Austria's Marcel Hirscher won the men's giant slalom, finishing in 2 minutes, 18.04 seconds, and beating Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen by 1.27 seconds – the largest victory in the event at an Olympics in 50 years.
The fire in 1,300-year-old Jokhang temple in Tibet's Lhasa was quickly extinguished and there were no casualties, local sources said.
"India's National Investigative Agency is way out of its league and has no business defining what 'a real journalist' should cover," says Steven Butler of Committee to Protect Journalists, seeking release of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yusuf.
Indian state-run lender Punjab National Bank was hit by a $1.77 billion fraud, triggering a probe into the country's biggest-ever bank scam.
The US Commerce Department recommended imposing heavy tariffs on China and other countries to counter a global glut in steel and aluminum, laying out an array of possible options in a report to President Donald Trump.
Stories of Koreans separated by the border splitting the peninsula have been common since the 1950 war tore apart hundreds of thousands of families.
Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor says an Indian post near Tatta Pani village was "destroyed" after Indian sniper fire killed driver of a school van carrying children in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Israelis gather to protest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and urge him to resign after police recommended he be charged with bribery, as he was
investigated over receiving expensive gifts from a Hollywood producer and an Australian billionaire.
Australia's governing coalition is in crisis after the deputy PM refused to quit in the wake of a sex scandal, deciding instead to go on the offensive against the prime minister for his handling of the affair.
Joanna Daniela Demafelis' body was found recently in a Kuwait City apartment that had reportedly been abandoned for more than a year.
Thousands across the world have celebrated the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year by lighting incense sticks and praying at temples to wish for an auspicious start to the Year of the Dog.
Deputy Australian Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, a Catholic who campaigned on "family values" and married for 24 years, is expecting a child with his former staffer in April.
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