Japanese whiskey will be sent into space next month to test how time in a zero-gravity environment affects its flavor, one of the country's biggest drinks makers said Friday.
Investigators are "moving close to solving the mystery of MH370," Malaysia's deputy transport minister said Friday, adding that a piece of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean has been confirmed as coming from a Boeing 777.
SYDNEY - Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said Friday they were "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's great mysteries.
At least 16 people have died and dozens more are missing after landslides triggered by heavy rains swept away two villages in quake-hit Nepal on Thursday.
North Korea said Thursday that stalled dialogue over its nuclear program was down to aggressive U.S. military exercises and accused Washington of seeking to shift blame onto Pyongyang.
Australia's race discrimination commissioner has condemned the persistent booing of one of the nation's most high-profile indigenous athletes, warning it has gone beyond sport and become a blight on the country.
Filipinos poured out of buildings and shopping malls in a massive drill across Manila on Thursday to brace for a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that experts fear could kill tens of thousands and displace millions.
A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at a military base in Alaska late Wednesday, after smoke was detected on the aircraft.
Investigators scrambled Thursday to study plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island, fuelling hopes that one of aviation's greatest enigmas could finally be solved: the mystery of missing flight MH370.
India executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon on Thursday for conspiring in the nation's deadliest attack, a series of blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai more than two decades ago.
Three gunmen who stormed a police station and killed seven people in northern India this week came from Pakistan, India's home minister said Thursday.
David Cameron hailed rapidly growing trade with Vietnam on Wednesday during the first visit by a British Prime Minister to the communist country, as a number of key business deals were signed.
Australian police Wednesday charged a man over a series of shootings and bombings three decades ago targeting family court judges that left four dead, shocking the nation.
Eight men have been charged with hundreds of child sex offences against a 13-year-old girl in Australia, including her father whom police alleged Wednesday organized the horrific abuse over two years.