As social unrest grows over rising food and fuel prices, policymakers from Thailand to Indonesia are raising interest rates.
Business leaders, some under US sanction, are delivering relief supplies.
Japan's parliament identified the group as the country's indigenous people on Friday.
Aid groups are trying to curb child labor and reconnect families – without the help of surnames.
The sportscaster, who died on June 7, covered international sports in over 40 countries for ABC's 'Wide World of Sports,' as well as 12 Olympic Games, in which he tried to convey an overview and 'personality' of each Olympics for viewers.
Frank Dunne climbs hills and crosses streams to bring aid to remote villages in quake-hit Sichuan Province.
Cyclone refugees are being evicted from shelters, according to Amnesty International. Analysts say the regime is dispersing those who might foment opposition.
Eighteen women, from 30-something judoka Valerie Gotay to hurdler and mother of infant twins LaShinda Demus, have managed to combine motherhood with top-level training and competition.
Weeklong antigovernment rallies have raised concerns of a second coup in two years.
Furious, they are pressing local officials to explain why so many schools collapsed in the May 12 quake, killing their children, when surrounding buildings stayed standing.
A sprinter's artificial legs help pose questions about fairness – and personhood.
Authorities are still tallying how many children survived or were orphaned.
Cyclone victims are rebuilding homes and collecting rainwater as foreign aid workers slowly spread out.
Korean opposition protests the reopening of markets to US imports, threatening a free-trade agreement
More than 150,000 have come to help at the quake zone.
Soldiers work through the night to drain swelling lake formed by landslides.