India's new right-wing government has cleared the way for billionaire Gautam Adani to further develop a massive coastal Special Economic Zone, a company statement said Wednesday.
Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for U.S. surface-to-air missiles, a report said Thursday.
Japan's nuclear regulator said Wednesday that two atomic reactors were safe enough to switch back on, marking a major step towards restarting atomic plants that were shuttered after the Fukushima crisis.
South Korea and the United States on Wednesday launched a five-day joint naval exercise in the face of angry North Korean protests and warnings backed by missile tests.
Typhoon Rammasun left at least seven people dead and knocked out power in many areas but it spared the Philippine capital, Manila, and densely populated northern provinces from being directly battered Wednesday when its fierce wind shifted slightly away, officials said.
More than 30 student survivors of April's ferry disaster in South Korea marched on parliament Wednesday to press demands by victims' relatives for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives.
Pakistani security forces captured a key Taliban commander linked to a 2003 assassination attempt on former President Pervez Musharraf, officials said Wednesday as a U.S. drone strike killed 15 militants near the country's border with Afghanistan.
China on Wednesday moved an oil rig out of waters claimed by Hanoi after two months of drilling that triggered a near-breakdown in ties between the neighbors and led to deadly protests in Vietnam.
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper whose makers claim can read people's emotions was unveiled in Tokyo last month.