Photos: The delicious foods of the Lunar New Year

Celebrations for the holiday, also known as Chinese New Year, abound with delicacies meant to bring luck, prosperity, and longevity. Every year, millions of people across Asia travel to be with their families and loved ones to celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New …

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Pakistan struggles to avert danger as floods rise, death toll tops 1,300 – Pictures

Pakistani authorities are struggling to prevent the country’s biggest lake from bursting its banks and inundating nearby towns after unprecedented flooding, while the disaster management agency on Monday raised its toll of flood deaths by another 24. Record monsoon rains and melting glaciers in Pakistan’s northern mountains have brought floods …

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