Stocks dip on Ukraine, ahead of Yellen talk

Stocks turn lower on Ukraine concerns, as investors await Fed chief Yellen's speech

Updated 00 minutes, 20 seconds ago

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge

Updated 00 minutes, 22 seconds ago

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

Interpol seeks clues from 5 countries to help solve mystery over Thailand 'baby factory' case

Updated 00 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Armed woman stopped at Philippine president's home

Armed woman stopped at Philippine palace gate wanted to see Aquino, security officials say

Updated 00 minutes, 25 seconds ago

NKorea launch pad expansion 'nearing completion'

US institute says upgrade of North Korean rocket launch pad should be ready by the fall

Updated 00 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

Coal gas boom in China threatens to spew greenhouse gases as world tries to curb emissions

Updated 04 minutes, 29 seconds ago

MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout

Remains of MH17 victims return to mourning Malaysia as govt faces fallout of 2 plane tragedies

Updated 10 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Pakistan cricket hero's party quits parliament

Pakistan cricket hero's party quits parliament to pressure PM to resign

Updated 15 minutes, 27 seconds ago

Rains raise search risk after Japan landslides

Threat of more heavy rain raises risks in search for victims of Japan landslides

Updated 21 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Fans defiant as US health study hits South Korea where it hurts _ in the noodles

Updated 22 minutes, 34 seconds ago

India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

India blocks release of film on Indira Gandhi's killing, says it glorifies her assassins

Updated 27 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Image of Asia: Zoo honors Philippine heroes

Image of Asia: Zoo honors group often called Philippines' 'new heroes'

Updated 37 minutes, 25 seconds ago

In rare move, Chinese man acquitted of murder

In rare move, Chinese court acquits and releases man convicted of double murder in 2006

Updated 50 minutes, 38 seconds ago

After big win, India's new leader faces backlash

After landslide win, India's new leader faces backlash as voters see few changes

Updated 1 hours, 38 minutes ago

Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

Philippines arrests suspected extortionists, says they lured people to expose selves online

Updated 1 hours, 40 minutes ago

China's Xi courts public opinion in Mongolia

With deals and cordial words, China's Xi courts public opinion in sometimes skeptical Mongolia

Updated 1 hours, 56 minutes ago

Ex-prosecutor in S. Korea admits public lewdness

Former prosecutor in South Korea admits to public lewdness after police seek indictment

Updated 1 hours, 57 minutes ago

India police take fasting activist back to clinic

India police take fasting activist back to hospital after she is freed from 14-year detention

Updated 1 hours, 58 minutes ago

Indonesian court rejects election loser's appeal

Indonesian court rejects appeal by losing presidential candidate over alleged poll fraud

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:42am EDT

Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

Asia stocks open higher after Wall St record close; investors await Fed chief Yellen's speech

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:40am EDT
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