Prominent rights lawyer released in China

Social justice group says human rights lawyer released in China after 6-month detention

Updated 00 minutes, 03 seconds ago

Taiwan local elections test pro-China ruling party

Taiwanese vote in municipal elections to gauge support for China-friendly ruling party

Updated 14 minutes, 41 seconds ago

Rare optimism ahead of climate talks in Lima

Despite scientific warnings, rare optimism going into next round of UN climate talks in Lima

Updated 14 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

Oil price plunge a boon for crude-importing Asia, Europe but negative impacts loom

Updated 15 minutes, 31 seconds ago

S&P 500 slips as crude oil sinks

S&P 500 eases as falling oil prices hit energy stocks

Updated 15 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Australia out of step with new climate momentum

Australia reputation as a leader on fighting climate change tarnished ahead of Lima summit

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

Volcano in south Japan erupts, disrupting flights

Volcano in southern Japan blasting magma in first eruption in 22 years, disrupting flights

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

China activist pleads innocent in chaotic trial

China activist pleads innocent in all-night trial in which he's denied food, lawyer says

Friday - 11/28/2014, 11:29pm EST

Prince William to visit China, Japan next year

Palace: Prince William to visit China, Japan early next year

Friday - 11/28/2014, 03:40pm EST

Hong Kong protest movement's unlikely teen leader

Twice-arrested Hong Kong teenager spearheads democracy protest movement

Friday - 11/28/2014, 01:20pm EST

Thai legislature approves ban on surrogacy

Thailand's legislature gives initial approval to bill banning surrogacy

Friday - 11/28/2014, 11:09am EST

Animals sacrificed in Nepal to bring good luck

Buffaloes, birds and other animals being killed at Nepal animal sacrifice to bring good luck

Friday - 11/28/2014, 10:57am EST

Afghan official: Attack on army base kills 6

Afghan official: 6 soldiers killed in attack on army base in volatile south

Friday - 11/28/2014, 09:18am EST

Malaysia Airlines apologizes for tweet, posts loss

Malaysia Airlines loss widens, apologizes for promotional tweet criticized as insensitive

Friday - 11/28/2014, 09:03am EST

Sri Lanka candidate vows to protect incumbent

Sri Lankan presidential candidate vows to protect incumbent from war crimes prosecution

Friday - 11/28/2014, 09:00am EST

Image of Asia: New officers join India's air force

Image of Asia: New officers inducted into India's air force as country modernizes its military

Friday - 11/28/2014, 07:42am EST

Japanese paper regrets use of term 'sex slaves'

Japanese newspaper apologizes for using 'sex slaves' to describe World War II 'comfort women'

Friday - 11/28/2014, 07:20am EST

India believes its abducted workers in Iraq alive

India believes its 39 workers abducted in Iraq still alive despite claim of killings

Friday - 11/28/2014, 05:00am EST

Japan inflation eases, other data mixed in October

Japan's inflation slows, highlighting difficulties in vanquishing deflation, other data mixed

Friday - 11/28/2014, 04:42am EST

Violence in China continued despite crackdown

Violence in China's far west has continued despite authorities' 6-month crackdown on unrest

Friday - 11/28/2014, 03:50am EST
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