TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a man for allegedly tearing pages out of books related to Anne Frank at a Tokyo library.
More than 300 books related to Frank, including "The Diary of a Young Girl," have been found vandalized recently at libraries across Japan's capital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are pushing the Obama administration to strengthen relations with Taiwan and voicing concern that U.S. defense budget cuts will affect planned upgrades to the self-governing island's fleet of F-16s.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Friday on lingering concerns about weakness in the Chinese economy and tensions in Ukraine.
Regional benchmarks took their lead from the Dow Jones industrial average, which had its worst day in six weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says investigators are examining the possibility that someone caused the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board, and that it may have been "an act of piracy."
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say a suicide attacker has blown himself up near a police armored vehicle outside the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing seven people.
Senior police officer Mohammad Faisal says the attack took place on Friday, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) south of Peshawar.