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.
CY Leung digs himself a new hole in Hong Kong writes Philip Bowring for Asia Sentinel. Most Hong Kong people are too poor and dumb to be allowed to vote, according to the territory’s Beijing-appointed leader Leung Chun-ying.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s new president says he wants to be called his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a French furniture buyer.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he expects Malaysia’s top court will dismiss his final appeal against a sodomy conviction next week and that he will be sent to prison. Anwar was sentenced to five years in prison in March on charges of sodomizing a male
Narendra Modi and his fellow leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party believe they are on a 10-year mission to turn India into a successful world power with a strong nationalist base. On Oct. 19, they put two more building blocks in place with state assembly election victories in Maharashtra and Haryana, where they have ousted Congress Party governments and reduced that party to a humiliating also-ran role.
British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 5:40PM UTC
5 dead following Afghanistan insurgent attack
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 5:22PM UTC
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