Mar 25, 2015

Vietnam wants full lifting of U.S. arms embargo

Vietnam wants the U.S. to lift fully an embargo on arms sales that was eased last year, but Washington is calling for more progress by the communist-governed nation on improving human rights, their respective ambassadors said Tuesday. This year marks the 20th anniversary of ...

Mar 24, 2015

Topless protestor chased around Canada parliament

A topless woman raged against a proposed anti-terror law in Canada’s parliament Monday, saying it will infringe on civil rights. The woman is a member of the Paris-based radical feminist protest group Femen. She was chased around the public gallery of the House of ...

Mar 20, 2015

Japan to expand Southeast Asia security ties with Indonesia pact

Japan will sign a defense pact with Indonesia next week, officials in both governments said, the latest effort by Tokyo to forge closer security ties with Southeast Asian nations and build a counterbalance to China. Japan has already bolstered partnerships with the Philippines and ...