India’s Nuclear-Capable Prithvi-II Missile Test-Fired
February 19 2015 7:28 AM EST
Prithvi-II is the first missile to be developed under the country’s Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.
Criminal Charges Filed Against Yingluck Shinawatra
February 19 2015 5:03 AM EST
A nine-judge panel set up by the Supreme Court will decide on March 19 whether to pursue a criminal case against the ex-prime minister.
Former Gitmo Inmate Demands Compensation For Torture
February 19 2015 1:30 AM EST
David Hicks said that he wants the Australian government to pay for treatment of his injuries resulting from five years of torture.
Taliban-Linked Suicide Bomber Kills Two In Pakistan
February 18 2015 10:46 AM EST
The suspect reportedly threw a grenade outside a Rawalpindi house of worship but did not fully detonate his explosive vest.
Australian Lawmakers Cite Indonesia Aid As 'Bali Nine' Executions Near
February 18 2015 8:59 AM EST
Australia would like Indonesia to spare the lives of two Australian drug traffickers who have been sentenced to death.
Did Indian Coast Guard Blow Up Pakistani Fishing Boat?
February 17 2015 10:26 PM EST
A newspaper cited a senior Indian Coast Guard official as saying that he ordered a Pakistani fishing boat to be blown up on New Year's night.
Chinese New Year Traditions Go Digital
February 17 2015 3:57 PM EST
As China's population becomes more tech-centric, so do the country's traditions.
China Built South China Sea Island In 10 Months
February 17 2015 12:52 PM EST
China's speedy 'land reclamation' project in the South China Sea is stirring concerns among its neighbors.
Beijing Limiting More Firecrackers During Chinese New Year
February 17 2015 8:21 AM EST
"What kind of Chinese New Year is it if we don't set off firecrackers?" asked one microblogger.
China Launches Criminal Probe Against Top Official
February 17 2015 4:50 AM EST
China's anti-corruption commission said that Su Rong’s illegal actions have caused significant losses in state assets.
Bomb Attack In Pakistan Kills At Least 8
February 17 2015 4:39 AM EST
A suspected suicide bomb attack outside a regional police headquarters in Lahore killed at least 8 people and injured several others.
Indian Prime Minister Responds To Attacks On Christians
February 17 2015 4:28 AM EST
Narendra Modi vowed to protect all religious groups and condemned incidents of violence that targeted religious minorities.
Privacy Watchdog Launches Surveillance Data Deletion Program
February 17 2015 2:51 AM EST
The “unlawful” NSA data collection used by the U.K. intelligence agency could be fair game.
North Korea Slams Human Rights Meeting In Washington
February 17 2015 2:09 AM EST
The North said it will strongly respond to the conference on Pyongyang’s widespread human rights abuses as it is "not guilty of any crime."
UN Postpones Release Of Sri Lanka War Crimes Report
February 17 2015 12:43 AM EST
Both the Sri Lankan army and the Tamil separatist group LTTE stand accused of war crimes committed during the three-decade conflict.
NSA Surveillance Is Deep Within Hard Drives Made By Top Firms: Kaspersky
February 16 2015 11:37 PM EST
The NSA has been planting surveillance software deep within hard drives made by top manufacturers, Kaspersky Lab says.
Tsunami Warning After Earthquake In Northern Japan
February 16 2015 7:52 PM EST
A 6.9-magnitude quake struck coastal regions in northern Japan early Tuesday.
UK To Rename Landmarks To Attract Chinese Tourists
February 16 2015 3:50 PM EST
The renaming exercise is expected to help double the amount Chinese tourists currently spend in the UK.
Muslims Want To Name A Mosque After Putin In Moscow
February 16 2015 12:49 PM EST
Moscow counts about 300,000 Muslims of varied ethnicities among its nearly 17 million residents.
Security Concerns Arise Over Chinese New Year Crowds
February 16 2015 11:59 AM EST
China is beefing up security in public areas ahead of the chaotic Spring Festival travel season.