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  • Typhoon Krosa kills 3 in Cambodia

    2013-11-07 16:12

    Typhoon Krosa (crane), which has weakened to a tropical storm and depression, hit Cambodia Wednesday night, killing three people and destroying 79 wooden houses.

  • Rahmon wins Tajikistan election, extends presidency

    2013-11-07 15:22

    Tajikistan's incumbent president, Emomali Rahmon, has won 83.6 percent of the vote in the national election and will serve as president for another seven years.

  • Schools close as Typhoon Haiyan nears Philippines

    2013-11-07 14:50

    Classes in some provinces of southern Philippines were canceled Thursday as supertyphoon Haiyan came nearer to the country's eastern coast.

  • Japan charts course for collective self-defense

    2013-11-07 00:52

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet is expected make a decision on whether to revise the government's stance on Japan's right to exercise collective self-defense, said a key security adviser to Abe on Wednesday.

  • Former Pakistani president Musharraf released

    2013-11-06 22:54

    Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf was freed late Wednesday two days after a court granted him bail in the murder case of the deputy chief of Islamabad's Red Mosque, who was killed in a military raid in 2007, his lawyer said.

  • DPRK 'making progress' on ballistic missile - US

    2013-11-06 16:28

    The chief of US forces in the Pacific says he's planning for the possibility that the DPRK has an intercontinental ballistic missile that can hit the US although it's unclear if they really do.

  • M5 quake hits bordering area of China, India

    2013-11-06 13:16

    A 5-magnitude quake jolted the bordering area between China and India at 12:16 pm Wednesday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

  • Australia to assist Myanmar in reform process

    2013-11-06 11:46

    Australia has vowed to assist Myanmar in the latter's political reform process and a wide range of sectors including education and health.

  • Giant tooth identifies extinct monster platypus

    2013-11-06 11:36

    Thanks to a large ancient tooth, an Australian university student has filled in an evolutionary gap with a giant carnivorous platypus that became extinct at least 5 million years ago.

  • Tajikistan presidential election kicks off

    2013-11-06 11:00

    Presidential election has kicked off in Tajikistan wednesday morning, with six candidates running for presidency.

  • Indonesian volcano erupts

    2013-11-06 10:11

    A volcano erupted for the third time in as many months on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, forcing hundreds of villagers to evacuate, officials said.

  • ABC International launches app

    2013-11-06 09:59

    On the 40th anniversary of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's presence in China, ABC International has launched a Chinese/English mobile phone app into the Chinese market.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.