10/09/2013 3:14amMillions of people in southeastern India were facing widespread power blackouts for the sixth consecutive day Wednesday after talks between the government and striking electricity workers failed.
10/09/2013 3:53amA Chinese circus featuring animal performances was canceled after citizens called for a boycott and tipped off authorities, in what activists billed a victory for a growing animal welfare movement.
10/09/2013 4:47amMark "Chopper" Read, one of Australia's most notorious and colorful crime figures, died on Wednesday after a long battle with liver cancer, his manager said. He was 58.
10/09/2013 4:52amThe United Nations chief has called for a credible and peaceful re-vote for presidency in the Maldives after the country's Supreme Court annulled results of an earlier election widely hailed as free and fair.
10/09/2013 5:48amU.S. officials said Wednesday that the Obama administration is poised to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assistance to Egypt. The announcement is expected this week, once official notifications have been made to all interested parties.
10/09/2013 6:54amU.S. officials said Wednesday that the Obama administration is poised to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assistance to Egypt. The announcement is expected this week, once official notifications have been made to all interested parties.
10/09/2013 7:36amA Cambodian disaster relief official says at least 104 people have died in recent floods caused by heavy rains and the Mekong River overflowing its banks.
10/09/2013 8:10amJust a few years ago Myanmar was an isolated dictatorship that embarrassed the Association of Southeast Asian Nations with its dismal human rights record. Now it's poised to take over leadership of the 10-nation bloc for the first time _ a move critics say may be premature given conflicts at home that have left hundreds dead and hundreds of thousands more displaced.
10/09/2013 9:08amWal-Mart Stores said Wednesday that it is splitting from its Indian business partner and cannot move forward with plans for its own retail stores in India because strict government regulations on sourcing from local small businesses make it impossible.
10/09/2013 9:36amA Hungarian wingsuit flier died following an accident during a jump into a gorge in central China, reports said Wednesday.
10/09/2013 9:13pmThe United States and Vietnam are moving to boost cooperation in the energy sector by signing a deal on civilian nuclear power that will allow American firms into the market and commits the Vietnamese to not producing ingredients for atomic weapons.
10/09/2013 9:29pmA respected Tibetan monk who co-founded the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the West and maintained contacts with the Beijing government was killed in China, local police and his brother said.
10/09/2013 10:05pmIn a story Oct. 8 about Vietnam's treatment of Christians, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a former deputy commander of a hill-tribe army that fought alongside Americans during the Vietnam War. His name is Rong Nay, not Rong Ray.
10/09/2013 10:45pmA Boeing 787 Dreamliner headed to Tokyo was diverted back to San Diego because of a possible problem with the aircraft's deicing system.