Chen and his "green" Taiwan identity politics has been anathema to mainland China. But after the "blue" pro-China ruling Nationalist party lost big in local elections Nov. 29, they want to appear conciliatory and friendly ahead of next year's presidential vote.
Four people were killed, and eight wounded as Pakistani and Indian border guards fired at each other Friday night. While minor skirmishes are common along the Kashmir border, the worst cease-fire violation took place in October 2014.
The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly has married the son of one of the country’s most powerful officials, suggesting the two may serve as a key couple in shaping the future of the secretive nation.
President Joko Widodo says recovery efforts will focus on passengers and crew as his administration faces its first international crisis. The new Indonesian administration wants to avoid the criticism aimed at Malaysian leader Najib Razak after MH370 disappeared last March.
A Indian court on Tuesday dropped criminal charges against Amit Shah, a close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on lack of little evidence Shah ordered three extra-judicial killings by police nearly a decade ago.
First China targeted Facebook and Twitter – now it's going after the world's largest e-mail service. The targeting of Gmail is part of a broader ideological struggle to separate the Middle Kingdom from the modes of the West.
Indonesia's top search and rescue official said the Airbus jet likely crashed into the sea as it flew from Indonesia to Singapore. While the plane hit bad weather, its route was close to that of six other planes in the area at the time.