China Sees Bright Spots In Slowing Economy, Vice Premier Says
March 22 2015 1:06 AM EDT
China's economy faces increased downward pressure this year but the slowdown is stabilizing, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said Sunday.
Iraqi Sunnis Accuse Shiite Paramilitaries Of Burning Homes Outside Tikrit
March 21 2015 10:16 PM EDT
The Shiite paramilitary forces have been hailed as heroes by fellow Shiites, but accused by the Sunni minority of punishing Sunnis.
Obama Says It Is Now 'Hard To Find A Path' On Israeli-Palestinian Peace
March 21 2015 7:41 PM EDT
Obama also scolded Netanyahu over his remarks about Arab Israelis voting.
ISIS Hackers Urge U.S. Military Members Be Killed
March 21 2015 5:24 PM EDT
The hackers published the personal information of 100 members of the U.S. military on a Polish website.
Pegida March In Edinburgh Falters After Only '4 Supporters' Showed Up
March 21 2015 4:42 PM EDT
Supports of Pegida were set to march from Edinburgh's Waverley Station to a rally outside the Scottish Parliament.
New York High School Apologizes For Arabic Pledge
March 21 2015 1:00 PM EDT
Pine Bush High School's principal has apologized for allowing the Pledge of Allegiance to be said in Arabic.
Former Singapore PM Lee Kuan Yew's Health Worsens
March 21 2015 6:40 AM EDT
The 91-year-old was admitted to hospital with severe pneumonia in February.
Gun Battle As Militants Attack India's Jammu And Kashmir Army Camp
March 21 2015 5:14 AM EDT
Militants targeted an army camp in the Samba district on Saturday, a day after attacking a police outpost in the state.
UN Warns Of Severe Global Water Deficit By 2030
March 21 2015 2:25 AM EDT
In 15 years, the world might be left with only 60 percent of the water it needs, according to a new U.N. report.
Asian Leaders Set For Talks Amid Regional Tensions
March 21 2015 1:52 AM EDT
The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China on Saturday hold their first meeting in three years, in a bid to warm frosty ties.
Japan Sets Goals To Achieve Higher Birth Rate By 2020
March 20 2015 1:31 PM EDT
Japan wants more men to take paternity leave and help them spend more time with their children.
South Korea Vows To Stop 'The Interview' Airdrop Into North Korea
March 20 2015 7:48 AM EDT
North Korea has said that the campaign, which attempts to scatter anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the country, is a "declaration of war."
Nepal Renews Everest Permits
March 20 2015 6:39 AM EDT
Local guides had boycotted their service last year when an ice avalanche killed 16 guides in the mountain's deadliest disaster.
Train Derails In Northern India, Killing At Least 30 People
March 20 2015 4:04 AM EDT
A railway official said the accident occurred because the driver of the train overshot a signal.
Four Killed, 10 Injured In Attack On Police Station In Kashmir
March 20 2015 1:18 AM EDT
The militants are still believed to be holed up inside the police station on the Indian side of the border in Kashmir.
Kim Poised To Flaunt Power At Parliament Meeting
March 19 2015 11:21 PM EDT
The legislature is a rubber-stamp body, but the meeting is a chance for Kim Jong Un to make changes in the state's leading organs.
Guest Workers 'Lured' To LA Are Claiming Labor Abuses
March 19 2015 4:41 PM EDT
A suit brought against a Beverly Hills bakery owner underscores possible problems with the way the U.S. handles guest worker policies.
Malaysia Shariah Bill Raises Fears About A Multi-Religious Environment
March 19 2015 4:23 PM EDT
Critics warn that a bill in Malaysia's Kelantan state could threaten the religious co-existence enshrined in the country's constitution.
Indian Catholic Leader Takes Aim At Hindu Nationalists
March 19 2015 11:27 AM EDT
“The country has a responsibility toward all of us," the cardinal says, amid outage over the alleged gang rape of an elderly nun.
Rockfall On Popular Mountain In Southeastern China Kills 7 Tourists
March 19 2015 7:43 AM EDT
Diecai Mountain, also known as the Folded Brocade Hill, is a popular site among tourists.