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20 Dec 2013 : Former Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal is aiming to fill a void in his trophy cabinet by leading Europe to victory in this week's Royal Trophy against an Asian team led by Y.E. Yang.
20 Dec 2013 : The United States pointed to the broad sweep of its relationship with India as it tried to move past a row over the strip-searching of an Indian diplomat, but stopped short of the apology demanded by New Delhi.
12 Nov 2013 : The UN launched an appeal for more than $300 million in aid as US and British warships on Wednesday steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, where thousands of people are feared dead.
12 Nov 2013 : Philippine troops killed two communist insurgents who attacked an aid convoy en route to typhoon-devastated Tacloban on Tuesday, the military said, as soldiers were deployed to quell looting by hungry survivors.
12 Nov 2013 : The global response to the horrific typhoon disaster in the Philippines gathered pace Tuesday, with the launch of a $300 million appeal by the United Nations as countries and companies swung into action.
12 Nov 2013 : The international community has pledged more than 54 million US dollars in emergency assistance to the Philippines struggling to deal with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the government said on Tuesday.
12 Nov 2013 : The United States stepped up its criticism of the embattled Maldives on Tuesday, warning caretaker president Mohamed Waheed that a decision to remain in office after his mandate expired was endangering democracy.
12 Nov 2013 : China is separating local officials' performance assessments from the number of complaints against them so that they address issues rather than detain complainants, reports said, prompting praise in state-run media Tuesday.
12 Nov 2013 : HANOI - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday for a one-day state visit to sign 15 cooperation agreements.
12 Nov 2013 : PHNOM PENH - A woman was killed in Phnom Penh on Tuesday when armed police fired at a crowd of striking garment workers, an activist group said.
12 Nov 2013 : Sachin Tendulkar is set for an emotional farewell when he plays his 200th and final Test at home in Mumbai from Thursday, exactly 24 years after he began his record-breaking career.
12 Nov 2013 : China has blamed a fiery attack in Tiananmen Square on "terrorists" from Xinjiang backed by international militants, but residents say that rather than jihadism, violence is driven by cultural repression, corruption and police abuses.