Fukushima executives indicted

Civilian panel forces prosecutors to bring charges over melt down

Trade talks fail to break TPP deadlock

Ministers stall on dairy, sugar and pharmaceutical disagreements

China’s market upset is bad for the world

Global prosperity may ultimately be the loser, writes Jonathan Fenby

Q&A: The hunt for flight MH370

Will the discovery of wreckage solve the aviation mystery?

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Chinese capital beats Almaty in Kazakhstan, despite lack of snow

Number of Japanese women in work surges

Females represent 43% of workforce, highest since records began

S Korean billionaire eyes Fifa presidency

Chung says football body must look beyond Europe for leadership

Five sporting clashes over race in Australia

Athletes draw ire by waving aboriginal flag or doing war dance

UK criticised for Ai Weiwei visa curb

Dissident artist told he failed to declare criminal conviction

Japan justified in new defence posture

Abe needs to sell security stance better, at home and abroad

MH370 search: Réunion debris examined

Malaysian PM says ‘very likely’ wreckage washed up on island is from a Boeing 777

UK restricts Ai Weiwei entry visa

Dissident Chinese artist refused 6-month stay

Japan military expansion questioned

Seiko Noda says national pacifism is a ‘badge of honour’

Image sensors help Sony profits soar

Net profit of Y82.44bn is double analysts’ forecasts

China warns media on ‘market disturbance’

Press ordered to get CSRC confirmation of ‘speculative’ reports

Kabul confirms death of Taliban leader

Fugitive Mullah Omar died more than two years ago

Sunni militant leader killed in Pakistan

Ishaq was linked to the deaths of hundreds of Shia Muslims

Chinese prosecutor in Gu trial found dead

Man Mingan played main role in murder case against Bo’s wife

LG misses forecasts as profits slump

Television division has sharpest fall and smartphones suffer

China military drills set to stir tension

Manoeuvres condemned as a ‘needlessly excessive show of force’