Japan war shrine visits anger China, South Korea

A group of Japanese parliamentarians visited a controversial war shrine on Tuesday, a move which was likely to invite protests from neighbouring countries…

Police: 2 arrested in Canada terror plot

Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train…

2nd man arrested in Indian rape of five-year-old girl

Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi…

BBC Journalist travels to North Korea with student group

A BBC journalist who got into North Korea by using a group of students from a top British university…

Mother and infant hit and run victims ignored in India

A mother and her eight-month-old daughter are dead after a speeding truck hit them…

The mysterious death of Elisa Lam (infographic)

The mysterious death of Elisa Lam (infographic)…

Japan, Taiwan agree on fishing rights around Diaoyu Islands

Japan has agreed to give Taiwanese fishing rights in waters near a group of Japanese-controlled islands…

Korean Americans mixed on Pyongyang’s threats

史丹福大學韓國研究學副主任David Straub認為,北韓還沒有發射核彈頭的能力,比較有可能發生的是類似2010年…

Toyota, Honda, Nissan announce air bag recall

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger…

Chinese demand for baby milk causes ‘rationing’ in UK

British retailers are limiting purchases of baby milk powder to prevent customers from bulk-buying and exporting it to China for profit…

NKorea may be planning another nuclear test

North Korea may be planning to carry out a new nuclear test, South Korea warned Monday…

“Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. She was 87…

Gearing up to fight H7N9

Public health officials in the Bay Area are gearing up for the H7N9 possible outbreak…

N Korean rumblings,little effect on S Koreans

Outsiders might hear the opening notes of a war in the deluge of threats and provocations from North Korea, but to South Koreans it is a familiar drumbeat…

Seoul says North moves missile to east coast

The North’s decision on Kaesong continued as the country moved a missile with “considerable range” to its east coast, South Korea’s defence minister said

Samoa airline introduces pay-by-weight pricing

A tiny Samoa airline is giving passengers a big reason to lose weight: tickets sold not by the seat, but by the kilogram…

Suspects arrested in Brazil in tourist kidnapping, rape

An American woman was gang raped and beaten aboard a public transport van while her French boyfriend…

26-year-old Toronto man charged with killing his parents

A 26 years old Toronto man charges with killing his parents over Easter weekend in Scarborough. Police says the suspect Li Tian Jia is facing two counts of first-degree murder…

Female tourist kidnapped, robbed and raped in Brazil

A female foreign tourist was kidnapped, raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro…

Photo Gallery: Faithful re-enact the crucifixion of Christ

Christians around the world carried out their traditional re-enactment of the suffering and death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday…

Photo Gallery: North, South Korea tensions escalate

U.S. on Thursday took the unprecedented step of announcing that two of its nuclear-capable B-2 bombers joined joint military drills with South Korea…

Brazilian doctor suspected of killing patients

Brazil’s health ministry says a doctor is suspected of killing seven terminally ill patients in a southern Brazilian hospital…

North Korea cuts last military hotline to South

North Korea said Wednesday it was cutting off a key military hotline with South Korea amid high tensions between the two sides…

Two Chinese pandas shipped to Canada

Some Chinese nutritionists in southwest China city of Chengdu have got apples, special cookies and fresh bamboos ready as airborne meals…

Experts suspect North behind SKorea computer crash

A cyberattack caused computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters to crash simultaneously Wednesday…

Man accused of dismembering lover collapses in court

A Canadian porn actor accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to political parties and schools collapsed…

Pope Francis’ inauguration Mass

Pope Francis waves to crowds as he arrives to his inauguration Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 19, 2013…

Court appearance for 6 Indians accused of rape

Six men accused of raping a Swiss tourist who was cycling with her husband in central India were produced in court Monday…

US to beef up missile defense against NKorea

The Pentagon announced Friday it will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptors to a West Coast-based missile defense system…

Pope Francis: A humble image, but complex past

On the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica just after a rain shower Wednesday, wearing unadorned white robes, the new Pope Francis appeared to strike the same tone of simplicity and pastoral humility…