Asia

  • Pakistani girl's murder: Serial killer feared
    on January 17, 2018 at 3:34 am

    Pakistan authorities say a suspected serial killer aged between 25 and 35 years old may be responsible for the murder and rape of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari, as well as attacks on eight other girls. […]

  • Philippines volcano spews lava: Alert raised
    on January 16, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    The Philippines' most active volcano has shown signs of imminent eruption, forcing thousands of people on the main island of Luzon to evacuate. […]

  • Floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange
    on January 16, 2018 at 3:41 am

    One of the floors at the Jakarta stock exchange building collapsed Monday, according to an employee. […]

  • North and South meet again to discuss Winter Olympics team
    on January 16, 2018 at 12:16 am

    North and South Korea are discussing fielding a joint ice hockey team in next month's Winter Olympics, a potential first for the two countries, which have never competed under one flag at the Games. […]

  • US carnage at Aussie Open as Venus exits
    on January 15, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    When Venus Williams won her semifinal at last year's Australian Open, her joy was there for all to see. […]

  • Burning tanker sinks; crew feared dead
    on January 15, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea has sunk a week after it collided with another vessel, according to Chinese state media. […]

  • Will Kim's favorite band attend the Games?
    on January 15, 2018 at 11:24 am

    Two weeks ago, the two Koreas weren't even talking. […]

  • Muji's new 'anti-gorgeous' hotel
    on January 15, 2018 at 10:57 am

    Minimalist fans can get an early glimpse inside Muji's first ever hotel before it launches later this month in China's Shenzhen. […]

  • 75% of India's air pollution deaths are rural
    on January 15, 2018 at 8:32 am

    Rural Indians, who make up about two-thirds of the country of 1.3 billion people, are disproportionately at risk of breathing polluted air, according to new research. […]

  • Opinion: What will it take to protect the other children of Pakistan?
    on January 13, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    One week after the body of 7-year old Zainab Amin was found on a garbage heap near her home, protests continued in many parts of Pakistan. On television talk shows, politicians and analysts demanded the resignation of top officials; demonstrating students in universities mourned the dead child; and the hashtag #JusticeforZainab was all over social media sites. […]