North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, South Korea's military said, the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions. The missile flew about 300 miles before splashing into the Sea of Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Tesla Motors Inc crowned itself the maker of the world's fastest production car on Tuesday, saying a new version of its Model S all-electric sedan can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in just 2-1/2 seconds.
SYDNEY/NEW DELHI India is investigating damage caused to French Scorpene submarines that are being built in the country, the defense ministry said on Wednesday, after the leak of documents relating to the vessel's combat capabilities.
BEIJING China has showed off its first images of a rover it plans to sent to Mars in mid-2020, which is designed to explore the planet surface for three months, state media said, the latest aim of China's ambitious space program.
The United States has more aircraft carriers than any other country - depending on how you define "aircraft carrier," it's 10 times as many.
BANGKOK Thailand's military government said on Wednesday there was no connection between two bombings overnight that killed one person in the southern town of Pattani and a wave of deadly attacks on popular tourist spots in the south this month.
NEW YORK Luxury automaker Lamborghini expects to at least double production to 7,000 vehicles a year by 2019 once it rolls out a new SUV, but it will not lose its focus on making sports cars, Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali said Tuesday.