08/27/2013 2:23amJapan on Tuesday canceled the launch of a new rocket it hopes will be a cheaper and more efficient way of putting satellites into space, saying it suffered a problem that aborted the countdown 19 seconds before it was supposed to blast off.
08/27/2013 4:39amTobacco giant Philip Morris has won a temporary victory in its fight to keep larger health warnings off cigarettes for sale in Thailand.
08/27/2013 4:41amAs a Chinese court poured out details from disgraced politician Bo Xilai's trial, it released two transcripts that accidentally revealed the limits of China's rare display of judicial openness.
08/27/2013 5:37amBeijing is tightening control over trade in information that can help companies find their way through China's secretive business world.
08/27/2013 5:58amChinese authorities broadened a corruption investigation at the country's biggest oil company on Tuesday, adding three more top officials to the probe.
08/27/2013 6:35amMazda, the longtime also-ran of Japanese automakers, says it came up with innovations in nearly every step of auto manufacturing for a super-efficient assembly line that rolls off vehicles at a stunning rate of one every 54 seconds.
08/27/2013 6:50amMaoist rebels ambushed a paramilitary patrol in eastern India on Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding two others, the home minister said.
08/27/2013 6:51amIn a departure from his public image as the ever-earnest fugitive, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has donned a long blond wig to star in a video parody of an Australian singing legend filmed in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
08/27/2013 7:23amA Cambodian court on Tuesday sentenced a Frenchman with a history of allegations of child molestation to seven years in prison for paying for sex with minors.
08/27/2013 5:16pmU.S. forces are now ready to act on any order by President Barack Obama to strike Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday.
08/27/2013 6:23pmFrom India to Indonesia, the currencies and stock markets of emerging economies have been roiled by speculation about when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start scaling back monetary stimulus that has kept interest rates ultra-low and sent investors to developing markets in search of higher returns. Separately, Asian economies that had been star performers are now in the dumps and the ebbing investment tide has sparked fears the region will suffer a rerun of its 1997-98 financial crisis.
08/27/2013 6:28pmThe gates of hell have opened. Its ghosts have been let loose to roam on earth and visit the homes of their relatives.