The 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person

A look at the 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition

Monday - 10/20/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesian leader, completing journey from slum to presidential palace

Monday - 10/20/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Indian player dies from injury in goal celebration

23-year-old Indian soccer player dies from injury sustained during goal celebration

Monday - 10/20/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Japan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandals

In blow to Japan's Abe, trade and justice ministers both resign over election fund allegations

Monday - 10/20/2014, 11:36am EDT

Philippine leader: Murder case won't harm US ties

Kerry, Aquino say US, Philippines will honor agreements amid murder case involving US Marine

Monday - 10/20/2014, 10:46am EDT

Australia's Parliament House lifts face veil ban

Australia's Parliament House lifts short-lived face veil ban after prime minister intervenes

Monday - 10/20/2014, 09:34am EDT

13 workers die in fire at Indian fireworks factory

Police in southern India say 13 workers have been killed in a blaze in a fireworks factory

Monday - 10/20/2014, 09:10am EDT

Bus collision in Bangladesh kills at least 20

Passenger buses collide on highway in Bangladesh, killing at least 20, injuring 25 others

Monday - 10/20/2014, 08:40am EDT

Nepal end rescue efforts on popular trekking route

Nepal end rescue operation on popular trekking route where 39 died in blizzards, avalanches

Monday - 10/20/2014, 08:30am EDT

India fuel reform puts diesel under market control

India overhauls fuel regime, drops controls on diesel prices and hikes natural gas tariffs

Monday - 10/20/2014, 07:36am EDT

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

US Marine suspected in transgender killing in Philippines tests country's American alliance

Monday - 10/20/2014, 07:14am EDT

Japan's justice minister undone by cheap paper fan

Uchiwa, the cheap paper fan that brought down Japan's justice minister

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:49am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Asia last week

Monday - 10/20/2014, 05:50am EDT

Attacks on Afghan checkpoints kill 4 troops

Afghan officials: Attacks by insurgents on army, police checkpoints kill at least 4 troops

Monday - 10/20/2014, 04:20am EDT

China gives $6 million for food in Ebola countries

China contributes $6 million to fight food shortages in Ebola-affected countries

Monday - 10/20/2014, 03:09am EDT

China's ruling party opens meeting on rule of law

China's ruling party opens annual meeting to discuss how to bolster the country's rule of law

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:20am EDT

Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking route

Nepal says it will end rescue operation on popular trekking route where 38 died in snowstorms

Monday - 10/20/2014, 12:30am EDT

S. Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border

S. Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along heavily fortified border; no reports of casualties

Monday - 10/20/2014, 12:12am EDT

Low expectations as China considers legal reforms

China's ruling party to discuss legal reforms that some suspect will only increase its power

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 09:12pm EDT

Image of Asia: A day for eradicating poverty

Image of Asia: A day for eradicating poverty

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 07:22pm EDT
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