CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says he is considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has agreed to maintain wartime control of South Korean troops in the event of an attack by North Korea for the foreseeable future, delaying the transfer of authority to Seoul that had been scheduled for 2015.
At the beginning of October the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015 were released and while the UK and the US still dominate the top 10, there were some impressive results from Asian Universities.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shops and businesses are closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir because of a protest by separatist groups against a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled Srinagar, Kashmir’s main city, to prevent demonstrations.
BEIJING (AP) — China says it’s against referring ally North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record.
The U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee is considering a resolution calling on the Security Council to take that step, citing the North’s dismal and well-documented record of sprawling political prison camps, starvation and mass executions.
Australia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:32PM UTC
Protesters in HK to vote on staying in streets
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:11PM UTC
South Korea’s economy expands 3.2 percent in 3Q
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:41AM UTC
China, 21 other countries initiate new Asian bank
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:23AM UTC
Malaysian man crawls for 3 days after car smash
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 10:56AM UTC
China launches experimental moon orbiter
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 10:55AM UTC