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21 Dec 2013 : A human body decomposed "beyond recognition" has been found at a US military camp on the Japanese island of Okinawa, military and police officials said Friday.
21 Dec 2013 : PREAH VIHEAR — Rising out of the jungle on white pillars, the new Preah Vihear Museum's largest building stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will be the place where nine ancient statues depicting a dramatic battle scene are reunited from around the world.
01 Nov 2013 : Ben Mowen is looking forward to realising a long-cherished ambition when he leads Australia out against England in their Cook Cup clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
01 Nov 2013 : Japan and Russia took a step towards a peace that has eluded them since World War II on Friday, with a loose agreement for talks on a treaty.
01 Nov 2013 : GENEVA - The UN refugee agency warned Friday of growing signs of a fresh exodus of boat people from Myanmar amid the latest outbreak of violence between Buddhist and Muslim communities in Rakhine State.
01 Nov 2013 : All Blacks captain Richie McCaw warned Friday fast-paced Japan could produce a surprise in their Test at the weekend, as they did in their upset of Wales earlier this year.
01 Nov 2013 : Festering discontent with China's governance of Xinjiang is on the rise and Beijing is intent on clamping down, analysts say, in a vicious cycle that will only spin faster after a fatal attack in Tiananmen Square.
01 Nov 2013 : Gold sales during India's festive season have slumped to half their usual levels this year after the government hiked import duties to record levels, traders said Friday.
01 Nov 2013 : Tens of thousands of workers went on strike across Indonesia Friday for a second straight day, calling for huge salary hikes as Southeast Asia's top economy enjoys a prolonged boom.
01 Nov 2013 : Big-hitting Dustin Johnson shot six birdies in his first seven holes Friday, while Rory McIlroy threw away three shots late on, on his way to a course record nine-under 63 at $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
01 Nov 2013 : LAIZA, MYANMAR - Myanmar's 18 ethnic rebel groups reached an agreement on Friday to sign a nationwide ceasefire with the government if it agrees to their conditions.
01 Nov 2013 : Nissan on Friday launched a sweeping management overhaul to "rejuvenate" its top ranks while slashing its full-year profit forecast, as the Japanese automaker cited a sluggish European market and vehicle recall costs.