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.
Kim Jong Il, the 69-year-old leader of North Korea, who had become increasingly ill and reclusive in recent years, died on Sunday.
With China and India's economies racing ahead, they're consuming more coal than their domestic industries can produce. To combat that, they're looking to import coal from other places, like Mozambique. In that African country, the coal boom is totally changing the way of life.
In a sign of the continued deterioration of the relationship between Pakistan and the United States, Pakistani officials gave their military permission to return fire on Americans if they're attacked. They've also shutdown the border, the primary avenue for supplies for the NATO force.
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Myanmar, ethnic violence continues around the country. State Department officials say Clinton will meet with leaders of ethnic minorities.
The New 7 Wonders group has a new, more natural list of Wonders of the World. Visiting them will take you from South America to Africa to Asia and introduce you to some of Mother Nature's most breath-taking sites.
As China seeks to assert itself in Asia, President Barack Obama visited Australia to announce deeper ties between the nations' militaries, including a new Marine base for the United States. The move was seen as a counter-balance against China's growing presence.
As residents of Bangkok, Thailand, try to make sense of the intense flooding gripping their neighborhoods, government officials say the worst has passed. Not everyone is so sure.
As the tides rise in Thailand, flooding is getting worse in parts of Bangkok. There are fears that with even higher tides forecast for this weekend, flooding could inundate parts of the city that have so far remained dry.
A proposed bill before the US Senate puts duties on goods from China that the US deems artificially cheap -- China says passage of the bill would trigger a trade war.