Hong Kong authorities accused of hiring thugs after clashes at democracy protest site
It was the second time since the mass protests began that authorities had been accused of cooperating with criminal gangs.
India evacuates 150,000 as cyclone Hudhud intensifies
Cyclone Hudhud threatens to devastate farmland and fishing villages when it hits the coast Sunday morning.
These maps reveal how long you probably have to live
If you are in Japan, you've got some time. Not so much if you live in Chad.
Hong Kong calls off talks with student protesters
Meanwhile, the Justice Department handed to prosecutors the investigation of the business payout to Hong Kong's embattled leader by an Australian engineering company.
10 incredibly inspiring things about the Hong Kong protests, in photos
Facing repression and adversity, the students demonstrated restraint, hope and creativity.
Hong Kong protests dwindle as exhaustion sets in
University leaders and other movement supporters have been trying to persuade the remaining students that they should beat a tactical retreat.
India-Pakistan fighting along border kills 9 civilians
Indian Defense Minister Arun Jaitley said the army would retaliate to the latest violence.
Will Hong Kong's protesters clear the streets?
The deadline is fast approaching.
North and South Korea hold highest level talks in 5 years
The North's delegation arrived in Incheon Saturday in a trip widely expected to help thaw frosty inter-Korean ties.
Why Hong Kong police are 'celebrating' the attacks on protesters
Hatred runs both ways on the streets of Mong Kok, following an attack last night on protesters in the commercial district.
Islamic State says it has executed British hostage Alan Henning
In the 1-minute video, the Islamic State also revealed another hostage: American Peter Kassig.
Here's what the violence in Hong Kong looked like Friday night
A standoff between students protesting for democracy and their opponents turned ugly.
Meet the enemies of Occupy Hong Kong
Violence erupted on Friday against Umbrella Revolution encampments. Here's who attacked and why.
Advice for the #UmbrellaRevolution, from Tiananmen protest veterans
Lesson #4: The riot police pullback is actually a dangerous sign.
Violent scuffles erupt in Hong Kong protests (LIVE BLOG)
About 1,000 Beijing supporters clashed with about 100 protesters, spitting and throwing water bottles in a side-show to the main protest movement.
What Beijing really fears: Hong Kong protests spreading across the country
After days of silence, Chinese media lash out at protesters. Mainlanders, in Hong Kong for the holidays, are shocked.
Hong Kong's #UmbrellaRevolution: A day in photos
On the eve of China's National Day, the protests gained momentum.
Hong Kong protesters might be most polite and orderly ever
They pick up rubbish, recycle plastic bottles and even apologize to the police.
Hong Kong protesters greet threats with cheer
On Tuesday night, neither lightning nor an ominous ultimatum could kill the students’ mood.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists say they face death threats and intimidation
Although Monday was relatively peaceful, protesters were on edge on Tuesday, fearing a new round of police action.
Massive Mongolian mine endangers nomads’ water and way of life
Due to a Western mining company's mistake, grazing land is disappearing. Wells are drying up. Plants that survived years of drought now are withering. Herds of camels are dying.
21 Instagram photos from the Hong Kong protests that China doesn't want you to see
China just blocked Instagram. Here's what they're hiding.
Hong Kong police barricade streets, block in protesters
The move raised fears that the police were preparing an extensive crackdown before Hong Kong opens for business on Monday.
Hong Kong protesters dig in
Thousands massed outside Hong Kong's government headquarters Saturday night, keeping the pressure up and demanding more freedoms from Beijing.
Tragedy hits the Himalayas
An avalanche swept away two European climbers, while a veteran Japanese mountaineer plunged to his death.
Alibaba.com: Supermarket for torture devices?
Alibaba may be Wall Street’s wunderkind, but for dictators searching for thumb cuffs and shock devices, it's a great place to shop.
The Islamic State bogeyman has arrived in Australia
Australians are getting anxious about recent anti-terror raids and the Abbott government’s hastily adopted intelligence powers.
Forget filial piety. Young Chinese are fed up with the old
And the fight is getting nasty. An editorial asks, 'Did the old get bad, or did the bad get old?'
Why thousands of Hong Kong students are marching for democracy
Beijing last month rejected demands for people to freely choose the city's next leader, prompting threats from pro-democracy activists to shut down the Central financial district.
Will China help Obama fight the Islamic State?
Analysis: The terror group’s global reach tests Beijing’s longstanding vow not to interfere.
Alibaba is absolutely crushing the New York Stock Exchange right now
The Chinese e-commerce giant just set an IPO record and investors are going nuts.