Anti-government protesters crossed heavily fortified barriers and reached the gates of the Thai prime minister's office and the city police headquarters without resistance from police Tuesday., 1 Comment
Thailand's prime minister said Monday she is willing to do anything it takes to end violent protests against her government and restore peace, but cannot accept the opposition's “unconstitutional” demand to hand power to an unelected council., 1 Comment
The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant won rare praise from monitors on Monday for its efforts to decommission the site, but the specialists also said the company still faced steep challenges, particularly in managing contaminated water.
A class action over birth defects linked to the morning sickness drug thalidomide was settled in an Australian court Monday, with the British distributor agreeing to pay victims AU$89 million (US$81 million).
As autumn descended on a Korean countryside devastated by three years of intense war, a group of anti-communist guerrillas presented U.S. serviceman Merrill Edward Newman with a gold ring. It was September 1953.
China has a sovereign right to establish a maritime air defense zone over another region as it did in the East China Sea, the Chinese envoy to the Philippines said Monday.
The U.S. Navy's first advanced P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft has arrived in Japan, the start of a deployment that will upgrade America's ability to hunt submarines and other vessels in seas close to China as tension in the region mounts.
China has fallen off the top of a list of Japan Inc.'s favored investment destinations for the first time in more than two decades because of higher labor costs and bilateral tensions, a survey said., 1 Comment
Bangladesh's opposition alliance Monday confirmed its boycott of a January general election, failing to register candidates before a deadline for nominations and plunging the country into renewed political uncertainty.
Australia's largest-ever consumer class action lawsuit, in which customers of several banks are fighting for the return of more than AU$240 million (US$220 million) in fees, began in Melbourne on Monday.