- Look at key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh Updated: Nov-27-15 7:29 pm
NEW DELHI - Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person and wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on foreigners, secular writers and members of the Shiite community in the Sunni-majority nation.
- Bangladesh angry over Pakistan's criticism of executions Updated: Nov-23-15 8:13 am
NEW DELHI - Bangladesh accused Pakistan on Monday of interfering in its internal affairs by criticizing the execution of two opposition leaders for alleged war crimes during the country's 1971 war of independence.
- Turkey asks 'what happened to us' over fans' disrespect Updated: Nov-23-15 6:39 am
ANKARA, Turkey - On a night of European soccer matches between national teams, the scenes in London and Istanbul were a study in contrast. The British and French fans at London's Wembley Stadium sang the French national anthem in solidarity over the Paris attacks, while in Istanbul hundreds of Turkish fans booed the Greek national anthem and disrupted a moment of silence for those killed in Paris.
- Polish nationalists burn Jew in effigy, prompting probe Updated: Nov-20-15 9:39 am
WARSAW, Poland - Polish prosecutors are investigating after far-right nationalists burned an effigy of an Orthodox Jew during an anti-migrant demonstration.
- Analysis: Historic meet realizes hopes for Taiwan, China Updated: Nov-08-15 1:40 am
SINGAPORE - Many thought it might never happen: The presidents of China and Taiwan - inheritors to the Communist and Nationalist regimes that fought a civil war and remained bitter rivals for decades - coming together as equals for talks.
- Timeline of China-Taiwan relations leading to historic meet Updated: Nov-07-15 4:18 am
BEIJING - China and Taiwan have been separately ruled since the Chinese civil war of the 1940s, but China claims sovereignty over the island and insists the two sides eventually unify. They have in recent years set aside that dispute to build trust and sign economic cooperation deals, and their presidents met for the first time Saturday.
- Historic China-Taiwan meeting about symbolism, not substance Updated: Nov-06-15 6:44 am
BEIJING - Saturday's first-ever meeting between the presidents of China and Taiwan presents a formidable challenge: How can they ensure the event's place in history when nothing of substance should happen?
- Timeline of China-Taiwan relations leading to historic meet Updated: Nov-06-15 3:52 am
BEIJING - China and Taiwan have been separately ruled since the Chinese civil war of the 1940s, but China claims sovereignty over the island and insists the two sides eventually unify. They have in recent years set aside that dispute to build trust and sign economic cooperation deals, and their presidents will meet for the first time Saturday.
- Taiwan-China meeting leaves many on island democracy wary Updated: Nov-05-15 6:18 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is running into skepticism at home over his impending historic meeting with China's president, aimed at locking in the dialogue that he has built - from zero - with Beijing during his nearly eight years in office.
- Taiwan's Ma wants China's Xi to ease island's isolation Updated: Nov-05-15 1:17 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's president said Thursday he hopes this weekend's historic meeting with China's leader can ease Beijing's hard-line stance on diplomatic relations with Taiwan, which is now recognized by just 22 countries.
- Taiwan defined by conflicted identity, diplomatic isolation Updated: Nov-04-15 4:26 am
BEIJING - It has no membership in the United Nations. In the Olympics, it competes as "Chinese Taipei." Most nations don't recognize it as a country.
- Attacks on black fans show tide of fan racism in Ukraine Updated: Nov-03-15 12:28 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - Instead of being one of the biggest sports events of the year in troubled Ukraine, Dynamo Kiev's game against Chelsea in the Champions League turned into a public display of the country's struggle to contain violent racists.
- Backlash against Muslims casts shadow over Myanmar election Updated: Nov-03-15 5:59 am
YANGON, Myanmar - The monk's hate-filled speeches have become a part of life in Myanmar. His fringe movement has moved into the mainstream. And now he has a new target: the once-untouchable Aung San Suu Kyi, who he says has failed to stand up against the threat he says Muslims pose to this country and its Buddhist values.
- The Latest: Turkey's nationalist party head stays after vote Updated: Nov-01-15 4:56 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - The latest as tens of millions of Turkish voters cast ballots in a contest that will determine whether the ruling party can restore the parliamentary majority it had enjoyed for over a decade. All times are local.
- 20 years later, little left of Yitzhak Rabin's peace legacy Updated: Oct-30-15 9:33 am
TEL AVIV, Israel - Twenty years after Yitzhak Rabin was gunned down by a Jewish extremist opposed to his negotiations with the Palestinians, Israel is more divided than ever over Mideast peacemaking - and the people who opposed the assassinated premier with vitriol, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, now have a firm grip on power.