Islamic State Fight Provides Rare Moment Of Agreement For US, China
November 02 2014 1:42 AM
With long-standing foreign policy disagreements, the U.S. and China have some common ground on the fight against the Islamic State.
North Korea Launches Sub Capable Of Firing Ballistic Missiles
November 02 2014 1:20 AM
The Soviet-era submarine has been modified to fire ballistic missiles, but the country lacks the technology to actually deploy them.
Islamic State Kills 85 More Members Of Iraqi Tribe
November 01 2014 5:05 PM
Islamic State allegedly has executed a total of more than 300 tribe members in the past few days.
US President Obama On The Road To Burma Once Again
November 01 2014 2:39 PM
The U.S. president made history in 2012 as the first American chief executive to visit Myanmar, and he will return sooner than expected.
West Should 'Look Into' Merits Of Iranian Law, Human-Rights Official Says
October 31 2014 10:16 AM
Iran's Mohammad Javad Larijani said assuming only good things come from the West "is a very destructive idea of human rights."
Hong Kong Protesters Consider Crashing Beijing's APEC Summit
October 31 2014 6:15 AM
Pro-democracy protest leaders are considering going to the international summit in the hope of putting their case to Chinese officials.
Banker Compares Hong Kong Protesters To US Freed Slaves
October 31 2014 4:37 AM
Laura Cha reportedly said that emancipated slaves in the U.S. waited 107 years for the right to vote, "so why can't Hong Kong wait."
Myanmar Holds Landmark Talks
October 31 2014 3:20 AM
The meeting comes a day after U.S. President Barack Obama had separate telephone conversations with Thein Sein and Suu Kyi.
China Nabs 180 Graft Suspects In Overseas Manhunt
October 31 2014 2:24 AM
The announcement came three months after the Chinese government launched the operation to hunt down absconding officials and businessmen.
Apple's 'Key Market' Shrugs Off Tim Cook's Sexuality
October 30 2014 3:02 PM
The Apple CEO said on Thursday that he is proud to be gay. China has a history of homophobia — but it also has a history of loving Apple.
Russia Eyes North Korea's Untapped Minerals
October 30 2014 2:07 PM
Russia wants in on North Korea's vast mineral resources, but first it has to get to them.
Nobel Laureate Donates $50K To Rebuild Gaza Schools
October 30 2014 8:22 AM
The Nobel laureate said that the money will be used to rebuild 83 schools that were damaged by shelling in the most recent hostilities.
China Investigates Xinjiang Region Mayor For Corruption
October 30 2014 4:27 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been on an anti-corruption drive since he took office two years ago.
Canada School Board Cancels Partnership With Controversial Chinese Institute
October 30 2014 3:13 AM
The Confucius Institute, a Chinese government-controlled cultural agency, has attracted allegations of restricting academic freedom.
Occupy Protests Have Not Hurt Hong Kong Business Climate: World Bank
October 29 2014 11:21 PM
The Occupy movement "does not appear to have an impact on the overall business confidence" in Hong Kong, the bank says.
As India And Vietnam Get Closer, China Keeps A Watchful Eye
October 29 2014 3:17 PM
India and Vietnam signed various military and maritime deals that have raised concerns in Beijing.
China Will Punish Hong Kong If Protests Continue: Report
October 29 2014 9:09 AM
Hong Kong could lose some of its financial power if the monthlong Occupy Central protests continue, a top banker said.
At Least 10 Killed, Nearly 300 Missing In Sri Lanka Landslide
October 29 2014 7:02 AM
State-run network Rupavahini showed muddy water flowing in from the hilltops, hinting at the possibility of more landslides.
Bangladesh Islamist Leader Sentenced To Death
October 29 2014 4:38 AM
Motiur Rahman Nizami, leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was found guilty of murder, rape and looting during the 1971 war with Pakistan.
Kim Jong Un Executes 10 Party Officials
October 29 2014 3:33 AM
The executions are said to be part of Kim’s attempt to consolidate power through a series of purges in the party's senior ranks.