The Latest: Death toll in Taiwan derailment stands at 18

Oct 21, 2018

Death toll from Taiwan train derailment stands at 18; more than 170 hurt

One of Taiwan's fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

Oct 21, 2018

Taiwan passenger trains derails on curve, killing at least 18 people

Eastern China coal mine accident kills 2, leaves 18 trapped

Oct 21, 2018

Two people have died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 21, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists, worries over climate change

Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators rally in Taiwan

Oct 20, 2018

Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators have gathered in Taiwan's capital to express their disapproval with China's stance toward their island

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

Oct 20, 2018

European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun

Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen program

Oct 20, 2018

Japan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia

China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

Oct 19, 2018

China's economy slows as officials launch media blitz to revive confidence in sinking stock market

US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise

Oct 19, 2018

The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt

Oct 19, 2018

A U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing injuries to sailors that were not life-threatening

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Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids,...

Oct 19, 2018

Asian stock markets tumble after Wall Street declines and Chinese economic growth slows

World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on...

Oct 18, 2018

Stock markets are mostly lower on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest...

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker...

Oct 18, 2018

Shares sag in Asia after retreat on Wall Street, weaker Japan exports.

World markets steady after earnings-driven rally

Oct 17, 2018

Stock markets have stabilized after a rally inspired by strong corporate earnings

Asian shares climb on strong US corporate...

Oct 17, 2018

Asian shares climb as strong US corporate earnings, data calm concern about softening growth