In the days after the Fukushima Daiichi plant was ravaged by an earthquake and tsunami, causing its reactors and spent fuel rods to overheat, catch fire, cause explosions and leak radiation, thousands of Japanese were evacuated from their homes. Now, more than a year later, they're still wondering when they'll get to go home.
Vladimir Putin, the former Russian president who is once again running for the office, is facing a wave of popular opposition to him claiming a third and potentially fourth term as Russia's president. Still, he's expected to win the election.
Pakistan's lawyers work in an area that looks more like a Middle Eastern market than a court and judicial system. But that's just the beginning of their problems, which also include a judicial system that can be extremely slow at it's best, and downright corrupt at its worst.
In Karachi, everyone carries a gun. And when one ethnic group wants something from another, they usually take it at the point of a gun. It's created a culture where people take from each other and give to others to force people to become beholden to the powerful.
Taiwan chose their next president in elections across the country today. Ma Ying-jeou, the incumbent, swept into power four years ago with a broad mandate, but his support waned in recent months.
Officials in China are taking their biggest step yet in an effort to release more captive-bred pandas into the wild, in hopes of rebuilding dwindling stocks of the animals.
In China, to question the government is to invite trouble. But in a digital media world, the ability to do that is easier than ever. That means those who are so inclined need to find a way to do it without getting in trouble and more often than not that means turning to humor.
Pervez Musharraf, the former military general and one-time leader of Pakistan is promising to return to the country and run for election to parliament.
South Korea's army is much smaller than that of the North's, though it's vastly more advanced and backed by the United States. The country's soldiers are concerned that with such a young leader in Kim Jong-un, North Korea could do something that leads to an attack.
As Indonesia recovers from the devastating 2004 earthquake and tsunami, many tourists are coming to the country because of the disaster. They want to see the recovery and especially the iconic location photographed after the tsunami.