BEIJING (REUTERS) - Chinese mourned South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on Friday, but took to the Internet to ask awkward questions about their own human rights leaders, many of whom are in jail or endure frequent harassment by the government.
SEOUL (AP) - US Vice President Joe Biden declared Friday that America's pledge to expand its Asian footprint shouldn't be doubted as he met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
NEW DELHI - The death of Mr Nelson Mandela led to an outpouring of grief in India where his fight against aparthied reminded people of Mr Mahatma Gandhi's fight for independence from the British.
TOKYO (AFP) - Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you - a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
BEIJING (AFP) - China paid tribute to late anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela on Friday, calling him an "old friend of the Chinese people" who "won the respect and love of people all over the world".