Asia Sidesteps Ukraine Woes, Vote Hopes Spur Indian Stocks

Asian shares and the dollar rose on Tuesday as tensions in Ukraine were eclipsed by a strong night on Wall Street, with Indian equities rallying hard on hopes an election victory for the business-friendly opposition party would spur a revival in the region's third-biggest economy. May 13, 2014

China Detains Man for Selling 'False' Reports to Foreign Website

Police in Beijing have detained a man for selling and posting "fabricated information" to a foreign website, state media said on Tuesday, as China tightens its grip on the Internet ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protests May 13, 2014

Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Nigerian Girls for Prisoners

The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has offered to release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for its members being held in detention, according to a video posted on YouTube on Monday. May 13, 2014