Who Are The Rohingya?
November 13 2014 5:17 PM
There are deep religious and racial tensions between the Rohingya and Myanmar's ethnic majority population.
Pope Warns Of 'Unbridled Consumerism' Ahead Of G-20 Summit
November 13 2014 5:04 PM
Pope Francis wants G-20 leaders to think about the people affected by their decisions at the world's biggest economic meeting.
It's Myanmar, Not Burma
November 13 2014 3:39 PM
Myanmar is emerging from years of military rule and this week the world's major powers gathered there to talk business.
East China Sea Territorial Dispute Outweighs Symbolic Handshake
November 13 2014 1:45 PM
Xi and Abe shook hands at the high-level APEC meeting, but that doesn't mean much for improved relations.
Will This Shirt 'Live Long And Prosper'?
November 13 2014 11:16 AM
Much has come out of the APEC summit in Beijing this week — including a fascination with Star Trek-esque jackets sported by world leaders.
Indian Doctor Blamed For Sterilization Deaths Arrested
November 13 2014 4:44 AM
The doctor reportedly blamed medicines given after the sterilization procedures for the deaths of 13 women in Chhattisgarh.
Japan's Shinzo Abe To Call For Early Elections: Reports
November 13 2014 4:20 AM
Abe raised the sales tax to 8 percent in April, triggering Japan's worst economic contraction since the global financial crisis.
NYT Responds To Xi Jinping's Quip About Journalists' Visa Issues
November 13 2014 2:56 AM
In response to a question from a New York Times reporter, Xi had implied that journalists are themselves to blame for the visa restrictions.
Court Rejects Hong Kong Protesters' Appeal, Eviction Attempts Likely To Follow
November 13 2014 1:30 AM
Protesters had appealed against injunctions that would require them to vacate significant areas that they have occupied for weeks.
Australia Monitors Russian Warships Off Its Northern Coast
November 13 2014 1:16 AM
There are disagreements over whether the Russian warships are heading toward Australia in a deliberate show of power.
North Korea's 'Charm Offensive' Enlists Cuban Diplomats At UN
November 13 2014 12:01 AM
North Korea, shaken by a damning U.N. report on its human rights abuses, is employing Cuban diplomatic proxies to try and quash charges.
Police Action To Remove Hong Kong Protesters Delayed
November 12 2014 10:05 PM
Bailiffs and police plan to clear some protest sites in Hong Kong, but legal delays and bailiffs not working weekends have slowed plans.
Myanmar Struggles With Democratic Transition
November 12 2014 6:11 PM
A recent uptick in violence in Myanmar has lagged progress toward democracy. Experts say the U.S. response should be supportive and understated.
'New Level' Push With China Is Tough Sell At Home
November 12 2014 5:25 PM
Obama wants to take things "to a new level" with China -- but his time to do it is limited, and China knows it.
Putin's Chilly Reception At APEC
November 12 2014 4:05 PM
The Russian president didn't get the warmest welcome in China this week, and things may stay chilly at the G-20 summit.
Showdown At Hong Kong's Tent City
November 12 2014 12:47 PM
Here's a glimpse into just how much Hong Kong police will have to clear out if they decide to crack down on Occupy Central protesters.
US-China Emissions Deal Won't Stop Climate Change
November 12 2014 12:11 PM
President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a first-of-its-kind deal Wednesday. Will it be enough?
Faulty Medicine, Rusted Equipment Linked To Indian Sterilization Camp Deaths
November 12 2014 4:14 AM
At least 13 women have died and 20 are still in critical condition after undergoing sterilization procedures in central India.
China, US Strike Climate Change Deal
November 11 2014 11:28 PM
Under the terms of the ambitious pact, Xi Jinping agreed to cap emissions for the first time while Obama pledged deeper cuts for the U.S.
Japan's Abe To Postpone Tax Hike, Call December Election
November 11 2014 11:23 PM
No election need be called until 2016, but Abe might seek to renew his mandate for another four years before taking unpopular steps.