Kenny G Changes His Tune On Hong Kong
October 23 2014 10:57 AM
The American musician goes into damage-control mode after getting flak from China, where he is a huge figure.
North Korea Shuts Down Borders Because Of Ebola
October 23 2014 10:45 AM
North Korea will not admit any international tourists, effective immediately. The reason? Ebola fears.
Kim Jong Un Ordered American Jeffrey Fowle’s Release, Says Pyongyang
October 23 2014 8:57 AM
North Korean officials said Wednesday that Kim Jong Un had personally ordered the release of detained American Jeffrey Fowle as a favor to the U.S.
At Least 8 Members Of Minority Hazara Group Killed In Pakistan Attack
October 23 2014 7:02 AM
The shooting is the latest in a series of attacks targeting the Hazara community, which is an ethnic and religious minority in Pakistan.
UN Investigator Urges China To Back North Korea Rights Case
October 23 2014 5:33 AM
China is seen as North Korea's principal backer at the UN, but its backing is far from assured, according to a leading UN investigator.
Former UK Military Chiefs Slam Afghanistan Campaign
October 23 2014 5:12 AM
Two former British army chiefs conceded that their troops were 'under-prepared and under-resourced' during the campaign in Afghanistan.
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.