Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as “Young Mr. Fish,” is working to ensure the species survives.
Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest “Hunger Games” movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's military coup have adopted the film's three-finger salute as a sign of defiance.
A bus plunged into a deep, fast-flowing river in western Nepal on Thursday, with at least 24 passengers feared dead, officials said.
North Korea threatened Thursday to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls U.S. hostility that led to the approval of a landmark U.N. resolution on its human rights violations.
Police discovered five bodies Wednesday after storming the ashram of a wanted guru in northern India where thousands of followers have been holed up for days, as a sixth supporter died in the hospital.
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party admitted Wednesday it cannot win its fight to change a constitution that bars her from Myanmar's presidency, following a parliamentary decision to postpone amendments until after 2015 elections.
South Korea's top financial regulator said Wednesday that developing North Korea's moribund economy in the wake of eventual reunification would cost around US$500 billion.
A 67-year-old millionaire was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide as it emerged six former partners had already died, in Japan's latest apparent “black widow” case.
A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen, India's Health Ministry said Tuesday.
Japan's government on Wednesday hit back against charges of profligacy over the US$500 million cost of a general election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called, more than two years ahead of schedule.