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Students sexually abused by peers face struggles in court

When children sexually assault other children at school, sometimes the only measure of justice comes through the courts. The barriers are formidable, and can lead to long, grueling fights: Public sc...

Updated : 2017.05.22 19:26

[Graphic News] Which countries have the best health care?

Neither Canada nor Japan cracked the top 10 and the United States finished a dismal 35th, according to a much anticipated ranking of health care quality in 195 countries, released Friday. Among nati...

Updated : 2017.05.22 18:08

[Graphic News] Cigarette sales rise for 2nd month in April

According to Ministry of Strategy and Finance, sales of cigarettes in South Korea rose despite the government‘s push to print graphic health warnings on the outside of packages. About 305 million 2...

Updated : 2017.05.21 18:02

[Newsmaker] Iran's Rouhani: Moderate cleric open to world

President Hassan Rouhani, who won re-election on Saturday, has spent three decades at the heart of Iran’s revolutionary establishment but still faces opposition from hardliners for trying to rebuild...

Updated : 2017.05.21 16:19

Rouhani leads initial count; over 70 percent turnout

Iran says incumbent President Hassan Rouhani is ahead of his nearest competitor in an initial count of votes in the election. Interior Ministry deputy minister Ali Asghar Ahmadi told journalists in ...

Updated : 2017.05.20 13:40

Japan's Princess Mako to marry ocean-loving legal assistant

Princess Mako, the granddaughter of Japan's emperor, will marry an ocean-loving legal assistant who can ski, play the violin and cook. Japanese nuptials tend to be highly ritualized, especially for ...

Updated : 2017.05.19 09:56

Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old Michigan woman

Police say an 18-year-old woman killed by a car that plowed through pedestrians in Times Square was a tourist from Portage, Michigan. Alyssa Elsman died Thursday when a man drove his car down the si...

Updated : 2017.05.19 09:52

Senior State Department official to visit Philippines, China next week

WASHINGTON -- A senior State Department official in charge of Asian affairs will travel to the Philippines and China next week, the department announced Thursday. Acting Assistant Secretary of State...

Updated : 2017.05.19 09:34

[Graphic News] Number of foreigners in S. Korea growing quickly

The number of foreigners residing in South Korea has been rising at a fast clip over the past decade, with their tax payments increasing more than fourfold, government data showed Tuesday. Foreign r...

Updated : 2017.05.18 18:20

[Graphic News] Bitcoin used in global cyberattacks

Digital currency bitcoin is worth more than an ounce of gold right now. It’s completely digital and it’s the currency of choice for the cyberattackers who crippled computer networks around the worl...

Updated : 2017.05.17 18:19

[Newsmaker] Trump shared ‘secret info with Russian officials’

President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Russian officials during a meeting last week, The Washington Post reported Monday, prompting strong cond...

Updated : 2017.05.16 18:33

Turkey blocks German lawmaker visit to soldiers at air base

Turkey has blocked a request for German lawmakers to visit their country's soldiers at the Incirlik air base, the German government said Monday, increasing the possibility that it might relocate plan...

Updated : 2017.05.15 21:43

Putin says intimidation of North Korea must end

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that North Korea's latest missile test was "dangerous", but he warned that Pyongyang was being intimidated and called for a peaceful solution to regional ...

Updated : 2017.05.15 19:58

[Graphic News] Saudi Arabia announces world’s tallest tower to be completed in 2019

The completion date for the world‘s tallest tower has been pushed back to 2019, a Saudi Arabian billionaire said, almost six years after launching the record-breaking project. Saudi‘s Jeddah Tower...

Updated : 2017.05.15 18:26

N.Korea missile test a 'threat to international peace': EU

North Korea's test-firing of a ballistic missile constitutes a "threat to international peace and security" as Pyongyang ratchets up tensions in the region, an EU spokesperson said Sunday. "This and...

Updated : 2017.05.14 20:30