Severe weather has been battering Japan more regularly in recent years, raising questions about the impact of global warming.
Mark Lowcock estimates more than 10 million North Koreans are undernourished, while stressing that humanitarian aid is allowed despite international sanctions on Pyongyang.
Five countries in Asia, already at high risk of slavery, are the most likely to see increase in modern slavery.
Beijing says it ‘cannot accept’ closer ties between self-ruled Taiwan, which it sees as its own territory, and the US government.
Independent Can Company warns of lost business, job cuts as steel prices rise.
China refuses to take the blame for soured talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
Prime Minister Abe visits disaster area, death toll reaches 176, dozens missing.
The Hollywood-movie storyline embraced the best of technology and was void of divisive politics.
State Department Tuesday ordered consular offices in both countries to begin visa restrictions on certain categories of travelers.
Taiwan announces contributions to finance demining operations in Syria and Iraq.
More than 50 people were unaccounted for as of Tuesday morning.
Latest rescue comes on third day of effort to guide 12 teenage football players and their coach trapped for more than two weeks.