Japan must repeatedly say sorry to China, Korea and the other countries it invaded in the 20th century until its former victims have heard the apology enough, novelist Haruki Murakami has said., 1 Comment
Deadlock over the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base in southern Japan deepened Friday when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met the anti-base governor of Okinawa.
Australia is returning almost 50 Vietnamese asylum-seekers using a warship currently off the Asian nation's coast after intercepting them at sea, a report said Friday, as Canberra enforces a tough immigration policy.
Top Japan and U.S. trade officials plan to meet this weekend, seeking to close gaps over autos and farm trade before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Washington later this month.
Tearful survivors on Friday marked 40 years to the day since the Khmer Rouge marched on Phnom Penh, ending a civil war but heralding a terror that would kill a quarter of Cambodians and leave the capital a ghost town., 1 Comment
Sixteen Myanmar soldiers died in a major offensive to flush rebels from a strategic hill-top in the northeastern region bordering China, state media said Thursday, as fighting with ethnic insurgents nears its 10th week.
Refugees rejected by Australia will soon fly from the Pacific atoll of Nauru to be resettled in Cambodia, the Australian government said Thursday.
The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Wednesday that major land reclamation by China at outposts in the South China Sea could allow it to exert more influence over the contested area and deploy military assets such as long-range radar and advanced missile systems.
Colombia's president on Wednesday ordered the resumption of air raids on rebel camps after an attack by leftist guerrillas killed 11 soldiers and wounded 19, jeopardizing progress in two-year-old peace talks.
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday stayed executions handed down by the country's controversial new military courts, set up in the wake of a Taliban massacre at a school.
South Korea's president vowed to raise the sunken Sewol ferry Thursday, but was still snubbed by grieving relatives on the first anniversary Thursday of the disaster that claimed 304 lives -- most of them schoolchildren.
Japan overtook mainland China in February as the top foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, a position Japan last held in August 2008.
Australia's biggest supermarket chain on Wednesday apologized and pulled down a website that has been widely criticized of commercializing the centenary of the country's Veterans' Day.
An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people were injured slightly, officials said.