South Korea says North Korea fires 3 short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters
Police chief who launched anti-Taliban crackdown shot dead in western Afghanistan
Motorcycle-riding gunmen assassinated a police chief in front of his house after he led an anti-Taliban campaign in western Afghanistan, an official said Saturday.
China flights threatened with fake bomb threats for the second time in a week; man arrested
2 bombs kill 9, wound 70 inside Afghan gated community linked to Karzai family in south
Rainstorms batter southern China, killing 55 people and leaving 14 missing; more rain forecast
Indonesia bans clearing primary rainforests, peatlands for 2 more years
World stocks higher on US leading indicator, consumer confidence reports
Bombs at mosques in northwest Pakistan kill 15, underlining challenge for new government
Bombs that exploded outside two mosques in a village in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 15 people Friday, underlining the challenge of militant violence facing a new government set to take power under the leadership of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
World stock markets rose steadily on Friday after two key indicators suggested the U.S. economic expansion will continue.
Rescuers digging through rubble of tunnel at Freeport's mine in Indonesia to reach 23 trapped
China eliminating reliance on executed prisoners for organs, but cultural attitudes a barrier
Japanese envoy leaves North Korea, gives no details on outcome of talks
The price of oil rose to near $96 a barrel on Friday ahead of the release of Conference Board's index of leading indicators for the U.S. economy.
Oil price up to near $96 a barrel in European trade as investors await US economic indicator
Indonesia executes 3 death row inmates convicted of murder, mutilation
More controversy for Japan party as lawmaker accuses Koreans of involvement in prostitution
Cyclone fades without causing significant damage after Bangladesh, Myanmar prepared for worse
Afghan woman recounts how US soldier killed her husband in rampage; case set for court-martial