HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong on Saturday quarantined an additional 19 people after the city confirmed its second human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, less than five days after it confirmed its first, officials said.
ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Saturday identified six missing persons who relatives say were disappeared by the country's powerful army from a detention centre.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Japan's Defence Minister said on Saturday that China's recently declared maritime air defence zone over the East China Sea raises regional tensions and that the international community must oppose any move to establish a similar zone over the South China Sea.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea aired a rerun of a TV documentary on Saturday about its leader Kim Jong Un that cut out appearances by his uncle who had been considered the second-most powerful man in the country, reinforcing reports that he has been ousted.
SOUTH KOREA (AP) - US Vice President Joe Biden stepped foot into the no-man's land between North and South Korea on Saturday, peering out at the furtive nation hours after it released an American tourist the regime had detained for more than a month.