Feuding G-20 leaders found common ground on Saturday in vowing to “extinguish” the Ebola outbreak as they worked to revamp the global economy at a summit marked by discord over Ukraine and climate change.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to hold snap elections on Dec. 14, two years ahead of schedule, as he seeks to bolster his public support by delaying another scheduled tax hike, reports said Saturday.
A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes.
Tainted drugs apparently killed 13 women who underwent sterilization procedures in central India after autopsies ruled out any surgery faults, officials said Saturday.
President Barack Obama vigorously defended his commitment to strengthening U.S. ties with the Asia Pacific, arguing Saturday that while a flurry of crises elsewhere in the world have demanded his attention, those matters have not weakened his dedication to this fast-growing region.
A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday urged Myanmar to hold “free, fair and inclusive” elections as he threw his weight behind a bid by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to change a constitution that bars her from the presidency.
U.S. President Barack Obama pressed for greater press freedoms in Myanmar and China on Friday but said he couldn't discuss the status of a New York Times reporter whom U.S. prosecutors want to testify in a leak investigation.
A U.N. investigator Friday ruled out any compromise on efforts to have North Korea answer formal charges of crimes against humanity, saying holding the regime to account, including supreme leader Kim Jong Un, was “paramount.”
Under crushing financial strain, Kumar Budathoki sold one of his kidneys to organ traffickers for US$5,000, a sum he hoped would help set him up for a lifetime free of money problems.