Students must swim before they graduate, says China university

Students must swim before they graduate, says China university..

Diego Ross 28-Mar, 15:00 29 BBC

Students applying to one of China's most prestigious universities have been told they must learn to swim before they graduate. Tsinghua...


Cyclone Debbie: Australia activates disaster response plan

Cyclone Debbie: Australia activates disaster response plan..

Lily Evans 28-Mar, 15:00 19 BBC

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said assessing damage was difficult because communities had been cut off from power and phone...


Souq.com says Amazon has Bought it After $800M Counteroffer

Souq.com says Amazon has Bought it After $800M Counteroffer..

Kevin Allen 28-Mar, 10:52 18 VOA

A truck is parked at the entrance of the Souq.com warehouse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 27, 2017. DUBAI Amazon purchased the...


Police Killing Prompts China to Urge France to Protect its Chinese Community

Police Killing Prompts China to Urge France to Protect its..

Andrew Martin 28-Mar, 10:52 6 VOA

Demonstrators from the Asian community face riot police officers outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017....


Pakistan TV's Aamir Liaquat Hussain must apologise for 'hate speech'

Pakistan TV's Aamir Liaquat Hussain must apologise for 'hate..

Mia Mason 28-Mar, 08:14 24 BBC

Pakistan's media regulator has ordered a controversial televangelist to apologise on air for hate speech. Aamir Liaquat Hussain had...


South Korea Sewol ferry disaster: Human remains found

South Korea Sewol ferry disaster: Human remains found..

Maria Stewart 28-Mar, 08:14 21 BBC

Remains believed to be from one or more of the missing victims of the Sewol ferry disaster have been found, officials say, days after the...


Crews Find Remains Believed to Be South Korea Ferry Disaster Victim

Crews Find Remains Believed to Be South Korea Ferry Disaster..

Maria Stewart 28-Mar, 05:58 18 VOA

Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol and religious people look on during a memorial ceremony at the sea off Jindo,...


Japan Seeks Answers in Avalanche Deaths of Students, Teacher

Japan Seeks Answers in Avalanche Deaths of Students, Teacher..

Michael Adamson 28-Mar, 05:58 20 VOA

Rescue workers carry victims after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing near a ski resort in Nasu town,...


Myanmar Silences Radical Monk, but Legacy of Hatred Speaks for Itself

Myanmar Silences Radical Monk, but Legacy of Hatred Speaks for..

Tyler Holmes 28-Mar, 05:58 18 VOA

FILE - Wirathu, a high-profile leader of the Myanmar Buddhist organization known as Ma Ba Tha, is interviewed at his monastery in Mandalay,...


Malaysia Says Kim Jong Nam's Body Still in the Country

Malaysia Says Kim Jong Nam's Body Still in the Country..

Diego Ross 28-Mar, 05:58 5 VOA

A medical worker pushes a trolley outside forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 28, 2017. KUALA...


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