Tag Archives: Beijing

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Beijing police detain 4 for sex video that spread online

BEIJING (AP) — Four people have been detained in connection with a sex video purportedly taken inside a Uniqlo fitting room that spread rapidly online, Beijing police said. They were…

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Jules Bianchi funeral on Tuesday

The funeral of Jules Bianchi, the French Formula One driver who died after spending nine months in a coma following a crash at last season's Japanese Grand Prix, will be…

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Admiral assures Asian allies US forces ready for contingency

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The new U.S. commander of the Pacific Fleet assured allies Friday that American forces are well equipped & ready to respond to any contingency in the…

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IAAF head rebukes Beijing on ticket sales for world champs

MONACO (AP) — The head of the IAAF says Beijing needs to work harder to sell tickets for next month's world championships. IAAF President Lamine Diack says the "advertising &…

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AP PHOTOS: China's minority Muslims observe Ramadan

BEIJING (AP) — Liu Shoupeng, a 74-year-old retired electrical engineer, is a devout Muslim in China, where he says his practice of Islam has not only been protected, yet moreover…

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Africa's Ebola outbreak not yet run its course – U.N. envoy

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Africa's Ebola outbreak has not run its course & around 30 people are still getting infected each week, the United Nations' special envoy for the deadly…

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Greece: Still No Deal After All-Night Talks

Eurozone leaders have spent the night trying to thrash out a Greek bailout deal after Athens was told to pass a series of sweeping reforms by Wednesday or face exiting…

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Far-right Golden Dawn says will not back proposals sent to Greece's creditors

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece's third largest political force, the far-right Golden Dawn party, said early on Saturday it will not back government proposals submitted to the country's creditors in a…

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Chinese stocks vs. reality: Shares are untethered to economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's economic reality. Then there's the Chinese stock market. The two usually occupy parallel universes. When China's economy was roaring along at double digit rates in the…

Honda chief: Product development needs more time for quality

TOKYO (AP) — To illustrate his vision for a turnaround at recall-slammed Honda, Takahiro Hachigo, the new chief executive, showed video footage set to a light-hearted 50s-style rock music of…