Asia Pacific Politics
- Dozens Killed In Attack On Women In Pakistan
June 16 2013 3:36 PM
A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying female students to university, and then the hospital serving the wounded was attacked.
- Cheney: NSA Surveillance Could Have Stopped 9/11
June 16 2013 1:32 PM
Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney is defending the NSA's controversial electronic-surveillance measures.
- North Korea Asks US To The Table
June 16 2013 12:00 PM
After canceling a meeting with South Korea last week, North Korea now wants direct talks with Washington.
- Chinese Political Dissident Chen Guangchen Leaving NYU
June 14 2013 11:09 AM
A year after arriving in New York City on a fellowship with New York University, university spokespersons are confirming Chen's departure.
- Australian Radio Host Fired For Suggesting Gillard’s Hairdresser Boyfriend Is Gay
June 14 2013 11:00 AM
Gillard, who is 51 years old and has never been married, has long been the subject of rumors and innuendos, while suffering negative comments about her appearance.
- US Lawmakers Question Edward Snowden's China Links
June 14 2013 7:33 AM
U.S. lawmakers question Edward Snowden’s links to China while Chinese media weigh how useful the ex-NSA contractor could be to Beijing.
- Philippine Authorities Recommend Criminal Charges For Taiwan Shooting
June 13 2013 11:58 AM
Filipino investigation authorities are saying the Philippine National Coast Guard should face criminal charges for the May 9 attack on a Taiwan civilian fishing boat.
- NSA's Alexander To Hold Classified Senate Briefing Thursday
June 13 2013 8:16 AM
The NSA chief will privately brief the Senate to defend the controversial surveillance program, while Chinese media react to new details.
- Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf Arrested
June 13 2013 7:26 AM
Ex-Pakistani President Musharraf has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody over the 2006 killing of Baluch leader Akbar Bugti.
- Khalistan: Almost 30 Years After Blue Star, Sikh Homeland Movement Fading
June 13 2013 5:54 AM
The movement for Khalistan, an independent homeland for Sikhs in Punjab, appears to be stronger among the Sikh diaspora that in India itself.
- French Journalist 'Harassed' And 'Threatened' By Overseas Chinese Diplomats
June 13 2013 5:53 AM
Cyril Payen, France 24 correspondent, told Reporters Without Borders that he is being harassed by Chinese authorities because of his Tibet documentary.
- Snowden Claims NSA Hacked Networks In China, HK
June 13 2013 4:13 AM
The NSA has been hacking thousands of global computer networks for years, including those belonging to China and Hong Kong, Edward Snowden claimed.