This is not the first time China's family planning policy has been implemented to its extreme, but news that seven-month-pregnant woman was forced to abort her baby has still shocked public.
It's unusual to see office workers in Sydney gawking at TVs during their morning coffee break. There's no sport on then.
According to China's senior space experts, to be considered for the mission, female taikonauts needed to be married and to have given birth naturally.
Mixing red and yellow is supposed to make orange. In Thailand, it usually makes for political uncertainty and that is certainly the case right now.
If there is a symbol of the intent of the 'Shanghai Co-operation', it's in the photo-op of Russian president Vladimir Putin shaking hand
Watching the defendants enter the Aktau court today, I wondered if one of them would recognise me.
Communist rulers refuse to publicly admit that an incident, where possibly hundreds to thousands of people were killed, happened at all.
Standards of healthcare in Afghanistan have improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban, but there are still variations in quality of care between rural and urban areas.
The Indian government's response to a slowing economy has drawn the anger of citizens and brought them out on to the streets.
Omar Gul's drive makes him stand out against his fellow police officers as US and NATO plan to pull out their forces.
More and more Australians are concerned that the natural resources that surround them are being handed over to private entities