Death Toll From Nepal Avalanche Rises, Scores Still Missing
October 17 2014 4:19 AM
Hikers who were caught in unseasonably bad weather found themselves unprepared to survive the harsh conditions, according to reports.
Suspended Death Sentence For Former Chinese Railway Official
October 17 2014 1:40 AM
Last year, former Railway Minister Liu Zhijun was handed down a suspended death sentence for taking over $10 million in bribes.
US-Based Economist Appointed Chief Economic Adviser To Indian Government
October 17 2014 12:51 AM
His appointment inserts a friend of Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan at the heart of policymaking in New Delhi.
Hong Kong Police Clear Protest Site In Dawn Raid
October 16 2014 10:11 PM
Up to 800 officers cleared barricades at a pro-democracy protest camp in Mong Kok, across the harbor from the main protest.
China Conducts 'Unprecedented' Survey Of Spratly Islands
October 16 2014 5:54 PM
The commander of the Chinese Navy worries China's southern neighbors by spending a week in the disputed Spratly Islands.
IPads Get Incremental Upgrades, But Nothing Groundbreaking
October 16 2014 5:47 PM
Apple is looking to broaden the appeal of the iPad, whose details were leaked before Cupertino introduced them publicly.
CDC Boss Rejects Demands From Congress For West Africa Travel Ban
October 16 2014 4:16 PM
Does Ebola warrant a travel ban from West Africa? Depends who you ask.
'The Evil Within': Six Things To Know
October 16 2014 4:04 PM
'Resident Evil' set the standard in the genre. Will Shinji Mikami's latest game measure up?
Best Phablets 2014: iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4 vs. Nexus 6
October 16 2014 3:08 PM
Big new devices from Apple, Samsung and Google mean it's officially fall phablet season.
Fear Of Deflation On The Rise, Especially In The Eurozone
October 16 2014 12:33 PM
Falling consumer prices, particularly in Europe, are adding to fears that inflation won't speed up and lift the world economy.
Alipay, China's Largest Payment Service, Looks To Fingerprints, Face Recognition
October 16 2014 12:23 PM
The company is working on fingerprint and face recognition technology for now.
Steam Offering Free Game Weekend
October 16 2014 12:01 PM
If you're looking to update your Steam game library, Valve is offering 10 free games this weekend.
India And China Face Off In 'Infrastructure War' At Border
October 16 2014 12:01 PM
China and India race to complete a network of highways that surround disputed borders.
New Facebook Feature Will Alert Friends During Disasters
October 16 2014 11:06 AM
The Facebook news feed is at a big disadvantage during real-time events because recent posts aren't necessarily surfaced.
Philippines Steps Up Search For German Hostages Kidnapped By Abu Sayyaf
October 16 2014 8:38 AM
The group has demanded $5.6 million in ransom and has asked Germany to withdraw its support to U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.
India At Risk Of Joint Attack By ISIS, Al Qaeda
October 16 2014 8:05 AM
The statement by the head of India's counterterrorism force comes just over a month after al Qaeda announced the creation of a South Asia wing.
Top Chinese Umbrella Exporter Files For Hong Kong IPO As City Protests Continue
October 16 2014 7:39 AM
Jicheng Umbrella Holdings Ltd is raising funds to build a new factory and expand its output amid the "umbrella revolution."
Oracle Confirms India Head Has Quit
October 16 2014 7:05 AM
Oracle confirmed the managing director of its Indian subsidiary has quit, but denied a report that the move was linked to bribery allegations.
Bollywood Star Holds Forth On ‘Love Jihad,’ Intermarriage And Islam
October 16 2014 6:12 AM
Saif Ali Khan, 44, is married to Kareena Kapoor Khan, a Hindu by birth.
Hong Kong Leader Agrees To Talks
October 16 2014 4:38 AM
Leung Chun-ying told reporters that he wanted to work with protesters, but that China's decision on the city's elections could not be changed.