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China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday.

A government environmental monitoring centre in Shaanxi said on its website that a military facility in the province was developing…

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of physically abusing his 14-year-old son who committed suicide.

According to police, the mother of the boy found him hanging by his neck above his bed at their apartment at around 9 a.m. on July 30, TBS reported. The mother…

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Asian shares were mostly under water on Friday after a sudden slump on Wall Street spilled over globally, though a surprisingly strong pick up in manufacturing helped Chinese markets hold at seven-month highs.

In a promising omen for world growth China's official measure of industrial activity (PMI) rose to 51.7…

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Japan said Friday that it will name five uninhabited islands as part of a group in the East China Sea, a move likely to spark anger from other claimants China and Taiwan.

They are among the 158 uninhabited islands to be named Friday as Japan steps up protection and claims…

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A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers.

The cease-fire, announced by the U.S. and the U.N. hours earlier, took effect at 8:00 a.m. (0500 GMT) Friday. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there…

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For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. His defiant posture quickly collapsed after a devastating report by his own inspector general sided against agency on each key point…

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Japan will provide Vietnam with six vessels as part of a grant aid package that will boost Hanoi's maritime security patrol capacity at a time the country is locked in a territorial standoff with China in the South China Sea.

The deal announced Friday for the six used vessels worth…

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Japan's smoking rate has dropped below 20 percent for the first time, according to a new survey, as a recent rise in cigarette prices helped to further discourage the habit.

The proportion of adult smokers stood at 19.7 percent as of May, down 1.2 percentage points from a year earlier…

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I-O Data is going to release USB memory for iPhone/iPad - iStick GH07B Series - manufactured by Gopod Tech, Chinese electronics company, in early September.

iStick GH07B has a lightning connecter and USB connector to directly insert to iPhone/iPad and transfer data to a PC. You can take out a…

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