Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
Japan's youth Olympians told to keep low profile in China The teenage athletes will also be encouraged to don facemasks to protect themselves from China's notoriously bad air pollution. "When they are outside we want them to be aware that it might not be totally safe," Fujiwara told Kyodo news agency. 08/10/2014 - 11:49 pm | View Link
Xi Jinping: profile of the man born to lead China On Thursday, as Mr Xi was anointed as China's new leader, he quickly showed himself to be ... a microcosm of Chinese society at the time." (L-R) Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli greet the ... 11/14/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
Profile: Andy Zhang, China's teenage golfer Andy Zhang - the 14-year-old poised to become the youngest golfer to play the US Open since World War II - will be one of the big talking points at the tournament which begins on Thursday. The Chinese-born Florida-based player may be half the age of many ... 06/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
‘Cloud Atlas’ Raises Zhou Xun’s Profile One of China’s most accomplished actresses is uniting with Hollywood royalty. Zhou Xun ... by Andy and Lana Wachowski, the duo responsible for the “Matrix” trilogy, and German director Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”). More In Film Zhang Yimou ... 09/15/2011 - 7:40 am | View Link
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Zhang Yimou Zhang Yimou (born 14 November 1951) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer. He is counted amongst the Fifth Generation of ... 09/21/2014 - 6:47 pm | View Website
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Medal Count By Athlete Name Lists medals won by any particular athlete. (Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt) 09/21/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Website
University of Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers has been named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week.
Flowers led the Razorbacks with nine tackles, a quarterback sack, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble in UA's 52-14 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday.
Arkansas travels to Arlington, Texas, to take on Texas A&M this Saturday with kickoff scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
A conservative scholar behind a high-grossing film condemning President Barack Obama has been sentenced to five years of probation in his campaign finance case.
D'Souza was a policy analyst under President Ronald Reagan and is a prolific author known most recently for works critical of Obama.
Gov. Peter Shumlin, substance abuse experts and medical personal say progress is being made in Vermont's fight against opiate addiction.
Shumlin also co-chaired the National Governor's Association's Drug Abuse Academy, a six-state policy academy, with a goal to help Vermont develop a system for eliminating prescription drug abuse.