Taliban Attack On Shia Mosque In Peshawar Kills 19
February 13 2015 6:08 AM EST
The attack follows a similar one on a Shia congregation hall in the Shikarpur district two weeks ago, in which over 60 people were killed.
Train Derails In Southern India, Killing At Least 10
February 13 2015 5:32 AM EST
The train, which was traveling from the southern city of Bengaluru to Ernakulam, derailed because a boulder fell on the track.
Alabama Officer Who Assaulted Indian Arrested, FBI To Investigate
February 13 2015 3:53 AM EST
Sureshbhai Patel, 57, was walking on the sidewalk when the police officer, identified as Eric Parker, threw him to the ground.
Is India Using Cricket Diplomacy To Resume Talks With Pakistan?
February 13 2015 3:18 AM EST
India's foreign secretary will soon visit capitals of SAARC countries, including Islamabad.
Myanmar Border Clashes Kill At Least 47
February 13 2015 1:31 AM EST
The fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels erupted in the Shan State, which borders China.
Christian School Vandalized In New Delhi, Days After Church Attack
February 13 2015 12:43 AM EST
This marks the sixth such incident since November on a Christian institution.
JPMorgan Executives Linked to Asia Hiring Probe Exiting
February 12 2015 11:11 PM EST
The bank is believed to have hired Chinese officials' children as a way of securing investment work from the government.
US Icebreaker Battling Harsh Conditions In Rescue Mission
February 12 2015 9:49 PM EST
The stricken Australian-flagged fishing vessel has been trapped in thick ice in Antarctica since Tuesday, after damaging its propeller.
China, India, US Among Worst Marine Polluters
February 12 2015 3:03 PM EST
Eight of the 10 worst maritime polluting nations were Asian. Here's how much worse the world's oceans will look in 10 years.
Alibaba's Valentine's Day Promotion Supports Same-Sex Marriage In China
February 12 2015 1:56 PM EST
The e-commerce giant's support for same-sex couples in China could earn it a piece of a demographic with $470 billion in purchasing power.
'Let The Strong Wind Of Fish Farming Blow Across The Country'
February 12 2015 9:31 AM EST
North Korea released a list of 310 new political slogans Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party.
Russian Nuclear Forces Stage Large-Scale Exercises
February 12 2015 9:26 AM EST
Russia's nuclear force is set for major upgrades over the next few years, per a new Russian military doctrine.
Russia Takes Aim At Online Anonymity Software
February 12 2015 8:43 AM EST
TV censorship? Check. Radio censorship? Check. Online news censorship? Check. Next up? Internet browsing.
Tony Abbott Says Opposition Caused 'Holocaust Of Jobs'
February 12 2015 4:34 AM EST
The Australian Prime Minister was responding to a question in parliament about the country’s rising unemployment, which is at a 12-year high.
Australia's 'Forgotten Children'
February 12 2015 1:16 AM EST
The Australian Human Rights Commission says over a third of immigrant children detained by the country suffer from serious mental disorders.
India's Modi Finds Temple Dedicated To Him ‘Shocking’
February 12 2015 12:48 AM EST
The temple failed to impress Narendra Modi, who insisted that people should rather devote the resources toward the “Clean India” movement.
Six Taiwan Prisoners Commit Suicide After Taking Guards Hostage
February 12 2015 12:28 AM EST
Six prisoners reportedly took their own lives after taking then releasing hostages, complaining of unfair trials and low pay for work done by inmates.
Lawyer: Alabama Police Send Indian Grandfather To Hospital For Having 'Brown Skin'
February 11 2015 1:05 PM EST
Sureshbhai Patel was left temporarily paralyzed and hospitalized with fused vertebrae only two weeks after he arrived from India.
Thai Officials: No Sex On Valentine's Day, How About Praying At The Temple?
February 11 2015 9:21 AM EST
City officials have instructed hotels and entertainment venues to keep an eye out for frisky teenagers and report them to the police.
Finger-Pointing At West Coast Ports
February 11 2015 8:53 AM EST
Maritime shippers and port operators blame the longshore workers union for worsening congestion at 29 West Coast ports.