9:27 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani.
9:21 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Taipei. Taiwan’s leader said on Tuesday that China risked alienating the island’s people and damaging relations if it failed to respond with a “delicate hand” to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The comments by President Ma Ying-jeou came as tens of thousands of protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets, stockpiling supplies and erecting […]
9:16 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
The head of the Secret Service took responsibility on Tuesday for security lapses at the White House, saying a recent breach by a knife-wielding intruder was “unacceptable” and would not occur again.
8:16 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong demonstrators on Tuesday rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralysed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.
5:45 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
US-led air strikes against Al Qaeda-inspired militants in Syria pose a problem for moderate rebel opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
3:57 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
China's refusal to allow free elections in Hong Kong risks an open-ended confrontation that will test how far Beijing will go to stop the city's pro-democracy fever from infecting the mainland.
1:37 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Rescue operations on a Japanese volcano were halted for the day Tuesday because of fears there could be a fresh eruption, officials said, with at least 24 bodies still on the mountain.
12:35 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
A man was arrested in counter-terror raids in Australia on Tuesday, with police alleging he was sending money to a US jihadist fighting with a militant group in Syria.
11:50 am September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Thailand's tourism minister said on Tuesday that identification wristbands would be distributed to tourists following the murder of two British backpackers earlier this month that has raised fresh concerns over tourist safety.