26 Oct 2013 : Pakistan on Friday renewed demands for an end to US drone strikes on its territory as two UN experts called for greater transparency in the use of the weapons.
26 Oct 2013 : Germany and Brazil are working on a UN General Assembly resolution to highlight international anger at US data snooping in other countries, diplomats said Friday.
26 Oct 2013 : The Japanese badminton team came from behind to eliminate Thailand with a 3-2 win in the quarter-finals of the SCG BWF World Junior Championships yesterday.
25 Oct 2013 : Shocked by evidence of eavesdropping on government communications, Brazilian police intend to ask US permission to question the heads of tech giants, Globo television reported Friday.
25 Oct 2013 : Police have arrested two men with about 3 million methamphetamine pills, in the second major drug haul in Nonthaburi province this week.
25 Oct 2013 : A taxi driver who had been arrested 11 times before on theft charges was arrested again on Friday for breaking into unoccupied homes and offices in Bangkok during the night.
25 Oct 2013 : KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced plans on Friday to impose a 6% goods and services tax by 2015 to increase revenue and stem rising government debt.
25 Oct 2013 : RIYADH - A group of Saudi Arabian women plan a protest on Saturday to defy the world's only ban on female drivers.
25 Oct 2013 : PHNOM PENH - About 20,000 Cambodian opposition supporters turned out Friday in a new show of strength as they wrapped up three days of protests against Prime Minister Hun Sen's disputed election win.
25 Oct 2013 : Four alleged pirates believed to be members of a gang that boarded a boat off Pattani, killed the crew and got away with about 120 million baht in cash have been arrested, police said on Friday.