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Mongolians protest soaring air pollution

Hundreds of Mongolians braved cold weather to stage a protest in the country's capital demanding that the government do more to address air pollution....

Tips for sticking to your 2017 resolutions

The promise of a new year is often seen as a chance to start afresh with resolutions. But are you setting yourself up to...

Swimmers brave the cold for a Christmas Day dip

Dozens of brave swimmers braved the cold to take a Christmas Day plunge in Berlin's Oranke Lake. Many of the swimmers wore Santa hats...

Dog sledding offers a wintry adrenaline rush

Extreme winter sports such as dog sledding are getting more popular in Mongolia. The adventure activity involves people being pulled along frozen rivers and...

Thousands cheer Japan emperor on his birthday

Thousands of well-wishers gathered at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo to celebrate Japan's Emperor Akihito's 83rd birthday. Akihito greeted the crowd with a short...

Santa Claus swims with the fishes in South Korea

Divers wearing Santa Claus' red and white robes welcomed visitors at an aquarium in Goyang as they swam inside a tank with stingrays and...

Blind and deaf artists produce work for people with disabilities

It looks like any other art exhibition, except there's something unique about this particular display in Perth, Western Australia. All the artists have hearing...

Happy birthday as oldest gorilla in US turns 60

She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and reat-great-grandmother of three. She recently had surgery to remove a malignant...

Zoo animals get Xmas treats in Perth

With the holidays coming up, animals at Perth Zoo in Western Australia were treated to a special Christmas feast earlier this week. The zoo's...

Testing stem cells in baby hearts to fight birth defect

Doctors are injecting stem cells directly into the hearts of children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, hoping to make their hearts stronger and increase...