The 10 best-selling SUVs and crossovers achieved total sales of 1,592,900 units in 2013, accounting for 53.3 percent of all units sold. -China Daily/ANN
Petitions on current crisis cast focus on ageing King, the highest moral authority. -ST
Several passengers were trapped inside the pink bus that was left badly mangled after the high-speed crash. -AFP
Thousands took to the streets of a Chinese city to protest at the beating of a vendor and of a passer-by who took photos of the incident. -AFP
The ill-fated ferry Sewol was overloaded and its crew seemed to have broken several other safety guidelines, which could have been the cause of the sinking on April 16, insiders suggested Sunday. -...
Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people...
Nepal called off the search Sunday for three local guides still missing after the deadliest accident on Mount Everest that killed 13 of their colleagues, a tourism ministry official said. -AFP
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani admitted Sunday that women in his country still face discrimination and cultural barriers but he insisted they are not universally treated as second-class...
The sunken Sewol ferry's crew may have delayed evacuating the passengers despite repeated instructions to do so, Jindo maritime traffic service's communications log showed Sunday. -Korea...
France has "information" but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday. -AFP

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