Airstrike that killed 30 in Afghanistan blamed on human error
WASHINGTON — Human error was the primary cause of the airstrike that killed 30 people last month at a hospital in northern Afghanistan, Army Gen. John Campbell announced Wednesday. The crew of an AC-130 gunship believed they were striking a ...
New York Times
South Korea Says It's Working to Halt Refugees' Return to North
New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — The office of President Park Geun-hye of South Korea said Wednesday that her government was trying to secure the freedom of nine North Koreans, including a baby, who a rights group said were in danger of being sent back from ...
North Korea Tourism: Check Out Pyongyang From Sky For First Time
North Korea's No.2 believed banished by Kim Jong Un
Sour note lifted in kimchi war as North Korea gets taste of victory at UN
ECB in China 'spillover' warning for euro zone
China's economic slowdown could pose risks for the euro area ranging from falling exports, capital outflows and exchange rate fluctuations, the European Central Bank (ECB) said on Wednesday. China is now the second-biggest economy after the U.S. and ...
Will China change its ways to counter ISIS?
BEIJING -- The killings of Chinese citizens by Islamic militants in Syria and Mali place President Xi Jinping in a quandary: How can Beijing respond effectively without betraying its strict stance against intervention? The dilemma underscores the ...
Q. and A.: Christina Lin on China's Antiterrorism Efforts
China says Communist Party officials among Xinjiang attackers
China 'used flamethrowers' on terror suspects
What the backlash against Bollywood's Aamir Khan tells us about India
The bitter backlash against Bollywood star Amir Khan's remarks about "growing intolerance" in India tells us a few things about the world's largest democracy. At a journalism awards ceremony, Khan said there was a growing sense of fear, insecurity and ...
Aamir Khan: India Bollywood actor stands by intolerance remark
Bollywood's Aamir Khan under fire for 'Should we move out of India' comment
Bollywood Star Aamir Khan Is Under Fire for Complaining About India's Intolerance
Iran to back Palestinians 'in any way we can': Khamenei
DUBAI Iran's supreme leader said on Wednesday that Iran would support the Palestinian uprising against Israel "in any way we can", and rejected U.S. accusations that a recent wave of Palestinian knife and car-ramming attacks amounted to "terrorism".
Iran fears American sex bombs
Iran's Ayatollah accuses US of using money, sex to infiltrate Iran
Supreme leader says US using money, sex to infiltrate Iran
UK requests observer status in legal dispute over South China Sea islands
Marines from the Philippines military are transported from a patrol ship after conducting a mission on Second Thomas Shoal in the disputed Spratly Islands group. Photograph: Erik de Castro/Reuters. Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent. @owenbowcott.
Trouble is brewing in China
Japan struggles to save shrinking, aging agriculture industry
NIIGATA, Japan — It doesn't look like much. A few mismatched plots of farmland wedged between busy highways and commercial developments on the outskirts of this mid-sized city. But if Ryusuke Goto, 27, can find success as a rice farmer under relaxed ...
New York Post
Is Johnny Manziel really a drunk? Jets' Marshall, Esiason differ widely
New York Post
Boomer Esiason (left) and Brandon Marshall (right) have differing views regarding Johnny Manziel's behavior. Photo: Getty Images (2); Joseph E. Amaturo. It seems everyone in the NFL community has an opinion on Johnny Manziel these days. After a video ...
New Zealand should become 'seventh and eighth' states of Australia, jokes senator
Ian Macdonald, the Australian Liberal senator, said: 'If you're a criminal it doesn't matter if you're from New Zealand or from Timbuktu, the law should apply the same.' Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian. Elle Hunt · @mlle_elle. Wednesday 25 ...