09/18/2013 4:15amJordan's King Abdullah called on China to play an active role in resolving the conflict in Syria, saying Wednesday that Beijing should use its influence as a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council and as a "friend of Jordan and the Middle East."
09/18/2013 5:00amChinese police detained a laborer who approached China's second-richest man to ask for a job and then attacked and injured the company chairman when he denied the request, state media reported Wednesday.
09/18/2013 5:39amChina is willing to open its future space station to foreign astronauts and even train them for such missions, a Chinese astronaut said.
09/18/2013 5:47amA woman stranded for 16 days in an abandoned well in central China said Wednesday that she shouted for help every day and began to lose hope, but that she managed to survive on raw corn and rainwater.
09/18/2013 6:23amTo convey the rage he feels over Japan's claim to a small outcropping of South Korean-controlled islets, Choi Jin-ho sliced his left pinky finger _ twice _ and hurled his own excrement at the Japanese Embassy.
09/18/2013 12:32pmA Thai court on Wednesday convicted a Lebanese man with alleged links to Hezbollah militants for illegal possession of bomb-making materials that he was storing in a warehouse outside Bangkok.
09/18/2013 1:09pmNorth Korea's senior nuclear strategist called Wednesday for a new round of six-nation denuclearization talks without preconditions, a proposal unlikely to gain traction in Washington.