Sunday, January 17, 2016
Through six years without a major attack, Indonesia's confidence had been growing: It was right on top of any threat from Islamic militants. This week, that notion was punctured.
Friday, January 15, 2016
For diplomats from countries without diplomatic relations, Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sure are doing a lot of diplomacy.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu found himself in a bitter election fight in recent days to decide the leader of his party -- even though he was the only candidate.
With Saturday's presidential and Legislative Yuan elections coming up, journalists from outside Taiwan have arrived in large numbers to cover the vote and its immediate aftermath.
This week's suicide attack in Istanbul has dealt a fresh blow to tourism in Turkey, which had already lost holidaymakers due to growing European jitters over terrorism and a spat with Russia, once a top supplier of visitors.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Stock market and currency turmoil has battered mainland Chinese leaders' reputation as shrewd economic managers and fed doubts about their willingness to push through more wrenching reforms.
North Korea's "successful" submarine-launched ballistic missile test last month was, in fact, an explosive failure that was not even launched from a submarine, separate expert analyses concluded Wednesday.
The world will heave a collective sigh of relief when west Africa's Ebola epidemic is finally declared at an end after claiming more than 11,000 lives over two years.
Automakers are imagining a world where nobody dies in car accidents and they say it is closer than most people think.
Federal immigration raids have wrenched open new divides between President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies, including the woman who hopes to replace him, Hillary Clinton.