Commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the libertion of nazi camp Auschwitz-Birkenau's liberation began Tuesday morning. A dozen of survivors gathered along with current Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski at the foot of Auschwitz I's "Death Wall".
A Beijing noodle restaurant owner says Japanese friends are "welcome" -- even if his nationalist fervour is proudly on display throughout his establishment, staking China's claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea.
Handcuffed and wearing black masks, a Hong Kong drug king pin and his gang are forced to publicly burn a $140-million stash of crystal methamphetamine after being arrested in Indonesia.
The US Coast Guard has captured on film the drama of a single-engine airplane and its pilot splashing safely onto the Pacific Ocean thanks to a parachute inside its fuselage.
The factory-new Cirrus SR22 was en route to Hawaii on Sunday afternoon on a ferry flight from the San Francisco area when it “ran out of fuel”, the Coast Guard said in a press release.