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10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost
SEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) -- Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004....

Panel: Asahi not to blame for criticism of Japan
TOKYO (AP) -- An independent panel said Monday there is no clear evidence that reports by the Asahi newspaper quoting fabricated witness accounts led to international criticism over Japan's use of Asian women in wartime military brothels....

China to investigate ex-President Hu's top aide
BEIJING (AP) -- The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a sign that President Xi Jinping is removing his predecessor's influences while consolidating his power....

Woman fatally shot at Myanmar mine protest
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A woman was fatally shot Monday during a crackdown on protesters at a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, activists and an opposition lawmaker said....

Australia family found after 10 days in wilderness
SYDNEY (AP) -- A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching....

India lawmakers demand Modi speak on Hindu conversions
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Opposition lawmakers, charging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done little to stop hard-liners in his party from forcibly converting religious minorities to Hinduism, threw Parliament into an uproar Monday, with the upper house repeatedly adjourned after descending into shouting matches....

Indonesian janitors get up to 8 years in rape case
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian court sentenced five janitors Monday to up to eight years in prison over the rape of a kindergartner at an international school in Indonesia....

Chinese military plane crashes; 2 deaths reported
BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese military plane crashed in the country's northwest on Monday and a news website says at least two people were killed....

SKorea holds N-plant drills against cyber threats
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company said it began drills Monday against possible cyberattacks after online threats of attack against its plants....

China opposes cyberattacks, doesn't name N. Korea
BEIJING (AP) -- China told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea, China's foreign ministry said Monday....