An image of an indigenous Australian man is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House during the opening night of the annual Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney, Australia, May 27.
Barack Obama, the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, laid a wreath on Friday at the site of the world's first atomic bombing, which killed thousands instantly and about 140,000 within months.
Philippine police shot dead eight drug suspects this week, authorities said Friday, following repeated calls by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for security forces to kill criminals.
Two men who suffered horrific injuries in the world's first nuclear strike seven decades ago came face-to-face Friday with the present-day commander-in-chief of the country that launched the attack. And one of them got a hug.
The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau said Friday it had torched an illegal fishing boat in a stark warning for poachers to stay away from its prized maritime sanctuary.
An engine fire broke out on a Korean Air jet about to take off from a Tokyo on Friday, and some people may have been injured, an airport official said.
Philippine police shot dead eight drug suspects this week, authorities said Friday, following repeated calls by president-elect Rodrigo Duterte for security forces to kill criminals.
Pumping up the world economy is an "urgent priority" G7 leaders said Friday, but left the door open for a go-your-own-way approach in a sign of lingering divisions over how to boost growth.
Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima will underline the dangers of warfare and the need to work towards peace, the U.S. president said on the sidelines of the G-7 in Japan, on Thursday.
A group representing Korean victims of the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan protested Thursday that their suffering was being neglected ahead of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima.