Restricting visitors from the mainland would hurt the economy, Hong Kong's leader warns.
Pro-democracy lawmakers hail British MPs as "honorable" after a report about China eroding Hong Kong's freedoms.
"We have to do something for our relatives," one family member says almost a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared.
The attacker previously has thrown concrete blocks at a Japanese ambassador and has tried to set himself on fire during a protest.
Other than a $50,000 advance, Malaysia Airlines has reportedly not made any other offers to settle the MH370 disappearance.
Officials from the two countries will meet in Tokyo to discuss security and defense issues.
More than just pretty lanterns, the Lantern Festival celebrates family reunion, and for some it functions as a Chinese Valentine's Day.
India's leader has conceded to changes to his his land acquisitions amendment bill to ensure safe passage in parliament.
The fast-food chain's move is meant to help revamp its image and reverse falling sales.
As much as 70 percent of particle-laden smog is generated within the country, the environmental group said in Seoul.
Hong Kong is attempting to cut the number of mainland Chinese who clear the shelves of local stores during daylong shopping trips.
The former military commander hopes to avoid a trial by pleading guilty to leaking information to his then-mistress.
International outcry against animal cruelty and bouts of violence have led the Vietnamese government to urge an end to rowdy festivals.
Those found guilty in possession or sale of beef can be fined or jailed up to five years.
"This is the first time such drastic action was taken," said a district administration spokesman, underscoring the government's determination to eradicate polio.
Leaders from major countries involved in the war will be invited, and the parade is seen as an opportunity for China to deliver a barb to Japan over what it sees as a failure to atone for the war.
North Korea is hoping to boost tourism into the country after having shut out hundreds of foreign runners from its annual marathon event.
Rep. Aaron Schock charged more than $1,200 to his House account for a private plane to a Bears football game.
It isn't "the character or personality" of Cleveland to be so "insensitive," said the city's mayor of the response to the Tamir Rice lawsuit.
Swine flu in India has affected more than 20,000 and killed 1,115 so far this year.