Japanese police are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat broke down
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday with investors finding little guidance after Wall Street shut for a U.S. holiday and Chinese markets in focus after a big sell-off the previous day
Former Israeli officer turned whistleblower draws relentless criticism for campaign against West Bank occupation
Massachusetts museum restores longest painting in North America, 'Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World,' so it can share the story of American whaling with the public
The last asylum seekers have abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea, ending a three-week standoff between police and hundreds of men who had been prepared to suffer squalid conditions rather than leave
Pakistani authorities acting on a court order have released a U.S.-wanted militant who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai attack.
Chinese police say they have broken up a crime gang that smuggled $3 billion out of the country using bank accounts opened with stolen identity cards
A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $275,000