Fast food vendor Auntie Anne's, has been told by Islamic authorities that its popular Pretzel Dog is 'confusing' Muslim consumers who are not allowed to eat dog meat.
A Gallup poll shows that 61 percent of Australians support same-sex marriage, but some argue that a public, non-binding vote on the issue would be more harmful than deciding the issue in Parliament.
A United States-based monitoring group has detected a spike in activity at the nation's Punggye-ri nuclear test site.
Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced a pause in plans for joint military exercises in the South China Sea. Other military cooperation is also expected to end. Is this a breakdown in relations or the search for a better position?
Workers have built walls in front of many of the small, migrant-owned shops that dot Beijing's traditional hutong alleyways. Beijing is working to rein in urban growth, but critics say policies largely target the migrants who helped build Beijing.
After a panel of experts estimated the costs of hosting the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo at $30 billion, officials are searching for ways to mitigate expenses.
Mount Barujari erupted without warning on Tuesday. Fifty climbers are still missing but believed to be safe.
A news conference by Amnesty International, set to unveil details on torture by the military and police, was cancelled after Thai authorities threatened to arrest two of the speakers.