Biden Signals Support For Ukraine Ahead Of Minsk Meeting
February 08 2015 4:15 PM EST
Biden says U.S. considering arms for Ukraine despite European opposition.
Allen Says Burning Pilot Was Big Mistake By ISIS
February 08 2015 2:21 PM EST
Gen. John Allen said the burning of a Jordanian pilot has galvanized Arab states to support the fight against the Islamic State group.
During Hostage Crisis, Japan Turned To Radical Scholar For Communication
February 08 2015 12:21 PM EST
When two citizens were held captive by Islamic State group militants, Japan turned to Hassan Ko Nakata to open a channel with the group.
India-US Nuclear Deal A Step Closer To Fruition?
February 08 2015 4:03 AM EST
India releases details of a breakthrough agreement reached during Obama's visit, but U.S. diplomats say there are issues still to be resolved.
Australian PM Brings Forward Vote On Leadership To Monday
February 08 2015 12:01 AM EST
Abbott is facing a challenge to his leadership, has brought forward the key vote in an effort to halt a destabilizing internal revolt.
Buying Into The 'China Dream' (House Sold Separately)
February 07 2015 9:30 AM EST
When it comes to finding a place to call home, much of China’s millennial population can't get close to the so-called China Dream.
Why The Delhi Vote Can Impact India's Prime Minister
February 07 2015 7:53 AM EST
Delhi voted to elect a new local government, in what is perhaps the most keenly watched political event since the 2014 national elections.
China Seizes Toilet Rolls Featuring Hong Kong Leader's Photo
February 07 2015 6:51 AM EST
The toilet paper was ordered by a pro-democracy political party in Hong Kong, which sold thousands of similar rolls last year.
Afghan Families Flee Persecution In Pakistan After School Attack
February 07 2015 3:53 AM EST
More than 22,000 undocumented Afghans flocked across the border at Torkham in January, more than twice the figure for the whole of 2014.
North Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Ship Rocket
February 07 2015 1:46 AM EST
The move comes even as U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation to broaden sanctions against the North.
Russian Media Outlets Suffer Major Downturn
February 06 2015 7:32 PM EST
Due in part to a struggling economy, one-fifth of the outlets operating in Russia could shut their doors by this time next year.
South Korea Might Lift North Korea Sanctions To Advance Talks
February 06 2015 8:21 AM EST
Seoul mulls lifting years-old sanctions on Pyongyang to advance Korean Peninsula unification talks, but Washington just came up with harsher ones.
China Says Obama And Dalai Lama Relation Is Like 'Playing With Fire'
February 06 2015 6:27 AM EST
Obama referred to the Dalai Lama as a "good friend," while China warned countries not to host the Tibetan leader.
Japan Plans To Reboot One Of Its Nuclear Reactors By June
February 06 2015 6:16 AM EST
The country shut down all 48 of its nuclear power stations following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Intolerance In India Would Have Shocked Gandhi, Obama Says
February 06 2015 3:16 AM EST
Religion has again assumed significance in India’s political discourse since Modi’s Hindu nationalist party came to power in May last year.
Tony Abbott Says He Will Fight Leadership Challenge
February 06 2015 2:35 AM EST
The motion to spill, filed by two Liberal MPs, would force Abbott and other senior government officials to give up their positions.
In China, Artists May Be Next Target Of Anti-Corruption Purge
February 05 2015 11:55 PM EST
China has exerted control over culture and academia recently, but art sales have also been a vehicle for bribery.
America Not The Only Country With Vaccine Resisters
February 05 2015 12:39 PM EST
As a rash of measles takes hold in California, pockets of vaccine resisters remain in the U.S. — and throughout the developed world.
ISIS Executes Three Chinese Uighur Fighters
February 05 2015 10:54 AM EST
The three Chinese citizens were members of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, which China designates as a terrorist group.
Angered By ISIS Beheading, Japan Announces New Anti-Terrorism Fight
February 05 2015 8:19 AM EST
The resolution called on the government to increase nonmilitary aid to countries in the Middle East and Africa continent plagued by terrorism conflicts.