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Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp

Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was transferred Wednesday from his warshi…

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Pyongyang races to complete new airport

Pyongyang races to complete new airport

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang isn't exactly an international travel hub. But attracting more tourists is one of North Korea's top ag…

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HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides.…

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Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president

Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's new president says he wants to be called his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a Fren…

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2nd ship to join hunt for missing Malaysian plane

SYDNEY (AP) — A second ship was preparing to join the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean on Wednesday…

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Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk

Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk

Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 50…

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S. Korea dismantles border Christmas tree

S. Korea dismantles border Christmas tree

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has pulled down a 43-year-old front-line Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare, …

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Japan's exports up in September, deficit persists

Japan's exports up in September, deficit persists

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to a near six-year low…

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S. Korea dismantles border Christmas tree

S. Korea dismantles border Christmas tree

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Defense Ministry says it has pulled down a 43-year-old frontline Christmas tower that North Korea view…

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APEC finance ministers meeting in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Asia Pacific finance ministers are meeting Wednesday in Beijing to consider coordinated responses amid concerns over a slowdown…

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Marine suspect transferred to Philippine detention

Marine suspect transferred to Philippine detention

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. military turned over a Marine suspect in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino to the Philippine …

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Opposition leader Anwar expects to be jailed again

Opposition leader Anwar expects to be jailed again

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he expects Malaysia's top court will dismiss his final appeal against a sod…

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Australian officials deny elite troop shortage

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has recently deployed troops with diagnosed mental illnesses and on multiple tours of duty, but not becau…

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Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk

Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk

Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 50…

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Australian runaway teenager reportedly in IS video

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian teenage runaway has reportedly appeared in an Islamic State propaganda video, warning that the movement won't stop…

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Anti-government cleric ends protest in Islamabad

Anti-government cleric ends protest in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fiery anti-government cleric has ended his 65-day long sit-in protest in Pakistan's capital Islamabad Tuesday.

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Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader re…

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China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years

China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the glo…

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Afghan opium poppy cultivation hits all-time high

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan grew to an all-time high in 2013 despite America spending more than $7 billio…

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Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader re…

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