Two people have been rescued from a collapsed 17-story apartment building in Tainan, Taiwan where a powerful earthquake struck Saturday.
Nearly 700 animals in North Carolina are safe after being rescued from a shelter.
Life-size dolls believed to possess the spirits of child angels have become popular in recent months.
Four miners were rescued in eastern China afterspending 36 days underground, reported the country’s state-run news agency.
Women in northern European nations are closest to equality with men on wages, education, health and education.
Police, government officials and journalists say they failed the women attacked in Cologne, Germany on New Year’s Eve.
Thailand’s Public Health Ministry says the country has a second case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS.
The Lao Communist Party has announced a change in leadership.
Last week, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced a plan that would require women immigrants to learn English within 30 months of arriving in Great Britain.
The U.S. State Department is “deeply alarmed” about reports of torture, killings and gang rapes of women by government security forces in Burundi.