The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into the aborted landing this week of a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama.
The Japanese government will allow Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) to remain a listed company.
Former US President Jimmy Carter is hoping to stop by in Seoul after his scheduled trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) next week.
A group of 27 Thai crew members held hostage by Somalia pirates have returned home.
A ferry carrying about 100 passengers capsized in a river in eastern Bangladesh on Thursday, leaving at least seven people dead, a police official said.
A South Korean-owned container ship may have been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
Big corporations and environment groups formed an alliance in an attempt to urge the Australian government to crack down on illegal logging.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) should expand its iron production and use modern technology to build a self-supporting national economy.
Two dead bodies have been recovered and nearly 50 people are still missing after a launch sank early Thursday in Meghna River at Bangladesh's Rajapur.
New data from Japan's National Police Agency shows that two-thirds of the victims identified so far in last month's tsunami were elderly.
Michel Martelly, a Haitian popular singer known by the stage name "Sweet Micky," was officially declared the earthquake-devastated country's next president.
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