Emirates Airline head Tim Clark has challenged the official line about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in a provocative interview with Der Spiegel.
Former mixed martial arts wrestler Jason "Mayhem" Miller has live-tweeted a four-hour stand-off with SWAT police outside his Californian home.
Taiwan's President used the country's National Day celebrations to urge mainland China to embrace democracy, starting with troubled Hong Kong.
The current crisis in the Middle East has been mistakenly cast as a war in two countries when it is truthfully a conflict without borders that is already threatening Lebanon and could spread globally with frightening ease.
It was five days before the US presidential election in 2000 when George W. Bush admitted to a drink-driving arrest which had remained secret for two decades.
Hong Kong's Department of Justice has directed prosecuting authorities to handle a looming investigation into the multimillion-dollar payments received by Leung Chun-ying from Australian engineering firm UGL, as the city's embattled chief executive faced a fresh escalation of mass protests in the city after talks with pro-democracy protesters broke down.
One clergyman's journey has brought his church to a watershed. It all began with the suffering of his gay son.
National day celebrations in Taiwan are sure to have a focus on its political future with China as new-found freedoms will have to be weighed against trade agreements.
The differences between a father and son mirror the dilemma facing Hong Kong's future, writes Philip Wen
The shutters were closed tight at shops and businesses all over the Turkish city of Suruc on Thursday as the mostly Kurdish population gathered to mourn those who died fighting to save Kobane.