Polynesian seafarers likely reached Antarctica hundreds of years before the Western explorers usually credited with discovering the frozen continent, a new study has concluded.
A climate change summit hosted by South Korea has drawn ridicule for kicking off with a promotional video suggesting it was taking place in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang.
Covid-19 variants are to be known by letters of the Greek alphabet to avoid stigmatising nations where they were first detected, the World Health Organization announced Monday.
Students in Alabama can now learn yoga at school — but they still can’t deliver the traditional “namaste” greeting to their teacher.
Police arrested a key suspect in the attempted assassination of Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed, officials said Thursday as the well-known climate change campaigner recovered in a German hospital.
The tiny Pacific nation of Nauru has congratulated itself on a “world record” Covid-19 vaccination drive which resulted in all its adult population receiving their first shot.
The Maldivian police Sunday arrested a third suspect in the attempted assassination of former president Mohamed Nasheed, officials said as a manhunt continued for others who may have been involved.
A bomb blast injured former Maldives president and current parliament speaker Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday, officials and residents said.
In feudal Japan, an African man now known as Yasuke cemented his fate as the first Black samurai who served under Oda Nobunaga. Now, his mysterious history is brought to light by Netflix in a new anime series.
The Japanese owner of a megaship seized after blocking the Suez Canal has said it is negotiating with Egyptian authorities after they demanded $900 million in compensation for its release.
Leyna Bloom and Yumi Nu are the newest Sports Illustrated models that have made history this year. The first Black-Asian, and curvy Asian models, respectively, are proving that women of all sizes and colors can stand out in fashion.
When two former Twitch employees saw the gap in beauty-content streaming, they grabbed the opportunity to push for community-driven content in the industry. Now, Newness has become a valuable treasure trove of beauty secrets.
A fleet of Chinese ships that sparked a diplomatic row after parking at a reef off the Philippines for weeks are now scattered across the contested Spratly Islands, a government agency said Wednesday, condemning Beijing’s “unlawful presence” in the area.
New York police were searching Tuesday for a man who violently attacked an Asian-American woman as bystanders seemingly looked on without intervening, the latest incident of anti-Asian violence in the United States.
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