South Korea says North Korea fires 3 short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters
Conservative Afghan lawmakers block legislation protecting women's rights
AP Impact: Myanmar sanctions list left outdated, incomplete as US wooed ruling generals
Gunmen kill senior member of former Pakistani cricket star's political party
Police say gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed a senior member of a leading Pakistani political party.
Indonesia bans clearing primary rainforests, peatlands for 2 more years
Rescuers spot bodies, say chances of finding survivors declining at collapsed Indonesian mine
64 climbers including Saudi Arabian woman scale Mount Everest from Nepal
Police chief who launched anti-Taliban crackdown shot dead in western Afghanistan
Motorcycle-riding gunmen assassinated a police chief in front of his house after he led an anti-Taliban campaign in western Afghanistan, an official said Saturday.
China flights threatened with fake bomb threats for the second time in a week; man arrested
2 bombs kill 9, wound 70 inside Afghan gated community linked to Karzai family in south
Rainstorms batter southern China, killing 55 people and leaving 14 missing; more rain forecast
World stocks higher on US leading indicator, consumer confidence reports
Bombs at mosques in northwest Pakistan kill 15, underlining challenge for new government
World stock markets rose steadily on Friday after two key indicators suggested the U.S. economic expansion will continue.
Rescuers digging through rubble of tunnel at Freeport's mine in Indonesia to reach 23 trapped
China eliminating reliance on executed prisoners for organs, but cultural attitudes a barrier
Japanese envoy leaves North Korea, gives no details on outcome of talks
The price of oil rose to near $96 a barrel on Friday ahead of the release of Conference Board's index of leading indicators for the U.S. economy.