Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
October 22, 20144:01 pm

"I wish everyone a peaceful and positive conclusion to this situation,'' he wrote.

October 22, 20141:48 pm

"Joko" would be awkward, and "Mr. Widodo or president Widodo" would sound strange, said the Indonesian president.

October 22, 20143:21 pm

The students passionately explained why they had taken to the streets for more than three weeks to fight for greater democracy.

October 22, 20144:04 pm

A wide chasm separates the protesters and the government, which has labelled their actions illegal.

October 22, 20149:33 am
Bashar Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the US-led coalition's war against the Islamic State group.

October 22, 20141:24 am
Mideast Syria Assad's Pivot

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by US-led coalition forces.

October 21, 20145:02 pm

There are fears that these talks will fail as both sides seem unwilling to compromise .

October 21, 20143:55 pm

Police officials say a bomb at an out-door market in the southern district of Abu Dashir, a mostly Shiite neighborhood.

October 21, 20141:26 pm

China is so reticent on the issue that it has done nothing to publicise the long-term decline in its use of the death penalty.

October 21, 201411:27 am

David Shear, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia-Pacific Security Affairs would lead the US side.

October 21, 201411:08 am

The city's Beijing-backed leader won't be attending Tuesday evening's discussions.

October 20, 20144:18 pm

Political funding scandals are a chronic problem in Japan and key factor behind the revolving-door politics of recent decades.

October 20, 20143:16 pm

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's statement was the first time he has alleged foreign involvement in the unrest.

October 20, 20143:11 pm

Widodo is the first Indonesian president not to come from the ranks of the country's established political, business and military elite.

October 20, 201412:25 pm

Kerry led the U.S. delegation to the inauguration of new Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

October 20, 201412:03 am

The worst political crisis in Hong Kong since Britain handed the free-wheeling city back to China in 1997 entered its fourth week.

October 19, 20144:18 pm

A doctor at the hospital, who treated the boy, said he lost his entire right arm, which had to be amputated.

October 19, 20141:48 pm

China's pollution is notorious following years of rapid economic development.

October 20, 20147:22 pm

He said he was also seeking peace in Kashmir and his statements over Kashmir should not be misunderstood.

October 19, 20141:00 pm

The call to Ban was part of Pakistan's attempts to raise the Kashmir issue on international forums.

October 19, 20149:28 am

Hong Kong's government had confirmed yesterday that it would open talks with student leaders on Tuesday.

October 19, 20142:10 am

Iran has proof that militants are entering the country from neighboring Pakistan to carry out attacks.

October 19, 20141:44 am
APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest

Hong Kong's 28,000 strong police force have been struggling to contain a youth-led movement.

October 18, 20146:32 pm

Demonstrators are calling for Beijing to grant the former British colony full democracy and for Leung to resign.

October 18, 20142:35 pm

Toll of those confirmed dead reaches 30

October 18, 201412:19 pm

Key thoroughfares remain closed. Some protesters are digging in for the long haul at the main occupation zone, while others fight to retake ground lost to police.

October 18, 201412:21 pm

Hundreds of protesters tried to break through police lines and they used open umbrellas to shield themselves from pepper spray.

October 17, 20147:25 pm

Victims were standing on the grate while watching an outdoor performance by girls' band 4Minutes.

October 17, 201412:44 pm

UN Chief said that Satyarthi and Yousafzai 'give hope to people around the world struggling against exploitation'.

October 16, 20147:50 pm

The Haqqanis have been blamed for spectacular attacks on Afghan government and NATO targets across Afghanistan as well as for kidnappings and murders.

October 16, 20141:16 pm

The recent real-life rape and murder of a girl on an overnight train in Thailand has focused national outrage on popular culture.

October 16, 20141:47 pm

Public anger simmered over video showing police kicking a handcuffed protester on Wednesday night.

October 15, 20141:04 pm

Officers wielding pepper spray tore down barricades protesters used as road blocks around the underpass.

October 15, 201412:01 pm

The two Koreas traded gunfire Friday after South Korean activists floated anti-Pyongyang propaganda balloons across the border.

October 14, 201412:43 pm

Dozens of police used electric saws and bolt cutters to dismantle the bamboo barriers that pro-democracy protesters had erected overnight.

October 15, 20149:35 am

The recent absence was, in part, "probably an attention-getting device and it certainly works," said an expert on Korea.


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