10/14/2013 2:12amBritain announced simplified visa application rules Monday that it hopes will entice more high-spending travelers from China, as the two sides eased a spat over the Dalai Lama that had disrupted economic exchanges.
10/14/2013 2:55amA Malaysian appeals court on Monday upheld a government ban against the use of the word "Allah" to refer to God in non-Muslim faiths, overruling claims by Christians in this Muslim-majority nation that the restriction violates their religious rights.
10/14/2013 6:24amDeadly stampedes occur frequently at temples in India, where large crowds gather in small areas with few safety or crowd control measures. Here are some of the deadliest stampedes at or near temples in recent years:
10/14/2013 6:54amFour French tourists were in critical condition after a tour bus they were riding in was hit by a truck and overturned Monday in a northwestern Indian city.
10/14/2013 7:03amUma Devi was halfway across the bridge when people started shouting that it was collapsing.
10/14/2013 9:34amElderly parents in China can now sue their grown children for both financial and emotional support.
10/14/2013 9:53pmThe daughter-in-law smashes the cockroach under her foot and rolls open the rusted metal doors to the garage. Light spills onto a small figure huddled on a straw mattress in a dank room. A curious face peers out.
10/14/2013 11:18pmMining magnate Andrew Forrest pledged on Tuesday to give 65 million Australian dollars ($62 million) to university education in his home state in one of Australia's largest philanthropic donations.