Asia

Denis Ten: Olympic figure skater stabbed to death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tributes are being paid to Denis Ten, Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater, who died Thursday at the age of 25 after being stabbed.<p>Ten, who became the first Kazakh figure skater to win an Olympic medal when he secured bronze at Sochi 2014, was stabbed as two men attempted to …

Justice

American Arrested in Vietnam Protests Faces Seven Years in Jail

U.S. citizen William Nguyen will today appear in a Vietnamese court charged with causing public disorder during protests in Ho Chi Minh City, after …

Ho Chi Minh City

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement

How the West became a self-obsessed culture

A new book explores the history of individualism in the West.<p>America has a narcissism problem.<p>This was the conclusion of a recent study published in the journal <i>Psychological Science</i>, in which researchers polled just under 3,000 Americans across 50 states and found that many of them have an outsize …

Self-esteem

Airport Security Couldn't Believe Who Was Being Smuggled In This Metal Pipe

He was destined to be someone's pet 😢<p>When going through airport security, carrying a big metal pipe inside your suitcase is a sure way to trigger …

Animals

Duterte’s drug war killed thousands, and Filipinos still loved him. Then he called God ‘stupid.’

President Rodrigo Duterte slams his hand lightly on the podium, as if to show exasperation. Speaking in his usual casual tone, he unloads an expletive-laden tirade over what he sees as a bizarre story rife with stupidity. This is the Filipino firebrand’s style — unfiltered, informal speeches …

World News

These Are the Destinations Where the U.S. Dollar Goes Further for Travelers

If you want to save money on vacation, you have to know where to go.<p>Over the past year, some destinations have become a better value for U.S. …

Travel

Best Trips to Take After Retirement

1 of 12<p>Australia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Rocky Mountaineer<p>3 of 12<p>Israel<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Ireland<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views …

Costa Rica

Airbus's Slow-Selling A330Neo Lifted by $10 Billion AirAsia Deal

Airbus SE’s revamped A330neo wide-body jet secured a $10 billion order from the long-haul arm of discount carrier AirAsia Group Bhd., providing a …

Aviation

Singapore is building a 1,000-foot-long 'sidescraper' in the sky — and it may reveal a troubling trend

As urban populations grow, cities have experienced a boom in mega-developments.<p>In Chongqing, Singapore, one of the city's latest and largest megaprojects is Raffles City, an under-construction development with eight skyscrapers — plus a ninth, horizontal tower that Curbed has dubbed a "sidescraper."<p>…

Skyscrapers

In Pictures: Capella Ubud, Bali

Capella Ubud, Bali<p>The new Bill Bensley–designed resort was built to disappear into the lush Balinese rainforest.<p>Krishna Adithya Prajogo

Bali

Exclusive: Johor crown prince claims 'sovereignty' over water in the state, prefers ‘no federal interference’ on the issue

JOHOR BARU: The crown prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, has said that water in the state belongs to the state government, and he prefers …

Selling

How to Prepare for your Southeast Asia Trip

On your next <b>Southeast Asia trip</b>, don't fly in blind. Make sure you're prepared to handle the weather, culture, and travel conditions wherever you're …

South-east Asia

Katie Price in Thailand - Amazing World

Katie Price (40 year-old) decided to have a vacation with her new boyfriend (29 year-old) in Thailand.<p>Thai law states no nudity in public or you will …

Katie Price

Home comforts greet 'Wild Boars' captain after Thai cave rescue

MAE SAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Happiness is a birthday cake, a meal of pork-knuckle rice, a warm bed and a trip to buy a new mobile telephone.<p>Duangpet Promtep and his mother Thanaporn Promthep smile during an interview at their home, in Mae Sai, the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July …

Chiang Rai

SUP Surfing Perfect Waves In Indonesia

Perfect lefts, anyone? Top Brazilian SUP surfers, the Vaz Brothers and Lucas Medeiros have the means and the skill to hunt down and make the most of …

Aquatic Sports

Adrian Cronauer: veteran whose radio antics inspired Good Morning, Vietnam dies aged 79

Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died. He was 79.<p>Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer had died Wednesday from an age-related illness. He had lived in …

World News

Trump calls on Erdoğan to release jailed American pastor Brunson

ISTANBUL<p>U.S. President Donald Trump on July 19 urged his Turkish opposite Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Twitter to help release an American pastor kept …

Turkey

NATO Expansion and Our Lack of Serious Foreign Policy Debates

John Allen Gay sees the failure to debate adding new members to NATO as part of a larger problem with U.S. foreign policy:<p>Critics suggest it is …

Geopolitics

700,000-Year-Old Stone Tools Point To A Mystery Human Ancestor In The Philippines

<b>A mysterious human ancestor existed in the Philippines some 700,000 years ago, and used relatively advanced tools to butcher rhinos, experts have</b> …

Anthropology

Massive Scam Leaves Dozens Of Supercars Stolen In London And Moved To Thailand

As reported by The Guardian, an organized crime circle was running a months-long scam which left many exotic and supercar owners without their cars. …

Thailand

Air Missions HIND Arriving to PlayStation 4 This September

Air Missions: HIND Locked on to PS4 This September<p>July 19, 2018Written by Uros Pavlovic<p>Strap in and get to the CHOPPAH! Action combat flight …

Eastern Europe

Philippines orders Australian nun deported and blacklisted

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine immigration bureau on Thursday ordered the deportation of an Australian nun who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies, but her lawyers called the move "persecution" and said they would appeal.<p>The Bureau of Immigration also wants to …

News

Trump’s Damage to International Trade Will Take Years to Repair

Is President Trump a blip? A brief aberration who will have no lasting impact on international relations? A tempest in a samovar? Don’t count on it. …

Brexit

These are the 10 best places to visit in Asia for 2018

Lonely Planet has released its Best in Asia list. These are the 10 best places to travel in Asia<p><b>If visiting Asia is on your bucket list then you're in luck because</b> <b>Lonely Planet has revealed its 2018 Best in Asia list – an agenda-setting collection of the continent’s 10 best destinations to visit in</b> …

Ho Chi Minh City

Things to do in Kawagoe on a side trip from Tokyo

The city of Kawagoe retains much of the charm of the Edo period when it grew to be a prosperous and esteemed merchant town. Edo was the historic name …

Japan

Olympic Skater Denis Ten Stabbed to Death in Kazakhstan at Age 25

Medalist got into an altercation with car thieves, according to local reports<p>Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed in Kazakhstan and …

Figure Skating

Turkey lifts state of emergency

The state of emergency which was declared in Turkey after the failed 2016 coup came to an end overnight Wednesday, <i>AFP</i> reports.<p>President Recep Tayyip …

South Asia

Take a look at the world's oldest hotel

#HOTELS<p>Take a look at the world’s oldest hotel<p>By <b>Travel Wire Asia</b> | 19 July, 2018 |<p><b>IN EAST ASIA, there’s a resort that has been around for longer than</b> …

Asia Travel

The US Just Issued Arrest Warrants For 12 Of Erdogan’s Security Guards

Adem Altan / AFP / Getty Images<p>Authorities in Washington, DC, announced on Thursday that 12 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s …

U.S. Dept. of State