Two years short of 70, Zhang Guosheng is planning to live out his days at this village care home in central China.
According to a Pew research, most of the Muslims around the world tend to be deeply committed to their faith and believe that it should shape not only their personal lives, but the societies they live in as well. Not only that, many of the 38,000 Muslims in 39 countries from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, included in the Pew survey believed that opting to leave Islam should be punishable by death penalty.
It’s time to ring in Spring in Afghanistan. Thousands gather at holy sites in Kabul and Mazar-I-Sharif to celebrate the New Year also known as Nowruz, which originates from a Persian tradition, held each year on March 21st.
The celebration will be marked with flag raising ceremonies and traditional dances throughout the country.
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South Koreans protest North Korea‘s recent nuclear test as the reclusive state praises its nuclear scientists with a concert.
The song, “At a burst”, was shown by state KRT broadcaster as the country’s scientists, technicians and officials visited Pyongyang Wednesday at the invitation of leader Kim Jong-un.
At a UN conference in Geneva earlier this week, North Korea warned it could take additional steps, threatening the South with “final destruction”.
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Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt is in North Korea giving rise to not only ire but speculations from Washington. He is the highest-profile U.S. executive to visit the country and is accompanied by Google executive Jared Cohen and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.
Japan’s general electionis over – with main opposition leader Shinzo Abe winning back the country’s top job.
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More than 20 children have been wounded in an attack by a knifeman at their school.Twenty-three youngsters and an adult were wounded as a knifeman attacked them at the gates of their school. Xinhua news agency said the bloodshed happened in Chenpeng village in Henan province.
Bharti Infratel’s $825 million IPO, India’s biggest in two years, will test the country’s recent market revival and could prompt other firms to follow suit.
Companies like Foxconn, which assembles most of the world’s iPads and iPhones, are struggling to find workers to fill their massive facilities as more young Chinese shun the factory floor.