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Myanmar in rare multi-party talksBBC News - Asia
Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.
Lawsuit over Malaysia missing planeBBC News - Asia
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.
China makes 'biggest cash haul'BBC News - Asia
Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
Three held over India bank heistBBC News - Asia
Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.
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Chinese vice premier meets Rosneft CEOXINHUANEWS
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met Friday with Russian oil company Rosneft chief Igor Sechin to pave the way for a meeting between Chinese and Russian presidents during the APEC summit in Beijing next month.
Chinese FM and Afghan counterpart attend int'l conference on Afghanistan in BeijingXINHUANEWS
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Afghan counterpart Zarar Ahmad Osmani co-chair the fourth Foreign Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 31, 2014.
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Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Kills 1The Chosun Ilbo
Authorities in the western U.S. state of California say a space tourism rocket has crashed while on a test flight in the Mojave desert, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another. Officials say the injured pilot ejected from the Virgin Galactic commercial spaceship before it crashed ...
Army Chief Takes Power in Burkina FasoThe Chosun Ilbo
Burkina Faso's army chief has taken power in the country following the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore. General Honore Traore told reporters Friday in Ouagadougou that he was taking on "the responsibilities as head of state." Traore said his administration would begin ta...
Veteran Actress Breaks Through After 20 Years in ObscurityThe Chosun Ilbo
The hit series "Jang Bo-ri is Here!" came to an end on MBC on Oct. 5, and a veteran actress finally made a lasting impression in the show. Hwang Young-hee plays a poor mother who tries to do everything for her daughter. For the role, she had to put on layers of dark makeup to look haggard...
Most Couples Still Depend on Parents for MarriageThe Chosun Ilbo
Only 201,200 couples tied the knot from January to August this year, the fewest since 2005, Statistics Korea said Monday. The economic slump, tough job market and other factors apparently put people put off getting married. The Chosun Ilbo and the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family su...
Court keeps Ting Hsin's Wei Ying-chung in custodyFocus News
The Changhua District Court decided to keep Wei Ying-chung, the ex-chairman of Ting Hsin Oil and Fat Industrial Co., in custody early Friday. Also being detained
On the lighter side: For the love of raccoons (Oct. 18-31)Focus News
For Junlica from Hong Kong, Taiwan was a temporary destination while she pursued her studies at a local school. That
Wolves give Rubio 4-year, $56M dealFocus News
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.Agent Jarinn Akana of Relativity Sports tells The Associated
Mexico judge orders immediate release of MarineFocus News
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine who spent eight months behind bars for crossing