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©Reuters/Kim Chang-Gil/Korea Pool S. Korea presses North to take action on family reunions South Korea Thursday called on North Korea to honour its promise to hold a reunion of families from the two countries who have separated for decades, after days of silence by Pyongyang.
30 января 2014
Gigi Chao, the daughter of Hong Kong property tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip Gay daughter of HK tycoon makes heartfelt plea to dad The lesbian daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon, who offered more than $100 million to find her a male suitor, has issued a heartfelt open letter urging him to accept her sexuality.
29 января 2014
Raoul Wallenberg. Photo courtesy of raoulwallenberg.org Wallenberg family to appeal directly to Putin The family of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg hopes to appeal directly to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week for help in throwing light on the Swedish diplomat's mysterious fate.
27 января 2014
Nigel Dawes and his wife Cassandra Hockey: Wives of Barys hockey players Vesti.kz sports website has put together an image gallery of Kazakhstan club Barys hockey players and their wives.
21 января 2014
Photo courtesy of rubicon.dk Is life better with kids? Not always, says study Are people with kids happier than people without? In the United States, those with and without kids rate their lives about the same, but globally children tend to diminish well-being.
15 января 2014
Park proposes new family reunions with N. Korea South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday proposed fresh reunions of families separated by the Korean War after a previous bid was cancelled by Pyongyang, and promised increased humanitarian aid to the impoverished North.
06 января 2014
Photo courtesy of io9.com Japan's 'Tree Town' sculptors make living art With a deft clip here and a gentle tug there, Makoto Ishibashi sculpts trees with the skill of an artisan whose work is far more than just a job.
26 декабря 2013
Mothers' caravan finds 12 kin in search for missing migrants Mothers from across Central America whose children went missing in Mexico while trying to reach the United States found 12 family members after a 16-day search, officials said Wednesday.
20 декабря 2013
Winnie Mandela blasts family feud reports Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie denied Wednesday there was a dynastic battle within his extensive family, amid reports of a renewed feud shortly after the peace icon's death.
19 декабря 2013
Row grows after US Marshals strip-search Indian diplomat US officials admitted Tuesday that they strip-searched a female Indian diplomat after she was arrested in New York in a new twist to a growing row that has seen India hit back with reprisals such as removing security barriers around the US embassy.
18 декабря 2013
Gay parents the 'new normal' on small screen Married with two kids? How boringly 20th-century. Blended families and same-sex parents are increasingly vying for space with the nuclear family on the small screen in line with shifts in Western society.
08 декабря 2013
Onyango Obama, the uncle of U.S. President Barack Obama.©Reuters/Brian Snyder Obama's uncle given US green card: lawyer A 69-year-old uncle of President Barack Obama was on Tuesday granted the right to remain in the United States permanently after a federal court ruling, his lawyer revealed.
04 декабря 2013
Alma Shalabayeva with her daughter. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz Ablyazov’s wife asks to leave Kazakhstan, but is waved off Ablyazov’s wife Alma Shalabayeva has applied to the Kazakhstan authorities asking for a permission to travel abroad, but was waved off for not providing a substantiation for the request.
28 ноября 2013
James Foley. Photo courtesy of freejamesfoley.com After a year, no news of US reporter missing in Syria The family of US journalist James Foley, who on Friday will mark the first anniversary of his disappearance in war-torn Syria, say they have not given up hope of welcoming him home.
22 ноября 2013
Syria refugees in Lebanon drowning in poverty, says Oxfam Desperate Syrian refugee families in Lebanon are slipping further into debt and poverty, affecting their children's education and their dignity, an international aid agency said Thursday.
21 ноября 2013
Philippine typhoon survivors turn cave-dwellers Victims who survived the Philippines' super typhoon by huddling in a cave as a tsunami-like wave obliterated their community have now made it their home -- reduced to Stone Age conditions with nowhere else to go.
18 ноября 2013
A forensic technician cordons off a crime scene in Ciudad Juarez. ©Reuters/Jose Luis Gonzalez Eight family members killed in Mexico massacre Mexican police found Sunday a family of eight, including three children, stabbed to death and tied down in their home in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez.
18 ноября 2013
Future of British monarchy captured in official christening shots The first photographs in 120 years showing four generations of present and future British monarchs were released on Thursday, the day after the christening of Prince George, the newest member of the dynasty.
25 октября 2013
©Reuters/Kim Chang-Gil/Korea Pool S. Korea urges N. Korea to resume family reunions South Korea on Monday urged North Korea to review its decision to postpone a reunion for families separated by the Korean War, saying it had "deeply wounded" those chosen to participate.
23 сентября 2013
Photo courtesy of liveinternet.ru Kazakhstan to observe Family Day first time on September 8 On September 8 Kazakhstan will observe the Family Day for the first time.
06 сентября 2013

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