South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years reached a deal on energy sharing Thursday, but failed on two other economic agreements during a retreat where Indian and Pakistan leaders shook hands.
Associated Press, Sydney | Thu, 11/27/2014 8:27 PM
Phillip Hughes won admirers across the cricket spectrum, from the most elite players to the everyday fan for an unorthodox batting style honed on the family banana plantation and a never-give-in attitude despite being dropped a handful of times from Australia's test team.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 11/27/2014 6:20 PM
The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) 2014 report shows that countries at varying levels of development have made important strides in reducing gender discrimination through promising initiatives that tackle discriminatory social norms.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 11/27/2014 3:36 PM
A joint photo exhibition held as part of the commemoration of the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People explores the long journey of Palestinian refugees and Indonesian support for Palestine’s sovereignty.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 11/27/2014 3:23 PM
A gathering of retired defense and security chiefs, the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN, has announced a plan to set up the Pinnacle Club Mentorship Exchange, an informal interchange of ideas for regional military and security officers.
Celia Chen, China Daily/ANN, Hong Kong | Thu, 11/27/2014 2:22 PM
Average financial losses from cybercrime in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland climb to US$2.4 million in 2014, up 33 per cent from a year earlier, according to a survey by international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, or PwC.
Saleh Mwanamilongo, The Associated Press, Kinshasa, Congo | Thu, 11/27/2014 11:41 AM
Congolese authorities detained six members of a Ukrainian aviation crew working for the U.N. peacekeeping force on Wednesday after Congolese military uniforms were found in their luggage, the U.N. force said.
Kelvin Chan, The Associated Press, Hong Kong | Thu, 11/27/2014 11:28 AM
Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday.
The Associated Press, Seoul | Thu, 11/27/2014 11:17 AM
A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.
Amy Forliti, The Associated Press, Minneapolis | Thu, 11/27/2014 7:11 AM
An 18-year-old Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join fighters with the Islamic State group left a few inadvertent clues on Facebook, but was able to hide months of planning from his parents, according to court documents unsealed this week.