Reform-Minded Outsider Widodo Takes Over As Indonesia's President
October 19 2014 6:33 PM
Joko Widodo, a former mayor of the city of Solo and governor of the capital, is untested on the national and international stages.
China Explores Rule Of Law, But Not As West Sees It
October 19 2014 4:46 PM
A novel, and the Communist Party itself, focus on a concept familiar to Westerners -- but in a very Chinese version.
Erdogan: Syrian Kurdish Fighters Are Like PKK
October 19 2014 1:38 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has not ruled out allowing U.S. use of Incirlik Air Base against ISIS.
Hong Kong Street Clashes Continue Despite Imminent Talks
October 19 2014 9:36 AM
Without a breakthrough in the talks Tuesday, "I'm worried we will see the standoff worsen and get violent," a Hong Kong-based professor says.
North Korea, South Korea Exchange Gunfire Over Military Border
October 19 2014 8:36 AM
North Korean troops approached the military border Sunday and did not retreat after South Korean troops fired warning shots.
Teen Surfer Fights Off Shark In Australia [PHOTOS]
October 19 2014 4:04 AM
Kirra-Belle Olsson, 13, was surfing off Avoca beach, 60 miles north of Sydney, when she was bitten on the left ankle by a 3-foot shark.
Japanese Minister Expected To Resign Over Funding Scandal
October 19 2014 3:23 AM
Yuko Obuchi is expected to resign Sunday, over allegations that groups backing her misused political funds, in a blow to PM Shinzo Abe.
Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters
October 19 2014 12:03 AM
The move is seen as a response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offering to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead from Japan's wars.
Companies Seek More Fairness In Chinese Legal Reforms
October 18 2014 9:01 PM
Legal reforms are expected to be announced at the end of an Oct. 20-23 meeting of the ruling Communist Party elite.
Hong Kong Protesters Retake Cleared Site
October 18 2014 6:46 PM
Confrontations continued into a third night in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok commercial district as police push back against protester advances.
US, China Smooth The Way For APEC Meeting In November
October 18 2014 2:45 PM
Top American and Chinese diplomats stressed the need to cooperate on global threats such as Ebola and the Islamic State.
Hong Kong Protesters Retake Site Previously Cleared By Police
October 18 2014 4:19 AM
As many as 9,000 protesters stormed the police lines in Mong Kok early Saturday, forcing officers to retreat.
Al Qaeda-Linked Group Releases German Hostages After Ransom Paid
October 18 2014 1:57 AM
The two German nationals were kidnapped in April after their yacht broke down near the Filipino province of Palawan.
Japan Ministers Visit Controversial War Dead Shrine
October 18 2014 1:40 AM
PM Shinzo Abe sent an offering to the shrine Thursday, which honors Japan's war dead, including convicted war criminals.
Fresh Protests Turn Violent In Hong Kong
October 17 2014 8:31 PM
About 9,000 demonstrators clashed with police late Friday night in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok financial district.
China Takes A Page From SARS To Deal With Ebola
October 17 2014 4:24 PM
China's response to the Ebola outbreak is based on what the country learned from SARS 11 years ago.
China, Vietnam Ease Tensions Over Their Maritime Disputes
October 17 2014 11:06 AM
After violent riots in Vietnam threatened Sino-Vietnamese relations, the two nations are getting back on track.
China Jails Two Journalists For Fabricating Stories, Accepting Bribes
October 17 2014 6:09 AM
Many journalists in China claim that they are intimidated or detained if they write about politically sensitive issues.
Pakistani Court Upholds Blasphemy Death Sentence
October 17 2014 5:50 AM
Asia Bibi’s case dates back to June 2009, when she allegedly made blasphemous comments during an altercation with her neighbors.
Suspended Death Sentence For Former Chinese Railway Official
October 17 2014 1:40 AM
Last year, former Railway Minister Liu Zhijun was handed down a suspended death sentence for taking over $10 million in bribes.