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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/23

    An Iraqi woman is kissed by a nun at a funeral for two slain Christian brothers in Mosul, 225 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Gunmen shot and killed two Christian brothers Monday in a northern Iraqi city in the latest in a spate of attacks targeting the religious minority, Iraqi police said. A lawmaker called on Iraq's government Tuesday to better protect its dwindling Christian community and lambasted other nations that have offered asylum to fleeing Christians as meddling in Iraq's problems.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/11

    Pupils pray near a scale model of the Kaaba which was constructed at Nile Garden school before the upcoming Eid Al-Adha festival in Cairo, Egypt. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid Al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the haj pilgrimage to Mecca by hundreds of millions of Muslims.

  • 9 dead, 23 missing after Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan

    9 dead, 23 missing after Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan

    Typhoon Megi's record rains have created mudslides that have killed 9 and caused 23 others to go missing in Taiwan.

  • One-child policy in China will not be relaxed

    One-child policy in China will not be relaxed

    One-child policy: The China Daily newspaper on Monday quoted the head of the National Population and Family Planning Commission as saying there were no plans to change the policy anytime soon.

  • Typhoon Fanapi kills 54 in China; dozens missing

    Typhoon Fanapi kills 54 in China; dozens missing

    Typhoon Fanapi swamped south China's Guangdong province after directly hitting the island of Taiwan on Sunday.

  • China's migrant workers see some gains on labor rights

    China's migrant workers see some gains on labor rights

    In China, dozens of migrant workers who protested to city officials over a job-related illness won compensation. Labor-rights success stories, while rare, are growing more frequent.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/23

    People stand around a campfire during the Ivana Kupala festival in the village of Viazynka, Belarus, late Tuesday evening. The ancient tradition, originating from pagan times, is usually marked with grand overnight festivities which includes jumping over burning campfires and bathing in a lake or a river. Some people believe the acts will purge them of their sins and make them healthier.

  • Global Viewpoint Amid Honda and Foxconn tragedies in China, a new era of worker activism

    City governments across China need to repay the debt owed to the migrant workers who have generated their tax revenues for so long, says prominent workers’ rights advocate Han Dongfang.

  • Why a pay raise for workers signals key shift for China's economy

    Why a pay raise for workers signals key shift for China's economy

    Workers at Foxconn and Honda won hefty pay raises this week. Higher wages will help Beijing move China's economy away from relying on masses of unskilled workers and toward higher-value manufacturing.

  • Honda stalled as China workers mull wage increase

    Honda stalled as China workers mull wage increase

    Chinese production of Honda automobiles remains stalled as the result of a strike by workers looking for a larger wage increase.