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Woman undergoes unnecessary operation after doctors misdiagnose her with ovarian tumor

A woman is fighting for compensation from a Sichuan Province hospital for undergoing an unnecessary operation after doctors misdiagnosed her with having a malignant ovarian tumor.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 19:08:40

Woman in hospital after hit in head by falling dog

A Guangdong Province woman is being treated for serious injuries after she was hit in the head by a falling dog.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 19:08:39

Afghan girl spends life disguised as 'son' her parents wanted

Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a boy for more than a decade, forced by her parents to be the "son" they never had.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/23 19:03:40

Threatened Cambodia river dolphins making 'historic' rebound

The population of Cambodia's critically endangered river dolphin is growing for the first time in decades, conservations said Monday, hailing a major turnaround for the species.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/23 19:03:40

Baker busted for making Chinese money cakes

A baker in Sichuan Province was served a slice of discipline for making cakes that included images of the Chinese yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 19:03:40

Career ham thief on the lam caught in East China

Hangzhou police have once again arrested a serial thief who they said for more than a decade has been robbing citizens of their cured meats.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 18:33:40

Villager strikes gas deposit in own backyard, then sparks up lighter

Authorities in South China's Hainan Province are investigating after a well-digging villager accidentally tapped a natural gas deposit in his backyard - the second such discovery in the area, media reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 18:33:40

Shadow-boxing tough guy deters crime in Japan

Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/22 17:43:40

Europa League trophy recovered

The Europa League trophy was stolen after being displayed at a publicity event in Mexico, only to be recovered a few hours later, authorities in the state of Guanajuato said on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/22 17:43:40

Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation

An Italian national park was on Friday investigating after a rare brown bear died during a capture operation carried out by biologists.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/22 17:43:39

Zoo kangaroo killed by rock-throwing tourists in China

One kangaroo was killed and another injured at a Southeast China zoo last month because tourists won't stop throwing rocks at the marsupials to make them hop.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:53:41

China village smashes coffins in bid to put wasteful funerals to rest

Hundreds of elderly residents of a Jiangxi Province village had their coffins destroyed by local officials in the central government's latest push to promote eco-friendly funeral practices.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:53:40

Hospital hit with Andy Lau hoax

A man faces charges after he circulated a fake concert advert for Andy Lau that listed the ticket hotline as a local hospital's emergency response number.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:48:43

'No to sex on roundabouts,' Norway tells high school graduates

Norway's high school grads should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers "too much of a surprise," the national transport regulator said Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/4/19 19:48:43

Baboons escape Texas biomedical research facility

Three baboons escaped a Texas biomedical research facility over the weekend, getting a taste of freedom from a life as subjects of medical experiments.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/18 20:08:45

Fed-up Chinese parents turn to anger management

Anger management for young parents in China is all the rage, as classes aiming to school parents in staying cool continue to pop up in cities across the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 20:08:42

Malaysian shaman who hunted for MH370 to contest election

A Malaysian shaman who drew widespread ridicule by trying to locate flight MH370 using coconuts and a "magic" carpet announced Tuesday he will run in elections next month.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/18 20:08:41

Drunk driver crashes into school

A man was arrested for a DUI early Monday after he crashed his car into a South China primary school.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 20:08:41