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.
China Cracks Down On Violent Church Of Almighty God
December 10 2014 7:59 PM
Twenty-one members of the Church of Almighty God, an illegal cult in China, were given prison sentences Wednesday.
Is The End Of The Umbrella Revolution Near?
December 10 2014 4:15 PM
Protesters and police are bracing themselves for what could be a confrontation at the last major protest camps.
Chinese Official Jailed For Life On Bribery Charges
December 10 2014 10:51 AM
A former official has been convicted in one of the Chinese government’s most high-profile anti-corruption cases.
Philippines Blames Islamic State Affiliate For Bombing
December 10 2014 10:49 AM
The Philippines blames BIFF, an ISIS-tied group, for a deadly bus bombing believed linked to a government deal with rival rebels.
Journalists Worldwide React To CIA Torture Report
December 10 2014 9:29 AM
In general, foreign newspapers chose to feature or ignore the U.S. CIA report on torturous interrogation techniques.
Israeli Embassy In Bangkok Condemns Hitler Video
December 10 2014 8:22 AM
Israel’s ambassador to Thailand said he was “deeply saddened” to see Nazi symbols in an “official Thai movie.”
HK Protesters To Remain Until 'Last Moment'
December 10 2014 6:57 AM
The two student groups that have played a key role in the protests urged people to gather at Admiralty district on Thursday.
Former Top Planning Official Jailed For Life In China Over Graft
December 10 2014 6:51 AM
Prosecutors had charged Liu Tienan and his son with taking 35.6 million yuan ($5.74 million) in bribes in dealings with various companies.
US Detains Chinese National For Stealing Military Documents
December 10 2014 5:34 AM
The United Technologies Research Center, which Yu claimed he had worked for, has said that it is cooperating with authorities.
China Has New Nonlethal Weapon: Report
December 10 2014 3:10 AM
The weapon is expected to be used on ships, allowing China to enforce its maritime territorial claims.
America Needs To 'Clean Up Its Own Human Rights Issues': China
December 09 2014 11:41 AM
Now the U.S. is in no position to talk about human rights in other countries, China's official news agency said.