Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
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.

October 16, 20146:56 pm

The petitioner also requested the court to ask the prime minister to seek permission from the Supreme Court for his future foreign trips.

October 13, 20144:00 pm

The civilians elected to Myanmar's legislature are required to wear hats when taking the floor. The appointed military members are not.

October 13, 20143:49 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa bought a ticket and boarded the train for the last 43 kilometers (27 miles) of the journey.

October 13, 20143:34 pm

Several hundred people gathered in front of barricades on a main road Monday, chanting, "Open the road!"

October 12, 20144:36 pm

In Japan, at least 35 people were reported injured as Typhoon Vongfong, packing winds of up to 180 kilometers (110 miles) per hour.

October 13, 201412:10 pm

At least 35 people have been reported injured in Okinawa and Kyushu.

October 11, 20144:40 pm

Malala was declared joint winner of the 2104 Nobel Peace prize yesterday along with India's Kailash Satyarthi.

October 11, 20144:03 pm

The plea was filed in the Islamabad High Court under article 199 of the constitution.

October 11, 20141:09 pm

Fourteen people in Okinawa and Kagoshima prefecture in Kyushu were injured due to strong winds.

October 10, 201410:04 am

North Korea usually holds a midnight ceremony Friday to mark the anniversary, and Kim has been there the last two years.

October 9, 20147:34 pm

The protest has become the most concerted challenge to Beijing's rule since Hong Kong's handover in 1997.


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