SDF troops in South Sudan could withdraw if security worsens: defense chief

Dec 10, 2016

SDF troops in South Sudan could withdraw if security worsens: defense chief

Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said Self-Defense Force personnel taking part in U.N. peacekeeping operations in South Sudan could be withdrawn if the security conditions deteriorate in the troubled African nation. “The situation could abruptly change so we will consistently gather necessary information for ensuring ...

Dec 6, 2016

Empathy key to human rights

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"The heart of all discussions of human rights is the battle against discrimination. All human beings are equal. No discrimination is permissible. Absolutely none."

Dec 6, 2016

China sends another 120 peacekeepers to South Sudan

China has sent 120 troops to South Sudan as part of a 700-member U.N. peacekeeping force, deepening its commitment to the troubled East African nation where two Chinese peacekeepers were killed in fighting over the summer. Once the entire battalion is deployed, they will ...