Police in South Korea have detained a man suspected of abducting a 7-year-old girl from her home and raping her, local police officials said Friday.
The death toll from the coal mine blast in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan rose Friday afternoon to 41, as rescuers tried to reach five trapped miners whose fates were unknown, according to the local government.
The death toll from a gas blast at a coal mine in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan rose to 19, with 28 miners still trapped underground, according to the local city government.
The number of people rescued in the waters off Indonesia after a boat reportedly had engine trouble has risen to 54, Australian officials said Friday.
Two Indian air force helicopters crashed in the western part of the country Thursday, killing all nine personnel on board, authorities said.
An 11-year-old Christian was arrested in Pakistan on charges of blasphemy for allegedly burning pages from the Quran.
A Pakistani court on Thursday postponed a decision on whether to grant bail to a Christian girl accused of burning pages of the Quran in a case that has heightened religious tensions in the capital, Islamabad.
An unspecified threat forced a New York-bound Air China flight to return to Beijing on Wednesday seven hours after takeoff, the airline said.
Six people were rescued in the waters off Indonesia early Thursday as authorities search for survivors of a boat that reportedly had engine trouble a day earlier, Australian officials said.
Chef Charles Mattocks stops by to talk with Suzanne Malveaux about the diabetes crisis in India.
The U.S. watches nervously as tensions rise between China and Japan. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
For more than a year, Chris Bayer, a Canadian student, waited tables alongside Chinese migrant workers in a restaurant in Shanghai. While there he received an intimate glimpse of what work life is like for millions in mainland China.
At least 36 people died when a tanker carrying methanol collided with a passenger bus early Sunday morning in northern China, state media reported.
Islam is a religion of compassion and mercy, considering that the two adjectives most used in the Quran to describe God are the "compassionate" and the "merciful." It is also a religion of justice. Throughout Islamic history, many non-Muslims would take their disputes to Sharia courts, over their own religious courts, because of the firm injunctions in the Quran and Sharia law to adhere to high standards of justice.
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed at least 10 militants Friday in northwest Pakistan's tribal area, bordering Afghanistan, officials said.
Scroll through Kickstarter, and you'll get a kick out the sheer variety of projects with tin cups in hand.
A group representing international companies in China has warned members that police in Beijing, Hebei and Shandong have required international firms to purchase Internet monitoring devices or risk having their connections cut.
A Chinese court finds Gu Kailai guilty of fatally poisoning a British businessman last year. CNN's Stan Grant reports
A peace agreement that had halted violence in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan was shattered Wednesday when a rebel commander who had given up his weapons was killed by government forces, neighbors and relatives said.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports on a social media driven panic that has displaced thousands in India.
India is looking to Pakistan for answers after online threats and text messages sparked mass panic among migrant workers and students who hail from the country's northeast.
This year of the dragon, according to Chinese and Vietnamese astrology, was meant to be fortuitous for Nguyen Duc Kien, one of Vietnam's most prominent and aggressive tycoons.
An 11-year-old Christian girl has been arrested after being accused of blasphemy by burning pages of the Quran in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.
One of the most watched cases in China in the last few decades reached a conclusion of sorts on August 20th as Gu Kailai was declared guilty of murder and sentenced to death with a two-year suspension, meaning an almost certain commutation.
Food and water were being dropped by helicopters on Monday to residents in rural Indonesia cut off after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck, triggering landslides, according to the National Disaster Management Agency.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassilvea reports on the stunts made by Chinese and Japanese activists to lay claim to a disputed island.
An earthquake that struck rural Indonesia left at least four people dead, authorities said Sunday.
Philippines Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo is among three missing after a small aircraft crashed off Masbate Bay, the state-run PNA news agency reported, citing civil aviation authorities.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck a rural area in Indonesia Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A suicide bomber in a car detonated his explosives near a checkpoint in Pakistan, killing five soldiers, authorities said Saturday.
Indian authorities called for calm Friday after panicked people from northeastern India fled cities across the country in fear of retaliatory attacks.
Funny, personable, attractive and charismatic are just some of the words used to describe Gu Kailai.
Gunmen ambushed a passenger van convoy Thursday in northwest Pakistan and executed 20 Shiite Muslims in an apparent sectarian attack, a police official told CNN.
India celebrated it's Independence day with an out of this world announcement. CNN's Ram Ramgopal has the story.
With New Delhi's iconic Red Fort as a backdrop, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday his country has set its sights on the Red Planet.
Two Tibetans set themselves on fire on Monday, adding to a string of self-immolations in protest against Chinese rule in the troubled region, according to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) and various media reports.
Two women in veils and voluminous white gowns kneel in front of a statue of the Buddha, exchanging vows and prayer beads to the languorous intonations of Buddhist chants.
At least 41 passengers were killed and 17 seriously injured Saturday when a bus plunged into a gorge in India's mountainous Himachal Pradesh state, authorities said.
U.S. stocks were headed for a weak open Friday following disappointing economic data from China that heightened fears about a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
Anna Coren speaks to NYU's Jerome Cohen about China's legal system ahead of sensational murder trial verdict
Chinese export and import growth slowed markedly last month, flashing warning signals about both the domestic and the global economy.
CNN's Jonathan Mann talks to Olympic swimming coach Ken Wood about China's increasing dominance in the pool.
CNN's Alex Zolbert visits one of Manila's hardest hit areas - before the rains returned once again.
China unveils a new standard that would cut rare earth production capacity, as CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.
China will cut production of rare earths -- minerals vital for technology makers worldwide -- by 20%, a move that threatens to inflame trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
Christiane Amanpour's Brief looks at the Bo Xilai scandal in China.
Typhoon Haikui slammed into the east coast of China on Wednesday morning, pummeling the area around the business metropolis of Shanghai with heavy wind and rain.
Twenty-five people were rescued on Saturday in the typhoon-hit northeast Liaoning Province, the local media reported.
China is rallying around fallen hurdler Liu Xiang Wednesday after he failed to make it past the first-round heat for a second consecutive Olympics. The sympathetic response was a stark contrast to the public outcry over his high-profile withdrawal from the Beijing 2008 Games.
When Guo Shuqing became China's top securities regulator in October, investors hoped that he would bring a reformist zeal to the job that would help break the stock market's two-year losing streak.
Flooding forces tens of thousands of people from their homes. CNN's Alex Zolbert reports from Manila.
Sikhs in India are angry and sad over the Wisconsin shooting but see a teachable moment. Mallika Kapur reports.
The World Food Programme is stepping in to feed people in North Korea, where floods have ruined crops and left hundreds of thousands homeless, according to reports.
North Korea suffers from what the U.N. calls an "emergency situation" due to flooding. CNN's Jennifer Delgado reports.
Militants killed a driver of a container truck carrying supplies for NATO in Pakistan's tribal region on Monday, a government official told CNN.
China and ASEAN are at odds over which countries can truly claim South China Sea waters. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.
China blasted the United States on Saturday for its recent public criticism and urging of diplomacy to address territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying the U.S. statement shows "total disregard for the facts" and sends "a seriously wrong message."
From elephant pedicures to the hipsters Olympics, here's a roundup from CNN's global affiliates.
From elephants getting pedicures to hipsters holding their own Olympics, here's a look at some recent stories from CNN's affiliates around the world that are interesting, unique or just plain bizarre.
Chinese badminton player Yu Yang quits the sport after being disqualified for match throwing. Jaime Florcruz reports.
Eight female badminton players were disqualified from the Olympics this week for apparently trying to throw their matches to secure a favorable draw.
It has been called the first "Twitter Olympics," but in China -- where the government has long blocked the popular U.S.-based social media site -- the London Games are undoubtedly the first "Weibo Olympics."
The controversy over the dual Olympic gold performances by Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen has been decried by China as a case of Western pettiness.
Asia's biggest economies posted disappointing export and manufacturing figures on Wednesday in the latest sign that the region is following the US and Europe into an economic slowdown.
How on earth could a teenage swimmer at her first Olympic Games knock five full seconds off her previous best performance? That's what has left so many people scratching their heads after watching China's Ye Shiwen smash the world record in the women's 400-meter individual medley.
India suffered its second huge, crippling power failure in two days Tuesday, depriving as much as half of the vast and populous country, or up to 600 million people, of electricity and disrupting transport networks.
Hundreds of millions suffer amid the worst power failure to hit India in years, as CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
When 19-year-old weightlifter Zulfiya Chinshanlo won an Olympics gold medal for Kazakhstan on Monday, her feat was met with disappointment by some in China for what could have been their victory.
A Chinese rickshaw driver has been given a ticket to London's Olympic opening ceremony after pedaling from China.
A grid failure cut power supplies in northern India on Monday, hitting rail and road transport for hours in the country's worst blackout in a decade, authorities said.
A fire swept through a passenger car of a train, killing several people in southern India.
A fire swept through a passenger car of a train in southern India on Monday, killing at least 27 people, the authorities said. They cautioned that the death toll could rise further.
CNN's Andrew Stevens takes a look at how Hong Kong is holding its own against China 15 years after the handover.
Bloomberg's news website remains blocked by China's state censors a full month after it detailed the riches amassed by the family of Xi Jinping, the man who is expected to be the country's next president.
CNN's Alex Thomas reports, Olympic fans are closer to finding out who crashed the opening parade.
Olympics organizers have identified a mystery woman who gatecrashed the Opening Ceremony and marched with India's contingent in the Parade of Nations, they say.
China had cause for a double celebration on Saturday after winning their first ever swimming gold medal as well as setting a new world record in the women's 400m medley.
Federal investigators are urging collectors and museums in the United States to scrutinize their stock for stolen antiquities, particular those acquired from a New York dealer accused this week of stealing $20 million worth artifacts from India.
CNN's Aiming for Gold finds out what makes South Koreans so passionate about archery.
A pilot who ejected before a U.S. fighter jet crashed into the waters off northern Japan on Sunday was rescued and was in stable condition, military officials said.
As the drama surrounding one of the Chinese Communist Party's most high-profile politicians, Bo Xilai, unfolds with all the twists of a soap opera, attention has zoomed in again on his wife, Gu Kailai, the woman likened by some as the "Jackie Kennedy of China" and who is now officially charged with murder.
A story about an African tribe in India, long-forgotten and little-known, has garnered two Kenyan journalists the top prize at the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 Awards Ceremony.
Seung-min's room has not changed in seven months. Even the bed is exactly as he made it, just hours before taking his own life. The 13-year-old was bullied at school, and he committed suicide by jumping out of his home's seventh floor window.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses human rights and regional security in Tajikistan.
A blast in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan killed eight and injured at least 21 Thursday, according to a government spokesman.
North Korea's youthful leader, Kim Jong Un, has married a woman named Ri Sol Ju, according to a report by state news agency KCNA Wednesday.
Fighting erupted Tuesday in an autonomous region of Tajikistan after central government forces moved in on a former opposition warlord believed to be behind the killing of a top security general.
Ethnic clashes in India's northeastern Assam province have left 32 dead as of Wednesday and sent an estimated 150,000 fleeing their homes to escape the violence, police said.
Tourism destinations deep inside of India's tiger parks will be closed indefinitely after the Supreme Court of India ruled Tuesday to impose an interim ban on all tourism activities in core areas of tiger forests.
CNN's Steven Jiang reports on speculation the death toll from the weekend flood in Beijing could be much higher.
More rain was forecast for flood-hit Beijing Wednesday, as residents continued clearing debris from the weekend deluge amid signs government censors were doing their own mop-up job on social media.
When a mainland Chinese tourist heard about a bookstore in Hong Kong that sold books banned by Beijing, he knew he had to check it out.
A newly published edition of an authoritative Chinese dictionary has come under fire for leaving out the homosexual definition of a word commonly used to refer to gay men and lesbians.
U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed Tuesday as a report showing an improvement in Chinese manufacturing offset ongoing worries about Europe.
What has been described as the "heaviest rain in six decades" left at least 37 people dead and raised criticism about Beijing's infrastructure and the government's response to disasters.
Chinese emergency workers are lowered into rushing floodwaters to rescue a trapped man in Luzhou City, China.
The new chief of Pakistan's spy agency will urge the United States to end drone strikes on Pakistani soil and identify targets that the country's security forces can then attack, a senior intelligence official said.
Gunmen opened fire on a convoy of trucks in northwestern Pakistan that were carrying provisions for NATO forces in Afghanistan, killing two people.
China's manufacturing sector is clawing its way back towards growth in July, according to a survey that suggests government policies to support the economy are starting to work.
A Caucasian American businessman gets into a cab in Beijing. At first he's relieved-- the last few taxis passed straight by him, which is not unusual-- it can be difficult for non-Chinese nationals to get a cab. But then comes an uncomfortable question from the driver: "Isn't it difficult living in a country with so many black people?"