- China Angry Over UK 'Interference' In Hong Kong
September 05 2014 6:16 AM
Chinese government officials have warned Britain that relations between the two countries were at risk.
- US Says Al Qaeda's New South Asia Branch Not A Threat
September 05 2014 5:53 AM
The organization has said it will now take its jihad to India, Myanmar, Bangladesh and other regions where Muslims are oppressed.
- AK-47 Manufacturer To Double Arms Production
September 05 2014 4:46 AM
Russia's largest arms manufacturer, which increased production five-fold this year, is now on a U.S. sanctions list.
- One In 10 Girls Raped Or Assaulted By Age 20, UN Says
September 04 2014 11:29 PM
The report draws on data from 190 countries and paints a grim picture of the extent of physical and sexual violence against children.
- South Africa Denies Dalai Lama A Visa, Signaling China’s Involvement
September 04 2014 3:33 PM
China is South Africa's biggest trading partner and this week proved South Africa takes its trade seriously.
- Al Qaeda Announces South Asia Arm In Bid To Reassert Dominance
September 04 2014 2:05 AM
Since the rise of Islamic State, and the emergence of Islamist groups in Africa and elsewhere, al-Qaeda's clout among jihadists has been waning.
- LinkedIn's China Censorship Mess
September 04 2014 12:19 AM
The career networking site censored a sensitive article from a newsletter, even though the author was an American writing from U.S. soil.
- Iraqi Army Claims It Has Captured Chinese Islamic State Fighter
September 03 2014 7:22 AM
If the claim is proven, it will be the first time a Chinese citizen has been caught fighting for the violent Islamist group in the Middle East.
- Pakistan Protests Ease As Rival Leaders Seek Negotiated Settlement
September 03 2014 6:00 AM
Thousands had tried to storm Sharif's house in protests led by a former cricket star and a firebrand cleric, destabilizing the coup-prone nation.
- Pakistan Says It Has Killed Nearly 1,000 Militants Since June
September 03 2014 4:25 AM
The military offensive in the country's restive northwest has also displaced over 800,000 people from their homes.
- Australia To Open Embassy In Kiev
September 03 2014 1:35 AM
Australia, which will host a G20 summit in November, has said that opposition to Vladimir Putin's presence at the meeting is growing.
- HK Activists Say Beijing 'Brutally Strangled' Democracy
September 03 2014 12:38 AM
Pro-democracy activists had threatened to lock down the city's financial district on an unspecified date unless China grants full democracy.
- Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Is About Politics, Not Economics
September 02 2014 9:03 PM
In the wake of political pressure from Beijing, Hong Kong's top pro-democracy party has no plans to disrupt the economy.
- How A Leak Killed A Chinese Superstar's Career
September 02 2014 1:57 PM
The recent massive leak of nude celebrity photos in the U.S. may sound familiar to Edison Chen, a Hong Kong singer who went from superstar to obscure after a 2008 leak.
- Philippines Arrests 3 Plotting To Bomb Manila Airport, Chinese Embassy
September 02 2014 6:46 AM
The men are to be charged with possession of explosive materials, a non-bailable offense.
- 19 Pro-Democracy Protesters Arrested In Hong Kong
September 02 2014 1:18 AM
The Occupy Central group is protesting China's latest decision to screen candidates for the next major elections in the city in 2017.
- Iran's President Preaches Tolerance, Of Technology
September 01 2014 3:14 PM
Hassan Rouhani appealed to Iran’s clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies in a speech on state TV Monday.
- Pro-Democracy Demonstrations Erupt In Hong Kong
September 01 2014 10:23 AM
Pepper spray was used to break up pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong over China's decision to vet candidates.
- India, Japan Strengthen Ties To Limit China's Influence
September 01 2014 8:21 AM
Japan and India, two of Asia's economic powerhouses, are working to check the influence of the region's largest economy - China.
- Turkey Cracks Down On Police Officers For Espionage
September 01 2014 7:52 AM
Previous raids by government forces have led to the arrests of hundreds of police officers, about half of whom have since been released.