As a young man, aspiring opera singer Norio Ohga wrote to Sony to complain about the quality of its tape recorders.
Yemen's embattled president agreed to a proposal by Gulf Arab mediators to step down within 30 days and hand power to his deputy in exchange for immunity from prosecution.
Thailand strongly rejected accusations it used chemical weapons against Cambodian troops in fighting that extended into a second day Saturday
One Thai soldier has been killed and four others injured in a freshest round of clash at the Thai- Cambodian disputed border area on Saturday.
Libya's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim said Friday that the Libyan army will withdraw from the rebel-held city of Misrata.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) President Masataka Shimizu bows to a resident living in an evacuation centre in Koriyama.
Cambodian and Thai troops exchanged gunfire again Saturday morning at 6: 15 am over the border disputed area at the Ta Mon Thom temple.
Obama said on Friday that he condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the use of force against demonstrators in Syria by the government.
Egypt's top prosecutor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud decided on Friday to detain former president Hosni Mubarak for 15 more days.
A poor Mexican teenager who spent 16 days on a hunger strike hoping to wrangle an invitation to Britain's royal wedding.
Coalition air strikes have degraded Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's main ground forces by 30 to 40 percent.
Samsung Electronics Co.filed patent lawsuits against Apple over the US firm's iPhone and iPad in a tit-for-tat case.