| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:13 AM
In a short, frustrating visit to Beijing, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was stood up Wednesday by the future leader of China and delivered a stern lecture on China’s rights in the South China seas. Both China and the United States also...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:33 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Five people are under arrest for allegedly driving through low-income neighborhoods in eastern Mexico City warning residents of pending attacks, part of what police called a string of false rumors that have sown fear across the city's...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:53 PM
An awkward moment at the Democratic National Convention for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has become the subject of a new television ad for a Florida Republican seeking re-election....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:43 AM
India, China military defense: Indian and Chinese defense chiefs meet in New Delhi....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:43 PM
MENLO PARK — In just eight years, Facebook signed up more than half the world's Internet population.
Now it's going after the rest.
Facebook wants to reach every single person on the Internet whether they are logging on from a laptop in Santa...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Chinese Communist Party news site The People's Daily made news as the Onion's latest victim after running an article naming Kim Jong-un the "Sexiest Man Alive."
Paired with a 55-photo gallery of the North Korean leader, the article reads:
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China.
To secure permission to make his story about a...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:55 AM
WARSAW (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to spare this summer in Warsaw, the capital of Poland for more than 400 years? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a 48-hour visit.
Located in central Poland, Warsaw is easily...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:51 AM
BUCHAREST, Romania — On Sunday morning in Bucharest, I knew just what I wanted to do: I wanted to go to church. I also wanted to go down to the Old City, visit a few museums and buy a warm pretzel from a sidewalk stand. But mostly I wanted to go...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:16 AM
BERLIN - The indelible image of the former East German Olympic female swimmer: big, burly and unbeatable.
After the Berlin Wall fell, former swimming coaches confirmed that the freakishly masculine women had taken steroids under the Stasi-run sports...
| Oct 8, 2011
Albania's last communist leader
Ramiz Alia, 85, who was Albania's last communist president and is credited with opening to democracy one of the world's most isolationist political systems, died Friday of lung complications, an Albanian...