Bangladeshis today are honoring the memory of those killed one year ago in the deadly factory collapse at Rana Plaza. Building owner Sohel Rana and several factory owners are in jail awaiting trial. Zafar Sobhan, the editor of the Dhaka Tribune explains why prosecution of the men would be a big step forward for the weak Bangladeshi justice system.
Engineers in Italy have begun the complicated process of lifting the cruise ship Costa Concordia from the spot where it ran aground in January 2012. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ian Fraser, an entertainer who was onboard the night of the accident.
South Koreans are angry about the hundreds of people who died in last month's ferry disaster. In an effort to try to ameliorate the situation, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye went on national TV to apologize for the disaster and to vow changes to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Samrat Upadhyay has been taking his students on cultural tours to Nepal. He has one planned for this summer. But he says he dreads the upcoming visit after the earthquake left many of his beloved sites in rubble.
Two years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewable energy is surging in Japan. But economic pressures are also helping revive support for nuclear power, leading to an internal tug-of-war over Japan's energy future.
Authorities know Malaysia Airlines flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur late on Friday night headed for Beijing. But that's almost all that's known. About 45 minutes later, the plane was never heard from again.
Medical personnel in Nepal are working round-the-clock to help the thousands of people injured in the April 25 earthquake. Among those helping is one young American doctor who was living and working in Kathmandu.