The Dalai Lama has said the world has a “moral responsibility” to push for democracy and rule of law in China.
Japan's trade deficit in November shrank by nearly a third from a year ago, helped by higher exports and falling oil bills, although the volume of shipments to foreign markets remained weak, official data showed Wednesday.
Pakistan on Wednesday mourned 148 people — mostly children — killed by the Taliban in a school massacre that prompted global revulsion and put the government under new pressure to combat the scourge of militancy.
Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday gave the green light to restarting two more atomic reactors, days after pro-nuclear Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to election victory.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday ordered an urgent enquiry into why a deranged Islamic gunman was not under surveillance and how he obtained citizenship, as security was stepped up after a fatal cafe siege.
A Korean Air executive's tantrum over bagged nuts in a first-class cabin is drawing enough attention to give Hawaii's macadamia nut industry a boost.
Pakistan began three days of mourning Wednesday for the 132 children and nine school staff massacred by the Taliban in the country's deadliest ever terror attack, as the world united in revulsion.
Taliban insurgents killed at least 130 people, most of them children, after storming an army-run school on Tuesday in one of Pakistan's bloodiest ever attacks.
A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords “living like kings” in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption.
A food supplier falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world for years as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren't slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a lengthy fraud indictment.
She was a brilliant lawyer who taught young students how to prepare for mock trials. He was the beloved manager of a chocolate shop and cafe who was known for putting his staffers' needs first.
One of the bouquets left on Tuesday in a sea of flowers at the site of the Sydney siege read “I will ride with you.” It was as much a wholehearted message to Australia's Muslim community as to the incident's victims.
Tearful Sydney office workers and Muslim women in hijabs laid flowers Tuesday at the scene of a deadly siege, as an outpouring of grief and shock gripped the usually easy-going harbor city.
Australia's government pledged Tuesday to determine why an Iranian-born Islamist with a history of extremism and violence was able to play out a “sick fantasy” by seizing hostages in a day-long siege.