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.
Thailand's King Cancels Birthday Address
December 05 2014 10:04 AM
Bhumibol was in the hospital, but his condition was not serious. This is the second time in seven years that he was not able to make the birthday address.
China Gives US List Of Over 100 Fugitives: Report
December 05 2014 7:34 AM
According to China's estimates, up to 18,000 corrupt employees of state-owned enterprises have fled the country since the 1990s.
Senior Indian Leader Blames Pakistan For Friday's Attacks In Kashmir
December 05 2014 5:38 AM
Separatist factions in the restive region of Kashmir have sought to disrupt local statewide elections.
Doctor Arrested As Free Eye Surgeries Leave 15 Without Sight In India
December 05 2014 5:19 AM
Authorities have launched an investigation after at least 15 people lost their eyesight following a cataract surgery in northern India.
China Defends Confucius Institute Following US Doubts
December 05 2014 4:21 AM
China says its Confucius Institutes promote cultural exchange, but critics say that they promote the political aims of China's rulers.
Afghan Soldier Who Killed US General Not Linked To Taliban
December 05 2014 12:46 AM
The death of Maj. Gen. Greene, the highest-ranking casualty of the Afghan war, ended a pause in "insider attacks" on American troops.
China's 'Diaosi': The Gainfully Employed Losers
December 04 2014 3:31 PM
The "diaosi," or "loser," demographic is China's answer to the West's millennials.
China Introduces New Rules To Curb Jihadism
December 04 2014 12:04 PM
Religious expression in China is becoming increasingly limited, as the government says extremism threatens the province of Xinjiang.