Korean-Born American Deported From South Korea For Praising North
January 11 2015 10:54 PM
The National Security Law prohibits South Koreans from publicly praising the North Korean regime.
Controversial Hong Kong Media Tycoon's Home Firebombed
January 11 2015 10:42 PM
A self-made millionaire, Lai is a long-time supporter of Hong Kong's democracy movement.
Paris Attack Victims Honored In Rallies
January 11 2015 7:02 PM
In dozens of cities around the world, tens of thousands of people on Sunday declared, "I am Charlie."
One Month After Sydney Hostage Crisis, Australia Plans Memorial
January 11 2015 5:19 PM
Officials plan to use thousands of flowers to pay tribute to those involved in the December stand-off.
Economic Sanctions Just Don't Work
January 11 2015 1:00 PM
Economists and foreign-policy experts say sanctions "make us feel good without altering behavior."
Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 Black Box Found
January 11 2015 10:08 AM
Two weeks after the plane crash, searchers have located the black box recorders, which should provide clues about what happened to the flight.
Japan Readies A Record $800 Billion Budget For 2015-16
January 11 2015 8:00 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's draft budget for the coming fiscal year reportedly totals 96.3 trillion yen ($813 billion).
Afghanistan Rally Hails Charlie Hebdo Attackers As 'Heroes'
January 11 2015 5:20 AM
Hundreds of people in southern Afghanistan rallied to support the Paris attackers for punishing "those who had mocked the Prophet".
Obama To Host Cameron At White House This Week
January 10 2015 7:03 PM
Cameron and Obama will discuss a number of issues at hand, like the situation in Ukraine, the Islamic State group and counterterrorism.
North Korea Offers End Of Nuclear Tests For Halt Of US Drills
January 10 2015 7:15 AM
North Korea said it was willing to suspend nuclear tests if the US agreed to call off annual military drills held jointly with South Korea.
Is China Really Planning To Invest $20B In Venezuela?
January 09 2015 8:44 AM
Some analysts say this is less of an authentic investment and more of an "extend-and-pretend" debt restructuring.
Officials Say US Not Behind North Korea Internet Outage: Report
January 09 2015 6:33 AM
The U.S. government had not yet openly denied if it was involved in the failure of North Korea's Internet network.
Thai Assembly Begins Impeachment Hearing Against Former Premier Yingluck
January 09 2015 5:11 AM
Yingluck remains popular among the rural poor who elected her in a 2011 landslide, as does her brother, ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
India To Raise $25B To Develop Green-Energy Sources
January 09 2015 2:13 AM
The Indian government has set a target of generating 15 percent of its domestic power from renewable energy sources by 2020.
China Doubles Amphibious Infantry Division
January 09 2015 12:23 AM
The division is fit for a full-scale invasion of Taiwan, but lacks transportation to traverse the Taiwan Strait.
Sirisena Wins Sri Lanka Elections In Close Race
January 08 2015 10:24 PM
Former health minister topples the incumbent president with win, bolstered by strong voter turnout from ethnic minorities.
Transgender Russians Banned From Getting Driver's Licenses
January 08 2015 5:54 PM
Russians with "gender identity disorders, disorders of sexual preference" and other "disorders" won't be able to drive.
Political Cartoonists Debate Free Speech After Charlie Hebdo
January 08 2015 4:05 PM
Determining what's unreasonably offensive comes down to the cartoonist's intent, said one whose Charlie Brown piece went viral.
Brunei Bans Future Christmas Celebrations To 'Protect' Muslims
January 08 2015 10:18 AM
The oil-rich nation has prohibited future public celebrations of Christmas as part of its recently imposed Islamic law, fearing it might lead Muslims in the country "astray."
Even North Koreans Don't Know Kim Jong Un's Birthday
January 08 2015 8:29 AM
The leader is supposed to turn 32 on Thursday, but no mention of his birthday has even been made in state media, a departure from last year's fanfare.