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South Korean women abandon makeup to fight male domination


South Korean university student Yim Ji-su used to sacrifice up to two hours of sleep each ­morning for her laborious makeup routine - from applying foundation and concealer to perming her shoulder-length hair.

Venezuela cuts diplomatic ties after US recognizes opposition leader

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was breaking diplomatic relations with the United States, after the Trump administration recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American country's interim president.

Philippines offers low-cost solution to China's growing English teacher demand

The Philippines has become a fast-growing source for China's burgeoning English teaching market with many Chinese online platforms starting to look for language teachers in the country.


Sri Lankan traditional Kandyan dancers perform during Buddhist Navam procession

Sri Lankan traditional Kandyan dancers perform in front of the Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2019. Thousands of people with dozens of elephants gathered at the ...

Int'l Defense Exhibition and Conference held in Abu Dhabi

Aircrafts of the Al Fursan aerobatics demonstration team perform during an air show at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19, ...


Russia detains US investor on suspicion of fraud

Russian law enforcement officers detained U.S. citizen Michael Calvey, founder of a Russian investment firm, in Moscow on the suspicion of fraud, local media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 9:24:59

Russia, India to discuss military cooperation next week

Russia and India will discuss joint production of military equipment at the Aero India Show 2019 next week in Bangalore, said an official of Russian state conglomerate Rostec on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 9:10:52

Five killed in shooting in US Illinois, police say

Five people were killed and five police officers were wounded in a shooting on Friday at a business in the US state of Illinois, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 8:43:42

Trump declares national emergency to fund border wall

US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will sign a national emergency to expand the US-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 2:30:38

Trump to sign national emergency to fund border wall

US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will sign a national emergency to expand the US-Mexico border wall and push for his signature campaign promise.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 0:37:07

Russia, India to discuss military cooperation next week

Russia and India will discuss joint production of military equipment at the Aero India Show 2019 next week in Bangalore, said an official of Russian state conglomerate Rostec on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 23:22:03

Saudi Arabia's crown prince to visit China

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with Saudi Arabia's crown prince during his two-day visit to China next week, China's Foreign Ministry announced on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/15 22:18:41

Japan to recognize indigenous Ainu people for first time

Japan's government introduced a bill Friday to recognize the country's ethnic Ainu minority as an “indigenous” people for the first time, after decades of discrimination against the group.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/15 22:13:42

NASA heading back to Moon

NASA is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon, and this time, the US space agency says it will be there to stay.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/15 22:13:41

May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday suffered another defeat in parliament over her Brexit strategy, just 43 days before Britain is due to leave the European Union.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/15 22:13:40

Trump plans 'emergency' to fund wall

President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund his controversial border wall, the White House said Thursday, a move that alarmed US lawmakers shortly before they passed legislation to avert a government shutdown.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/15 22:08:40

Saudi crown prince to visit China

Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Saudi Arabia's crown prince, deputy prime minister and minister of defense, will pay a visit to China from Feb. 21 to 22 at the invitation of Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:26:58

Afghan troops keep pressing militants amid peace efforts

Some 37 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 14 others injured in different parts of Afghanistan since early Thursday, as security forces continued to press militants by conducting daily raids and operations, the Ministry of Defense said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:24:01