From Your Tweet To God's Ears
January 15 2015 8:49 AM
Pope-mania sweeps the Philippines' Twittersphere in anticipation of the Holy Father's visit: "Tweeting straight to the pope is like talking straight to God."
Charlie Hebdo Cover Sparks Protests In Muslim Countries
January 15 2015 8:12 AM
Some groups are preparing to take to the streets this week to condemn the cover of the new issue.
Militants Plan India Attack Ahead Of Obama Visit
January 15 2015 7:16 AM
An Indian army official said that at least 200 militants, assisted by the Pakistani army, were waiting to "infiltrate into the Indian side."
US Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Indian Prime Minister
January 15 2015 5:11 AM
The 'genocide' lawsuit, filed by a U.S. human rights group, had alleged that Narendra Modi was complicit in 2002 Gujarat riots.
Pope Canonizes Sri Lanka's First Saint Joseph Vaz
January 14 2015 4:17 PM
Sri Lanka's first saint was actually from India, and he ministered secretly on the island despite persecution from the Dutch.
Spreading The Gospel, And Concern About Climate
January 14 2015 2:47 PM
Francis begins his first papal visit to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, Asia's only Catholic-majority country, Thursday.
By 2017, India’s Economic Growth Will Outpace China's
January 14 2015 11:32 AM
Credit India's efforts to deregulate its economy plus China's decision to slow its economic growth with the coming change.
Australian PM Won't Repeal Hate-Speech Laws, But Praises 'Charlie' Cover
January 14 2015 9:22 AM
Australians will find it hard to get their hands on the new Charlie Hebdo issue because of its laws preventing circulation of content negatively discussing race.
New Delhi Church Vandalized
January 14 2015 6:24 AM
Local police said that the incident is being investigated and a surveillance video is being examined to identify the attackers.
India's Rural Education Indices Show Decline: Report
January 14 2015 5:34 AM
The latest figures on rural education in India indicate that key indices are declining, or are at best stagnant.
China Detains 10 Turkish Nationals For Assisting 'Terror Suspects'
January 14 2015 4:33 AM
The Turkish nationals had allegedly supplied fake passports to men from the Uighur community to help them illegally cross the national borders.
Tougher Sanctions Needed Against North Korea, Says House Committee
January 13 2015 4:40 PM
Officials are concerned that sanctions are not sufficient to stop North Korea's provocations, and it needs to be cut off from its financial allies.
Famous Chinese Linguist Turns 109. His Birthday Wish? Democracy
January 13 2015 3:01 PM
"Chinese people becoming rich isn't important," said the man who revolutionized the Chinese language. "Human progress is ultimately progress toward democracy."
Pope Francis Welcomed By Elephants, Friends In Sri Lanka
January 13 2015 2:19 PM
Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka for the first day of a six-day tour in Asia.
India Must Be More Aggressive On Climate Change, UN Chief Says
January 13 2015 1:56 PM
The U.N. secretary-general's comments come as international pressure mounts on India to reduce its rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Japan Wants A Greater Military Presence
January 13 2015 1:32 PM
“Japan has not had any war casualty since 1945. Japan is very proud of this fact and a lot of people want to keep this record.”
UN Chief Calls For Equal Rights For Indian LGBT Community
January 13 2015 6:35 AM
Ban Ki-moon's comments came amid outrage among activists over statements by an Indian politician outlining plans to make gays "normal."
India, Pakistan Must Overcome 'Historical Mistrust'
January 13 2015 2:27 AM
During his visit to Pakistan, John Kerry also urged the country's army to continue fighting militancy.
Pope Francis' Progressive Message Finds Adepts In Conservative Philippines
January 12 2015 3:31 PM
The pope's four-day visit brings a message of modern Catholicism where tradition historically ruled.
South Korean President Park Apologizes For Memo Leaks
January 12 2015 10:29 AM
President Park Geun-hye apologized for the "Memogate" scandal, but some critics were not impressed.