Vietnam ship sinks off China; 25 mising

2010-12-17 13:48:20

Two Vietnamese sailors were rescued Friday, more than 20 hours after their vessel sank in the South China Sea, but 25 others are still missing.

Obama claims major progress as Afghan war rolls on

2010-12-17 12:36:52

Obama declared major progress in turning back America's enemies in Afghanistan and Pakistan, promising US troops will start coming home in July.

13 wounded in stabbing spree near Tokyo

2010-12-17 11:27:28

An unemployed Japanese man with a knife attacked grade school students aboard a bus Friday in a rampage that left 13 people injured.

Severe ice, crew errors cause Cuban plane crash

2010-12-17 11:17:02

Severe ice conditions and errors by the crew caused the crash of a Cuban aircraft on November 4, the Civil Aeronautics Institute of Cuba (IACC) said Thursday.

Airlines to earn $15B in 2010; Chinese carriers surge

2010-12-17 09:21:42

Airlines will show better-than-expected earnings of $15.1 billion this year as investors favor shares of carriers in Asia.

Diplomacy goes on for DPRK-ROK tensions

2010-12-17 07:57:18

State Councilor Dai Bingguo met with United States Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg on Thursday afternoon, seeking to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula. China urges Six-Party Talks

China-India trade target set at $100b

2010-12-17 07:25:43

China and India vowed on Thursday to raise bilateral trade to $100 billion by 2015, from $60 billion in 2010, and called for a stronger partnership between Asia's two giants. Patience needed for boundary question Special Coverage

Slide: War-affected people of Afghanistan

2010-12-16 19:46:21

Slide: War-affected people of Afghanistan

China, US announce series of trade agreements

2010-12-16 11:08:02

The Obama administration said Wednesday that two days of talks with a high-level delegation from China produced results that should benefit US companies ranging from manufacturers of computer software and wind turbines to beef producers.

UN lifts Iraq nuclear weapons sanctions

2010-12-16 08:18:53

The UN Security Council on Wednesday lifted sanctions that barred Iraq from acquiring weapons of mass destruction and pursuing a civilian nuclear program, in a symbolic step to restore the country to the international standing it held before 1990.

The lips beat the eyes when flirting online

2010-12-16 08:03:45

A new survey of online flirting by dating website has found that the best Internet chat-up line for men to use is: "You have beautiful lips".

ROK, US hold massive military drill

2010-12-16 08:03:45

Air-raid sirens wailed and city traffic halted on Wednesday as the ROK staged its biggest-ever civil defense drill, amid high tensions with the DPRK and a US warning about Pyongyang's nuclear program.