Lee Kuan Yew's Other Legacy
March 24 2015 12:29 PM EDT
Lee Kuan Yew, who just died at age 91, turned tiny Singapore into one of Asia's biggest financial hubs — and a military giant.
China Puts Christian Pastor On Trial For Protesting Removal Of Crosses
March 24 2015 7:27 AM EDT
Religious rights leaders claim that the country's administration is worried about the growing influence of Christianity.
China Executes 3 Men Convicted Of Mass Stabbing
March 24 2015 5:52 AM EDT
The three men who were executed were sentenced to death in September after being convicted of homicide and leading a terrorist organization.
Hong Kong Chief Hints At Second Term
March 24 2015 5:45 AM EDT
Unbowed by the Umbrella Movement protests, C.Y. Leung says he does not "rule out" standing for re-election in 2017.
India's Apex Court Upholds Free Speech On Internet
March 24 2015 3:36 AM EDT
Several people who posted comments on social media against politicians and the government had been arrested under the law.
China Agrees With India To Maintain Border Peace
March 24 2015 2:04 AM EDT
The talks are aimed at fixing a dispute over the border that divides Asia's largest nations.
US House Urges Arms For Ukraine
March 23 2015 10:49 PM EDT
The House has approved a resolution that asks President Obama to provide military support to Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian separatists.
Dalai Lama Praises India's Secularism
March 23 2015 2:18 PM EDT
The spiritual leader’s comments come as India’s religious minorities fear growing intolerance amid rising Hindu nationalism.
Japanese Jets Intercept Russian Bomber
March 23 2015 11:58 AM EDT
The bomber was spotted twice over the course of a day before crossing back into Russian territory.
Suspending Students For Pot Could Lead To More Drug Use
March 23 2015 11:06 AM EDT
Students at schools with suspension policies were 1.6 times more likely than kids in schools without them to use marijuana the next year, according to a new study.
A Proposed Siberian High-Speed Railway Would End Near The US
March 23 2015 11:02 AM EDT
The Bering Strait is just 55 miles wide at its narrowest point, so the train line's last stop could be a short distance from U.S. soil.
Did Kim Jong Un Really Replace The Queen On British Currency?
March 23 2015 8:45 AM EDT
A fake 5-pound bank note shows a photograph of Kim Jong Un, instead of the Queen of England.
Indonesia Arrests 5 People Suspected Of Being ISIS Recruiters
March 23 2015 7:22 AM EDT
The men allegedly helped 37 Indonesians, mostly children and women, reach Turkey from where they could enter Iraq and Syria to join ISIS.
Pakistan Unveils First Indigenous Armed Drone
March 23 2015 6:50 AM EDT
The highly-anticipated military parade reportedly took place seven years after it was halted due to fears of terrorist attacks.
Indonesia Questions China's Claim In South China Sea
March 23 2015 6:01 AM EDT
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is set to meet Japanese and Chinese leaders this week.
China Mourns Lee Kuan Yew, A Sometimes Critical 'Old Friend'
March 23 2015 4:17 AM EDT
China's leaders and state media, in tributes to the late Singaporean leader, avoided some sensitive topics.
India-China Border Dispute Talks To Be Held In New Delhi
March 23 2015 3:59 AM EDT
China's special representative Yang Jiechi will meet his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Monday for the eighteenth round of border talks.
Civil War Possible In Yemen: Envoy
March 22 2015 10:47 PM EDT
The U.N. Security Council condemned Houthi rebels for failing to withdraw their forces from the capital.
OPEC Can't Get Nonmembers To Cooperate: Saudi Minister
March 22 2015 10:07 PM EDT
Brent crude settled at $55.32 a barrel Friday, about half of what it was selling for in the summer of 2013.
7 Days Of Mourning For Lee Kuan Yew
March 22 2015 5:36 PM EDT
Singapore's former prime minister will lie in state at Parliament House for five days.