China Wants Closer Military Ties With Iran
October 23 2014 4:12 AM
The head of Iran's navy said that the country attached great importance to its ties with China, and was 'ready to enhance bilateral exchanges'.
Al Qaeda Eyes The Far West For Its Islamic Caliphate
October 22 2014 1:59 PM
Jihadist organizations like al Qaeda and ISIS have been pushing to recruit the Muslim minority in China — but Uighur leaders say no.
Kenny G Becomes Unlikely Target Of China Anger
October 22 2014 10:23 AM
The American jazz musician is big in China, and his appearance at the Hong Kong protests got him in trouble with Beijing.
Hong Kong Protests Resume After Talks Fall Through
October 22 2014 7:17 AM
Demonstrators continue to occupy city streets despite a recent injunction by the Hong Kong High Court barring protesters from blocking roads.
India Prepares To Preempt Ebola Outbreak
October 22 2014 2:55 AM
India has been on high alert since the World Health Organization declared Ebola an international health emergency in August.
Hong Kong Democracy Debate Is Landmark Event
October 22 2014 12:16 AM
The Chinese government’s decision to broadcast an unaltered discussion about democracy is a significant change of tone.
American Tourist Released By North Korea
October 21 2014 2:34 PM
Jeffrey Fowle was released by North Korean authorities just prior to plans for his trial and sentencing.
US, South Korean Officials To Reach New Terms For Wartime Military Command
October 21 2014 10:52 AM
The new conditions will set goals for South Korean military readiness over the next several years.
Hong Kong Students Dissatisfied With Talks, Vow To Keep Protesting
October 21 2014 10:47 AM
Hong Kong's student leaders said government reps were simply stalling in negotiations to get protesters off the streets.
Hong Kong Talks Begin
October 21 2014 7:45 AM
Just hours before the talks began, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying gave an indication of a possible concession.
Pakistani Court Pulls Anti-Government News Network Off Air
October 21 2014 6:57 AM
ARY News' viewership had climbed to its highest ever after it aired narratives against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government.
Australia To Help China Bring Back Corrupt Economic Fugitives
October 21 2014 4:44 AM
At least seven high-level officials have reportedly fled to Australia with $1 billion stolen from public funds.
America's Billions Fail To Stop Record Afghan Poppy Output
October 21 2014 3:22 AM
Afghanistan produces more than 80 percent of the world's illicit opium, which reportedly helps fund the Taliban and other insurgent groups.
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.