Asia

Gender, death, monkeys and cows at Pashupatinath and Swayambunath

At Pashupatinath on  Bagmati River, hundreds of monkeys roam freely while groups of mourners wash the feet of recently departed loved ones in the river and prepare them for cremation. Like the...

Air pollution in Kathmandu off the charts

By 2006, the World Health Organization (WHO) deemed it the most polluted city in Asia. If you want to make a difference, Kathmandu's a good place to start.

Rape of Nanking author Iris Chang's memories live on in new biography

The world lost a brilliant historian and journalist on November 9, 2004 when a self-inflicted gunshot took the life of a young American writer, Iris Chang, author of the New York Times best-seller,...

Sony reports online security breach, 2,000 Sony Ericsson Canada customers hit

There have been no reports of damage from the security breach, discovered Tuesday, and the server has been shut down, he said. An investigation was under way, and other details were not immediately...

Conspiracy theory: NDP deputy leader Mulcair doubts U.S. has bin Laden photos

President's story of the capture was incomplete or wrong, he says.

Finding hope in my home town after the tsunami

Masumi Kikuchi heads back to Kamaishi, Japan, to witness the devastation first hand, and to help supply survivors with food, materials -- and hope.

Sony executives apologize for PlayStation security breach

Data from 10 million credit cards believed to be involved, as well as personal information.

A new solution -- and a clear one -- is needed for nuclear plants

Japan's crisis has Canadians wondering how prepared we are for trouble closer to home.

Vaisakhi 2011 slideshow: Surrey celebrates the birth of Sikhism

Photos from Surrey's annual celebration of the birth of Sikhism.

China police say milk poisoning case that caused babies' deaths triggered by personal grudges

State media in Beijing say police suspect a couple in northwest China poisoned milk from a local farmer, causing three deaths, because of anger over business disputes. Xinhua News Agency quotes...