Solar plane suspends journey in Hawaii after battery damage
Solar plane suspends journey in Hawaii after battery damage

A team trying to fly a solar-powered plane around the world on Wednesday said it is suspending the journey in Hawaii after the plane suffered battery damage during its record-breaking flight to the islands.

Japan, Philippines lash out at China island building

Japan and the Philippines lashed out Thursday at Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea, where Beijing is building infrastructure some suspect will be used by its military.

Storm passes dangerously close to Hawaiian island

Hawaii residents watched, waited and hoped for the best as a hurricane lost force but churned dangerously close early Sunday, threatening to batter several islands with wind and rain.

WICB condoles Windward Islands deaths

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has sent condolences to persons in the Windward Islands affected by the recent heavy rains which caused flooding, landslides and claimed lives.

China warns Japan against shooting down drones over islands

China on Sunday warned Japan that any attempts to shoot down its unmanned drones over disputed islands in the East China Sea would be considered as an act of war and will invite retaliation.

Chinese naval ships patrol disputed islands with Japan

A fleet of Chinese naval ships patrolled disputed islands with Japan after it dismissed Tokyo`s allegations that they locked in their fire control radars with a Japanese ship and helicopter.

Chinese Army orders helicopters to gear up for combat

Chinese army has ordered its armed helicopters to shift focus from logistic missions and gear up for combat operations.

Japan talk of warning shots heats up China dispute

China has complained the surveillance flight did not violate Japanese airspace and the F-15s were harassing it.

Patrolling of islands disputed with Japan successful: China

The islands were called as Diaoyu islands by China and Senkaku by Japan. Japan controls waters around disputed islets.

China deploys surveillance ships to patrol South China Sea

The timing of the deployment of the ships came as Philippines and Vietnam made strong moves to assert their claims.

Japan reports China ship near disputed islands

Japan`s coastguard warned a
Chinese marine research ship sailing near a disputed island chain against conducting surveys there.

S Korea to make islands near N Korea fortresses

S Korea has decided to turn five islands along the border with N Korea into "fortresses".

Storms crippling tsunami aid to Indonesia islands

Aid workers managed to deliver food and other supplies to survivors on the islands hit by tsunami.

Fresh anti-China rally held in Japan

Protesters carried banners accusing Prime Minister of "weak-kneed diplomacy".

`No territorial issue exists` over islands with China: Japan

Japan`s Foreign Minister Seiji
Maehara reiterated on Tuesday that "no territorial issue exists"
over an island chain at the centre of a bitter row with China,
Kyodo News agency reported.

Japan to ask nationals not to visit Russian-held islands

Japanese have been urged not to get Russian visas to visit Northern Territories.

Reports of Tsunami warning triggers panic in coastal areas

Panic gripped coastal areas of the city, especially among fishermen, following reports of a tsunami warning after a mild tremor here early this morning due to a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake off the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.