China Focuses On Terrorism As Cases Increased Last Year
March 12 2015 8:26 AM EDT
Most arrests involved the Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang and protesters in Tibet.
China's Top Judge Condemns Wrongful Convictions
March 12 2015 8:11 AM EDT
China is estimated to execute thousands of people a year, the highest number per capita in the world.
Bangladesh Factory Collapse Traps About 100 Workers; 4 Dead
March 12 2015 7:24 AM EDT
Rescuers also pulled about 40 survivors from the debris after the factory, run by a subsidiary of the Bangladesh army, collapsed.
China To Restrict HK Visits From Mainland, But Activists Unconvinced
March 12 2015 7:18 AM EDT
In recent months, friction has grown between residents of Hong Kong and the growing number of visitors from mainland China.
Australian Teen Suicide Bomber Had Planned A 'String' Of Attacks
March 12 2015 6:10 AM EDT
Jake Bilardi, who died in a suicide attack in Iraq, had allegedly written a blog providing information about his plans.
China Will Decide On Dalai Lama's Reincarnation: Official
March 12 2015 3:38 AM EDT
China is keen to take control of the succession of Tibet's spiritual leader, but the Dalai Lama says he may be the last of his line.
Indonesia Expected To Postpone Executions For At Least 16 Days
March 12 2015 2:24 AM EDT
Australia has also proposed to conduct a prisoner swap with Indonesia in an attempt to safeguard the lives of the drug smugglers.
Japan Gets Involved In The South China Sea Dispute
March 11 2015 5:04 PM EDT
Tokyo's plans for military exercises with Vietnam and the Philippines are drawing attention from Beijing.
Homeopathy Puts Health 'At Risk': Australian Agency
March 11 2015 4:04 PM EDT
Australia's leading health agency has rejected homeopathy as true medicine for any of the 61 conditions it studied.
Pakistani Troops Raid Political Party HQ, At Least 1 Killed
March 11 2015 5:16 AM EDT
The MQM party has been accused of violence and extortion by opposition parties, local authorities and international organizations.
Japan Slams Ex-PM Hatoyama's Crimea Visit
March 11 2015 3:34 AM EDT
Japan is concerned the visit could be taken as a gesture in support of Russian control of the region.
Former Indian Leader Receives Court Summons In Coal Scandal
March 11 2015 2:58 AM EDT
Manmohan Singh, credited with ushering in an era of market reforms, was named as an accused by a New Delhi court on Wednesday.
Fighting ISIS With 'Tunnel Warfare'
March 10 2015 6:11 PM EDT
Bereft of U.S. weapons, Iraqi soldiers and Sunni tribes are fighting the Islamic State group with a brutally effective method.
ISIS Wrecks Third Archaeological Site In Iraq
March 10 2015 6:00 PM EDT
ISIS militants reportedly destroyed a third archaeological site in Iraq -- this time, an ancient Assyrian city in modern Khorsabad.
Not Everyone Believes A Bangladesh Worker Safety Report Is True
March 10 2015 4:57 PM EDT
Labor conditions have improved in Bangladesh's garment industry, according to a report.
Strike At Chinese Factory That Makes Shoes For Europe
March 10 2015 3:32 PM EDT
The migrant workers say they haven’t received their housing allowances as required by law.
Chinese Extremists Linked To ISIS Returning From Mideast: Party Boss
March 10 2015 2:16 PM EDT
Suspects linked to an attack in Guangzhou planned to join Islamic State group militants in the Middle East, a report says.
Indonesian Minister Threatens To Release Asylum Seekers Into Australia
March 10 2015 1:35 PM EDT
"If Canberra keeps doing things that displease Indonesia, Jakarta will surely let the illegal immigrants go to Australia."
US Marine Offered Plea Deal In Filipino Transgender Killing
March 10 2015 11:35 AM EDT
The defendant received a chance to avoid a 40-year jail sentence if convicted of murder in a trial.
Pakistan Restarts Death Penalty
March 10 2015 10:34 AM EDT
More than 8,500 death row prisoners could soon face execution in a judicial system that critics regard as "seriously flawed."