It has now been ten years since the 2002 attacks that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians, on the resort island of Bali
People came out in force to demonstrate against Japanese claims to a group of disputed islands known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan.
Egyptian protesters stormed the walls of the American embassy in Cairo, tore down the U.S. flag and ripped it to shreds. The protesters, mostly conservative Salafists, were angered by reports of a film made in the U.S. that …
Two earthquakes hit the border of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces in southwestern China on Sept. 7,killing at least 89 people and injuring some 820 others. More than 200,000 are believed to have been displaced following the …
*Update: Hong Kong’s government on Saturday backed down from plans to make “national education” mandatory. The scheme will now be voluntary.
Tens of thousands of people swamped Hong Kong’s government offices on Friday evening …
By the time of his death Sept. 2 at age 92, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon headed a congregation of millions, including many thousands he’d married himself. A look back at how the Unification Church grew.
To improve security and traffic during the Non-Aligned Movement conference, the Iranian capital gave itself a five-day holiday and kept its residents off the streets
This is not just about China. Depending on the dispute, it’s also South Korea vs. Japan, Japan vs. Taiwan, Taiwan vs. Vietnam, Vietnam vs. Cambodia, and numerous other permutations.
Two earthquakes struck northwest Iran on Aug. 11, killing an estimated 300, according to local media reports. Villagers and soldiers banded together to search for survivors, reportedly saving some 200 from the rubble
Torrential rains following Typhoon Saola have flooded the Philippine capital, displacing up to 20,000 residents and raising last week’s death toll to 51, according to the Associated Press.
Today’s picks include religious violence in Burma, saber-rattling in the South Atlantic and a North Korean roller coaster ride.
With the Mideast peace process in a state of collapse, a new existential clash looms over Israel — and Palestinians aren’t involved.
The country’s eastern and northern electricity grids have collapsed, leaving an estimated 600 million people in 13 states without power, according to the Associated Press. The blackout is causing travel chaos and raising …