s recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing.
A Jewish police officer in Berlin could face possible disciplinary action for wearing a kippa during a demonstration.
Raffaele Sollecito, who was imprisoned along with Amanda Knox for the November 2007 death of Meredith Kercher in Italy, maintains the couple’s innocence in a new book but acknowledges that their sometimes bizarre behavior after her roommate’s killing gave police reason for suspicion.
A new use for old technology could give police a hand in spotting drunks in public.
Foxconn, the company that builds electronic devices for American companies such as Microsoft and Apple is again under scrutiny for its labor practices.
A swarm of drones lit up the night sky in Linz, Austria last week.
A Thai mother is accused of killing and eating her two young sons because she thought they were pigs.
The urban legend of spiders crawling into one’s ears while sleeping became reality for one Chinese woman as she had a spider living inside her ear for five days.
President Barack Obama said Friday he was “shocked and saddened” by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to “come together as one American family” in the aftermath of the tragedy.
The European Union’s executive body, the Commission, is to open an investigation into whether Microsoft has kept to the antitrust commitments it made in 2009, warning that penalties for non-compliance could be “severe”.