Hong Kong Students Gear Up For Government Talks
October 20 2014 11:29 PM
Hopes are dim for any breakthrough in the talks as mass protests continue into their fourth week amid renewed aggression from police forces.
ISIS Suicide Bombings Signal Desperation, Experts Say
October 20 2014 4:52 PM
At least 435 people have been killed in Iraq in car and suicide bombings since the beginning of October, with an uptick since the start of September, according to Iraq Body.
Chinese Media Goes Big On 'Rule Of Law'
October 20 2014 4:05 PM
The Communist Party sets an ambitious goal for reform, and state-controlled media hammers the point home.
Former Jakarta Governor Becomes Indonesia's President
October 20 2014 9:05 AM
During the ceremony, dancers wore traditional costumes and thousands lined up to catch a glimpse of the charismatic leader.
At Least 20 Killed In Bangladesh Bus Collision
October 20 2014 7:59 AM
Over 10,000 people are killed in road accidents in Bangladesh every year due to bad roads, reckless driving and poor condition of vehicles.
Australia Lifts 'Burqa Ban' In Parliament
October 20 2014 3:20 AM
Officials reportedly said that the ruling had come following rumors of a protest in the public gallery inside Parliament House.
Two Japanese Ministers Resign Over Separate Allegations
October 20 2014 1:31 AM
The resignation of the two women could hit Abe’s efforts to promote women to leadership roles in Japan's male-dominated society.
Controlling The Message: Modi Chooses State Media
October 20 2014 12:13 AM
Private news outlets say diminishing interaction with the government has made their jobs harder.
US Drone Strike Kills Senior Al Qaeda Member
October 19 2014 9:39 PM
Al Qaeda has yet to confirm the death of Abu Bara al-Kuwaiti.
Reform-Minded Outsider Widodo Takes Over As Indonesia's President
October 19 2014 6:33 PM
Joko Widodo, a former mayor of the city of Solo and governor of the capital, is untested on the national and international stages.
China Explores Rule Of Law, But Not As West Sees It
October 19 2014 4:46 PM
A novel, and the Communist Party itself, focus on a concept familiar to Westerners -- but in a very Chinese version.
Erdogan: Syrian Kurdish Fighters Are Like PKK
October 19 2014 1:38 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has not ruled out allowing U.S. use of Incirlik Air Base against ISIS.
Hong Kong Street Clashes Continue Despite Imminent Talks
October 19 2014 9:36 AM
Without a breakthrough in the talks Tuesday, "I'm worried we will see the standoff worsen and get violent," a Hong Kong-based professor says.
North Korea, South Korea Exchange Gunfire Over Military Border
October 19 2014 8:36 AM
North Korean troops approached the military border Sunday and did not retreat after South Korean troops fired warning shots.
Teen Surfer Fights Off Shark In Australia [PHOTOS]
October 19 2014 4:04 AM
Kirra-Belle Olsson, 13, was surfing off Avoca beach, 60 miles north of Sydney, when she was bitten on the left ankle by a 3-foot shark.
Japanese Minister Expected To Resign Over Funding Scandal
October 19 2014 3:23 AM
Yuko Obuchi is expected to resign Sunday, over allegations that groups backing her misused political funds, in a blow to PM Shinzo Abe.
Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters
October 19 2014 12:03 AM
The move is seen as a response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offering to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead from Japan's wars.
Companies Seek More Fairness In Chinese Legal Reforms
October 18 2014 9:01 PM
Legal reforms are expected to be announced at the end of an Oct. 20-23 meeting of the ruling Communist Party elite.
Hong Kong Protesters Retake Cleared Site
October 18 2014 6:46 PM
Confrontations continued into a third night in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok commercial district as police push back against protester advances.
US, China Smooth The Way For APEC Meeting In November
October 18 2014 2:45 PM
Top American and Chinese diplomats stressed the need to cooperate on global threats such as Ebola and the Islamic State.