Stephen Hawking, the most famous physicist of his time, has died at the age of 76.
Finland is the world’s happiest country.
China is expected to hold its first joint military exercises with a group of Southeast Asian nations later this year.
Many people were shocked last week by news of the planned talks between the leaders of the United States and North Korea.
Rich cities around the world are largely responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study.
Seven Buddhist religious workers from the village of Sindhukot in Nepal are trading in their robes for running shoes.
China is making plans to create a large protected space for one of its most famous creatures: the giant panda.
An Indonesian state Islamic university faced criticism this week after it barred female students from wearing full-face veils.
Eleven countries in the Pacific region have signed a major Asia-Pacific free trade agreement in Santiago, Chile.
The disputes have increased partly because of claims to undersea gas and oil.