Greenpeace Absolves China Of South Korea's Smog Problem
March 04 2015 9:30 AM EST
As much as 70 percent of particle-laden smog is generated within the country, the environmental group said in Seoul.
Hong Kong To Seek Restrictions On Chinese Tourists
March 04 2015 8:25 AM EST
Hong Kong is attempting to cut the number of mainland Chinese who clear the shelves of local stores during daylong shopping trips.
Celebrities And Activists Seek Progress At China's Legislature
March 04 2015 8:19 AM EST
As China's legislature prepares to meet in Beijing, government advisers and citizens speak out on issues that concern them.
Radio Channel Broke Law Making Prank Call About Kate Middleton
March 04 2015 8:02 AM EST
The prank call was made in 2012 to a London hospital where Kate Middleton was being treated for severe morning sickness at the time.
Malaysians Identified in ISIS Beheading Video Of Syrian Man
March 04 2015 7:04 AM EST
Malaysian authorities say a growing number of militants from Malaysia and Indonesia are joining the Islamic State group.
Microsoft Co-Founder's Team Finds Japanese Battleship From World War II
March 04 2015 6:50 AM EST
The Musashi, described as an "engineering marvel," sank in the Sibuyan Sea after being hit by American bombs in October 1944.
Australian Authorities Cull Hundreds Of Koalas
March 04 2015 4:52 AM EST
The Australian Koala Foundation blamed long-term mismanagement, and overpopulation, for the starving animals' condition.
Bali Nine Duo Taken To Execution Island Despite Australia's Continued Pleas
March 04 2015 1:21 AM EST
The planned execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran has resulted in a major diplomatic clash between Australia and Indonesia.
China To Hike Defense Spending By 10%
March 04 2015 1:03 AM EST
The increase in expenditure comes at a time when China is faced with the prospect of deflation resulting from record-low economic growth.
Europe Struggles To Meet Long-Term Climate Targets
March 03 2015 12:11 PM EST
Europe’s ambitious targets to curb carbon emissions and lessen climate change will require even more drastic changes.
Vietnamese Government Slams Pig Slaughter Festival
March 03 2015 11:29 AM EST
International outcry against animal cruelty and bouts of violence have led the Vietnamese government to urge an end to rowdy festivals.
India's Maharashtra State Beef Ban Gets Green Light
March 03 2015 9:01 AM EST
Those found guilty in possession or sale of beef can be fined or jailed up to five years.
Obama Opens Up On Growing Encryption Rift Between US, China
March 03 2015 8:18 AM EST
President Obama predicted that restrictive laws on U.S. technology companies could limit trade with China.
Pakistan Tackles Polio Vaccination Fears
March 03 2015 7:58 AM EST
"This is the first time such drastic action was taken," said a district administration spokesman, underscoring the government's determination to eradicate polio.
US-South Korea Drills Have 'High Possibility Of Sparking Off A War'
March 03 2015 7:32 AM EST
North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong said that the country has the power to deter an "ever-increasing nuclear threat" from the U.S.
Prince William’s Visit Evokes Mixed Emotions Among Chinese
March 03 2015 6:36 AM EST
The 32-year-old prince has attracted much interest in China since his childhood.
India And Pakistan Inch Toward Bilateral Talks, Again
March 03 2015 5:03 AM EST
The Indian foreign secretary's visit to Islamabad is seen as a prelude to a possible resumption of talks between the two neighbors.
More Australian Troops To Train Iraqi Military Fighting ISIS
March 03 2015 3:39 AM EST
Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced an additional 300 troops will be sent to Iraq to join the Australia-New Zealand training mission.
China Celebrates World War II 70th Anniversary With Military Parade
March 02 2015 10:57 PM EST
Leaders from major countries involved in the war will be invited, and the parade is seen as an opportunity for China to deliver a barb to Japan over what it sees as a failure to atone for the war.
North Korea's Ebola Travel Restrictions Lifted
March 02 2015 10:17 PM EST
North Korea is hoping to boost tourism into the country after having shut out hundreds of foreign runners from its annual marathon event.