02/28/2014 12:19amThe elderly, young children and pregnant women were advised Friday to evacuate an Australian town that has been shrouded by smoke and ash from a burning coal mine for almost three weeks.
02/28/2014 1:40amChinese police have rescued 382 abducted babies and arrested 1,094 suspects in a national operation that busted four major Internet-based baby trafficking rings, the Public Security Ministry said Friday.
02/28/2014 5:35amA man suspicious of his wife's infidelity has admitted to setting a fire aboard a bus that killed six people and injured 35 others this week in southwestern China, authorities said Friday.
02/28/2014 6:08amA top Indian businessman surrendered to police Friday after failing to show up in court on charges that his company failed to return billions of dollars to investors.
02/28/2014 6:54amIndia's growth decelerated to 4.7 percent in the October-December quarter last year, the government said Friday, showing that a return to the robust economic expansion of a few years ago remains far from reach.
02/28/2014 8:55amThey carried photographs of their loved ones and signs protesting their disappearance across Pakistan, a march of nearly 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) to demonstrate against security forces they alleged are responsible.
02/28/2014 9:04amFor six years in a row, India's monopoly coal producer has missed its production targets, leading to chronic electricity shortages and sending power producers scrambling for pricier imports. But what looks like a looming crisis could turn out to be an almost accidental energy overhaul.