TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s ruling party has summoned executives from two leading television networks to discuss critical or objectionable programs in a move the opposition says endangers press freedoms.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A former U.S. Marine who lost his right leg after an explosion while serving in Afghanistan is attempting to scale Mount Everest to inspire others like him to take up challenges.
BEIJING (AP) — A report says China has begun work on a new airstrip on an artificially created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s constitution drafters have submitted the draft of a new national charter to an advisory council for review, nearly a year after the military took power from an elected government.
BEIJING (AP) — China says President Xi Jinping will travel to close ally Pakistan next week for a visit postponed last year amid mass anti-government demonstrations in that country’s capital.