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The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has...
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China rebukes Zara, Delta and Medtronic for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a new...

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Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and...

Jan 16, 2018

For an in-depth look at Tokyo, consider booking a personalized tour to take you to older...

China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan...

Jan 12, 2018

China rebukes Zara, Delta and Medtronic for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a new...

China orders Marriott to suspend website, app in...

Jan 12, 2018

Regulators have ordered the Marriott hotel chain to close its China-based website and app for one...

Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival...

Jan 5, 2018

Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among...

Bluefin tuna sold for $320,000 in Tsukiji's last...

Jan 5, 2018

A 892 pound (405 kilogram) bluefin tuna has been sold for 36.5 million yen ($320,000) in what may...

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to...

Dec 14, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over...

Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

Jan 19, 2018

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for its cleanup

Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history

Jan 16, 2018

For an in-depth look at Tokyo, consider booking a personalized tour to take you to older neighborhoods or dig down into history

North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Jan 16, 2018

North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic"

China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan 'country'

Jan 12, 2018

China rebukes Zara, Delta and Medtronic for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a new show of sensitivity about the self-ruled island

China orders Marriott to suspend website, app in map furor

Jan 12, 2018

Regulators have ordered the Marriott hotel chain to close its China-based website and app for one week after the company referred to Tibet and self-ruled Taiwan as countries in a customer survey

Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church

Jan 12, 2018

Authorities in northern China's coal country demolished a well-known Christian mega-church, underscoring long tensions between religious groups and the officially atheistic Communist Party

North Korea to go to South Korea's Olympics after talks

Jan 9, 2018

North Korea to participate in Olympics in South Korea following talks to ease tensions

Huge Philippine procession secured tightly amid terror fears

Jan 9, 2018

A massive crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics joins a procession of a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ under extra-tight security

US Navy locates crashed plane deep on Pacific seabed

Jan 6, 2018

The U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board

Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures

Jan 5, 2018

Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival

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Logan Paul makes more extensive apology for...

Jan 3, 2018

Logan Paul has issued a more extensive apology for a video showing what appeared to be a body in a...

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American blogger apologizes for video of apparent...

Jan 2, 2018

American blogger Logan Paul has apologized after getting slammed for a video he shared on YouTube...

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China's crackdown on Uighurs spreads to even mild...

Dec 28, 2017

Chinese authorities have not only imposed a massive crackdown on Uighur activists in the far...

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The Latest: France says NKorea threat demands new...

Nov 29, 2017

France's U.N. Ambassador Francois Delattre says the North Korean threat has changed dramatically...

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The Latest: Japan says UN must keep pressure on...

Nov 29, 2017

Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho says the international community must "keep the pressure up so...

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