09/19/2013 12:03amMore than 15,000 residents have fled a volcano that rumbled to life less than a week ago in Indonesia and local airlines have been warned to avoid flying near the mountain as thick ash continues to spew from its crater, an official said Thursday.
09/19/2013 12:36amNew Zealand authorities on Thursday were searching for a Canadian couple who were believed to have died when their rental van went over a cliff on a rugged road.
09/19/2013 1:13amTen years ago, Roeen Rahmani and some friends spent $300 on an overhead projector and a rented room to teach a business course to Afghans emerging from civil war and Taliban rule. Nobody showed up for the first class.
09/19/2013 1:27amAs Vietnam's first property boom crashed around him, American developer Edward Chi kept promising investors their flashy apartments were on track. The businessman even told them he would sell his California properties to pay them back if construction stopped on projects that were heavily marketed by a well-known American real estate company.
09/19/2013 1:35amDays before a Chinese court is to issue a verdict in the corruption trial of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, a defiant letter attributed to him says he will wait quietly in jail to be vindicated, and that "everything will be clear one day."
09/19/2013 5:07amA Sri Lankan newspaper editor has fled the country following death threats and an attack in her home in which her family was held at knifepoint, a media rights group said Thursday.