• Women read copies of a delivered extra edition of a Japanese newspaper reporting North Korea's nuclear test, in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.

    Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test, taking a crucial step toward its goal of building a bomb small enough to be fitted on a missile capable of striking the United States.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 12, 2013, 1:29 PM EST
  • A Chinese court sentenced a Tibetan man to 13 years in prison for goading a monk to self-immolate, as Beijing steps up a crackdown on self-immolations.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 08, 2013, 11:27 AM EST