6 Students Feared Dead in Japanese Avalanche

6 Students Feared Dead in Japanese Avalanche..

Maria Stewart 27-Mar, 03:00 16 VOA

Rescuers near where avalanche occurred in the town of Nasu in Tochigi prefecture, about 120kilometers north of Tokyo. Japanese officials...


'Crushed my dreams'

'Crushed my dreams'..

Cole Becker 27-Mar, 01:48 24 BBC

A Pakistani-born woman has won a 17-year legal battle over a university error that triggered damaging gossip that changed the course of her...


South Korea seeks arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye

South Korea seeks arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye..

Antonio Roberts 27-Mar, 01:48 17 BBC

South Korean prosecutors have applied for an arrest warrant for former president Park Geun-hye, for her role in a corruption scandal. ...


At least six school children feared dead in Japanese avalanche

At least six school children feared dead in Japanese avalanche..

Lily Evans 27-Mar, 01:48 21 BBC

Japanese authorities usually do not confirm victims as dead until after an autopsy at a hospital, said the BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in...


Interest Cap Poses Body Blow for Cambodian Microfinance

Interest Cap Poses Body Blow for Cambodian Microfinance..

Olivia Rogers 27-Mar, 00:56 21 VOA

The demand for credit has driven the microfinance industry’s growth in Cambodia (Photo: R. Carmichael / VOA) PHNOM PENH — Just months...


South Korea Prosecutors Seek Detention Warrant for Ousted President Park

South Korea Prosecutors Seek Detention Warrant for Ousted..

Diego Ross 27-Mar, 00:24 23 VOA

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye, right, leaves a prosecutor's office in Seoul, March 22, 2017. SEOUL — South Korean prosecutors...


Lost and found

Lost and found..

Mia Mason 26-Mar, 22:16 25 BBC

These are two unremarkable, ordinary items: a traditional embroidered jacket and a drab, brown leather briefcase. They belonged to a man...


Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'

Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'..

Olivia Rogers 26-Mar, 22:16 32 BBC

People who wake at night with an urge to go to the loo may need to cut back on salt in their diets, doctors from Japan are suggesting. The...


China Prevents Academic From Returning Home to Australia

China Prevents Academic From Returning Home to Australia..

Cole Becker 26-Mar, 21:44 26 VOA

A Chinese national flag. BEIJING — An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to...


Testing for 'defectives'

Testing for 'defectives'..

Anna Torres 26-Mar, 21:02 28 BBC

After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial professor from one of its key buildings. It...


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