10/07/2013 2:38amThe secretary-general of North Korea's ski association views the sprawling alpine landscape before him with unabashed pride. Facing a strong, cold wind, he points to a dip in the rugged, tree-covered mountains and says the sunrise there is a sight of unmatched beauty, worthy of the nation's supreme leader, Kim Jong Un.
10/07/2013 3:56amA decade ago, Bali's famed white sand beaches and popular shopping areas were deserted as visitors scared off by terrorism shunned the "island of the gods."
10/07/2013 4:28amRussian leader Vladimir Putin says President Barack Obama's decision to skip a regional summit in Indonesia is "justified" as he tries to end a government shutdown that could rock the world's top economy.
10/07/2013 5:43amA typhoon slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that killed at least five people, cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services.
10/07/2013 6:04amAirbus secured its first-ever order from Japan Airlines on Monday, in a deal that undermines Boeing's long-held dominance of Japan's aviation market.
10/07/2013 6:18amChinese President Xi Jinping sought Monday to reassure Asian business and political leaders that his country only aspires to peace and that he is confident its economic growth will remain robust despite a recent slowdown.
10/07/2013 7:53amThe U.S.'s biggest foreign creditor, China, said Monday it was concerned about the deadlock in Washington and urged all efforts to be made to avoid a default on the U.S. debt.
10/07/2013 9:45amTo understand why people are so cautious with their money five years after the financial crisis, The Associated Press interviewed consumers around the world. Here is a profile of one couple:
10/07/2013 9:45amTo understand why people are so cautious with their money five years after the financial crisis, The Associated Press interviewed consumers around the world. Here is a profile of one person:
10/07/2013 9:46amTo understand why people are so cautious with their money five years after the financial crisis, The Associated Press interviewed consumers around the world. Here is what one person said:
10/07/2013 10:38amIndia urged Sri Lanka's government on Monday to resume negotiations with an ethnic Tamil party on increased local autonomy for Tamils.
10/07/2013 12:27pmMasked men broke into a pro-opposition television station in the capital of the Maldives early Monday and set fire that gutted the studio, according to security camera footage and its owner, in the second attack there in two years.
10/07/2013 2:46pmThe Supreme Court of the Maldives on Monday annulled the results of the first round of voting in the country's presidential election, agreeing with a losing candidate's claim that the election was flawed.
10/07/2013 6:13pmA white diamond the size of a small egg sold for $30.6 million at a Hong Kong auction, although a blue diamond that was the night's other highlight with a $19 million estimate failed to sell.
10/07/2013 10:37pmA Japanese court has ordered a group of anti-Korean activists to pay a Korean school in Kyoto 12 million yen ($120,000) in compensation for disturbing classes and scaring students by shouting "kimchi stinks," "children of spies" and "destroy Korean schools" and other threats in hate speech rallies outside the school.