Asia’s richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof rooms – breaking world news

Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong’s newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world’s second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy — a Buddhist deity.

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‘Where are our sons?’ demand families of soldiers captured by ISIS – breaking world news

It was a desperate and chilling scene in central Baghdad on Saturday, fathers and mothers holding up pictures of their missing sons, demanding answers and searching for their boys.

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Cue the Stones! Scientists say planet Mercury was ‘painted black’ – breaking world news

As planets go, Mercury doesn’t get a lot of love. People spend more time on Google searching for Queen singer Freddy Mercury than planet Mercury … and Freddie’s been gone for nearly a quarter-century.

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The worst foods to eat when you’re sick, and the best ones – breaking world news

When you’re under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you’re craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what’s wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms and expert suggestions on foods that help — and hinder — relief.

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