Shia Mosque Bombing 'Mastermind' Killed In Pakistan
February 16 2015 6:30 AM EST
Usman Saifullah Kurd, affiliated to the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, had allegedly masterminded January's attack on a Shia mosque in the Sindh province.
Former Chinese Party Official To Be Prosecuted For Corruption
February 16 2015 6:22 AM EST
Su Rong is the latest target of a wide-ranging anti-corruption drive by President Xi Jinping.
More US Troops Set To Join Annual Drill In South Korea
February 16 2015 6:04 AM EST
South Korea said that the total number of U.S. troops for the upcoming drill will be larger than the 2014 drill.
At Least 4 Injured In Brawl In Sydney Club Over India-Pakistan World Cup Match
February 16 2015 2:32 AM EST
The ICC World Cup cricket match in Adelaide, Australia, was the first between the two rivals in almost a year.
ISIS Chops Off Women's Hands For Using Cell Phones
February 15 2015 1:22 PM EST
ISIS opposes all phone use amid concerns residents will share sensitive information that would help the U.S.-led airstrike campaign.
Singapore PM Has Prostate Cancer, To Take Medical Leave
February 15 2015 6:28 AM EST
Lee will be on medical leave for one week and during this period Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will head the government.
Former Top Chinese Health Official Jailed For 19 Years
February 15 2015 2:57 AM EST
Huang Fengping was found guilty of taking bribes, corruption and embezzlement, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.
South Korea Mulls Law Against High-Handed Conduct After 'Nut Rage'
February 15 2015 1:11 AM EST
A bill to be presented in the national assembly this month is formally called the "Conglomerates Ethical Management Special Law" but has been nicknamed the Cho Hyun-ah law.
Gunmen Attack Polio Vaccination Team In Pakistan
February 14 2015 10:43 PM EST
Pakistan is one of three countries where polio is still endemic.
Jailed US Reporter Faces 'Espionage Case,' Iranian MP Says
February 14 2015 10:25 PM EST
Hamid Rasaei, a ultra-conservative member of Iran's parliament, said Rezaian infiltrated President Hassan Rouhani's office.
NYC’s Record-Breaking Murder-Free Streak Could Be Over
February 14 2015 4:37 PM EST
While the record officially dates back only to 1994, it likely goes far beyond that.
Court Dismisses Suit To Halt Building Of US Base In Japan
February 14 2015 7:00 AM EST
Environmentalists say the construction of the base would destroy the feeding grounds for the Okinawa dugong, an endangered mammal.
Delhi's New Leader Promises To Make City 'Corruption Free'
February 14 2015 6:14 AM EST
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party rode to power after winning more than 95 percent of the constituencies in India's capital.
India Test-Fires BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile
February 14 2015 3:32 AM EST
BrahMos' top speed is claimed to be three times more than the U.S. subsonic Tomahawk cruise missile.
China And The Great Leap Backward From The Marriage Altar
February 13 2015 8:38 PM EST
Vast cultural changes and gender imbalances have China’s singles hesitant to take the plunge into marriage.
ISIS Magazine Unfolds Its Side Of Japan's Hostage Situation
February 13 2015 2:46 PM EST
ISIS' English-language magazine wrote that Japan was not on the group's list of priority targets.
Jackie Chan's Son Released From Prison
February 13 2015 6:18 AM EST
The star's son, who is an actor and singer, was arrested last year after a police raid found marijuana in his Beijing apartment.
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.