Market solid as Fed decision looms

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets eked out modest gains as traders refrained from big moves ahead of a meeting of the U.S. central bank tha…

Pakistani lawmakers elect new president

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers began voting for the country’s new president Tuesday in an election that has been marred by controversy…

Bahraini banker shot to death in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Bahrain-born banker who founded Malaysia’s fifth-largest bank was shot to death in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian p…