More efforts are needed to get all nations on board the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
Hospitals aren't always the safe places we hope they are, and greater security measures must be put in place.
George Orwell famously commented that nationalism is one of the “worst enemies of peace,” feeding on grievance and insecurities, appealing to primordial instincts and unifying by invoking past traumas. Indian author Rabindranath Tagore also warned about this “great menace,” arguing that nationalism enables people ...
Conditions for colonists on Mars will be far tougher than any faced by their counterparts in the Age of Exploration.
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike must identify the people who made the decision to deviate from a plan aimed at eliminating the effects of toxic materials at the new Toyosu wholesale market.
Hillary Clinton has offered what the world expects from a U.S. president. We hope American voters appreciate that fact.
A gap is growing in land prices between the four major regional cities of Sapporo, Sendai, Hiroshima and Fukuoka, and the rest of the regional economies.
Given the potential benefits and risks of genome editing, the government should develop strict rules to regulate the technique.
Ticket scalping needs to be stamped out, but doing so won't be easy.
The authorities had better tread very carefully when deciding whether to change the spousal tax deduction system.
The LDP has every right to weaken or even end the term limits on its presidents, but should it do so now just to keep Shinzo Abe in power?
Angela Merkel's support for immigration and the settlement of more than a million refugees have cost her party dearly at the ballot box.
Japan must prepare to handle a larger number of senile dementia cases as the size of its eldlerly population increases.
Central bankers have done their part to spur economic growth, it is up to politicians to do theirs.
Pakistan's military must be brought under full civilian control and its links to all Islamist militants — including those directed against India and nurtured as such by the military-intelligence complex — severed.
Will Europe surrender what remains of its soul in Aleppo, or will it stop the killing?
The Thai monarchy is ill-prepared to cope with the uncertainties that will accompany the next king.
Candidates engage in public debates to sell themselves. Viewers should question everything that's said — and not said as well.
Far more experienced at debate, Hillary Clinton should have knocked out Donald Trump but he suffered little damage.
What makes Hillary Clinton so dangerous is her advocacy of U.S. military dominance around the globe.
Tolerance of discrimination is the hallmark of a troubled society.