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Japan and the United States will pledge to jointly help Southeast Asian nations boost their marine surveillance capabilities, a newspaper said on Saturday, as tensions over territorial disputes in the region simmer.

U.S. President Barak Obama will discuss the issue with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to Japan…

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Russia will build new military compounds in the next two years on the Kuril islands that are the subject of a territorial row with neighboring Japan, a top commander said Friday.

"The decisions on constructing military base settlements on the islands Iturup and Kunashir have been taken and confirmed," the…

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Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car market.

Fiat-Chrysler -- created by Italy's Fiat acquiring Chrysler of the United States -- will produce three Jeep sport utility vehicle (SUV) models…

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A doctor mistakenly used a prohibited contrast agent while performing an X-ray of a female patient's spinal cord which led to the patient's unexpected death, hospital officials revealed Friday.

According to the National Center for Global Health and Medicine, on April 16, a 78-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital…

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"Koinobori" or carp streamers, flutter above a river in Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture, on Saturday morning, complemented by cherry blossoms in full bloom on the banks. The carp is a symbol of strength and the streamers can be seen nationwide ahead of Children's Day next month.

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Honda has no plans to supply any other team but McLaren when it returns to Formula One as an engine supplier next season, the Japanese carmaker said on Saturday.

"For 2015 McLaren is our only customer," Honda's chief officer of motorsport Yasuhisa Arai told reporters ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand…

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Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs to fix rusting frame parts.

The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the frame can rust and a wheel control arm can separate from it. That could result in a…

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Mercedes set the fastest practice times again at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, though rivals Ferrari and Red Bull may have closed the gap somewhat on Formula One's runaway leader.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, winner of the past two F1 races, was quickest around the Shanghai International Circuit in the…

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Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic struggled into a semi-final showdown.

Ferrer claimed a famous 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 win to hand the top seed only his third loss in the principality…

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A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued.

Leaders of gunmen who have taken over city halls and other sites in…

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