US scrambles to save talks with Taliban after angry complaints from Karzai
Hopes dimmed for talks aimed at ending the Afghan war when an angry President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday suspended security negotiations with the U.S. and scuttled a peace delegation to the Taliban, sending American officials scrambling to preserve the possibility of dialogue with the militants.
Militants attack military convoy with RPGs in northwest Pakistan, killing 6 soldiers
China, North Korea holding strategic talks following tensions, North's offer of talks with US
A senior police official says militants attacked a military convoy with rocket-propelled grenades and other heavy weapons in northwest Pakistan, killing six soldiers.
Thousands of Hindu pilgrims stranded after monsoon floods kill at least 102 in India
China, Vietnam agree to set up hotline to resolve fishing incidents in South China Sea
Fed statement looms and markets drift as investors remain cautious
Markets drifted lower Wednesday ahead of a keenly awaited policy statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Japan watchdog OKs new safety requirements at nuclear plants, paves way for resumption
Myanmar court sentences 2 Muslim women over sectarian violence
Hoping to engage a cynical public, China's Communists launch 1-year campaign echoing Mao
UN, US warn of 'maximum volatility' in Golan Heights if Philippine peacekeepers withdraw
Prison hunger strike by Vietnam revolutionary's son tests government's culture of intimidation
UN chief warns of new threats to peacekeeping operations from suicide bombers, homemade bombs
Malaysia's new low-cost airport launch delayed to May 2014 amid construction setback
Rights groups criticize proposed media code in Sri Lanka, saying it threatens free speech
Australian serial sex offender jailed for life for rape, murder of Irish woman
US, Taliban agree to hold talks on ending war in Afghanistan; Obama says process won't be easy
Bus on way to tourist spot plunges off road into valley in western China, killing 15