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Mob beats man for brutally killing his ex-girlfriend's pet cat

A 24-year-old man who filmed himself brutally torturing and killing his ex-girlfriend's cat was beaten in the streets of Shenyang, Liaoning Province after the video went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 19:23:41

Fugitive takes refuge at spy HQ

Fleeing the police after a car crash in Paris, a man who had been driving without a license took the ultimate wrong turn – and ended up taking refuge inside the headquarters of France's spy agency.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/12 19:23:40

For wetter or worse: Philippine bride defies storm

A beaming bride defiantly marching up a flooded church aisle in the Philippines has won hearts as the country suffers a fresh bout of monsoonal rains.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/12 19:23:39

Man finds out wife's real age after cops bust brothel

A 27-year-old man discovered that his wife was living under a fake name and aged 50, two decades older than she claimed, after police gave him another surprise and raided their brothel.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 18:58:40

City bans burning of 'ghost money' to fight pollution

A city in East China is banning the ancient custom of burning paper offerings for the dead in the name of combating air pollution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 18:58:40

Indian woman to give birth with mother's transplanted uterus

An Indian woman will soon become the first in Asia to give birth to a baby after undergoing a successful uterus transplant recently, said doctors with a private hospital in Pune, a city in southwestern state of Maharashtra.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/10 13:27:12

Three Japan automakers admit false emissions data

Japan's Suzuki Motor, Mazda and Yamaha have admitted using false emissions data for some vehicles, the transport ministry said Thursday, in the latest product quality scandal to hit the country's auto sector.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 19:43:41

Teens stiff driver on 1,400km fare

Two 13-year-olds who hailed a Didi for a 6,700 yuan ($1,000) trip across China without the money to pay instead got a long trip to the police station.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 19:43:40

Argentina Senate rejects controversial abortion bill

Argentine senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women's rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature's lower house in June.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 19:43:40

Restaurant serves humble pie to 1-star reviewer

Nothing gathers a crowd hungry for drama like a good old-fashioned takedown.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 19:43:40

Buddhist temple denies offering to reincarnate Chinese as US citizens

An ancient Buddhist temple in Kunming, capital of Southwest China's Yunnan Province, recently denied rumors saying that they can help reincarnate the dead as US citizens for 500 yuan ($73).
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 19:43:39

US student takes graduation photos with alligator

A US student has gotten herself into an internet sensation by taking her graduation photos with an alligator.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 13:58:18

Authorities reluctant to allow pregnant 67-year-old to give birth

A 67-year-old Beijing woman who is pregnant with twins through in vitro fertilization (IVF) said local hospitals are refusing to help her delivery due to health risks.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 20:00:19

Spanish jet accidentally fires missile in Estonia

Spain's defense ministry said Tuesday it has opened an investigation after one of its Eurofighter jets accidentally fired a missile in the skies over Estonia during a routine training mission.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/8 20:00:18

Cricket bowler gets nine-game ban for bad sportsmanship in English league

A bowler in England's Somerset Cricket League (SCL) is to serve a nine-game ban after a bizarre piece of bad sportsmanship in a match on Sunday which deprived an opposing batsman a possible century.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/8 19:58:41

Workers walk out after AC quits

Tired of sitting in sweltering offices, dozens of employees in a Beijing building quit their jobs recently after the central air had gone unrepaired all summer.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 19:58:40

Airline passenger seeks 100k yuan for moldy in-flight meal

A Chinese man is seeking 100,000 yuan ($14,650) from a domestic airline after he found his in-flight meal came with an unwanted side of mold.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 19:58:40

British teen hugs drowned boyfriend as his life support turned off

The photo of a British teenage girl hugging her boyfriend goodbye before his life support was turned off has gone viral on the Internet recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/8 13:48:57