- Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones.
- Maldives police arrest judge, ex-prosecutor general
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A presidential official in the Maldives says police have arrested a judge and a former prosecutor general for issuing an arrest warrant for the country's president without the police requesting one, in the latest political turmoil in the Indian Ocean archipelago.
- Global stocks mostly fall amid economy jitters
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Monday as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data showed U.S. employers added fewer jobs last month.
- American says he visited Mumbai 7 times before 2008 attack
NEW DELHI (AP) — A Pakistani-American who helped plan a 2008 attack on India's financial hub told a court Monday that he traveled to India seven times to scout potential targets for a Pakistan-based militant group.
- Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.