At least 380 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding in southern Australia, officials said Wednesday, in what is likely to be the biggest beaching of the cetaceans in the country’s history.
Harassed and placed under investigation by religious authorities — activist Maryam Lee is a highly controversial figure in Malaysia.
The richest one percent of people are responsible for more than twice as much carbon pollution as the poorest half of the world’s population — 3.1 billion people — new research showed Monday.
Only a few jobs in the world can rival the whispers Playboy Bunnies get, both controversial and not. The second Asian American Playmate, Gwen Wong Wayne, recounts her incredible experiences working as a Bunny in the 60s and 70s, and shares her life today.
Global animal, bird and fish populations have plummeted more than two-thirds in less than 50 years due to rampant over-consumption, experts said Thursday in a stark warning to save nature in order to save ourselves.
Holding a fist up next to his head like a soldier, Huang Chunhao makes a solemn vow.
“Women in Pakistan are really, really strong. We have a voice. We just don’t have enough spaces to use that voice,” says Kanwal Ahmed, an agony aunt to some 260,000, determined to change the situation.
In a society where a popular saying urges women to “regard her son as her master and her husband as her god”, Buddhist nun Ketumala is already an outlier.
A Chinese university’s guidelines warning women students not to wear “revealing” clothes on campus “to prevent arousing temptation” have whipped up online fury in the socially conservative country.
A handful of people with HIV are able to control the disease without treatment, and now research on these so-called elite controllers is offering clues in the search for a cure.
For decades, researchers have scratched their heads over how to combat deadly mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever.
Pride games have a positive effect in stemming homophobic slurs among teams taking part, says a new study published Wednesday, but they fail to stop anti-LGBT behavior.
Millions of South Korean students were ordered back to online classes Tuesday and Mexico launched a nationwide televised schooling program, highlighting the deepening crisis for children as the coronavirus pandemic drags into a ninth month.
Riot police from Beirut and Baghdad to Hong Kong and Minsk often use so-called “non-lethal” weapons for crowd control — so why do protesters keep dying and being maimed?
Unregulated, aggressive promotion of formula milk, poor medical advice, short maternity leave and workplaces hostile to nursing mothers mean China has among the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world and is falling well short of its own targets, experts warn.