Bangladesh Pays Tribute To US Atheist Blogger Killed In Knife Attack
March 01 2015 6:05 AM EST
Avijit Roy was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants on Thursday, sparking widespread condemnation from home and abroad.
Missing London Schoolgirls Spotted In Istanbul On CCTV Video
February 28 2015 9:37 PM EST
Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old Amira Abase are caught on the video, standing at a bus station in Istanbul.
North Korean Leader Tells Army To Prep For 'War' Against US
February 28 2015 6:16 AM EST
The North Korean leader's comments come during a period of heightened tensions with South Korea, as the latter conducts military drills with the U.S.
'India Is About To Take Off,' Its Finance Minister Says
February 28 2015 6:13 AM EST
India unveiled Saturday a federal budget that promises universal social security to its impoverished millions and tax sops to big business.
Myanmar Journalist Arrested For Satirical Facebook Post
February 28 2015 4:56 AM EST
Photojournalist Aung Nay Moy had posted a message satirizing a 1971 battle between Burmese government troops and communist fighters.
Chinese Official Booted From Parliament In Anti-Graft Drive
February 28 2015 2:29 AM EST
The development comes as China's leadership pursues a campaign to weed out corruption and excess in its armed forces.
US Bill Links Hong Kong Economic Privileges To Autonomy
February 28 2015 1:25 AM EST
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act aims to put pressure on China to ensure autonomy and human rights in Hong Kong.
Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead
February 27 2015 5:58 PM EST
An unidentified attacker shot Nemtsov, 55, four times while he was walking near the Kremlin.
Afghanistan's President Invited To Address Congress
February 27 2015 4:30 PM EST
Washington is hoping to foster improved relations with Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani.
South Korea Shootings Lead To Tougher Gun Regulations
February 27 2015 10:47 AM EST
Police say they will step up screening of people applying for a gun license and reduce the duration of those licenses.
What Is 'Mnrega' And Why Did Modi Call It Congress' Failure?
February 27 2015 9:27 AM EST
India's leader did not mince his words as he tore the former ruling party down in his Lok Sabha speech.
Pakistani Militants Facing Trial For Foreign Climbers Killing Escape From Jail
February 27 2015 7:58 AM EST
Four militants were involved in the jailbreak, but only two got away. One was shot dead and the other was recaptured.
Iran Test Fires New 'Strategic Weapon' During Military Drills
February 27 2015 7:56 AM EST
Iran's Revolutionary Guard said that the latest drill will help the country in future battles against the United States.
Cambodians Angered By Tourists Posing Nude In Front Of Temples
February 27 2015 7:33 AM EST
The incidents have prompted authorities to put up signs at temples and ticketing booths asking visitors to behave respectfully.
Japanese Teen Arrested Over Suspected ISIS-Inspired Murder
February 27 2015 6:44 AM EST
Local media reports claimed that the killer, a minor, may have been inspired by the hostage execution videos released by ISIS.
Chinese Woman Held Captive By Family For Years Released By Activists: Report
February 27 2015 6:19 AM EST
Zhang Qi reportedly incurred her parents' displeasure as a result of a dispute over a boyfriend, and was then held captive for years.
India Projected To Grow At Over 8% This Year
February 27 2015 5:56 AM EST
India's economic survey, presented annually by the finance ministry, predicts that India will be one of the fastest growing economies this year.
China Imposes A Yearlong Ban On Certain Imports Of Ivory
February 27 2015 5:04 AM EST
The ban by China, the world's largest ivory importer, applies to carved ivory items acquired after July 1, 1975.
Hong Kong Woman Faces 6 Years In Prison For Abusing Indonesian Maid
February 27 2015 4:15 AM EST
Earlier this month, Law Wan-tung, 45, was found guilty of 18 of the 20 abuse charges filed against her.
Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 86 Indian Fishermen
February 27 2015 3:53 AM EST
The incident is the latest in a series of longstanding fishing disputes between the two nations.