China praises Hong Kong for not giving in to protesters
Police cleared out protest camps on Dec. 15, but pro-democracy demonstrators are back on Hong Kong's streets.
China fails in bid to block UN meeting on North Korea
China failed on Monday to block the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's dismal rights record.
Moderate Malaysia has so many fatwas there’s a website to keep track of them
Yoga? Death Metal? Petting puppies? They’re all forbidden by Malaysia’s Islamic clerics.
Stay away from the Sentinelese. Either you’ll kill them or they’ll kill you
This spear-wielding tribe has long kept away intruders, but now they're facing a whole new threat: Sea cucumber poachers.
8 children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing
Prime Minister Tony Abbott called the events in Cairns 'heartbreaking' and acknowledged that these were 'trying days' for Australia.
Malaysian court says transgender people aren’t bad Muslims, they're just mentally ill
Ruling says 'cross-dressers' have a disorder and can’t help violating Sharia law.
Why that Australian hostage taker was a delusional phony
News analysis: Here are Asia-Pacific’s real jihadi groups.
#illridewithyou is trending because some Australians refuse to blame Muslims for #sydneysiege
But it'll take more than a hashtag to end bigotry.
Siege at Sydney cafe ends after police storm building (LIVE BLOG)
Some hostages have fled the cafe.
8 ways Tony Abbott has made Australia unsafe for refugees
He promised to 'stop the boats,' and he has, despite his country’s obligations to international law.
The US Senate is about to blow the lid off the CIA's tortured recent history
Details like sexual threats and other heinous torture techniques used by the CIA are about to go public. US security personnel around the world are gearing up for a possible backlash.
Hong Kong 'Occupy' leaders surrender as pro-democracy protests appear to dwindle
Some students defied calls for them to retreat and vowed to stay put at protest sites to press their call for free elections for the city's next leader in 2017.
It's been a week of mayhem in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is thrusting itself once again into the spotlight, as attack piles upon attack, and Afghans wonder uneasily what awaits them.
Hong Kong student leaders banned from protest site after clashes
Two protest leaders were banned from a large area in Hong Kong as a condition of bail after they were arrested during scuffles with police.
Hong Kong riot police clear pro-democracy protest site, arrest student leaders
Protesters still occupy segments of roads, blocking traffic, in the city's Admiralty district near government offices and Causeway Bay, a major shopping area.
Scuffles break out as Hong Kong authorities clear part of protest site
More than 20 people were arrested during the day, media said.
Russia calls UN resolution on North Korea human rights record 'counter-productive'
'We are convinced that UN structures dedicated to human rights should not turn into judicial or prosecution bodies,' Russia's top diplomat said.
Putin's awkward weekend at the G-20, as explained by 'Mean Girls' GIFs
Apparently, there's no room for Putin at the cool table.
After 50 days, rifts emerge among Hong Kong’s protesters
The Mong Kok camp braces for court-ordered destruction, exposing the movement’s angry, working-class underbelly.
G20 summit agenda: Hold koala, smile
Jimbelung the koala gets around.
Putin plans to leave G20 early after West blasts Russia over Ukraine
"I guess I’ll shake your hand but I have only one thing to say to you: you need to get out of Ukraine," Canadian PM Stephen Harper said to Putin.
Judging from Instagram, Queensland police are having a great time at the G20 — for now
There are 13 protests scheduled for Saturday. Here's the calm before the storm.
China's Xi urges faster APEC talks on Asia-Pacific free trade area
Some see a proposed study on the FTAAP plan as a way to divert attention from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement backed by the United States.
Tony Abbott wants you to love coal even though it's killing the planet
It's further evidence that the Australian PM doesn't give a damn about the environment.
Here’s why demonstrators are trolling the Dalai Lama’s US tour
They chant 'Dalai Lama stop lying.' Abroad, the controversy has led to bloodshed.
Disaster officials say mudslides buried 100 people alive in Sri Lanka
'There is no chance they could have survived,' said Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, as other officials said 16 people were confirmed dead.
Lawmaker stripped of his post after calling for Hong Kong leader to step down
The move comes as Hong Kong protesters entered their fifth week of demonstrations, refusing to back down from demands for a fully-democratic election for the city's next leader in 2017.
GlobalPost series Myanmar Emerges wins World Media Summit journalism award
GlobalPost CEO and Founder Philip S. Balboni: ‘We are deeply honored.’
Women in Singapore are embracing pole dancing (PHOTOS)
This seductive and demanding art is not just for strippers anymore.
Democracy protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals
The UN Human Rights Committee on Thursday gave a boost to the protest movement by calling on China to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong.
This map shows which is the deadliest infectious disease where you live
'Tuberculosis' and 'AIDS' aren't trending on Twitter, but they probably should be.