Shinzo Abe's LDP On Track For Landslide Win
December 07 2014 10:52 PM
The expected win would make it easier for Abe to push ahead with his "Abenomics" recipe.
Syrian General Says Israel In Cahoots With ISIS, Al Qaeda
December 07 2014 5:24 PM
Israel allegedly bombed a warehouse near Damascus airport loaded with Russian missile system components.
Suddenly, It’s Open Season On The Pakistani Taliban
December 07 2014 2:33 PM
Nine members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, were killed in a missile attack by a U.S. drone Sunday.
Leave Or Let Live? Arabs Move In To Jewish Settlements
December 07 2014 2:20 PM
In Pisgat Ze'ev and Neve Yaacov northeast of Jerusalem's Old City, 1 percent to 2 percent of residents are Israeli Arab or Palestinian.
Widow Calls ISIS 'Cowardly'
December 07 2014 2:04 PM
"You are a coward if you are going to behead someone who is helpless," Haines' widow said.
70 Ethiopian Migrants Drown Off Red Sea Coast Of Yemen
December 07 2014 1:42 PM
Human traffickers often use unseaworthy boats to smuggle African migrants to Yemen.
Syria Accuses Israel Of Bombing Airport, Road
December 07 2014 1:27 PM
Syria accused Israel of helping the Islamic State group and al Qaeda-linked rebels by conducting two airstrikes.
Typhoon Hagupit Weakens After Battering Philippines
December 07 2014 4:22 AM
Memories of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan last year forced one of the largest peacetime evacuations in the country's history.
US Drone Strike Kills 4, Including Al Qaeda Suspect, In Pakistan
December 07 2014 3:55 AM
Four suspected militants were killed and two injured when a U.S. drone strike hit a house in northwest Pakistan Sunday, Pakistani officials said.
North Korea Praises 'Righteous' Sony Hack, But Denies Responsibility
December 07 2014 3:23 AM
The Stalinist state denied that it carried out the hack, which revealed a trove of internal data, including salaries and social security numbers.
'Concertmaster' Of China's Labor Movement Tests Beijing's Boundaries
December 07 2014 1:13 AM
Striking workers in China, and those helping them, have often been harassed, detained and sometimes imprisoned by authorities in the country.
Commandos Within 100 Yards Of Somers When Spotted: Report
December 06 2014 10:53 PM
“There is zero possibility that the hostages were victims of a crossfire,” a U.S. military official said.
Biden Resists Calls For New Iran Sanctions Amid Nuclear Talks
December 06 2014 4:41 PM
“This is not the time to risk a breakdown when we still have a chance at a breakthrough,” Biden said regarding new sanctions.
'A Campaign Of Intimidation' On Iran's Internet
December 06 2014 1:59 PM
Hardliners in Iran are forging a new campaign to keep tabs on cyberactivists in the country.
US Will Keep More Troops In Afghanistan Than Planned For Next Year
December 06 2014 1:36 PM
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said "10,800 troops, rather than 9,800, could remain in Afghanistan ... for the first few months in 2015."
Second Patient Diagnosed With H7N9 Bird Flu In China
December 06 2014 1:08 PM
The latest diagnosis marks the second reported case of H7N9 bird flu in China in the past two weeks.
Hong Kong Protest Leader Quits Hunger Strike After 108 Hours
December 06 2014 9:05 AM
Joshua Wong, a leader of the Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations, began the hunger strike last Monday.
Al Qaeda Militant Linked To NY Subway Plot Killed By Pakistan
December 06 2014 6:34 AM
Adnan Shukrijumah, believed to be al Qaeda’s chief of global operations, was wanted in the U.S. on charges related to a 2009 terrorism plot.
Swiss Hostage Gives Islamist Group The Slip In The Philippines
December 06 2014 1:48 AM
Lorenzo Vinciguerra, 49, was one of the two Europeans abducted by the Abu Sayyaf group nearly three years ago.
Thailand's Monarchy Threatened By Sickly King
December 05 2014 4:28 PM
King Bhumibol is in ill health, his successor isn't popular and the military still runs things -- a recipe for uncertainty.