Terrorism & Security Singapore raises terror alert on Malacca Strait, one of the world's most important oil shipping lanes
Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore raised terror alert levels after a tip-off that terrorists are planning to attack vessels in the Malacca Strait. The threat hasn't prevented millions of barrels of oil from being shipped through the strait daily.
03/05/2010 09:00 am
This week at the UN Human Rights Council, the US seeks to draw attention to Iran’s repression of domestic opposition. Iran, meanwhile, launched a fiery attack on the West.
03/02/2010 07:52 pm
Travel alert places emphasis on a few hyper-violent cities and states near the Mexico border. It comes as many US college students and families are making travel plans for spring break.
02/23/2010 07:37 pm
Real estate in China is showing signs that it's a bubble.
02/23/2010 10:18 am
Malaysia caned three women after they were convicted for adultery under Islamic law, the first time that punishment has been handed out inside the country.
02/18/2010 08:43 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/10
Can a thrice-abandoned child find his way in revolutionary Indonesia?
02/05/2010 05:30 am
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will stand trial Wednesday on a sodomy charge, which he says is politically motivated. Anwar was jailed for a sodomy conviction that was overturned in 2004.
02/02/2010 09:27 am
In Pictures Graffiti
Some specialists are calling for an overhaul of the UN global warming process, which yielded only modest progress in Copenhagen.
01/11/2010 11:58 am