Indonesia Landslide Claims At Least 17 Lives, 71 Missing
December 13 2014 2:46 AM
The search for more victims of Friday's landslide resumes Sunday.
India Minister Says Terrorism Will Not Hurt Growth
December 13 2014 2:27 AM
A prominent representative of India's Muslim minority in Narendra Modi's government has spoken up against terrorism in India.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Running Pro-ISIS Twitter Account: Report
December 13 2014 12:44 AM
The father of a Bangalore man arrested on suspicion of running a Twitter feed sympathetic to ISIS denied his son had links to the group.
Bangalore Executive Denies Managing Pro-ISIS Twitter Account
December 13 2014 12:11 AM
A 24-year-old Bangalore-based man is suspected of operating an influential Twitter account sympathetic to the militant group.
China And The New People's Republic Of Soccer
December 12 2014 12:01 PM
Tired of being on the sidelines of the most popular sport in the world, China is making soccer mandatory for all students.
Bangalore Executive Suspected Of Managing Pro-ISIS Twitter Account
December 12 2014 9:02 AM
India's National Investigation Agency and local police are investigating the case and hunting for the suspect, Mehdi Masroor Biswas.
Japan's Voters To Have Their Say On 'Abenomics'
December 12 2014 8:18 AM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely see victory for his party in Sunday's elections, but the size of the win is what matters for his economic reform agenda.
Uber Driver Says Women Succumb To His Charm
December 12 2014 7:34 AM
The Uber cab driver has so far been accused of rape by six women, but people in his village say there may be other victims.
Indonesian Editor Named Suspect In Blasphemy Case For ISIS Cartoon
December 12 2014 5:17 AM
The cartoon, published in The Jakarta Post in July, showed ISIS militants raising a flag with “There is no God but Allah” emblazoned on it.
Korean Air Chief Apologizes For Daughter's 'Nut Rage' Incident
December 12 2014 2:38 AM
Cho Yang-ho bowed deeply before journalists Friday, saying his daughter's behavior was foolish, and expressed regret for it.
Australia Releases Images From Flight MH370 Search
December 12 2014 2:23 AM
The underwater search, led by Australia, is trying to locate debris belonging to Flight MH370, which went missing over nine months ago.
Ukrainian President Slams India Over Crimean Leader Visit
December 12 2014 12:05 AM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said India was placing more importance on "money" than "values" by welcoming Crimean leader.
Foreign Leaders Under Fire For Hosting Black Sites
December 11 2014 1:43 PM
The fallout of the CIA torture report continues to plague officials in countries that hosted "black site" detention facilities.
Fidel Castro Wins China's Confucius Peace Prize
December 11 2014 11:12 AM
The prize, an alternative to the Nobel, was awarded to Castro for "important contributions to emphasizing the need to eliminate nuclear war."
Urumqi In China's Xinjiang Region Bans Full-Face Veils
December 11 2014 7:43 AM
The administration did not clarify what would be considered a full-face veil but the move is seen as a way to control Islamist extremism.
Russia Is India's 'Most Important Defense Partner:' Modi
December 11 2014 6:09 AM
In a flip-flop of geopolitical ties in the region of late, Russia has grown friendlier with Pakistan while the U.S. has warmed up to India.
Hong Kong Protesters Stay Positive
December 11 2014 5:44 AM
As police cleared pro-democracy protesters from the streets of Hong Kong, protesters said that their movement is not over.
Philippines Congressman Survives Ambush
December 11 2014 5:19 AM
At least four people were reportedly killed in the attack while five other bodyguards and aides of Rep. Vicente Belmonte were injured.
Protesters Arrested At Occupy Central Site
December 11 2014 3:21 AM
Most protesters had left the site, with only a few demonstrators sitting in chairs, awaiting arrest for defying authorities.
First Openly Gay US Ambassador To Serve In Asia Sworn In
December 10 2014 9:18 PM
“Today, the LGBT community is embraced by the Foreign Service and well beyond,” John Kerry said at the swearing-in ceremony for Ted Osius III.