Articles By Jijo Jacob
Taiwan says China's military strength could soon allow it to surpass a possible US defence of the island nation in case of an attack.
The British spy chief vigorously defends eavesdropping techniques used by spy agencies, saying whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations are a "gift" to terrorists.
State of emergency declared in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida.
Obama loses opportunity to engage major Southeast Asian capitals.
The oil and natural gas output in the US in July was equivalent of about 22 million barrels per day, compared with Russia's forecast of 21.8 million barrels a day.
Concert promoter absolved and doctor Conrad Murray found competent.
Three top investors in Microsoft call for chairman Bill Gates to step down.
Lalu Prasad Yadav, a former central minister whose career was a case study for students at Harvard University, is convicted of corruption by an Indian court.
Vietnam evacuates tens of thousands of people as country braces for landfall.
Up to 80 asylum-seekers from Lebanon and Yemen feared dead after boat goes down en route to Australia.