South Korea To Develop Spy Satellites This Year
January 19 2015 7:17 AM
The project, which is expected to cost nearly $1 billion, is expected to help the country nullify North Korean threats.
Chinese Police Fatally Shoot 2 Uighurs Entering Vietnam
January 19 2015 5:47 AM
Authorities said the Uighur men were shot when they “violently resisted arrest" after they were spotted illegally entering Vietnam.
Can Obama's Visit Salve US-India Relations Over Pharma?
January 19 2015 5:17 AM
Indian pharmaceutical exports to the U.S. in 2013 amounted to $4.5 billion, or over a tenth of all Indian exports to the U.S. that year.
China Investigates State Television Producer For Corruption
January 19 2015 1:20 AM
Eight senior directors, producers and anchors from China Central Television have been interrogated over bribery charges in the past year.
Police Arrest 14 After Three Die In Hindu-Muslim Clashes In Eastern India
January 19 2015 1:18 AM
The clashes were triggered after a Hindu boy was allegedly kidnapped by a Muslim girl's family, and was subsequently found dead.
Afghan Official Acknowledges ISIS Activity
January 19 2015 12:40 AM
Reports of ISIS' presence in Afghanistan follow the release of a video showing militants from the region pledging loyalty to the group.
NSA Hacked North Korea's Network Before Sony Attack
January 18 2015 11:27 PM
According to a New York Times report, the NSA broke into North Korea's Internet before last year's breach of Sony's systems.
Australia Foreshadows Diplomatic Action If Indonesia Executes 'Bali 9' Pair
January 18 2015 10:49 PM
Australia has been seeking clemency for the two members of the so-called Bali Nine, who were arrested in 2005 on charges of smuggling heroin into Australia.
China Dismisses Snowden's Claims About F-35 Design
January 18 2015 6:57 PM
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has said Chinese spies stole documents related to the F-35 fighter jet.
5 Pakistani Men Held In Afghanistan Over School Massacre
January 18 2015 9:06 AM
"We are investigating whether the five detained are the ones wanted by Pakistan," an Afghan official says.
North Korean Defector, Made Famous By Best-Seller, Changes Story
January 18 2015 5:34 AM
Shin Dong-hyuk was the subject of "Escape from Camp 14", which documents his dramatic escape from a brutal prison camp.
Six Million Attend Papal Mass In Philippines Capital, Official Says
January 18 2015 4:47 AM
Pope Francis dedicated his Mass both to the young and to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 6,000 in the country in 2013.
Afghan Cabinet Nominee Is On Interpol Wanted List For Tax Evasion
January 18 2015 12:44 AM
Mohammad Yaqub Haidari, nominated for minister of agriculture, is wanted for "large-scale tax evasion," according to reports.
Brazil, Netherlands Recall Indonesia Ambassadors After Executions
January 17 2015 10:51 PM
The five foreigners and one Indonesian were killed by firing squad shortly after midnight, the Attorney General's Office said.
Storm Forces Pope Francis To Cut Tacloban Visit Short
January 17 2015 6:29 PM
Hundreds of thousands who were waiting in the rain were surprised when the pope announced that he had to leave early due to an impending storm.
Hong Kong Benefactor Gives $1M To Slain NYPD Officers' Families
January 17 2015 2:53 PM
The families of Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos will receive $500,000 each.
China GDP Could Grow As Much As 7.3% This Year, Scholar Says
January 17 2015 11:30 AM
Rise in GDP growth largely fueled by falling commodity prices, a central bank scholar says.
Japan's Abe Pledges Support For Mideast Countries Battling ISIS
January 17 2015 4:35 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would provide another $2.5 billion in non-military assistance.
Chinese Mourn Leader Ousted After Tiananmen On 10th Death Anniversary
January 17 2015 4:18 AM
Zhao was purged in 1989, for opposing a military crackdown on pro-democracy protests that shook the communist regime.
China Police Mocked For Action Movie-Style Posters
January 17 2015 2:32 AM
A police official writing on social media network Weibo claimed the posters were "not staged," and showed actual scenes from their training.