The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 33 asylum seekers stranded on an island in the Aegean Sea, a security source said on Wednesday.
Turkish Coast Guard rescues over 30 asylum seekers
An overwhelming majority of Japanese said they were “interested in the Olympics”, although 58 percent said they did not want them to be held this year because of fears over COVID-19, a Yomiuri daily poll showed on Wednesday.
Most in Japan ‘interested in Olympics’ but don’t want them to happen: Poll
Experts hit out at a plan by the Dominican Republic government to build a wall on its border with Haiti to reduce illegal immigration, claiming it won't work unless accompanied by development.
Dominican Republic plans wall to keep out Haitian migrants
South Korean schools opened for the new school year on Tuesday amid a mix of anxiety and hopes, as the country is still fighting against the third wave of the pandemic, but much-anticipated vaccinations have finally begun.
A year into pandemic, new school year starts in South Korea amid hopes, concerns
China's procuratorates have stepped up supervisory efforts to strengthen the management of manhole covers and crack down on related criminal cases to safeguard public security "underfoot”.
China takes procuratorial measures to protect public security 'underfoot'
The number of jobless people in Spain rose above four million for the first time in five years in February, official data showed on Tuesday, as COVID-19 restrictions ravage the ailing economy.
Spain's jobless hit four million for first time in five years as pandemic curbs bite
Almost four in 10 university students are addicted to their smartphones, and their habit plays havoc with their sleep, research found.
Nearly four in 10 university students addicted to smartphones: Study
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD) is advising the public to be on the alert against suspicious phone calls from scam artists taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan’s public warned to be wary of scams involving COVID-19 pandemic
China's new rules governing school disciplinary methods came into force on Monday, banning physical punishment and verbal abuse in primary and secondary schools.
China enacts new regulations banning corporal punishment, verbal abuse in schools

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