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At least 10 killed in bus accident in Mid-Western Nepal: official


At least 10 people were killed when a passenger bus veered off the road and plunged down at Rakam Karnali of Dailekh District in the Mid-Western Region of Nepal on Wednesday afternoon, a senior government official told Xinhua by phone.

Chinese square dance captured in camera


Square dancing has been a popular form of entertainment for middle-age and elderly Chinese women. Every day at morning and dusk, Chinese aunties, also known as dama in Mandarin, gather outdoors to dance for hours on squares. The daily occurrence is also an opportunity for participants to meet new friends and socialize with their neighbors.

Chen Man: China's 'Annie Leibovitz' is changing how the world sees China


As China becomes increasingly important in the world of fashion, one photographer is leading the scene — 35-year-old Beijing native Chen Man.

8 Can't-Miss Performances From the Mnet Asian Music Awards


End of the year means awards ceremonies, and the Mnet Asian Music Awards on Friday (Dec. 2) aimed to be the ceremony to end all year-end Asia-based ceremonies.

In Myanmar, Military Action Forces Some to Flee:'We Just Had to Run Away to Save Our Lives'


Military action in the area has forced thousands of people from their homes, rights groups said. Credit

World Leaders Gather to Mourn Shimon Peres, and Possibly His Dream


From across the ocean and across the Green Line, they came on Friday to the mountaintop sanctuary of Mount Herzl to bid farewell to Shimon Peres, marking what one called the “end of the era of giants.” But the question of the moment was whether it was a funeral for a man or for his dream.

The 13th China-ASEAN Expo opens


The 13th China-ASEAN Expo opened Sunday in China, highlighting industrial cooperation, trade and investment among China, ASEAN members and other countries along the Belt and Road.

ASEAN ministers adopt roadmap to develop network of ecotourism sites


​Tourism ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) adopted on Wednesday a declaration calling for a roadmap to strategically identify, plan and develop an inter-connected network of ecotourism sites.

Palestinian refugees yearn for home return after decades of displacement


​Depression and homesickness can be easily read on the wrinkled face of 82-year-old Palestinian Musbah Haniya. He spent 68 years of his life as refugee in the Gaza Strip after his hometown became part of Israel following the 1948 Israeli-Arab war.