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.
India May Seek Other Suppliers If US Will Not Sell It Drones
January 17 2015 1:03 AM
U.S. and Indian officials are reportedly trying to work out pilot projects for joint production of drones and other weapons.
The Word (And Power) Of Pope Francis In Tacloban
January 16 2015 12:36 PM
Rebuilding typhoon-hit Tacloban in the Philippines was dragging until the pope said he would visit. Suddenly it was like a miracle occurred.
How 'Fat Leonard' Scammed US Navy In Largest Scandal Ever
January 16 2015 12:36 PM
While overbilling the U.S. Navy by $20 million, "Fat Leonard" plied officials with prostitutes, alcohol, cigars and more.
Six Prisoners Face Firing Squad In Indonesia
January 16 2015 9:01 AM
Human rights groups have condemned the executions, the first under the country’s new president.
Committed To Fight Terror Financing, Money Laundering: North Korea
January 16 2015 7:04 AM
North Korea has been accused of making money from illicit drugs, arms deals and financial scams, but the country has denied all charges.
Journalist Shot During Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protests In Pakistan
January 16 2015 6:52 AM
Police reportedly fired in the air and used tear gas to control unruly crowds outside the French consulate in Karachi.
China Investigates Top Spy Official For Corruption
January 16 2015 6:35 AM
Ma Jian served as the deputy minister of ministry of state security, but his duties were reportedly not clear.