• Imran Khan, center, along with cleric Tahir ul-Qadri are leading movements to topple Pakistan's prime minister.

    Pakistan slipped deeper into crisis on Thursday after talks between the government and the opposition failed.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 28, 2014, 8:06 AM EDT
  • Yuko Obuchi, Japan's economy, trade and industry minister, attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Obuchi resigned today over allegations that her support groups misused political funds, in a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has made promoting women a pillar of his economic policy.

    Resignations are setback for PM Shinzo Abe, who wants to bring more women into the top levels of government.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 20, 2014, 3:34 AM EDT
  • Beijing has long sought to equate its campaign against Xinjiang separatists with the global war on terror, in much the same way that Russia’s President Vladmir Putin has done so with militants in the Caucasus. Asia-Pacific,China,Iraq,ISIS,Syria,Uighur,Xinjiang,Lara Vergnaud
    Published Date : Oct 15, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT