South Korean President Lee Myung- bak on Tuesday asked visiting US senators to make efforts to get a free trade agreement between Seoul and Washington endorsed soon, Lee's office said.
The world's oldest man is celebrating his 114th birthday with a traditional Japanese meal.
Iran declined to confirm a news report on Tuesday that it had appointed an ambassador to Egypt.
Suicide attempts by gay teens and even straight kids are more common in conservative areas where schools don't have programs supporting gay rights.
Japanese consumers may have to help foot the reconstruction bill, further burdening a hugely indebted economy.
An air traffic controller has been suspended for watching a movie when he was supposed to be monitoring aircraft.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday he believes the country is in "the final stage" of the decades-long armed conflict.
International Center for Academics (ICA) in affiliation with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the first online course for in-service nurses in Nepal.
President Barack Obama has marshaled a high-profile meeting in an attempt to show wide and varied support for an overhaul of US immigration laws.
New Zealand scientists have helped find a link between a woman's diet during pregnancy and her child's chances of becoming fat.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro Monday urged the young members of the ruling Communist Party of Cuba to adhere to the revolution principles while encouraging them to embrace the reform.