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US stocks rise; Oracle leads technology stocks higher

US stocks rise; Oracle leads technology stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose sharply Thursday, led gains in by technology stocks as Oracle surged following a strong earnings report. Ener…

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Analysis: New focus on how Pakistan will address militancy

Analysis: New focus on how Pakistan will address militancy

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Many wonder if the attack that killed 148 people at a Pakistani school will be a watershed in the country's long, conflicted …

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India's Sonia Gandhi hospitalized for infection

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's opposition Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi was hospitalized Thursday for treatment of lower respiratory tract infe…

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Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreak

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's prime minister appealed Thursday to villagers in northwestern Cambodia not to lynch an unlicensed medic…

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Rights group decries judges' sacking in Maldives

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An international rights group on Thursday criticized the dismissal of two top judges in the Maldives, including the …

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Pakistan grants bail to main Mumbai attack suspect

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday granted bail to the chief suspect in the Mumbai attack trial, a defense lawyer s…

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Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo

Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo

TOKYO (AP) — If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that sc…

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills policeman

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills policeman

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police officer was killed and three were wounded Thursday when a suspected suicide bomber they were pursui…

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China arrests policeman blamed for wrongful conviction

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese police officer who oversaw the case of a teenager wrongfully convicted of murder and executed in 1996 has been arrest…

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Myanmar tries NZ man on charge of insulting Buddha

Myanmar tries NZ man on charge of insulting Buddha

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A New Zealand bar manager and two Myanmar men pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges they insulted religion by posting …

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Image of Asia: Manila zoo gets in Christmas mood

Image of Asia: Manila zoo gets in Christmas mood

In this photo by Bullit Marquez, an orangutan named "Pacquiao" and a zoo owner wear Santa costumes while posing for pictures in the Philippine…

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S. Korean group cancels plans for border tree

S. Korean group cancels plans for border tree

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean church group said Thursday it canceled plans to erect a giant Christmas tree near the border with Nor…

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India's space program notches 2 more successes

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday announced two more successes in its space program — launching the country's largest rocket and testing the …

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Australian leader: Siege may have been preventable

Australian leader: Siege may have been preventable

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Thursday that a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe may have been preventable, as the chorus of critic…

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Remembering tsunami: Too many bodies to bury

Remembering tsunami: Too many bodies to bury

Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit…

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Fed rate wording boosts Asian stock markets

Fed rate wording boosts Asian stock markets

Asian stock markets powered higher Thursday, sweeping aside worries about a flagging global economy after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it wou…

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AP Exclusive: Sydney hostage planned daring escape

AP Exclusive: Sydney hostage planned daring escape

SYDNEY (AP) — The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O'Brien had become convinced the gu…

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Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on h…

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Quotes from Pakistani families over school attack

Quotes from Pakistani families over school attack

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Reaction to the killings of 148 people — almost all of them students — at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan:

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Steps Pakistan is taking after school massacre

Steps Pakistan is taking after school massacre

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A look at steps the Pakistani government is taking to address militancy following Tuesday's Taliban massacre of 148 people at…

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