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22 Dec 2013 : South Korean star Choo Shin-Soo has agreed to a seven-year contract worth $130 million with the Texas Rangers, a report on Major League Baseball's website said Saturday.
22 Dec 2013 : Atletico Mineiro had Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho sent-off but still struck in the last minute to snatch third place at the Club World Cup with a 3-2 win over Guangzhou Evergrande on Saturday.
28 Oct 2013 : Local authorities in Shanghai have denied that a petitioner was beaten to death by local police over a property dispute.
28 Oct 2013 : Police and troops were on high alert across the Philippines on Monday as millions of voters went to the polls to choose village leaders, with 22 people killed in pre-election violence.
28 Oct 2013 : European money leader Henrik Stenson says his right wrist is "100 percent" as he plots a strong end to his season after carding a 65 to finish a disappointing BMW Masters with a flourish.
28 Oct 2013 : China on Monday kept up the pressure on Japan over the disputed Senkaku islands, sending its coastguard to the area following Beijing's weekend mention of "war" after Tokyo reportedly readied to down its drones.
28 Oct 2013 : A Japanese climber and his companion from Wellington died after being trapped in a snow cave on a New Zealand mountain for two nights in bitterly cold conditions, police said Monday.
28 Oct 2013 : Five people including a Philippine tourist were killed and 38 were injured after a vehicle ploughed into crowds in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Monday and caught fire, police said.
28 Oct 2013 : MANILA — Troops and police were on full alert Monday as Filipinos voted in village elections nationwide after 22 candidates and supporters died in the pre-poll violence that is an unsettling hallmark of Philippine politics.
28 Oct 2013 : Three Chinese anti-corruption activists were due to face trial Monday on charges of "illegal assembly", in a case seen as a sign of an official clampdown on citizens' demands for reforms.
28 Oct 2013 : Hobbit fans will get a sneak peek at the second film of the trilogy -- "The Desolation of Smaug" -- after director Peter Jackson announced a global live presentation next month.
28 Oct 2013 : Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder on Monday completed a remarkable comeback from a serious assault by posting a century in his first game for more than seven months.