A senior Iranian diplomat has blasted Canada for proposing a “politically-motivated” UN resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran, while Ottawa, itself, has long been involved in a broad range of human rights abuses at home and elsewhere.
Iran’s UN envoy slams Canada’s double standards on human rights (video)
Jian Chang, chief China economist at Barclays, discusses China's industrial output and retail sales figures and what they mean for the economy. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Assessing the health of China's economy (Video)
India is rapidly acquiring the unenviable reputation as the smog center of the world, overhauling China, as the capital New Delhi chokes in a deadly combination of construction dust, the burning of agricultural stubble and vehicle fumes.
Delhi air pollution hits danger levels (video)
Ken Wong, Asia Equity Portfolio Specialist at Eastspring Investments, said getting a handle on individual companies is the right strategy in Asia.
Investors in Asia need to look at individual companies (Video)
Police sought Wednesday to determine what pushed a pickup driver to mow down cyclists and pedestrians in New York, killing eight in the city's first deadly "act of terror" since September 11, 2001.
Police probe New York terror attack that killed eight
The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN said Monday, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.
UN: Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high
Iranian environmentalists have mobilized to protect the world's last Asiatic cheetahs, estimated to number just 50 and faced with the threats of becoming roadkill, a shortage of prey and farmers' dogs.
Iran moves to save last 'mascot' Asiatic cheetahs
With Japan's inflation pick up not yet hitting ideal levels, the country's central bank will likely maintain a loose monetary policy until end-2019 at earliest, says Faraz Syed of Moody's Analytics.
Japan inflation 'not as great as headlines suggest' (Video)
Twenty seconds is all it took to kill 19-year-old Dustin Manning. His devastated parents, Greg and Lisa Manning, said the toxicology report found he had taken a toxic mix of heroin and fentanyl, a synthetic opioid so powerful it's often fatal.
Childhood friends die on same day, half a mile apart (video)

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