Friday, Oct 31, 2014
October 31, 20144:51 pm

Musharraf ruled from 1999 to 2008 when he lost power and went into self-imposed exile.

October 30, 20143:30 pm

In public hospitals in China, the level of infection control is poor.

October 30, 20141:11 pm

A local government official said that the area had been marked vulnerable since 2008, and evacuation drills had been conducted.

October 30, 201412:52 pm

Presidential elections featuring dozens of candidates are set for Nov. 23.

October 30, 201412:31 pm
In this file photo, women supporters of a political party rally against the US drone strikes in Pakistani tribal areas. (AP)

The killed Arab was identified as Adil while the exact identity of others was not known.

October 29, 20141:15 am
Islamic State Captive Journalist

A captive British journalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent.

October 28, 201411:24 pm
Indonesia President

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday vowed to bring to justice the perpetrators of MH17.

October 28, 20144:00 pm

North Korea says the accusations of human rights abuses are fabrications and "wild rumours" peddled by "hostile forces".

October 28, 20141:31 am

From rows stacked with diapers to ‘gentle’ food for the elderly, supermarkets in Japan reflect the reality of a country that’s greying rapidly.

October 28, 20141:30 am

With virus travelling to US and Europe, threat of an outbreak looks much more real to Asia than ever before.

October 27, 20142:55 pm

Camp Bastion has been the center of U.K. operations in Afghanistan since 2006.

October 26, 201412:57 pm

Asian health systems and workers have experience in countering infectious diseases including SARS.

October 26, 20143:52 am
Hong Kong Democracy Protest

Three journalists were roughed up in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters.

October 26, 20149:17 am

She had pleaded self-defence but failed to sway judges at various stages of appeal and had been kept in prison since her arrest.

October 26, 201412:39 am

Iranian security forces arrested world-renowned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and several others.

October 25, 201410:26 am

More than 70 police officers and firefighters joined the rescue.

October 25, 20142:20 am
APTOPIX Mideast Libya

Lebanon's army clashed with Sunni Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli on Friday, killing at least two.

October 25, 20141:08 am

The blunder was later corrected but it was too late as the invitation had been dispatched to several high-profile VIP guests.

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.