Japan mulls bilateral talks with North Korea, raising coordination concerns among allies
Asian stock markets rise after Fed official says US should maintain easy monetary policy
North Korea sends top official, Kim confidant to China in highest profile visit of year
Japan's central bank keeps policy unchanged, says economy 'picking up,' as trade deficit grows
Rescuers recover all 28 bodies from collapsed underground classroom at Freeport Indonesia mine
State media dispatch shows North Korea has named hardline general as new military chief
Owner of Chinese fishing boat seized by North Koreans says captain was beaten, fuel stolen
Chinese rice mills investigated following reports of large-scale rice contamination
Kyrgyz leader says US Manas air base will close in 2014; base supports Afghanistan operation
Experts urge Japan watchdog to delay decision on closure of nuclear plant over seismic fault
Rights group: Dramatic spike in number of Afghan women jailed for 'moral crimes'
Markets were choppy Tuesday as investors remained cautious in the run-up to a much-anticipated statement from U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.
A coordinated Taliban assault on checkpoints in southern Afghanistan killed four police before a counterattack drove the insurgents back, Afghan officials said Tuesday. Also, at least 10 other police died in two attacks in the country's west.
India offers to expand assistance for Afghan reconstruction efforts
Hundreds outside Fukushima affected by Japanese nuclear disaster seek compensation
Myanmar court sentences Muslims for killing Buddhist monk during sectarian unrest
Afghanistan: 14 police killed in day of attacks as spring offensive tests Afghan forces
First Saudi female to climb Everest says she's happy to change opinions about Saudi women
Massive power failure strikes southern Thailand, affecting popular resorts
Price of oil eases to near $96 a barrel in Europe ahead of release of Fed minutes