China Tightens Rules After Anti-Corruption Staff Caught Up in Graft

China's top anti-corruption watchdog has tightened supervision of its corruption investigators, after some of its own staff were caught in graft probes.

09 January 2017 | 03:00 PM


The New UN Chief, The Challenges That Lie Ahead

António Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister, became the 9th Secretary-General of the United Nations on Jan. 1

09 January 2017 | 02:53 PM


Fewer Accidents, More Road Fatalities in 2016: Jakarta Police

Police recorded a spike in the number of fatalities from traffic accidents across the Greater Jakarta area in 2016.

09 January 2017 | 02:22 PM


Militants Attack Construction Workers in Indian Kashmir, Kill Three

everal unidentified militants attacked a camp housing road construction workers in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

09 January 2017 | 02:07 PM


Israel Apologizes Over Embassy Worker's Vow to 'Take Down' UK Minister

The Israeli ambassador in London has apologized after a member of his staff was caught on camera saying he wanted to "take down" a British minister.

09 January 2017 | 02:00 PM


UN Rights Envoy Visits Myanmar Amid Border Violence, Report of Abuse

United Nations human rights envoy Yanghee Lee has arrived in Myanmar on a 12-day visit amid growing concern.

09 January 2017 | 01:58 PM


Price Is Not Right

The price of chilies, a staple good in Indonesia, has skyrocketed in recent weeks.

09 January 2017 | 01:39 PM


New Attraction

The new Great Mosque in North Kolaka, Southeast Sulawesi, which cost billions of rupiah to build, has become the latest tourist attraction in the area.

09 January 2017 | 01:31 PM


Britain's Queen Elizabeth Makes First Appearance After Heavy Cold

Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first public appearance since before Christmas on Sunday as she recovered from a heavy cold.

09 January 2017 | 01:23 PM


Expenses Scandal an Embarrassing Start to 2017 for Australia's Embattled PM

Australia's health minister stepped down temporarily to allow auditors to scour her expense accounts after she bought an investment apt while on work trip.

09 January 2017 | 01:21 PM