Assad Says Ready to Discuss Everything, Vows to Take Back All Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his government is ready to negotiate on "everything" in proposed peace talks in Kazakhstan.

10 January 2017 | 06:00 AM


London Commuters Endure Transport Misery as Rail Staff Strike

Millions of Londoners struggled to work at the start of a week of travel chaos which sees rail networks brought to a standstill by a series of strikes.

10 January 2017 | 05:00 AM


Philippines Says Finalizing Deal to Observe Russian Military Drills

The Philippines is finalizing a security deal with Russia allowing the two countries' leaders to exchange visits and observe military drills.

10 January 2017 | 04:00 AM


Hong Kong Has No Right to Hold On to Our Troop Carriers, Singapore Says

Singapore's defense minister said on Monday nine armored vehicles seized in Hong Kong could not be detained or confiscated.

10 January 2017 | 03:00 AM


McDonald's Sells Most of China, HK Businesses to CITIC, Carlyle for $2.1b

McDonald's Corp agreed to sell a majority stake in its China and HK businesses to CITIC Ltd and Carlyle Group LP for up to $2.1 billion.

10 January 2017 | 02:00 AM


Thai Floods Kill 21 and Hit Rubber Production

Widespread flooding in Thailand's south has killed 21 people, hit rubber production in the region and shut down infrastructure.

10 January 2017 | 01:00 AM


Boeing's 2016 Orders Lowest Since 2010, Deliveries Hit Target

Boeing fell 80 planes short of its goal for new orders in 2016, but likely clinched the title of world's biggest planemaker for another year.

09 January 2017 | 11:59 PM


Former Iran President Rafsanjani Dies in Blow to Moderates

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday at the age of 82, a big blow to moderates and reformists.

09 January 2017 | 11:00 PM


Expanding the Grid

Men working on an overhead power line in Tegal, Central Java, on Sunday (08/01).

09 January 2017 | 10:53 PM


Boaz Solossa Named Best Player of 2016 Indonesia Soccer Championship

Papuan footballer Boaz Solossa was named the best player in the 2016 Indonesian Soccer Championship after helping his club, Persipura Jayapura, win.

09 January 2017 | 10:29 PM