Three Years Later, North Korea Is Still Mourning Kim Jong Il's Death
December 17 2014 1:35 PM
Three years after Kim Jong Il's death, the official mourning period for the leader is finally over.
Pakistani Police Say Terrorists Might Target School Buses
December 17 2014 12:01 PM
A police memo called on schools to increase security and to check underneath buses and other vehicles carrying students.
India Car-Share Services Clamor For Women Drivers, But Find Few
December 17 2014 11:36 AM
That may be changing as several initiatives create opportunities for women drivers -- and women passengers seeking safe rides.
The Last Dalai Lama?
December 17 2014 9:16 AM
The spiritual leader says it might be better if the centuries-old tradition ended following the tenure of a “popular” Dalai Lama.
After Peshawar Attack, Twin Blasts Outside Girls College In Pakistan
December 17 2014 8:10 AM
The incident took place Wednesday in Dera Ismail Khan, a city in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the country’s northwest.
India Warned Of Terrorist Attack During Obama Visit
December 17 2014 6:24 AM
Authorities have intercepted telephone conversations between Lashkar-e-Taiba and terror suspects about a new attack.
Drone Strike In Afghanistan Kills Four Pakistani Taliban: Official
December 17 2014 6:07 AM
A U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed four Pakistani Taliban members and seven other insurgents.
Several Airlines Refuse To Fly In Peshawar Post School Attack
December 17 2014 5:48 AM
The massacre occurred Tuesday when six militants from Tehreek-e-Taliban attacked a school, killing over 130 students.
Sydney Siege Gunman Had Gun License Despite Long Rap Sheet
December 17 2014 3:45 AM
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said a transparent probe would be carried out to determine the cause for failing to monitor the assailant.
Is There A 'Good' Taliban? Pakistan Thinks So
December 16 2014 5:23 PM
The deadly attack in Peshawar was carried out by the Pakistani Taliban. But that's not the only Taliban there is.
Russians Both Shrug And Worry As Ruble Nosedives
December 16 2014 4:42 PM
Most Russians aren't exposed to the economic woes stemming from the ruble's collapse, but some say they are hit hard.
Taxpayer-Funded Outsourcing In North Carolina
December 16 2014 4:08 PM
One of the country’s largest outsourcing firms has received taxpayer subsidies in North Carolina. What could go wrong?
China's Li Keqiang Looks to Serbia to Grow Europe Trade
December 16 2014 3:42 PM
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is hoping that China's increased investments in Serbia will serve as a stepping stone to greater economic relations in the Eastern European region, and eventually the rest of the EU.
China Ignores South China Sea Deadline, Dismisses Philippines
December 16 2014 1:17 PM
Arbitration may be the only way the Philippines can compete with China over territorial claims, but Beijing is refusing to participate.
Alibaba Entices Taiwanese Startups With Grants
December 16 2014 12:47 PM
The Chinese e-commerce giant's founder, Jack Ma, tells Taiwanese entrepreneurs: "If you want to do business on the mainland, please come to us."
Why Does the Taliban Attack Schools?
December 16 2014 12:31 PM
The scale of the Peshawar attack raises the question of why the group uses such a shocking tactic.
Denmark Claims North Pole (But Promises To Share)
December 16 2014 9:14 AM
Danish officials acknowledge it could take two or three decades to gain global acceptance of their claim.
Malala Yousafzai Condemns Taliban School Attack
December 16 2014 8:51 AM
The Nobel Peace Prize winner condemned the attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, which left at least 126 dead.
Indian Court Wants Former Prime Minister's Statement In Coal Scam Case
December 16 2014 7:51 AM
A New Delhi court says Manmohan Singh's statement is crucial to the case as some of his officers may not have been investigated properly.
Afghanistan Clashes Kill At least 41 Taliban Militants: Report
December 16 2014 7:43 AM
According to local officials, 47 insurgents and six Afghan National Army soldiers, were injured during the clashes.