12:22 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
The soldier shot at the Canadian war memorial in Ottawa has died, and a guard in the nearby parliament buildings has been wounded, Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney said on Wednesday.
2:09 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, "I'll see you soon." He said he expected to return that evening.
1:01 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
A US marine suspected of killing a transgender Filipino was detained at the Philippine military headquarters near Manila, the first time the nation has gained custody of an American suspect before trial under a visiting forces agreement.
12:54 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
In an editorial today in the English-language daily Global Times, the paper linked the protests to other movements that China deems hostile to the Communist Party’s authority.
12:45 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
Japan is sending a team to North Korea next week for an update on the investigation into the fate of citizens kidnapped decades ago, despite the objections of some of their family members, its top government spokesman said on Wednesday.
12:42 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong protesters planned to march to the home of the city's Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.
4:39 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.
2:52 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan hit an all-time high in 2013 despite years of counter-narcotics efforts that have cost the United States $7.6 billion, the US government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction spending said on Tuesday.
10:54 am October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Senior Hong Kong government officials will meet student leaders for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to defuse more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests which have brought parts of the Asian financial centre to a standstill.