08/23/2013 12:22amMuch of China was riveted to the stream of microblog updates from the trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai _ even a TV anchorwoman on a live national program checked her cellphone for the latest posting.
08/23/2013 1:39amThe white yacht seized in Vanuatu had a secret under its worn parquet floor: brick after brick of South American cocaine.
08/23/2013 4:50amPakistan has released nearly 340 Indian fishermen from prison despite recent tension caused by deadly violence along the disputed Kashmir border, a prison official said Saturday.
08/23/2013 6:36amA Malaysian appeals court on Friday ordered two police officers freed after overturning their murder convictions in the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister.
08/23/2013 6:55amSeoul officials say North and South Korea have agreed to allow reunions next month of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. It will be the first the time the emotional meetings have happened in three years.
08/23/2013 8:37amThe formal arrest this week of one of China's most well-known civil rights advocates underscores how unnerved the country's new leaders are by any independent, vaguely organized political action _ even if it is as mundane as gathering for a dinner party.
08/23/2013 8:42amDeep beneath Fukushima's crippled nuclear power station, a massive underground reservoir of contaminated water that began spilling from the plant's reactors after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami has been creeping slowly toward the Pacific.
08/23/2013 10:15pmA former Australian government leader has blamed the gun culture in the United States for the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma and condemned America's lax firearm controls as a corruptive influence around the world.
08/23/2013 11:01pmAn outspoken college law professor calling for constitutional rule has been banned from teaching, as the Chinese authorities tighten ideological controls, including launching an unusual assault on advocacy of constitutionalism.