AP PHOTOS: Swimming to school in western India

AP PHOTOS: With no footbridge or transportation, students swim river to attend school in India

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:42am EDT

India sets age limit for Krishna birthday pyramids

Court sets age limit, allows 12-year-olds to climb atop human pyramids at Hindu celebrations

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:32am EDT

Image of Asia: Modernizing the Philippine military

Image of Asia: Distributing new assault rifles to modernize the Philippine military

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:28am EDT

Life in prison for killer of India's Bandit Queen

Upper-caste killer of India's one-time Bandit Queen sentenced to life in prison for 2001 crime

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:04am EDT

Racism mars New Zealand election campaign

Racism mars election campaign in New Zealand, a country that prides itself on tolerance

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:42am EDT

Chinese theaters won't hire drug-linked performers

Chinese theater groups say they won't hire actors linked to drugs as gov't conducts crackdown

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 08:57am EDT

US military chief visits Vietnam, 1st since 1971

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff on 1st visit to Vietnam since 1971 amid sea rifts with China

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:50am EDT

Roadside bomb kills 3 Afghan policemen

Afghan official: Roadside bombing kills 3 policemen in eastern province

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:20am EDT

S. Korea cuts key rate for 1st time in 15 months

Bank of Korea cuts key interest rate to 2.25 percent for 1st time in 15 months

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:33am EDT

China Mobile first half profit falls 8.5 percent

China Mobile first half profit falls 8.5 percent amid heavy spending to roll out 4G service

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:10am EDT

Seoul: N. Korea fires projectiles as pope visits

S. Korea: North Korea fires 5 short-range projectiles into the sea as pope visits rival Seoul

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:50am EDT

Relatives of ferry victims hope for papal boost

Relatives of South Korean ferry victims hope for solace, political boost from the pope's visit

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:30am EDT

Australian stocks lead Asia on healthy earnings

Australian stocks lead Asian markets higher on healthy earnings reports

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

US military chief visits Vietnam to boost ties

US chairman of joint chiefs of staff visits Vietnam to boost military ties between former foes

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 12:39am EDT

Chinese theaters won't hire drug-related actors

Chinese theater companies say they won't hire actors who've used drugs amid crackdown

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:36pm EDT

US woman dead in Bali; daughter, 1 other arrested

American woman found dead on Indonesia's Bali island; police arrest her daughter, 1 other

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:33pm EDT

Ebola forces Sierra Leone to skip Youth Olympics

Sierra Leone's Youth Olympic team told not to go to China for games because of Ebola

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Martyrs and peace with Pyongyang top pope's agenda

Martyrs, missionaries, peace with Pyongyang: 5 Things to Know about Francis' trip to SKorea

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Chinese seek freedom, edge at US high schools

BACK TO SCHOOL: Turned off by China's cram-for-exam education, high school students head to US

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:00pm EDT

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,199

At least 2,199 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 12:21pm EDT
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