Pan-Democrats Should Lead Talks With Hong Kong Government: Student Leader
October 28 2014 6:13 AM
As the protests in Hong Kong enter their second month, student leaders have urged pro-democracy politicians to step up their involvement.
Just A Matter Of Time Before Ebola Hits China: Scientist
October 27 2014 3:16 PM
Ebola experts believe arrival screenings for the virus are largely ineffective.
China Considers Repealing Death Penalty For 9 Crimes
October 27 2014 1:45 AM
China executed 2,400 people in 2013, about three times more than the combined count in all countries with the death penalty.
Pacific Trade Talks Progress But Gap Between US, Japan Lingers
October 27 2014 12:55 AM
The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership is central to President Barack Obama's policy of expanding U.S. presence in Asia.
Taiwan Eyes Homegrown Submarines
October 26 2014 5:58 PM
Taiwan has four aging submarines including two that date back to World War II although its military is otherwise considered generally modern.
Civilians Killed In Houthis Advance On Al Qaeda Stronghold
October 26 2014 2:44 PM
The Houthis, with Yemeni army backing, earlier battled their way to al-Manasseh, a small town regarded as the main Ansar al-Sharia stronghold in the area.
American, British Forces End Operations In Afghanistan
October 26 2014 11:42 AM
After 13 years of war, the U.K. handed over Camp Bastion in Helmand and the U.S. handed over the adjacent Camp Leatherneck to Afghan forces.
Hong Kong Protest Leaders Scrap Vote On Movement's Future
October 26 2014 5:12 AM
The vote was canceled just hours before it was to have begun. Protest leaders said they had not consulted sufficiently with the grassroots.
Japanese PM's Support Slumps In Wake Of Cabinet Resignations
October 26 2014 12:50 AM
Two of Shinzo Abe's ministers resigned on one day last week, amid allegations of financial and electoral impropriety.
Hong Kong Anti-Occupy Protesters Clash With Journalists
October 25 2014 7:10 PM
So-called "Blue Ribbon" supporters harassed and attacked local journalists at the restive Mong Kok protest site early Sunday, Hong Kong time.
China's Nuclear-Armed Submarines Could Hit The US
October 25 2014 2:27 PM
China's newest nuclear submarines would be equipped with missiles that could hit the U.S.
Hong Kong Leader Says Protesters Would Be Treated Worse US
October 25 2014 6:55 AM
The Hong Kong police has tried clearing out the area several times and even used tear gas and pepper spray in the process.
Myanmar Minority Flees Country Amid Reports Of Torture
October 25 2014 6:15 AM
The Burmese government has long claimed that the 1.3 million Rohingya Muslims living in Myanmar are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
Police Can't Find Evidence Of Terrorist Ties In NYC Hatchet Attack
October 24 2014 5:52 PM
No evidence has been found to link NYC hatchet attacker Zale Thompson to any terrorist organization.
Nathan Cirillo's Body Will Be Buried In Hometown
October 24 2014 4:47 PM
Nathan Cirillo's body is currently on its way back Hamilton, Ontario, after the 24- year-old was shot and killed on Wednesday.
North Korea Must Scrap Nuke Plans To Get US Troops Out Of Peninsula: Kerry
October 24 2014 4:39 PM
Kerry's comments came just as the top American commander in Korea said the North might be capable of hitting the U.S. with a nuke.
China Recalls Navy, But Sends Fishing Boats To Disputed Islands
October 24 2014 11:58 AM
Chinese fishing boats in the disputed waters of the East China Sea have doubled since last year, making Japan wary.
Asian Nations Sign Accord To Create New Regional Bank
October 24 2014 5:06 AM
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank reflects China’s desire to counter the perceived hegemony of international lenders dominated by the West.
Letter Alleging Suicide Bomb Threats To Indian Flights Deemed Fake
October 24 2014 3:51 AM
In September, al Qaeda announced the formation of a South Asia wing to “raise the flag of jihad” on the subcontinent.
South Korea's Leaflet Campaign Is 'Declaration Of War:' North Korea
October 24 2014 3:03 AM
Earlier this month, both countries exchanged gunfire at the border after the North shot down balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets.