Jellyfish rule the world
Scientists warn that jellyfish are taking over the world's oceans. Meet your new overlords.
China and The Art of (losing) War
For centuries, China's leaders have relied on Sun Tzu's masterpiece of strategy. The result? Tragedy, weakness and defeat to inferior forces.
A world of debt watchers: All eyes on Washington
Global leaders stress that a US default would have a devastating impact on the rest of the world.
Typhoon Wipha kills 17 in Japan, skirts by Tokyo, Fukushima (VIDEO)
There were still more than 50 people missing as the typhoon moved up Japan's east coast.
Shut the Fukuppy: Fukushima Industries' new mascot has an unfortunate name
Fukuppy is a smiling egg with wings that greets visitors to the refrigerator company's website.
A conversation with Timothy Adams on China
The Institute for International Finance CEO and former Treasury undersecretary weighs in on China's financial reforms.
Japan PM hints at amending pacifist constitution
Japan's prime minister hinted at strengthening the nation's military presence to respond to the changing world order.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
Latest leak at Japan's Fukushima plant contaminates six workers
Japan's nuclear watchdogs say these recent mishaps are due to carelessness and could have been avoided.
Asian shares rebound, eyes on US debt showdown
Global traders are nervously awaiting some movement from lawmakers on Capitol Hill as an October 17 deadline approaches for raising the country's debt ceiling.
Japan nuclear regulator berates Fukushima operator
"I can't help but say that standards of on-site management are extremely low at Fukushima Daiichi," Nuclear Regulation Authority secretary general Katsuhiko Ikeda said.
Tokyo Hermes raiders grab bags worth $400,000
Three men broke through shutters at the store's entrance and grabbed three scarves and 21 of the upmarket bags.
The South Korean leaders who (supposedly) love Kim Jong Un
Meet South Korea’s far left, who stand accused of swearing loyalty to enemy number one: Kim Jong Un.
Japan, US agree to revise defense cooperation guidelines
Japan and the United States agreed Thursday to revise bilateral defense cooperation guidelines by the end of next year, for the first time in 17 years.
New leak at crippled Fukushima nuclear plant
Tokyo Electric Power said highly-polluted water, which spilled out of a storage tank as it was being filled, may have made its way out to the Pacific Ocean.
Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo chief who built gaming empire, dies at 85
Hiroshi Yamauchi, credited with transforming Nintendo from a family-owned Japanese business into a global byword for video games, died Thursday from pneumonia.
12 famous cats make the world a better place (VIDEOS)
This is by no means an exhaustive list.
Japan is nuclear-free after last reactor switched off
Japan's last operating reactor was switched off for inspection Monday, leaving the country without nuclear power for only the second time in more than four decades.
US hopes Japan, China manage rows through 'friendly' means
"The friction and tension between Tokyo and Beijing is a matter of concern to all neighbors and certainly to the United States," Daniel Russel, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, said.
Fukushima plant situation "not under control," TEPCO official says
Japan's government rushes to downplay remarks by Kazuhiko Yamashita days after the International Olympic Committee awarded Tokyo the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Japan angered by French Fukushima cartoon
A cartoon in a French satirical weekly depicting sumo wrestlers with extra limbs at the Fukushima nuclear plant has angered Japan.
In China, too many retweets could land you in prison
The Communist Party seeks to tame China's savage social media sphere.
High radiation detected at Fukushima monitoring well
The finding means that it "now seems more likely"radioactive water reached groundwater in the area.
Tokyo beats Madrid, Istanbul to host 2020 Summer Olympic Games
Tokyo was seen as the safest choice for the 2020 Olympic Games over economically fragile Spain and Turkey, which would need billions in investment.
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch: proof that Samsung can innovate?
Often accused of 'borrowing' ideas, last week Samsung beat Apple to the market with a smartwatch.
Kirobo, Japan’s robot astronaut, speaks in space for first time (VIDEO)
The first human-designed robot has spoken in outer space.
Google Street View shows Japan's tsunami, earthquake devastation
Google Street View is offering users before-and-after pictures of the areas of Japan damaged in the 2011 disaster.
Record radiation levels recorded at Fukushima
Radiation readings near the tanks storing contaminated water at Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant are the highest yet.
Japan plans to stop radioactive leaks from Fukushima with an ice wall
The government will spend nearly $500 million to freeze a circle of earth around the nuclear plant.
Japan tornadoes injure 63 (VIDEO)
Tornadoes lash eastern Japan, leaving dozens hurt.
Japan proposes ‘Internet fasting’ camps for its technology-addicted kids
The Japanese ministry of education has asked the government to fund camps where teens will be cut off from computers.