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Death in the Peace Corps: A Trail of Medical Missteps

published about 6 hours ago
Death in the Peace Corps: A Trail of Medical Missteps
The death of Nick Castle, a 23-year-old volunteer in China, raises serious questions about Peace Corps medical care.

Indian Air Force Helicopter Crashes, Killing 7

published about 7 hours ago
The helicopter possibly hit a high-tension wire, and witnesses said they saw it explode before it crashed.

Start-Ups in India Streamline Auto-Rickshaw Business

published about 9 hours ago
Start-Ups in India Streamline Auto-Rickshaw Business
In a country with heavy traffic congestion and poor public transportation, companies are finding new ways to better connect drivers and passengers.

Son of South Korean Ferry Owner Is Arrested

published about 11 hours ago
The son, Yoo Dae-kyoon, is accused of embezzling millions of dollars from the ferry operator, actions that prosecutors say led to the sinking of the doomed ferry Sewol, in which over 300 died.

China Plans Extension of Railroad to India Through Tibet

published about 14 hours ago
The railway was criticized by Tibet advocates who said it would bring too many ethnic Han migrants to the capital, Lhasa, and other Tibetan areas.