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China has sentenced nine people to death on terrorism-related charges in its ethnically divided western region of Xinjiang, state media said Thursday, as authorities crack down following several deadly attacks. Multiple courts in Xinjiang sentenced 81 suspects on various terror-related charges, state broadcaster CCTV ...
D-Day observances have always been part memorial, part politics. Charles de Gaulle, France’s wartime leader-in-exile and postwar president, boycotted Normandy ceremonies because he was kept out of the 1944 invasion; Ronald Reagan turned the 40th anniversary, in 1984, into a Cold War morality play. ...
Don Quijote and Uniqlo, two of the nation’s best-known mass-market retailers, aren’t waiting for the government’s new growth policies due later this month before implementing their own labor reforms. While many labor-intensive businesses face a shortage of low-wage workers as Japan’s economy perks up, ...