Hong Kong is one of the world's busiest ports, but as a growing number of container ships compete with fishing boats for space in an ever-shrinking harbor, a spate of accidents has raised fears for maritime safety.
Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar opposition party faced calls to inject new blood into its ageing top ranks as it opened a landmark conference Saturday dedicated to its youth wing.
The digital age has created a host of new etiquette dilemmas. What should you do when your boss sends a Facebook friend request? Is it OK to take and share smartphone pictures at a friend's wedding? When should you take off Google Glass, rather than just turn it off?
Something unexpected happened to U.S. President Barack Obama as he slipped toward the lame duck inertia that stifles second term presidencies.
Iraq's government once battled entrenched Shiite militiamen but is now making common cause with them against a jihadist-led onslaught that Baghdad's forces are struggling to contain on their own.
Depleted by a blockade and sidelined by a Palestinian unity deal, Hamas is more isolated than ever after Israel crushed its West Bank networks in response to the killing of three teens, experts say.
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India's new government will next week roll out plans to overhaul its sprawling rail network, dubbed the “lifeline of the nation,” which analysts say needs hundreds of billions of dollars of investment.
A year after he deposed Egypt's first freely elected president only to take his place, Abdel Fattah el-Sissi presides over a country roiled by militancy and ever-shrinking liberties, critics say.
One year into congressional efforts to overhaul U.S. immigration reform, the nation's 11 million undocumented migrants are no closer to legal status, with a swelling humanitarian border crisis only highlighting the system's dysfunction.
One year after an oil-laden train derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in a town in Canada's Quebec province, trains are rolling again but locals are hardly thrilled.