A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.
The top-ranking Republican senator issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.
A group of 157 asylum-seekers in custody on the high seas for weeks will be taken to Australia and held until consular officials confirm their nationalities, ending a long stand-off, authorities said Friday.
A bomb killed at least two Pakistani soldiers in the country's northwestern tribal district where the army is carrying out a major offensive against Taliban militants, officials said.
McDonald's said Friday that its restaurants in Japan had stopped selling products made with chicken from China, in a marked widening of a scandal that saw expired meat sold to fast food giants.
The United States hopes to give a huge boost to its trade ties with India in an upcoming visit by Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. officials said Thursday.
The World Bank on Wednesday offered India up to US$18 billion in financial support over the next three years while lavishly praising new right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's “ambitious vision” for the country.
Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney's Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented an HIV epidemic among drug-users in Australia.
Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said Thursday.
Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna has won a second term in the small Pacific nation, although the main opposition party said Wednesday it planned to challenge the results.