South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn says the country is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.
The U.S. State Department has followed up on its controversial proposal to take Malaysia off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery, leaving it open to criticism that politics is swaying the often-contentious rankings in its annual human trafficking report.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-7.0 underground quake struck at 6:41 a.m. Tuesday (2141 GMT) and was centered 247 kilometers (153 miles) west of Jayapura,
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Britain have agreed to step up joint efforts to fight their shared enemy, the Islamic State group.
A Chinese woman has died after being trapped in a shopping mall escalator, but not before pushing her 2-year-old son to safety.
Former Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa blames others for anti-Muslim attacks
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 3:08PM UTC
Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on tech products
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 10:27AM UTC
Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 7:58AM UTC