| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:20 PM
By Andrea Shalal-Esa
WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department
plans to ask Congress for $4.5 billion in extra missile defense
funding over the next five years as part of the fiscal 2015
budget request, say congressional sources and an...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
North Korean moles disguised as a loving family in South Korea see their resolve weakened by their affection for each other and the bickering clan next door in "Red Family," scripted, edited and exec produced by Kim Ki-duk. In general more conventional...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:06 PM
BEIJING -- Depending on where your sympathies lie, Chinese President Xi Jinping is either in the midst of an admirable campaign to rid the government of corruption or a cynical purge of his political enemies.
The latest casualty is Zhou Yongkang, the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used his moment in the spotlight Wednesday at the World Economic Forum to sound an alarm over what he sees as China's rising militancy and Japan's outdated defense posture.
In a speech opening the five-day annual...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
YANJI, China — After the North Korean coal mine where she worked stopped paying salaries, Park Kyung Ok tried her hand at business.
Buttons and zippers, candy and dried squid, fabric, plastic tarpaulins, men's suits and cigarettes.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:51 AM
Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked himself into an alcohol treatment program, his spokesman said Saturday, just days after returning to the United States from North Korea, where he ignited a furor over comments he made about an American...
| Dec 16, 2013
When a political crisis hits Pyongyang, the leadership's normal antidote is to hide the real drama in rumors and shadows while assuring the world that outside forces are no match for North Korea's spirit of "single-hearted unity." But North Korea's real-...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Incredible images this week out of Indonesia as villagers react to being covered in ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:05 PM
As the Lunar New Year and annual U.S.-South Korea war games approach, North Korea's erratic leader has issued both an appeal for a moratorium on "slander" between the Korean governments and a warning that the military exercises could provoke "unimaginable...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Mother Nature gets the nod to start Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape around Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park, where the Polar Vortex brought high winds and frigid temperatures to the area....